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VDI Design Guide (EUC Design Series)

Is this finally the year of the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)? There doesn’t seem to be a straight answer to that question. A VDI can be designed to work perfectly in your environment, but could also be a big pain in the butt. This guide will help you design a VMware Horizon VDI, based on the VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) methodology. It will help you understand what steps need to be taken to bring a project to a successful result. It contains examples of real-world design projects, requirements & constraints which will help you make the right decision in a great variety of scenarios. As sizing does matter, you will also be guided through the complete sizing process. Other topics that will be covered: Windows 10, multi-site architectures, NSX, vSAN, profile strategies, application delivery strategies, assessments, monitoring, security, GPUs, and remote protocols.

Scott Forehand

Scott is an experienced professional and recognized leader specializing in the design and implementation of enterprise virtualization, enterprise storage, server infrastructures and operations. A self-starter able to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment, Scott has a proven ability to create and automate solutions to improve productivity, reliability and performance. Throughout his professional career, Scott has proven successes implementing technology and service improvement initiatives and has a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, create technical definition around objectives in complex situations, develop solution strategies, motivate and mobilize resources, and deliver end-to-end technology solutions. Scott has achieved multiple industry recognized certifications in virtualization, networking, cloud, storage, converged infrastructure, hyperconverged infrastructure and other technologies, and is honored to be a VMware vExpert in 2018-2021, and vExpert EUC 2020-2021.