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Where are all the Virtual Desktops?

Oct 22, 2008, 17:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Vance)

"The benefits of virtual desktops are pretty straightforward. IT gains control and efficiency, and even maintains better security, since patches and software updates are centralized -- meaning IT can be confident that they've been done.

"Meanwhile, device costs can be trimmed way back, with virtual desktops being pushed out to repurposed, legacy PCs or inexpensive thin clients. Why, then, are there few real-world examples of virtualized desktop infrastructures?"

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