A virtual application and desktop environment that is based on Dell EMC VxBlock System 1000 converged infrastructure and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops brokering software provides operational simplicity and an excellent user experience.
The VxBlock 1000 provides the latest storage arrays from Dell EMC together with compute and networking equipment from Cisco Systems and AMP management infrastructure. The compute layer includes both Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers. The storage layer includes multiarray support from Dell EMC VMAX All Flash, Unity, PowerMax, XtremIO, and Isilon storage to fulfill both block and file storage needs. VxBlock 1000 comes with Cisco UCS third and fourth generation - LAN and SAN networking options.
You can easily expand the VxBlock 1000 system by separately adding additional compute, network, or storage resources. It is designed for large enterprises running VDI workloads and can run a multiworkload environment, which includes VDI and other high-value workloads such as data analytics.
Dell EMC offers comprehensive, flexible, and efficient VDI solutions that are designed and optimized for an organization's needs. These VDI solutions are easy to plan, deploy, and run.
Dell EMC Ready Architectures for VDI offer several key benefits:
All Dell EMC Ready Architectures for VDI are configured to produce similar results. Regardless of which VxBlock 1000 devices you choose, you can be sure that they are designed and optimized for your organization's needs.
To explore more about this solution, its design, and testing, see the Dell EMC Ready Architectures for VDI Designs for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on VxBlock System 1000 Validation Guide.
For additional information, see Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.