Citrix VDI-in-a-Box

Citrix VDI-in-a-Box

Easy, affordable virtual desktops for small and medium businesses

Citrix ResellerSmall and medium businesses want to realize the same desktop virtualization benefits as their enterprise counterparts, but face tight budget and resource constraints. VDI-in-a-Box is an easy, affordable, all-in-one desktop virtualization solution that makes the benefits of desktop virtualization available to every business. Running on off-the-shelf servers, the solution enables IT to deliver centrally-managed virtual desktops to any user, on any device—all for less than the cost of PCs. With VDI-in-a-Box, you can give your workers the freedom to work from anywhere while instantly lowering costs and improving security.

Empowers desktop IT

  • Deploy VDI using your PC-refresh budget. The VDI-in-a-Box all-in-one software reduces the typical cost of VDI infrastructure by 60%.

  • Streamline IT's management with an intuitive web-based centralised management console designed for Windows admins to handle all virtualization details.

  • Cut desktop costs by centrally consolidating maintenance and management. Reduce ongoing PC replacement costs by lengthening the time between PC refresh cycles. Minimize infrastructure investment by scaling incrementally without needing to overprovision for key features like high availability.

Delights users

  • Work anywhere on any device using Windows PCs, Macs, and smartphone and tablet platforms such as Apple, Android, HP and RIM.

  • Provide personalized desktops customized to each user's preferences and profile.

  • Deliver a high-definition experience with performance and access fine-tuned to match the capabilities of each connection and computing device.

  • Reduce downtime with the ability to manage service levels via policies and a central desktop that is always available, even if a user's PC is not.

VDI-in-a-Box Grid Explained
  Understand how the grid works as one entity even though it has no single control point. This design eliminates bottlenecks of conventional VDI while centralising management.  
  VDI-in-a-Box Dell's Desktop Virtilisation Server  (DVS)  
  The Dell Desktop Virtualisation Solutions (DVS) Simplified Appliance, based on Citrix® VDI-in-a-Box architecture.
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