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Beyond VDI: Why Thin Client Computing and Virtual Desktop Infrastructures Aren't Cutting It
The advent of thin client computing and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) revitalized computing by enabling applications, remote desktops, and even virtual machines to be run on centralized servers in a datacenter. Wracked by performance, cost, and delivery issues, however, neither approach is cut out to solve the problem of managing multiple desktops within an organization. Come hear about the rise of a streamed virtual desktop approach that allows IT departments to manage and deploy secure desktops that run across multiple hardware and operating systems while working online or offline.
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