Virtualization is becoming an indispensable technology. We already have pointed out that Cloud Computing is just a product of Virtualization Technology. And now think the number of Virtual Private Servers used today. This article will give an overview on the topic Benefits of Desktop Virtualization for Business. What are the benefits of desktop virtualization for an Enterprise? Do the companies have a significant advantages by using desktop virtualization or should wait before changing their IT infrastructure as part of virtualization?
The aim of this article is precisely to these questions and help you to take the decision for or against Benefits of Desktop Virtualization for Business.
Basics on Benefits of Desktop Virtualization
Previously, we posted an article on Cloud Computing and Desktop Virtualization.The objectives of desktop virtualization are : a consolidation of the clients in the enterprise, minimizing the costs and thus to minimize the administrative burden. That means, Benefits of Desktop Virtualization can simply and logically divided into two wings – one is Administrative and another is a good return of investment.
Benefits of Desktop Virtualization from Management point
Desktop virtualization can bring companies an enormous advantage with respect to the management. By implementing a centralized desktop model, many administrative problems can be circumvented. For a local PC support costs are very high, since an individual assistance be provided for each individual user and his job must be personalized. Benefits of Desktop Virtualization from Administrative point of view does not encompass only the this part, but also it is a fact that, from a centralized data center, the activities can be monitored.
Benefits of Desktop Virtualization includes Resource Optimization
We crudely stated above, among the benefits of Desktop Virtualization, return of investment is another point. But the fact is that among the benefits of Desktop Virtualization, it is the optimal usage of resources that brings a good ROI.
Resources mean Money, Materials and man Power. Benefits of Desktop Virtualization, from monetary point of view can be summarized as –
Resource Optimization : We are whipping a horse to work at the level best. ‘Whipping a horse’ sounds inhuman, but without virtualization, a even 50% of a processor’s power is not used. Benefits of Desktop Virtualization begins with efficient system resource usage.
Energy Efficiency : 5 individual computer will require more than 4 times electricity than one computer running Desktop Virtualization.