IT professionals running VDI deployments have a lot to worry about, but managing VDI users and keeping them happy is often their primary concern.
Lots of issues, including unexpected complexity and unanticipated costs, can stand in the way of a successful VDI deployment -- but nothing grinds things to a halt like unhappy users. One of the best ways to keep VDI users satisfied is to effectively manage their profiles and workspaces. If IT pros have control over those areas, it can go a long way toward improving the end-user experience.
Uncover what to look for in a user profile management tool and dive into the importance of VDI monitoring tools to ensure that performance stays up to snuff.
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How to manage user profiles in a VDI deployment
Even with VDI, most users want their desktops to be their own. When they log on, they expect to see the apps they need, the files they've saved and the customizations they've made. To keep track of all this, IT can turn to user profile management to enable users to maintain their settings even in nonpersistent deployments. They can also look to roaming profiles to deliver a cohesive experience across devices.
How to deliver the best user experience possible
Users often can't articulate their problems effectively to IT. They usually just say, "My computer is slow." As a result, IT pros should look into VDI monitoring tools that can help pinpoint where problems are happening so they can more quickly and effectively fix them. VDI monitoring tools can also help prevent problems from reoccurring or happening in the first place.
When it comes to VDI user experience, IT must combine the metrics it gathers about the UX with the perceptions of virtual desktop users. Continue Reading
Find out what IT can do with user environment management tools, what to look for in a good product and where roaming profiles fit into the mix. Continue Reading
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VDI user management terms to know
Familiarize yourself with the most important terms when it comes to user management in VDI deployments.