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

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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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Lenovo acquires IBM x86 systems

These IBM x86 products are now products of Lenovo in the U.S. and other countries. IBM will host x86-related content on ibm.com until migrated to Lenovo. During the transition, please interpret references to IBM in relation to transitioned products as Lenovo.

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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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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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