Server virtualization and desktop virtualization can be a confusing topic if you don’t know the inherent differences between the two virtualization technologies. In computing, virtualization means “to create a virtual version of a device or resource,” however many computing devices and technologies can be virtualized, including a server, desktop, storage, network, or even an operating system.
This article defines two of the most common virtualization technologies: server virtualization and desktop virtualization, and explains the differences between them.
The Difference Between Server and Desktop Virtualization
By: Vangie Beal, October 26,