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Knowing the pros and cons of nonpersistent and persistent VDI is a great place to start when becoming a VDI deployment master. Find out more with this quiz.

A spelling bee champ knows the difference between nonpersistent and persistent VDI in three letters. To be a VDI champ, however, IT professionals must know how the two deployment methods really differ.

These two types of VDI deployments work in their own unique ways to deliver virtual desktops to users. One type of VDI uses a master image to create a consistent user experience at a relatively low price. The lower costs can come at the expense of user customization, however. The other type of VDI gives a traditional desktop feel to virtual desktop users but consumes more memory and money for storage.

Both nonpersistent and persistent VDI have their place in the enterprise. Each one delivers success for the right organizations based on the device types users work with, cost restrictions and infrastructure fit. Do you know what each VDI deployment method can provide an organization? Class is in session.

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