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Desktop and app virtualization terms you need to know

Desktop and application virtualization are not the easiest concepts to understand because there are so many different types and methods. Take this quiz on virtualization terms to see how much you know.

Those who have been doing desktop and application virtualization for a long time are well-versed in the technical jargon. But for the uninitiated, getting all the virtualization terms down is no cake walk.

In recent years, some old concepts -- such as DaaS and hot desking -- have reemerged with new vigor. Other cogs in the virtualization wheel sometimes go by different names, and there are multiple kinds of desktop virtualization, application virtualization and virtual hard disks.

Take this quiz to see how much you know about virtualization terms. We'll score it for you, then explain the answers and show you where you went wrong.

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