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Understanding the benefits of desktop virtualization in sm bs

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SMBs that have a mobile staff, aggressive growth plans with increased security measures can enjoy tremendous benefits by adopting desktop virtualization. Perhaps due to the general perception that it is too complex or costly, it is the enterprises that have been quicker to adopt virtualization.

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Understanding the benefits of desktop virtualization in sm bs

  1. 1. Understanding the Benefits of Desktop Virtualization in SMBsSMBs that have a mobile staff, aggressive growth plans with increased security measures can enjoytremendous benefits by adopting desktop virtualization. Perhaps due to the general perception that it istoo complex or costly, it is the enterprises that have been quicker to adopt virtualization. SMBs usuallyhave specific technology requirements that entails them to seek out solutions that vary from productsintended for bigger companies. They often place greater significance on cost savings and on protectingbusiness vital systems and data. There are various SMBs looking for virtualization and feelingoverwhelmed by the possibility of deploying such solutions. With the right implementation, SMBs canreap the rewards of a virtualized environment that addresses IT concerns like failure rates, cost ofmanagement, data security and backup reliability.In any IT investment, scalability is an essential feature and desktop virtualization offers a host of otherbenefits as well. Saves Time Not only can a virtual desktop can be deployed in a matter of a few minutes, the time saving goes on even after the original deployment. With end users having the option of accessing their desktop from any remote location, desktop virtualization facilitates businesses to continue work even when employees are out of the office. As tech support can deploy upgrades and patches to all virtual desktops concomitantly, there is a decline in the maintenance tasks too. Saves Money With desktop virtualization, there are savings in time as well as money. As SMBs make use of less expensive thin client machines instead of costly personal computers, and this results in the saving of finances on customary desktop maintenance. As desktop virtualization permits easy day-to-day maintenance and support tasks, there is a time the new found free time be assigned to other projects that can directly boost business profits. Security Sensitive data stays protected on the company server with desktop virtualization. There is an extra level of protection against viruses and malware. There is an immense reduction in the probability of passing on a virus as end users have no local hard drives.
  2. 2. Anytime AccessRemote desktop access is made convenient and end users can access their desktops regardless ofwhere they are with desktop virtualization. With this convenience of computing is undeniable andthere is also a continuous rise in the number of traveling and telecommuting employees. Anddeployment of a virtual desktop delivery surrounding makes day to day management for ITstaffers easy.For small and medium sized businesses that are exploring the possibility of a change in theirexisting infrastructure, desktop virtualization is the solution. However SMBs looking to adoptvirtualization solutions need do so cautiously in order to garner the maximum return oninvestment. Although the benefits for SMBs may be less publicly hyped, but are no lesssignificant.Also read on - SSL Acceleration, Server Load Balancers

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