Dell Wyse Datacenter for Microsoft VDI and vWorkspace

Build on existing Microsoft® investments, avoid expensive licensing and provide flexible deployment with Dell Wyse Datacenter for Microsoft VDI and Dell vWorkspace, powered by Microsoft Remote Desktop Services and Hyper-V® 2012 R2. This cost-effective virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution provides significant cost reduction for storage with Microsoft built-in deduplication and Storage Spaces technologies, along with scalability and flexibility with vWorkspace.   

Our end-to-end cloud client-computing solutions are optimized for desktop virtualization and include data center infrastructure, software, services and endpoints designed to accelerate deployment. Benefits include:

  • Cost-effectiveness — Leverage built-in Microsoft data deduplication and Storage Spaces.
  • Optimal storage — Reduce storage I/O and disk space with vWorkspace HyperCache, HyperDeploy or the Dell PowerVault MD1220 direct-attached storage enclosure.
  • Flexible deployment — Choose from several Dell PowerEdge server form factors, from as few as 10 users to up to tens of thousands of virtual desktops optimized for the most flexible workloads.
  • Centralized IT management — Manage remote desktop sessions, pooled or personal Windows 8.1 VMs and RemoteApp programs, and resolve issues from a single console.
  • Scalability — Deploy up to tens of thousands of virtual desktops in minutes. Add VM servers with the management wizard and take advantage of support for multiple Windows Server versions (2003/2008/2012).
  • Robust experience — Benefit from RemoteFX® for enhanced productivity, USB redirection, RemoteFX-optimized Dell Wyse endpoints, and high-end graphics cards certified on Dell servers (for users viewing 3D or Full HD multimedia files).
  • Secure data Protect users with secure remote access to graphics-intensive applications and VMs based on multiple factors with advanced targets.
  • BYOD — Provide support for Windows, WES, iOS, Mac OS, Android, HTML5-enabled browsers, Wyse ThinOS and more. 
  • Unified Communications — With Microsoft Lync® 2013, end users can communicate from their Windows endpoints.
Use one platform to deploy four delivery options:
Desktop sessions                                Pooled VMs
Concurrent users share server              Users are assigned dedicated
resources with RDP-based                    pristine VMs at each logon.
Application DeliveryPersonal VMs
Application delivery                            Personal VMs
Applications are streamed from             Persistent 1:1 desktops are 
the server to desktop clients.                assigned to specific users.

Contact a Dell expert and discover how easy it is to streamline your IT and provide a cost-effective, end-to-end VDI solution.

  1. Dell Wyse thin clients and end points

    Dell Wyse thin clients and end points

    The only provider of complete, end-to-end desktop virtualization solutions for your choice of zero, thin and cloud clients to access your virtual desktops.

  2. Cloud Client-Computing Advisor

    Cloud Client-Computing Advisor

    Provides a detailed bill of materials (BOM) in minutes with a unique solution ID that you can share with a Dell expert to get a quote within a day.

  3. Poweredge 110 II

    Dell PowerEdge T110 II

    An affordable proof of concept (POC) for 10 VDI users.

  4. Poweredge T420

    Dell PowerEdge T420 or R420

    For your small office or for VDI in increments of 50–100 users.

  5. Poweredge Vrtx

    Dell PowerEdge VRTX

    Converged infrastructure for up to 500 users, ideal for space-constrained remote offices with standard power and need for low noise.

  6. Poweredge r720

    Dell PowerEdge R720

    Optimized for the most flexible or custom desktop virtualization workloads on Dell PowerEdge 12G server.

  7. Poweredge r730

    Dell PowerEdge R730

    Allows you to deploy VDI workloads on the latest Dell PowerEdge 13G server for maximum user density.

  8. Powervault

    PowerVault MD1220 direct attached storage (DAS)

    An enclosure for implementing Microsoft Storage Spaces on JBOD.

  9. Virtualization

    Dell vWorkspace virtualization software

    Complete with Diagnostics and Monitoring feature tool.


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    Deploying Microsoft RDS with Storage Spaces and Dell PowerVault MD1220 storage arrays


    Microsoft Storage Spaces enables administrators to create a cost-efficient and highly scalable storage solution leveraging industry standard servers, storage controllers and hard drives. This white paper includes a reference architecture for deploying Microsoft Remote Desktop Services with Storage Spaces and Dell PowerVault MD1220 storage arrays.

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    Reference Architecture for Dell Wyse Datacenter for Microsoft® VDI and vWorkspace


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    Dell Wyse Datacenter for Microsoft VDI and vWorkspace - Interactive Guide


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