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How virtual desktops simply end user computing during lockdown

While desktop virtualisation is nothing new, the coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated the value of providing employees with seamless remote access. In this e-guide we look at the suitability of streaming applications via virtual desktop infrastructure to support employees working from anywhere.

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