By Nancy Beckus, Writer and Editor, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware
Stephane Asselin, Senior Architect, End-User-Computing Technical Enablement, VMware
Chi Chung Wong, End-User-Computing Architect, VMware
In the fall of 2013, Carroll Hospital Center (CHC), a Maryland healthcare provider, faced a challenge: It needed to transform its end-user desktops to a secure, centralized desktop environment for local and remote users using a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution. CHC wanted to convert 800 users initially, but have the ability to scale up to 1,500 users, encompassing CHC’s main location in Westminster, Maryland, as well as users in managed practices throughout the surrounding area.
“There were two options available to us: improve the current Citrix installation or implement a new VMware Horizon with View solution. To improve and expand the Citrix installation would be quicker but not cheaper initially or in the future. After evaluation, CHC preferred the Horizon with View solution because the virtualization uptake and technology development at VMware is more progressive, and the technology is moving faster.” - CHC
VMware Horizon with View Reference Implementation Case Study for Carroll Hospital Center describes this project. Continue reading