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Desktop Virtualization at Seattle Children's

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So, what's all this talk about virtual desktops, the cloud, and something called BYOD? Let me de-tech some of the talk you may have heard from your IT folks.

Desktop virtualization is simply running a desktop operating system (either Windows or Linux; Apple has more limited virtualization capabilities) on a device other than the device it's physically running on. Essentially, think about it as a super long keyboard, mouse, and video monitor hooked up to a computer. Why would you want to do that? Let me explain the whys and hows that lead us to virtual desktops at Seattle Children's.


Wright, Wes

 

Seattle Children\'s

Information Technology

September 7, 2012

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