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Portable Desktop Virtualization in Healthcare

Posted by Katie Callahan on Feb 6, 2017 3:56:43 PM

Putting the Virtual Desktop on the Move In Hospitals

The annual HIMSS17 healthcare IT conference begins in Orlando in two weeks. NCS will be at Booth #5644. Virtualization will be one of the prime IT topics at HIMSS17. Many healthcare institutions are turning to virtualization to improve IT manageability, reduce complexity, reduce costs and dramatically improve data security.

VDI is a broad subject, and more and more administrators are looking for payoffs outside servers in the data center. As administrators look to the endpoint or desktop level, there is still some confusing over labeling. Endpoints may be called thin clients or zero clients. In fact, a Google search for zero clients will return mostly thin client desktops. So a legitimate question may be, what's the difference?

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Topics: VDI, Healthcare, virtualization, zeroclients, WiFi, desktop