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5 Tips for Effectively Implementing a Desktop Virtualization Solution

  • 5 Tips for Effectively Implementing a Desktop Virtualization Solution-

    Start with a Pilot Program

    Before deploying your VDI solution to the entire group, consider starting with a pilot program for a small group of users, including the potential endpoints (thin clients, PCs, tablets and even smartphones). This will enable you to deploy the solution in a small setting, work out any issues, and get end-user feedback before rolling it out to a wider group. This will minimize end-user downtime and decreased productivity. It will also increase end-user satisfaction as the deployment is done gradually, measured and assessed before being rolled out broadly across the organization. This has become easier than ever with the recent introduction of hyper-converged VDI appliances, which can reduce planning and deployment from months to days.

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5 Tips for Effectively Implementing a Desktop Virtualization Solution

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    Start with a Pilot Program

    Before deploying your VDI solution to the entire group, consider starting with a pilot program for a small group of users, including the potential endpoints (thin clients, PCs, tablets and even smartphones). This will enable you to deploy the solution in a small setting, work out any issues, and get end-user feedback before rolling it out to a wider group. This will minimize end-user downtime and decreased productivity. It will also increase end-user satisfaction as the deployment is done gradually, measured and assessed before being rolled out broadly across the organization. This has become easier than ever with the recent introduction of hyper-converged VDI appliances, which can reduce planning and deployment from months to days.

The introduction of hyper-converged appliances, enhancements to brokering software and new management solutions have made virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) easier to plan, deploy and run than ever before. The cost per seat has decreased significantly, and there are fewer steps required to get a VDI appliance up and running, making the adoption of desktop virtualization more accessible across a variety of industries. With the threat of security breaches increasing exponentially, and continued BYOD use in several highly regulated industries like health care, VDI continues to grow in relevance and importance as a way to deliver security-by-design. In this slideshow, Jeff McNaught, executive director and chief strategy officer, Dell Cloud Client-Computing, has identified five tips organizations can use to effectively implement a VDI solution.