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Microsoft Virtualization: Optimized Desktop

Today we’ll talk about Optimized Desktops and how its different from Traditional desktops.

There is lots of buzz word around for Optimized Desktop but do we really know what exactly a Optimized desktop means.

Enterprise IT infrastructures are increasingly complex to manage. Microsoft Optimized Desktop model enhances application deployment and compatibility, increases IT responsiveness and end user uptime, and helps reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) of your desktop software and IT management. With Microsoft VDI, a true optimized Desktop solution can be achieved.

There is this never ending war between Users and IT department. User wants more flexibility, IT wants control and security. Now Optimized Desktop is THE Solution here.

When do you need a Optimized Desktop over Traditional Desktop in your organization?

Lets have a look in these scenario when you need Optimized Desktop:


Microsoft Optimized Desktop is perfect solution to these scenarios taking care of both user and IT department’s requirement.

With Microsoft Virtual desktop Infrastructure(VDI) and Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack(MDOP), a true Optimized Desktop can be achieved.


If you are one of these above User you MUST watch it to see what flexibility and productivity it brings to you and how it can completely change the way you work.. And if you are an IT PRO, you should DEFINITELY watch it to realize the potential of Optimized desktop for your IT and Business. YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT..!!!

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Technologies Involved:

  1. Microsoft Server 2008 Hyper V R2
  2. MED-V
  3. Folder Redirection, Client Side Caching and Roaming User Profile.
  4. Application Virtualization (APP-V)
  5. Terminal Service Remote App
  6. System Center Virtual Machine Manager


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