In a recent IDC study, nearly half of the respondents said they completed or were completing desktop virtualization deployments1. Like server virtualization, desktop virtualization helps IT managers easily manage, secure and deploy technology and reduce costs. And today’s mobile users require more consistent, security-rich access to files and applications from a variety of user devices - tablets, laptops smartphones and more. Desktop virtualization can help you meet these demands with flexibility, choice and self-service for your employees.
Deploy flexible virtual desktops with greater choice and control
Affordably manage the transition to an anywhere, anytime workplace.
IBM SmartCloud® Desktop Infrastructure, the IBM solution for desktop virtualization, offers a choice of robust virtual desktop solutions based on a reference architecture approach designed in close cooperation with Citrix, VMware and Virtual Bridges. The solutions are powered by IBM Flex System or IBM System x servers and are fully tested across applications, software, hardware and services to help streamline IT administration and simplify the transition to a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).
IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure can help you:
1 Worldwide Network Consulting and Integration Services 2009-2013 Forecast and Analysis: Opportunities Due to Server Virtualization," IDC, June 2009.
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An IBM customer success story
Lord Grey School deployed IBM x86 servers and storage with Citrix and reduced their management efforts by more than 90% while managing costs.