With all this consumerisation of IT and new devices coming out, I am constantly being asked can we use devices like Apple Ipad or Android tablets to run windows based applications. The simple answer is yes. Some people have already achieved this with simplistic ways like remote desktop where you are literally taking over a windows pc or a server and relaying the screen , mouse and keyboard information. However there are better ways where a more controlled option is available.
Its worth looking at Citrix XenDesktop and VMWARE View to deploy a true VDI experience on these devices and surprisingly enough it really does work. If you also combine the Ipad with a bluetooth external keyboard, you literally have a near laptop experience.
If you want to see more of this, please look at the video below.