In his article entitled Delivering on the Promise of Endpoint Virtualization (Database Trends and Applications October 2008), Ken Berryman writes the following about Endpoint Virtualization:
The industry is buzzing with talk of endpoint virtualization. This innovation is often seen as a means to reduce enterprise endpoint costs and increase the agility of new endpoint deployments.
However, as many organizations discovered as they implemented server virtualization, unless such technologies are integrated within a single infrastructure framework that spans both the physical and virtual, they can add rather than reduce complexity and cost.
Read the entire article Delivering on the Promise of Endpoint Virtualization.