IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure

Flexible solutions for desktop virtualization

Solutions designed to simplify deployment of virtual desktops

Britni Coble IBM SmartCloud® Desktop Infrastructure offers robust virtual desktop solutions to help increase business flexibility and staff productivity while reducing IT complexity and simplifying security and compliance. Based on a reference architecture approach, IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure solutions powered by IBM PureFlex™ System, IBM Flex System™ or IBM System x® servers support a wide range of hardware, software and hypervisor platforms from multiple vendors to seamlessly integrate into your IT environment.

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SmartCloud with Citrix

Learn about the advantages IBM Flex System and Citrix XenDesktop bring to desktop virtualization.

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SmartCloud on System x

Run your office anywhere with robust virtual desktop solutions built on System x servers.

IBM and Citrix virtual desktop solutions

Citrix XenDesktop running on IBM x86 servers and systems provide tailored solutions for every business. These solutions range from the affordable all-in-one Citrix VDI-in-a-Box for simple IT organizations to the enterprise-wide Citrix XenDesktop.

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Solutions for Citrix XenDesktop

Solutions for Citrix VDI-in-a-Box

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SmartCloud on System x

Run your office anywhere with robust virtual desktop solutions built on System x servers.

IBM Reference Architecture

Learn how to implement Microsoft Windows Server 2012 VDI on IBM System x servers.

IBM and Microsoft virtual desktop solutions

IBM and Microsoft® have undertaken joint development initiatives to improve industry standards and provide proven leadership solutions for decades. That partnership is still at work today with the development of an easy to use and manage virtual desktop solution.

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Solutions for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 VDI

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SmartCloud with VMware

Learn about the advantages IBM Flex System and VMware View bring to desktop virtualization.

SmartCloud on System x

Run your office anywhere with robust virtual desktop solutions built on System x servers.

IBM and VMware virtual desktop solutions

VMware View running on IBM x86 servers and systems helps simplify IT manageability and control and delivers a high fidelity user experiences across devices and networks. The VMware View product features included in the SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure solution provide enhanced security, high availability, centralized management and control, and scalability.

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Solutions for VMware View

Remote and branch office solutions

IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure with VMware View and VMware Mirage can help provide a streamlined, cost-effective and secure way to manage branch users who access their applications and data from remote locations.

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Systems

IBM offers a broad systems and storage portfolio combined with decades of experience solving real business problems. With x86, POWER and mainframe systems, disk, tape and network storage systems, IBM can offer the right combination of systems to meet the challenges of your business.

Storage

A Smarter Planet is generating an explosion of data. IBM Smarter Storage offers solutions such as IBM FlashSystem and IBM Storwize to help businesses of all sizes extract actionable insights from their data and ease cloud deployments.

Networking

The smarter data center with improved economics of IT can be achieved by connecting servers and storage with a high-speed and intelligent network fabric that is smarter, faster, greener, open and easy to manage. IBM takes an open, standards-based approach to implement the latest advances in today’s flat, converged data center network designs.

Software

IBM's comprehensive Systems Software solutions help to centralize, streamline and automate your physical and virtual infrastructure, allowing you to optimize workloads and increase your ability to deliver IT services that align with business goals. Let us show you how IBM Systems Software helps you realize the value of IBM smarter computing, by allowing a more effective use of the advanced features in IBM hardware and operating systems.

Solutions

The reality is that you need an IT infrastructure designed for data, tuned to the task and managed in the cloud. If your IT staff spends all of their time managing IT, they won’t be working with you to drive innovation. You need your infrastructure to help you in the marketplace, to help you innovate, to help you be more competitive, to help you succeed.

Systems-related services

IBM Systems-related services offers a full range of services to help design, develop, integrate, optimize, validate and deploy comprehensive solutions that support On Demand Business.

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Britni Coble


IBM PureFlex Solutions Offering Manager, SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure

Britni Coble Britni is a collaborative marketing leader with demonstrated successes within IBM's Sales, Sales Operations, and Integrated Supply Chain organizations.
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Ilya Krutov


Project Leader, ITSO Redbook

Ilya Krutov Ilya Krutov is a Project Leader at the ITSO Center in Raleigh and has been with IBM since 1998. Before he joined the ITSO, Ilya served in IBM as a Run Rate Team Leader, Portfolio Manager, Brand Manager, Technical Sales Specialist, and Certified Instructor. Ilya has expertise in IBM System x, BladeCenter, and Flex System products; server operating systems; and networking solutions. He has authored over 120 books, papers, Product Guides, and Solution Guides. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the Moscow Engineering and Physics Institute.

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Britni CobleBritni is a collaborative marketing leader with demonstrated successes within IBM's Sales, Sales Operations, and Integrated Supply Chain organizations.

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View Britni's profile on LinkedIn

Ilya Krutov


Project Leader, ITSO Redbook

Ilya KrutovIlya Krutov is a Project Leader at the ITSO Center in Raleigh and has been with IBM since 1998. Before he joined the ITSO, Ilya served in IBM as a Run Rate Team Leader, Portfolio Manager, Brand Manager, Technical Sales Specialist, and Certified Instructor. Ilya has expertise in IBM System x, BladeCenter, and Flex System products; server operating systems; and networking solutions. He has authored over 120 books, papers, Product Guides, and Solution Guides. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the Moscow Engineering and Physics Institute.

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