All of the technology involved in all the various methods to present applications and desktops on a wide range of clients that are actually running on a server can be loosely defined as virtual desktops. This page is home for all of these technologies on DellTechCenter.


Desktop Virtualization

VMware VDI
Citrix XenDesktop

Dell Virtual Remote Desktop Reference Architecture with Citrix XenDesktop and Microsoft Hyper-V This Dell Reference Architecture published in July 2010 is built on Dell PowerEdge R710 Rack and M610 Blade Servers, Dell EqualLogic PS iSCSI Storage Arrays, Citrix XenDesktop 4.0, and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V.

Dell | VMware View 4 Reference Architecture Brief
Dell | Citrix Virtual Remote Desktop Reference Architecture
Overview of Dell Virtual Remote Desktop Reference Architecture
Dell Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Sizing Study


Dell Flexible Computing


Dell Flexible Computing Home Good place to start understanding Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions.
Dell End User Solutions Excellent resource for understanding end-to-end solutions for end user needs from Dell.
Dell Weekly Flexible Computing Webinar A must see for anyone trying to sort out which technology to leverage in a Virtual End User strategy.
OptiPlex Flexible Computing Desktops
OptiPlex FX160
Dell Power Solutions Flex Computing Article
Dell Flexible Computing for dummies 5 part YouTube video

Dell | Citrix Solutions
Dell | VMware Solutions


Web Chat Archives

10-2008 Enabling Virtual Desktops
11-2008 Virtual Desktop Architectures
12-2008 Traditional PC or Thin Client for Virtual Desktop