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China Summary Translation: 'Desktop Virtualization Is Foundational to Building a Digital Workplace'

Published: 09 October 2017

ID: G00336765

Analyst(s): Matthew Cheung , Nathan Hill


Desktop virtualization deployment will continue to grow through 2020 as organizations seek to deliver business applications to the digital workplace. This research examines the six types of desktop virtualization that I&O leaders should assess as part of providing a more user-centric experience.

Table Of Contents



Desktop Virtualization Is Foundational to Building a Digital Workplace

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • Desktop Virtualization Carves a Path to the Digital Workplace
  • Desktop Virtualization Incorporates Multiple Technologies
  • Why Organizations Deploy Desktop Virtualization
  • VDI
  • SBC
  • Application Virtualization and Layering
  • CHVDs
  • Workspace Aggregators
  • UPM

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