Desktop Virtualization: Make or Break with Your Storage Choice

When desktop virtualization projects follow best practices, solutions can cost-effectively scale from hundreds to tens of thousands of concurrent users. However, when projects are improperly scoped for key requirements, such as total IOPS and storage capacity required per desktop,  there can be a significant negative impact on the user experience, manageability and scalability.

Storage solutions supporting desktop virtualization environments must be flexible and keep per-desktop costs low -- without compromising performance, availability and scale, according to IDC, which stresses that the storage solution is "the most consequential part of the physical infrastructure" for enterprise desktop virtualization

Learn how NetApp storage systems complement Citrix XenDesktop solutions in this new article on SearchStorage.