These modular solutions combine a hyper-converged infrastructure, VMware software and the option of thin clients and services from a single company at a discounted price. It is part of Dell’s Flexible Consumption Model leveraging flexible payment solutions with Dell Financial Services (DFS). VDI Complete provides a simpler option to buy, implement and support desktop and application virtualization with these unique, end-to-end client virtualization solutions requiring only one phone number to call for purchase and support.

Because there is no one-size fits all, you can choose from various infrastructure configurations to fit organization needs:

·        Starter Kit for POC or smaller organizations

·        Essentials editions for task and knowledge workers

·        Expanded editions for the most demanding use cases including the use of NVIDIA GRID vGPU.

 

These solutions are made up of a combination of these industry-leading components:

 

Dell EMC Ready System for VDI on VxRail - VMware Horizon Reference Architecture   [direct PDF]

True HCI VDI appliance powered by VMware vSAN and ESXi on pre-built VxRail E and V Series platforms and EMC software. Ideal for organizations looking for a turn-key VDI appliance with white glove installation, automated deployment, bringing ease of implementation, streamlined management, cluster flexibility, built-in deduplication, HA and disaster recovery.

 

Dell EMC VMware vSAN Ready Nodes for VDI - VMware Horizon Reference Architecture   [direct PDF]

HCI VDI solution powered by VMware vSAN and ESXi on Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, for you to build. It offers a high level of hardware flexibility, building block scalability and rapid deployment. Ideal for all organizations with some VDI expertise.

 

VMware software

·        Horizon virtualization software: Horizon provides end users with access to all of their virtual desktops and applications through a single digital workspace. You can choose between the Advanced and Enterprise editions, available with the Essentials and Expanded options mentioned above, respectively. With the VxRail edition, Horizon is installed in factory.

·        vSphere hypervisor: the industry leading hypervisor for server and desktop virtualization.

·        vSAN software-defined storage: vSphere and vSAN are integrated at the kernel level, providing 2x better CPU efficiency and 3x better memory efficiency, yielding the highest desktop density per CPU, therefore a higher user density per server and lower price per seat.

 
Endpoints for this offering
At the endpoint, you can deploy highly secure and easy to manage Dell Wyse thin clients based on either Wyse ThinOS, Wyse ThinLinux or Windows Embedded OS. For those that require a full-fledged PC, OptiPlex micro PCs are available as an option with this solution. All are optimized to work with VMware’s Blast Extreme protocol, ensuring high performance virtualized desktops and apps in any network condition.

·        Wyse 3030 thin clients

·        Wyse 3040 thin client

·        Wyse 5060 thin client

·        OptiPlex 3050 and 5050 micro PCs

 
For additional, non-technical information, visit the Dell EMC VDI Complete Solutions page, containing a high-level overview with marketing information and collaterals about the offering, including Dell Financial Services.