IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure Reference Architecture: Citrix VDI-in-a-Box powered by IBM System x
With the explosion of mobile devices and an increasingly mobile society, employees expect the workplace to come with them wherever they go and on whatever device they use. While this mindset of anytime, anywhere, bring your own device (BYOD) presents key data security challenges to organizations, they struggle to keep up with the complexity and costs of managing existing desktop environments on fixed IT budgets with expensive ongoing maintenance, software updates, PC downtime, service call costs, and expensive desktop refresh cycles.
What if you could implement a more dynamic end-user delivery model that allows you to utilize all the devices while maintaining control and rapidly deploying new applications and services to better serve your customers? IBM® SmartCloud® Desktop Infrastructure for Citrix® VDI-in-a-Box is simple all-in-one virtual desktop infrastructure software, built on IBM System x® servers and powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processors, that can help you quickly implement desktop virtualization to drive productivity while lowering your IT costs.
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