Combining together VMware Server and 2X ThinClientServer (PXES edition), both free of charge, customers are able to setup a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) at no cost.
2X published a guide demonstrating how to do so achieving following benefits:
- Maintain and secure Windows desktops and builds and all connected hardware devices from one central location
- Improve support by shadowing sessions and watching the user’s actions
- Easy addition, recovery and replacement of virtual desktops
- Centralize control by allowing you to remotely shutdown or restart all devices
- Reduce costs by converting old PCs to thinclients with the latest XP or Vista
- No Terminal Services CALs required – re-use existing Windows XP license
Read the guide at source.