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Using Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in a Healthcare Setting

July 11, 2018 - Managing user environments in a healthcare setting is challenging for healthcare IT professionals. Implementing and managing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) in healthcare can help organizations have better control over user endpoint devices as well as speed up clinician login times so they can spend more time with patients. VDI uses abstraction to remote desktop operating systems...


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