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The Grid Approach to Desktop Virtualization

Both VMware and Citrix, the two clear early leaders in desktop virtualization have built solutions that leverage the infrastructure of server virtualization. However there are a couple of vendors who have come up with a completely different approach. These two vendors, Kaviza, and Sychron use a grid computing approach reminiscent of Citrix Presentation Server (now XenApp) that delivers some interesting benefits, and also comes with some tradeoffs. The grid approach to desktop virtualization is characterized by the following attributes: Continue reading The Grid Approach to Desktop Virtualization