What is VDI-in-a-Box?
VDI in-a-Box is the industry’s first and only turnkey Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) product that delivers production-ready virtual desktops for less cost than a computer. VDI-in-a-Box accomplishes this by eliminating expensive shared storage, high speed interconnects, and infrastructure that traditional VDI requires.
How does VDI-in-a-Box work?
VDI-in-a-Box virtualizes desktop images and runs them on centralized servers. Users can access these desktop images from any location through computers or thin clients or mobile devices. By virtualizing and centralizing the desktops, organizations decrease computer management costs and improve security, while end users benefit from flexible access points and heightened support.
Why is VDI-in-a-Box used?
VDI-in-a-Box will greatly improve computer management and availability by replacing physical desktops with centrally managed virtual desktops.
How is VDI-in-a-Box used?
PC Replacement: Rather than replacing physical computers, deploy your latest desktop images to thin clients or existing computers, which serve as de facto thin clients. Because you manage and maintain everything centrally, you’ll obtain a sizable reduction in operational costs, greater security, lower unplanned downtime, enhanced disaster recovery, and extending the client lifecycle.
How long will it take to break even with VDI-in-a-Box virtual desktops?
Since the cost to acquire a VDI-in-a-Box virtual desktop is lower than the cost of a physical computer, you break even with a deployment of just a few desktops. Because the ongoing operational cost for virtual desktops is significantly lower than for physical computers, VDI-in-a-Box generates a return-on-investment within the first year of deployment.
How do I access a VDI-in-a-Box desktop?
You can access VDI-in-a-Box desktops with a computer (Windows, Mac, or Linux), a thin client device, or mobile devices such as the Apple iPad or an Android phone. Thin clients reduce power consumption significantly, but you can use old refurbished computers to save costs, replacing them over time. For specifics on supported user devices, call B2B Development Network Sales department.
How does VDI-in-a-Box handle user personalization?
VDI-in-a-Box works seamlessly with your existing user personalization setups such as roaming profiles, folder redirection, and third party profile management services, to handle the user personalization in virtual desktops.
Does VDI-in-a-Box support dual monitors?
Yes. VDI-in-a-Box provides multiple and dual monitor support options.
Where does VDI-in-a-Box store user data?
User data, such as user documents and photos, can be stored on a networked filer or storage device. it should be backed up regularly to prevent loss in the event of a failure.