Chip Shot: Federal Agency Chooses Desktop Virtualization

In a white paper titled, Implementing New Hardware-Based Information Security Capabilities, the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) outlines its planned shift to desktop virtualization using Intel® vPro™ technology and Citrix® XenClient™. DIA’s goal is a secure, cost-effective client environment for its defense analysts.  The white paper states that new hardware-assisted virtualization technologies appear promising in their ability to provide high levels of performance and security and greater management ease.