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Migrating from vDesk to Flexcast

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With 2012 drawing to a close, I’ve seen an uptick in customer queries about migration options for their old RingCube vDesk deployments. For those of you not familiar with that product, it was a workspace virtualization solution that basically separated a Windows installation into two parts – the host part and the workspace part. The workspace functioned like a “light VM” in the sense that it behaved like a unique machine, had its own hostname and Active Directory identity, and could be managed much like a regular VM (app installations, etc). Unlike a VM, however, it used the host machine’s Windows installation and thus didn’t require additional OS deployment and associated patching concerns.

In the beginning, vDesk was tailored to run on physical endpoints (later, we added support for running in a VDI environment). Over the years, protocols improved, bandwidth increased, and datacenter costs fell. By the time RingCube joined Citrix last year, VDI deployments were more commonplace, and this was one of the reasons RingCube had in the interim developed a VDI-specific product (now known as Personal vDisk, a feature built into XenDesktop and VDI-in-a-box).

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Migrating from vDesk to Flexcast- The Citrix Blogs

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