Comments
Is Storage Saving Virtual Desktop Infrastructure?
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
SeanDo40
50%
50%
SeanDo40,
User Rank: Apprentice
3/26/2013 | 6:10:18 PM
re: Is Storage Saving Virtual Desktop Infrastructure?
What a hot topic George. Thanks for posting.

Achieving the single image or gold image is the nirvana of VDI. I've seen far too many customer's VDI fail because they were sold on a Microsoft or a Microsoft and Citrix solution but storage was never addressed or planned. They bought off on the concept of single image management but once deployed quickly learned the user wants statefull VDI. So, we end up dribbling into statefull and before they know it we have a 1:1 image to user ratio. Now their CapEx is out the window because the cost saving they thought they had are now even higher in the data center. Instead of linked clones they often separate the user state with RES and get a statefull experience with stateless image management.


Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014
Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of November 16, 2014.
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.