Pros: Personalization and quick deployment
It’s much easier to personalize persistent desktops because each user has their own data, direct accesses and files on the machine each time they start up a session at their workspace. Besides, It’s also much easier for a user to adapt to using these types of desktops, since they work almost exactly the same as their physical PCs. Moreover, It’s easier to implement the deployment of these types of desktops, since with migration techniques from physical places to the virtual platform or through cloning corporate images of the workplace, these spaces are made available to users in a short period of time.
Cons: Storage, administrative and management space
When hosting the users’ data with the desktop, a very large amount of storage space is consumed, with increasingly larger increments. At the same time, when the desktop platform grows, managing these types of desktops becomes more complicated, as each virtual machine has to be separately managed and administered.
If you are interested in comparing this type of desktops with the non-persistent ones, stay tuned to our blog and our social networks because throughout the week we will complete this information.