Ten Steps to Successful Virtual Desktop Deployments for SMBs

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
Previous Next

Click through for 10 steps that must be taken before the benefits of a virtual desktop deployment can be realized, as identified by Darren Schoen, director of technology infrastructure for the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and a regional trainer for Spiceworks.

At this point, most small to medium-sized businesses have tackled some level of virtualization. While many IT leads lost sleep in the process, they were able to work some serious magic with their server environments. With a virtual environment now in place, the next logical step is figuring out how to use that infrastructure in other areas of the enterprise — it’s time to look at bringing virtual desktops into the mix.

Once the decision has been made to attempt a virtual desktop deployment, there are some key steps that have to be taken before the benefits can be realized. Darren Schoen, director of technology infrastructure for the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, has jumped through these hurtles himself and has identified 10 steps to help demystify the process so others can complete it more smoothly.

More Slideshows:

Compliance Outlook: SIEM and Database Security Are Top Priorities Annual report reveals organizations are moving away from "one-size-fits-all" approach and are looking for best-of-breed core solutions for risk and compliance.

Top Five IT Operations Management Software Vendors Worldwide IT operations management (ITOM) software revenue totaled $18.3 billion in 2011, an increase of 8.7 percent from 2010.

The Internet Forecast to Quadruple in Size in Next Four Years Annual Cisco VNI forecast expects worldwide devices and connections to grow to almost 19 billion by 2016.


Related Topics : Nortel, Citrix Systems, Storage Virtualization, Server Virtualization, Hardware Virtualization

More Slideshows

infra66-290x195 Demystifying the Language of Uptime: 7 Types of Availability Solutions

A lot of confusion surrounds the differences between each type of availability solution and how IT teams can determine the best option for their business. ...  More >>

XenProjectUnikernels0x Unikernels: The Next Generation of Cloud Technology

A new technology on the rise — unikernels — holds great promise for the next generation of cloud infrastructure. ...  More >>

cloud36-190x128 5 VM Routing Mistakes Made in Private Clouds

Making the right decision on where to place a workload is crucial; the wrong decision can result in performance issues, the cost of re-work and re-deployment, and inefficient use of available infrastructure. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.