Paper: VMware AlwaysOn Desktop Design Guide

VMware has released a paper titled: "VMware AlwaysOn Desktop Design Guide". The paper which contains 30 pages describes a high-availability solution for virtual desktops (VDI) and is based on View in VMware Horizon 6.

The design described in this guide can help organizations to build a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for non-stop access to desktops hosted in the data center. The design covers streamlined application updates, enhanced data security, and mobile access for users. Two-factor authentication and hypervisor-based antivirus protection provide maximum security.

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The paper contains the following sections:

  • About, introduction and audience
  • Business Case
  • What is the AlwaysOn Desktop
  • User Profiles
  • AlwaysOn Desktop Lab Validation
  • AlwaysOn Desktop Logical Architecture Overview
  • Key Components of the Architecture
  • Overview of Architecture
  • Validation Results
  • Conclusion