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Citrix XenApp® 7.5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions by Andy Paul

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Chapter 1. Planning Desktop Virtualization

Planning for desktop virtualization requires understanding the building blocks of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, commonly referred to as VDI. This entails not only understanding the technical components of VDI, but also the business drivers and how VDI fits into your overall environment. Mapping your business objectives with the proper technology should be the ultimate goal of any VDI project.

In this chapter, you will learn about the following:

  • The building blocks of VDI
  • VDI layers
  • How to determine the right fit for your environment
  • The road map to success
  • Managing your project

The building blocks of VDI

The first step in understanding Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is to identify what VDI means to your ...

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