Dell EMC has tested and validated several end-to-end client virtualization solutions on Dell EMC infrastructure optimized for running VMware Horizon broker and vSphere/ESXi hypervisor. Horizon provides end users access to all of their virtual desktops, applications, and online services through a single digital workspace. Dell recommends select thin clients supporting the PCoIP and Blast Extreme display protocols, ideal for high-end graphics and a rich end user experience.
 
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True HCI VDI appliance powered by VMware vSAN and ESXi on pre-built Dell EMC 13G VxRail platforms and EMC software. Ideal for organizations of all size looking for a turn-key VDI appliance bringing ease of implementation and management, and including built-in deduplication, HA and disaster recovery.
 
True HCI VDI appliance powered by VMware vSAN and ESXi on pre-built Dell EMC 14G VxRail platforms and EMC software. Ideal for organizations of all size looking for a turn-key VDI appliance bringing ease of implementation and management, and including built-in deduplication, HA and disaster recovery.
 
HCI VDI solution powered by VMware vSAN and ESXi on a variety of tested Dell EMC 13G server platforms, for you to build. It offers a high level of hardware flexibility, including the use of GPUs. Ideal for all organizations with some VDI expertise.
 
HCI VDI solution powered by VMware vSAN and ESXi on a variety of tested Dell EMC 14G server platforms, for you to build. It offers a high level of hardware flexibility, including the use of GPUs. Ideal for all organizations with some VDI expertise.
 
HCI VDI solution powered by Nutanix and VMware ESXi hypervisor, on Dell EMC 13G server platforms. It supports also certified GPUs. Ideal for organizations of all size looking for ease of implementation and management. A particular version, the Dell XC Xpress, has been optimized for SMB organizations wanting to virtualize 100-350 seats with 3 or 4 nodes.
 

Ready System for VDI on XC Series - VMware Horizon 14G RA   [direct PDF]

HCI VDI solution powered by Nutanix on Dell EMC 14G server platforms. It offers a choice of hypervisors (ESXi, Hyper-V, AHV) and certified GPUs. Ideal for organizations of all size looking for ease of implementation and management.

 

This RA is the recipe book for you to build a custom, flexible, on-premise VDI environment using VMware ESXi and Horizon. Based on Dell EMC 13G PowerEdge servers, this solutions allows you to use your existing networking and SAN infrastructure, or to use the Dell EMC ones recommended in the RA. The RA also supports high availability (HA), high-end graphics using Nvidia GRID GPUs, and recommends a series of compatible endpoints for an end-to-end solution. 
 
This RA is the recipe book for you to build a custom, flexible, on-premise VDI environment using VMware ESXi and Horizon. Based on Dell EMC PowerEdge 14G servers, this solutions allows you to use your existing networking and SAN infrastructure, or to use the Dell EMC ones recommended in the RA. The RA also supports high availability (HA), high-end graphics using Nvidia GRID GPUs, and recommends a series of compatible endpoints for an end-to-end solution. 
 
Horizon Cloud with On-Premises (HCOP) Infrastructure consists of a cloud service, Horizon Cloud, which pairs with an on-premises component called the Horizon Cloud Node.
 
Horizon Cloud with On-Premises (HCOP) Infrastructure consists of a cloud service, Horizon Cloud, which pairs with an on-premises component called the Horizon Cloud Node.