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This chapter looks at how desktop virtualization technology can be applied to secure and manage multiple mobile devices governed under bring your own device policies.

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and bring your own device (BYOD) policies are complementary elements of a modern endpoint management strategy. VDI can be used for application management, and IT can set BYOD policies to deal with a range of user-owned consumer devices. But VDI isn't a panacea, so administrators still need to keep aware of evolving issues such as security and licensing.

IT professionals are always looking to get the most out of their existing infrastructure, but they may not have realized the connections between recent investments in desktop virtualization and BYOD. The ability to use VDI to help with BYOD and vice versa represents a growth area in related technologies and corporate best practices. IT admins and users must first navigate the technologies available and devise policies.   Access >>>

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