Tag Archive: VDI

Apr 08 2015

Are PoC and Pilot no longer required for VDI deployments?

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Back in 2011, in the world of SAN, I wrote an article called “VDI USER EXPERIENCE and USER ACCEPTANCE”. The article iterated through my experiences reviving failed VDI deployments due to poor technical design; mostly driven by storage performance complications. In my article I explain that the User Experience is the interaction between users and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=7016

Apr 05 2015

VDI Calculator v6.2 is Now Available w/ Haswell support

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Today I am announcing the general availability of the new VDI Calculator v6.2. This version introduces support for the Xeon E5-2600 V3 family of processors, based on Haswell microarchitecture, and Configure To Order (CTO) configurations for the Nutanix NX and Dell XC series.   Haswell E5-16xx/26xx v3 processors – Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge microarchitecture, which …

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Permanent link to this article: http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=7010

Apr 04 2015

Three Free VDI options for KVM hypervisor

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Most customers with VDI deployments are running Horizon View, Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp; or other smaller market players such as Dell vWorkspace and Ericom. Few early adopters are also exploring Microsoft VDI with Hyper-V and SCVMM; which has proven to be a stable platform scaling to approximately 1500 virtual desktops. However, I see an increasing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=6996

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