Sizing the host server's CPU requirements to run virtual desktops

One of the most frequently asked questions when sizing the servers that are hosting the virtual desktop machines is, how many can I fit on each host server, or how many virtual desktops per core? Well, the answer is, it depends!

First, it depends on the CPU resources that your desktops are going to consume, and the answer to that question will only come from your assessment data.

Second, and more obviously, it will depend on the CPU you configure in the host servers. This is usually chosen on price/performance, as there is usually a CPU that makes more financial sense and the best cost-per-desktop model.

For this section, as we don't have any actual assessment data to work ...

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