By Stephane Asselin, EUC Architect, Technical Enablement, End-User Computing, and Gary Sloane, Consultant, VMware End-User Computing
Our biggest customers deploy thousands, sometimes many thousands, of desktops throughout their enterprises. Some of the biggest challenges they face are how to manage backups, how to do proper image management, and how to migrate from one Microsoft operating system to the next.
In all cases, they need to protect the customization, applications, and data that personalize each system for the end user, while minimizing both down time and time required from IT resources. Backup and migration require substantial investments in IT and the use of separate tools for backup and PC lifecycle management.
Mirage Makes Life Easier for IT
VMware Mirage overcomes these challenges with centralized image management and enhanced capabilities for backup and OS migration. Here are just a few examples: