Desktop virtualization implementation best practices

When implementing desktop virtualization at a customer site, problems with server resource allocation, storage requirements and network bandwidth availability are common.

Solutions providers that implement desktop virtualization should have a clear strategy for deploying virtual desktops and assuring strong virtual desktop performance. Learn the best practices for desktop virtualization implementation in this Hot Spot Tutorial chapter.

Table of contents

Ten steps for smooth desktop virtualization deployment: Learn which approach is best for your customers, why pilot desktop virtualization implementations are so important, and how to train end users after deploying virtual desktops.

VDI: Five tips for improving virtual desktop performance: Find out how to improve customers' virtual desktop performance with resource throttling and server and network performance monitoring.

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Use this desktop virtualization cheat sheet to sell desktop virtualization services to customers.

Learn how to identify different desktop virtualization audiences and assign the appropriate virtualization method to each.

Find out which customers will benefit from desktop virtualization the most.

This was first published in February 2009

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