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    It's important to consider mobile enablement and users' needs during zero client and VDI rollout. You might want to deploy tablets for mobile workers and thin clients for remote employees to give t...

  • Plan for zero client firmware updates

    Zero clients are usually set up to update automatically, but it's important for you to make sure those updates will play nice with your existing settings. And be prepared for a rollback, just in case.

  • Frown upon uniqueness in zero client configuration

    To get the best ROI, you should make sure that zero clients all have the same settings with as few exceptions as possible. If you have a lot of exceptions, the standard zero client configuration pr...

  • VDI shops relatively unfazed by Windows XP end of life

    On the run-up, Windows XP end of life was a big deal. Now that the OS is pushing up daisies, many shops still run it, and virtualization lets them do so without security and hardware compatibility ...

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