Fast Five Ways That Healthcare Benefits from VDI

Author: Dave Norwood

1. Roaming Desktops

Roaming desktops are the idea of being able to connect to your desktop from any device, from anywhere. So, in a VDI (Virtual desktop Infrastructure) environment, the desktop is running as a virtual machine in the data center. When a user accesses that desktop, they’re using any mobile device with a screen and a keyboard, whether it’s a hard keyboard or virtual keyboard, to remote control that desktop in the data center. Continue reading

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What happened to Horizon View (formerly VMware View)?

Author: Scott Fleming

We have had clients asking about the new VMware licensing and the short answer is, that Horizon 6 View Standard includes all of the same licenses that were included in the Horizon View Premier bundle.  Here is a section from a recent Horizon FAQ going into a bit more detail. Continue reading

Introduction to Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Author: Dave Norwood

Many VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) projects go bad simply due to an incorrect belief that VDI is about the same as server virtualization.  “I’ve virtualized my heavy-duty servers, virtualizing my desktops is going to be a snap.”  This mindset will get you into a lot of trouble. Continue reading