There are several storage virtualization & server virtualization solutions that can do well and save IT expenses of your company.Desktop virtualization is one solution that can offer employees with secure access to corporate data on any device. It allows users to use virtually any application anywhere and access Windows everywhere.

In April, Gartner published a report titled “Desktop Virtualization: Building a People-Centric Infrastructure.” In this report, Gartner discusses how desktop virtualization should not be a “one-size-fits-all” solution. Devices and IT departments should support the reality that everyone has their own tastes and preferences when it comes to what applications they regularly use, where they use them, and how they customize their applications to make them more personal.

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As the current generation employees carry smartphones and tablets to the workplace, organizations are looking for solutions that can help them embrace workplace mobility. Desktop Virtualization is a unique solution which provides users to access the corporate data any time anywhere.

Desktop Virtualization requires a careful approach to implementation in order to get the most appropriate and significant benefits. Regardless of the scope of the implementation, there are three phases that are key in the overall virtualization roll out plan.


In this first stage enterprises need to understand the employees’ needs, depending on their roles & responsibilities, involving different applications to do the tasks. IT departments need to sort employees and applications as per their need and make sure that all employees are sufficiently provided with what they need. Assessing also includes determining the employees’ awareness of the Client Virtualization process and its benefits; thereby educating them to fix any prevailing gap.


At this stage, IT departments need to plan out detailed report of employee application needs before implementation of integration of the systems. This stage involves prioritizing all tasks of desktop usage from networking to storage and applications, as well as presenting them in a detailed architectural plan.


After complete implementation of applications, IT departments need to closer with employees for smooth flow of virtual desktop experience and its applications for long time.

Before deployment, IT departments need to test solutions in a production and to make sure those error free virtual desktops. IT department should be regularly monitoring the desktops for any network or application issues.

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