Using Virtual Desktops to Improve IT Productivity

Posted on October 30, 2014 in Virtual Desktops, VMWare by Devin Brown

Deploying virtual desktops eliminates the time and headaches of desktop-to-desktop installation and maintenance. With virtual desktops, IT teams can embrace Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies without sacrificing data and application security.

With virtual desktops, you can quickly add new users. Even the fastest-growing enterprises can easily sale at a moment’s notice with the ability to clone new virtual desktops from an existing, customized template.

Virtual desktops give you the flexibility to run different levels of operating systems, including Windows 7, 8, or 8.1, based on each user’s (or groups of user’s) needs. Support for Windows 10 at, or shortly after launch, is expected.

Managing end-of-life replacement, hardware failures and ongoing upgrades can now be consolidated to a central location.

  • When a machine is taken out of use, the virtual desktop is simply re-allocated to another device.
  • Upgrades are as simple as increasing the amount of CPU, RAM or hard disk space allocated to any individual desktop.

Backed by the proven power of VMWare Horizon View, deploying virtual desktops can

VMWare Horizon View data sheet

See more benefits of virtual desktops with this short video