Citrix: Desktop virtualization makes good security sense

By , Network World |  Virtualization, Citrix, desktop virtualization

The survey, "Desktop virtualization and security: a global market research report," found 91% of the respondents said they already have or will have desktop virtualization implemented by the end of 2013 in their organizations, of which all have at least 500 employees.

In addition, they said they plan to complement desktop virtualization with cloud-based services and additional security measures such as data-loss prevention, identity management, mobile-device management, VPN, threat management and authentication.

According to the survey, which didn't identify which specific desktop virtualization technologies were being used, 33% have already deployed desktop virtualization to a significant level and a further 58% plan to do so before the end of 2013. The survey, sponsored by Citrix, was conducted by firm Vanson Bourne.

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