Dell FX100 Zero Client

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Highly secure and flexible zero-client computing solution

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The Dell™ FX100 is a true zero-client communication solution that uses PC-over-IP® technology to support scenarios ranging from mainstream office use to extreme workstation/visualization application use. These innovative clients have:

  • No x86 processors
  • No application OS
  • No drivers

Key benefits include:
  • Near-zero footprint
  • Simplified deployment and management
  • Increased resistance to viruses that can affect traditional remote desktop installations

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Dell FX100 Zero Client- No Client Device to Manage

No Client Device to Manage

The Dell™ FX100 Zero Client has no image to manage — literally, none. Instead, this innovative, firmware-based decompression device provides bi-directional communication with your VMware view-based virtual PCs. Once the FX100 is installed, updates to the device are similar to BIOS updates on PCs: rare events, delivered as a single replacement package and secure from tampering or changes.
Dell FX100 Zero Client- A True Personal Computer Experience
A True Personal Computer Experience Zero PC, Near-Zero Footprint

We developed the Dell FX100 specifically to enable a best-in-class experience for remote users. Designed to work over industry-standard IP networks in conjunction with VMware View, the FX100 provides support for all the capabilities of a PC—including USB, motion graphics and audio.


Zero fans. Zero drivers. Zero footprint. It's the ultimate in simplicity for devices that sit at the edge of the network, side-by-side with users. With the Dell FX100, even remote users can work effectively without the need for a complex client device and its accompanying OS, specialized drivers, graphics subsystem, and other potentially disruptive features.

Flexible Computing for a Changing World

The Dell FX100 is a key component of Dell's Flexible Computing Solution, designed for businesses that need to centralize client desktops while providing employees with the performance and flexibility of traditional PCs. Equipped with audio in/out, multiple USB and two DVI connections, the FX100 enables flexible configurations, including support for up to two digital displays.

All interfaces in the FX100 are industry standard, ensuring seamless integration with existing peripherals such as keyboard, mouse, printer and headphones. In addition, the FX100 has been optimized for use with the Dell Precision™ R5400 Rack Workstation, and it can effortlessly switch between virtual PC sessions and virtual Precision Workstation sessions.

Dell FX100 Zero Client- Flexible Computing for a Changing World

Video Card

  • Graphics Options

    2 DVI-I ports with one DVI-I to VGA (DB-15) adapter supplied
    Video Control Display Data Control (DDC) for automatic setting of resolution and refresh rate

    Video Resolution

    Single DVI at 1920x1200;
    Dual DVI at 1600x1200


  • 4 USB 1.1 connectors – 2 front, 2 rear
    1 audio mic-in jack – front
    1 audio headphone out jack – front
    1 audio line-out jack – rear

    Remote Access Host Card
    PCIe x1 Card for Host Workstation
    2 DVI-I ports
    1 RJ45 jack for 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet

    Portal Devices
    Remote Power Button(Controls Workstation Host)
    Disconnect Button(Disconnects port and host card)
    Built to run standard 10/100/1000 Base10 ethernet Networks
    Allows true, transparent USB bridging over IP networks
    Same Plug-and-Play working as local workstations
    Provides flexible user authorization by allowing USB port disabling or filtering by type or user profile
    Onboard audio controller connects to standard audio codecs
    Required supply codec for Windows XP
    Operates in conjunction with any operating system and application
    No modification or additional host drivers required
    Management and Media communication protected by SecureSSL and IPSec


  • Portal Dimensions

    Height: 9.13"(232 mm)
    Width:  3.7"(94 mm)
    Length: 6.85"(174 mm)
    Keningston Lock Port


  • 12v DC
    30 watts or less
    Current at 115V: 150mA (nominal)
    10W (0.8A) DC nominal – using a 36W AC/DC adapter
    Current at 200V: 75mA (nominal)
    2.5mm inside diameter and 6.5mm outside diameter
    1 DC-in jack
    External power adapter with worldwide autosensing
    100-240v VAC, 50/60 Hz support


Customization and Set-Up 

Deployment Services
Our end-to-end deployment services are designed to simplify and accelerate the customization and utilization of your new systems. Dell Deployment Services include everything from order consolidation to coordination of deployment resources.

Managed Deployment
Dell Managed Deployment Services are for customers who need a complete, end-to-end deployment solution. Managed deployments are useful within complex logistical environments which require a single point of contact.

Hardware Customization (CFI)
Dell offers hardware customization services to help accelerate your system deployments. We can perform a range of services such as custom configuration, consolidation, and integration in our factory so that you can deploy your systems right out of the box.

ImageDirect is a web-based, hosted image management service that enables customers to easily create, manage, and load custom images for Dell commercial client systems.

Advanced Configuration Services
With Advanced Configuration Services (ACS), you can save time and resources by selecting various settings during the purchase process. You can choose to partition your hard drive; select boot order; change BIOS settings; and modify various standard software configuration settings.

Asset Recovery Services 

Asset Recovery Services
Asset Recovery Services offers safe and environmentally-appropriate disposal solutions for outdated or end-of-life IT assets. This service includes transportation, flexible logistics, equipment processing, detailed data security and environmental reports at an affordable price

Dell Flexible Computing Solutions

The desktop computing landscape is evolving. As organizations and their workforces become increasingly distributed and mobile, an explosion of new end-user devices has exacerbated the challenges being faced by IT departments. These challenges include ensuring data and device security regardless of location, managing data and applications consistently across the organization and providing support for the myriad of emerging devices and applications. Traditional computing has addressed the key customer pain points around mobility, security, manageability and availability in a limited fashion.

Dell's new desktop computing vision - Flexible Computing-delivers validated solutions (hardware, software, and services) that augment Dell's traditional desktop offerings and enable IT departments to navigate their increasingly complex environment.
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