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  • Desktop Virtualization – What, Why, and Why Not   Desktop virtualization is the practice of taking end user workstations and moving them onto a virtual environment. Typically, this looks like running many Windows Desktop virtual machines on a server (or server cluster). If you are unfamiliar with virtualization, I would
  • This is the final installment of this Blog series on Windows Multipoint Server. Over the last 5 posts I’ve tried to give a lot of info on how Multipoint Server currently works, but I wanted to end by talking about where the technology is headed.   This product was first
  • In the last 4 posts I have painted a pretty rosy picture of Windows Multipoint Server, and I think it is great. But I have run into a few issues.   The first issue I have run into is having a hard disk fill up. If you read the previous
  • In this post I will cover the user-facing hardware; the zero client. As I have said before, I recommend the network zero clients over USB zero clients, so that is what I’ll be showcasing.   Let’s start with some visuals:   These are network zero clients from Wyse. (Real pictures
  • Welcome to part three in my series about Windows Multipoint Server. In this post I’ll be outlining the steps to setup a Windows Multipoint Server (WMS). If you have installed Windows Server before, the process should be fairly straight forward with just a few added steps.   WMS comes as
  • This is the second post in my series about Windows Multipoint Server (WMS). If you missed Part 1 (Overview), please feel free to read it HERE. In this installment, I’ll be taking a look at some sizing and performance considerations. When considering a WMS deployment, you first need to consider
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