VDI Deployment Pitfalls: Avoid the Traps and Unlock the Potential of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
Date: Thursday, June 27th at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET
Moderator: Scott Bekker, Research Director, Converge360 Research
Presenters: Tom Fenton, VDI Expert Analyst, Converge360 Research
Vikram Belapurkar, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Pivot3
Performance bottlenecks. Upfront infrastructure costs. User resistance. Political fights.
If you've tried a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment in the past, you've probably run into some of these issues or heard peers' stories about them. They may have even been showstoppers for your project.
Yet the promise of VDI is compelling enough, especially for certain use cases, that it's well worth taking another look. Major business drivers include improves in security, manageability, mobility, flexibility and resource utilization.
In the last few years, the technology supporting VDI has evolved substantially, and key business process lessons have also emerged. Get up to speed by joining Converge360 Research for this special webcast with analyst and VDI expert Tom Fenton. Based on his experience and his original research, Fenton will walk you through some of the major obstacles to VDI deployments from the past, as well as mistakes that organizations still frequently make.
After the VDI pitfalls discussion, Fenton will offer solid best practices, both technology and process-based, for successful VDI deployments that will unlock the potential of this promising approach to delivering an enterprise desktop experience.
Come away with key best practices for doing virtual desktop infrastructure deployments the right way and an understanding of the benefits of a modern approach to VDI.
Bonus: All attendees will get a copy of Fenton's new Converge360 Research report: "Best Practices for Doing VDI Right."
Time: 11:00am PT