Our very own Vishwa Kumbalimutt posted a great article on using SCVMM for VDI deployments. If this isn’t something you’ve considered before, or if it is and you’re planning on doing it soon, you’ll definitely want to give this one a read:
While most people are aware of SCVMM (System Center Virtual Machine Manager) being used for managing virtualized datacenters, it’s probably less well known that a number of partners have built products using SCVMM as a platform by using the powershell based API. Products that use SCVMM as a platform include Citrix XenDesktop, Quest vWorkspace and Visual Studio Lab Management (this is not an exhaustive list by any means). Two of those products (XenDesktop and Quest workspace) are VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) management products that can be used to manage VDI desktop VMs.
To continue reading see Tuning SCVMM for VDI deployments
J.C. Hornbeck | System Center Knowledge Engineer
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