Dell simplifies delivery and implementation of end-to-end desktop virtualization solutions
Posted on 18-Jun-2013 14:12
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Dell Cloud Client Computing has announced new end-to-end solutions to help simplify and speed the deployment of desktop virtualization solutions for customers implementing a Microsoft-based IT environment.
The DVS Enterprise for vWorkspace Reference Architecture is based on Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V and is ideal for customers looking for a flexible, cost effective solution to support up to 5,000 virtual desktops, including advanced virtual machine (VM) management functions.
Dell DVS Enterprise has been qualified for vWorkspace 8 software based on Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V, offering one more option for Microsoft-centric customers looking for a flexible, cost-effective and higher seat count deployments of up to about 5,000 virtual desktops. The new end-to-end, mid-market, reference architecture, DVS Enterprise for vWorkspace, supports remote desktop sessions, virtual desktops, pooled or personal, and application delivery, which are all deployed, configured and managed from the same console.
“This news is a continuation of our strategy to offer customers the broadest choice of end-to-end desktop virtualization solutions,” said Steve Lalla, vice president and general manager, Cloud Client Computing at Dell. “We are delighted to work with Microsoft and bring vWorkspace to our Microsoft virtualization customers looking for higher seat counts in their environment.”
DVS Enterprise for vWorkspace also provides significant storage savings with HyperCache, very fast VM provisioning with HyperDeploy and real-time VM monitoring and diagnostics of the infrastructure and user experience. This provides advanced management of virtual desktops to minimize downtime for IT support and improve the user experience as a result.
DVS Enterprise for vWorkspace is based on Dell PowerEdge R720 servers, Dell EqualLogic 1G iSCSI PS4100E/ PS6500E storage, Dell Networking S55 switch 1G Top of Rack, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1/2012 and Windows Server 2012 (including Hyper-V), Dell Wyse endpoints qualified for RemoteFX including D10D, D90D7 and Z90D7 thin clients, X90m7 mobile thin client and Dell ProSupport services for hardware and software. DVS Enterprise for vWorkspace also includes vWorkspace 8.0 virtualization software, and DVS Enterprise for Windows Server 2012 includes an Active System deployment option and a POC option with a Dell PowerEdge T110 II tower server and Dell Wyse thin clients.