Virtualization Buzz Words
It is the taking of something physical and making it abstract so that it simulates the physical functions of that object.
The leading provider of virtualization software.
A desktop virtualization product from VMware.
Virtual Machine/Virtual Desktop
A software implementation of a physical machine which can run software (such Word or Excel) like a physical machine.
A very powerful computer that provides services to clients. Example: I: Drive, Banner, and websites.
A computer that has virtual machines installed on it, typically a physical server.
A virtual machine that runs on a host machine.
A technology allowing a remote computer’s display to be redirected to a user’s local machine while giving the user full control over the remote computer.
It is internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software and information are provided to computers and other devices on-demand, like electricity.
A fully functional physical computer, such as a student’s laptop, which is used to connect into a virtual desktop.
A web portal dedicated to Distance Learning that contains information, downloads, and help resources.