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Kidaro CEO Explains Desktop Virtualization on SYS-CON.TV

In his Virtualization Conference session, Kevin introduces desktop virtualization technologies and presents real use cases

Desktop virtualization is a need-to-know technology for 2008 that’s transforming the way organizations handle complex desktop computing challenges Provides hardware independence, enabling support for legacy applications while embracing new standards. Simplifies desktop management, reducing operational risk and support costs. Promotes security and data confidentiality using encryption and leak prevention techniques. Enhances mobility and disaster recovery planning, enabling employees to access corporate applications and data from anywhere, without requiring server farm and enabling access even when disconnected from the network.


In this session Kevin introduces desktop virtualization technologies, present real enterprise use cases, and explains the challenges to be addressed when applying these solution in a corporate IT environment.

Speaker Bio: Kevin Brown is President & CEO of Kidaro. Prior to joining Kidaro, heserved on the original executive team of storage security firm Decru, where he led worldwide marketing, business development, and product management. Brown helped the company achieve #1 market share and global adoption across the financial services, healthcare, telecommunications, manufacturing, and government sectors. Following the $272 million acquisition of Decru by Network Appliance, Brown was named to the Network Appliance Information Governance Board, where he helped shape the company's policies relating to compliance, security, and intellectual property protection.

Previously, Brownwas a key member of the founding team of Inktomi, a pioneering infrastructure software firm, where he served in a number of executive positions, including Vice President and General Manager of Inktomi's networking business. He's a Fellow at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business and earned his Bachelor's and MBA degrees at UC Berkeley.

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