FAQ: Desktop virtualization vs. virtual desktop infrastructure

Listen to virtualization consultant Dave Sobel discuss the pros and cons of desktop virtualization and virtual desktop infrastructure in this FAQ podcast.

As server virtualization continues to increase in popularity, so do desktop virtualization, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and other virtualization services. As a solutions provider, it is essential to keep up with these emerging technologies and be able to distinguish the differences between these services. In this podcast, virtualization expert Dave Sobel compares desktop virtualization to VDI, explains the advantages and disadvantages of using them and offers tips for building your service offerings around these technologies.

Read Dave Sobel's answers to frequently asked questions about desktop virtualization and virtual desktop infrastructure.

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    About the expert

    Dave Sobel is CEO of Evolve Technologies, a Fairfax, Va.-based solutions provider that offers virtualization, networking and security services to small and medium-sized businesses. He is a regular speaker at industry events and an active member of Heartland Technology Groups in the United States and Europe.

  • This was first published in May 2009

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