Has anyone deployed Windows 7 desktop virtualization? How has it worked out for you? Were there any unexpecteds or things not advertised? I'm looking for use cases to determine if our move to Windows 7 should include desktop virtualization.
In Windows 7 Desktop Virtualization can be done in three ways....
A. Operating System Virtualization: which consists as
1. VDI : Enables u to provide a personalized and centrally-managed Windows desktops hosted on servers to connected users
2. Session Virtualization : Helps to enable users to access windows based programs or full windows desktop that are installed on a remote desktop session host
3. Med-V : Provides risk less deploy & can manage virtual windows desktop with full compatibility
4. MS Virtual PC : Helps to maintain the compatibility of legacy and custom applications during migration to new operating systems
B. Application Virtualization which consists as
1. App-V : Helps to make business applications (like MS Office) available to end users on any authorized PC. Also ensures about applications incompatibilities
2. Remote Application : Provides programs thru Terminal Services to appear as
C. User State Virtualization consists as
1. Folder Redirection : Provides end users with folders that are available from any computer on the network
2. Offline Files : Helps to make network files available to end users when a network connection to the server is unavailable or slow
3. Roaming Profiles : Provides end users to log on to computers in a domain while the question to preserve their user profile settings
Look here to get <a href="http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/itanswers/open-it-forum-who-is-deploying-desktop-virtualization/">Useful Ideas</a>, which was initiated by Melanie Yarbrough
And from <a href="http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/gg276319">Microsoft's Information</a>
Hope u can get some useful info !
Last Wiki Answer Submitted: March 18, 2011 10:26 am by Subhendu Sen22,035 pts.