Transforming BYOD to Work Anywhere with Desktop Virtualization

Adam Marano, Sr Director of Solutions, Citrix; Michael Rau, VP Global Enterprise Solutions, Cisco
Learn how desktop virtualization can meet the security, regulation and operational challenges of BYoD initiatives, while creating new business opportunities. With 90% of organizations planning or implementing BYoD strategies today, hear from our panel of Cisco and Citrix experts how desktop virtualization can help address these demands and more.
May 22 2012
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Transforming  BYOD to Work Anywhere with Desktop Virtualization
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Journey to the Virtual Workspace
Learn directly from industry experts on how to successfully navigate your organization to desktop virtualization. Think beyond the desktop, and begin looking at how your organization can unify virtual desktops with communications and rich media to deliver the ultimate user experience.

In this series, experts will discuss strategies for planning your desktop transformation, critical considerations across your IT organization, and tips for greater implementation success.

Topics are suited for IT managers for desktop services, data centers, security, unified communications, networking, and applications.
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