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3 ways you can deliver VDI cost savings

There is nothing cheap about a VDI deployment, so it makes sense to trim costs wherever possible.

In the past few years, VDI has become more cost effective, especially when you look at the total cost of ownership.

Download this e-guide now to discover three strategies for achieving VDI cost savings.

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    Organizations spend massive sums of money to protect server workloads against outages and data loss, but few IT disaster recovery plans adequately back up virtual desktop and application deployments.

    This expert e-guide explores four key questions VDI shops should consider when setting up an IT disaster recovery plan. Read on and you’ll learn how you can create an effective virtual desktop DR plan that won’t stop your organization from working, even in the event of an outage.

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    As enterprises look to tap into the productivity benefits that come from enabling their employees to use smartphones and tablets to get their day-to-day work done, interest in the use of desktop virtualisation technologies has risen accordingly. Desktop virtualisation, after all, allows organisations to run virtual machines on their PCs, smartphones and tablets to provide their employees with access to a wide range of work applications wherever and whenever they need them. Applications deployed in an environment such as this are often considered to be easier to update, while making the process of managing and storing corporate date on employee devices easier to do. In this guide, we take a close look at how a number of CIO from a wide range of industries have sought to address the demand for mobile working within their organisations, and the technologies they have deployed to ensure data security and access is maintained at all times.

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