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How to Select the Right Storage for Hosted Virtual Desktops

Published: 30 January 2013

ID: G00248957

Analyst(s): Jin-Sik Yim, Valdis Filks


HVDs are transforming enterprise desktops but make storage more complex. To meet the changing needs of HVDs, IT leaders must support their dynamic migration and maintain connectivity, high availability and protection, as well as guarantee storage infrastructure performance and simplify management.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Best Practices for Selecting the Right Storage for HVD
    • Support Dynamic Migration of HVD
    • Maintain Storage Connectivity
    • Maintain High Availability and Protection
    • Provide Storage Scalability and Guaranteed Performance
    • Simplify Storage Infrastructure Management

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