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.
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.
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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.
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