How Does Citrix XenDesktop help with VDI?

September 30, 2016

Hosted Virtual Desktop, Feature Friday

By Dan Morris

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, or VDI, refers to the process of running a user desktop inside a virtual machine that lives on a server in the datacenter. It’s a powerful form of desktop virtualization because it enables fully personalized desktops for each user with all the security and simplicity of centralized management.

VDI enables customers to streamline management and costs by consolidating and centralizing the desktops while delivering end users mobility and the freedom to access virtual desktops anytime, from anywhere, on any device. However, it is important to understand that VDI is only one form of desktop virtualization.

So how does Citrix help with VDI?

There are certainly a lot of benefits to using a virtualized desktop. Most companies have a broad variety of users including task workers, power users, guest workers, and mobile employees. While VDI works great for some of these use cases, it’s entirely suitable for others.

This is why Citrix offers a wide portfolio of desktop virtualization options.

For simple IT organizations, they could get the most out of Citrix XenDesktop because:

XenDesktop makes VDI easy and affordable

It goes beyond standard VDi appliance solutions by delivering not only fully functioning virtual desktops which are less expensive than PCs, but also the applications employees need to remain productive.

XenDesktop and its diversity

For customers with diverse users and needs, XenDesktop is the market-leading enterprise-complete comprehensive desktop virtualization solution. Customers no longer have to take a one-size-fits-all approach to desktop virtualization.

The Citrix desktop virtualization portfolio enables businesses of all sizes to deliver the right type of virtual desktop for every user, every time.

 


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