Dell and VMware design converged infrastructure solution for desktop virtualization

Infotech Lead America: Dell with VMware has unveiled the Dell DVS Enterprise – Active System 800 with VMware Horizon View 5.2, a pre-integrated system specifically designed for VMware-based virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) workloads.Dell DVS Enterprise – Active System 800 with VMware Horizon View is the latest addition to the growing portfolio of VDI solutions developed jointly by Dell and VMware following the Dell – VMware AlwaysOn Desktop and Dell – VMware Mobile Secure Desktop reference architectures, now updated with Active System 800 and Horizon View 5.2, and Dell Wyse P25and P45 zero clients designed for VMware View.

Dell DVS Enterprise – Active System 800 with VMware Horizon View 5.2 provides general purpose virtualized resource pools for virtual desktops by combining Dell server, storage, networking, thin clients and infrastructure management software into a pre-integrated system. Additionally, a full suite of consulting, deployment and support services are available to ease integration and ensure robust operation of the system once deployed.

The Gale Technologies acquisition has given Dell the organic innovation and expertise to create, Dell DVS Enterprise – Active System 800 with VMware Horizon View to streamline administration and improve performance of virtual environments, increase user productivity, and reduce the costs of running virtual workloads, all while allowing increased flexibility in the deployment of desktop virtualization.

The Dell Active System Manager 7.0 is designed with template based infrastructure and workload provisioning and pre-integrated platform options. It can simplify the complex matrix of technologies required to deploy virtual desktops to support a dynamic virtual workforce and accelerate time-to-value by simplifying deployment and management for desktop virtualization and initiatives.

It will maximize efficiency with centralized management, modular power-efficient infrastructure, and a converged fabric. Automated deployment, integration, and management models will improve IT. The pre-engineered, reliable infrastructure will reduce deployment time and costs.

Channel partners will benefit from the end-to-end solution reference architecture to accelerate configuring and ordering aimed at streamlining processes for configuring, ordering, deploying and supporting Dell and VMware solutions for desktop virtualization powered by the Dell Active System 800 converged infrastructure and VMware Horizon View 5.2.

The Dell Cloud Client Computing Solution Advisor Tool guides and automates configuring and quoting Dell Cloud Client Computing and VMware solutions for desktop virtualization.

Dell PartnerDirect Desktop Virtualization Solutions Competency aligns Dell’s channel partner’s sales, business and technical requirements with training and resources to ensure that they get the highest level of Dell support and take advantage of discounts, deal registration, and incentive programs.

In addition to Dell PartnerDirect, Dell channel partners will also be able to procure solutions through their regular distribution channels.

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