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What’s the best use of desktop virtualization?
  • Testing and development. Virtualization lets you create multiple virtual machines on a single piece of hardware, so it’s a perfect environment for experimentation. (700 votes)
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    52%
  • Deploying thin clients. A single system can host many virtual desktops, which can be more cost effective than dropping a PC on every desk -- and it allows tighter IT controls and/or more flexibility for users. (359 votes)
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    27%
  • Sorry – but it’s useless! I can’t think of any reason to virtualize a desktop. (179 votes)
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    13%
  • No idea! The jury is still out on this one. . . (101 votes)
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    8%

  • 1,339 total votes




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RE: Porn
By Yawgm0th on 9/4/2009 11:09:14 AM , Rating: 2
In all seriousness, a virtual machine can be a great way to use files and web sites that might otherwise pose a security risk. You simply restore the virtual machine to its previous state once you're done with whatever it is you're doing. ;)

Ugh, I'm feeding the DT/MS virtualization marketing machine just by posting.


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