|[November 29, 2012]
Dell Expands Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Offerings with New Windows Server 2012 Solution
ROUND ROCK, Texas --(Business Wire)--
Dell today announced new cloud client computing solutions providing
customers who have selected a Microsoft (News - Alert) desktop virtualization strategy
with additional infrastructure options. Dell DVS
Enterprise for Windows Server 2012 is an end-to-end desktop
virtualization infrastructure enabling IT to provide workers with secure
and flexible access to data and applications while simplifying
management and improving data security, control and compliance. This
end-to-end offering further extends Dell's (News - Alert) leading position in the cloud
client computing market.
Enterprise for Windows Server 2012 is an on-premises solution
designed to help Dell partners and customers easily size and deliver
pre-tested Dell hardware components to support specific configurations
over 1,000 remote desktop sessions or up to 600 VDI users. It is ideal
for organizations such as schools and universities that have existing
Microsoft and education licensing and purchasing agreements and are
interested in a limited-sized deployment, along with a mix of remote
desktop sessions and virtual machines at an affordable cost.
The end-to-end solution based on the recently announced
architecture has bee pre-tested and pre-configured with Dell
PowerEdge 12G Servers, Dell EqualLogic storage, Dell Force10 networking,
Dell ProSupport¹, Dell Wyse thin clients and Windows Server 2012 server
licensing with multiple real-life workloads. Dell DVS
Enterprise for Windows Server 2012 provides multiple virtualization
modes, including pooled and personal virtual desktops and Remote Desktop
Services that are all managed, deployed and configured from the same
Dell Wyse's range of Windows Server 2012 RemoteFX optimized and
certified thin clients, including the R10L, D90D7, Z90D7, as well as the
X90m7 mobile thin clients, provides users with a robust experience, even
on low-bandwidth and high-latency connections. With Dell Wyse endpoints,
people working with graphics intensive or VoIP applications can enjoy a
high quality experience regardless of network connection or geographic
DVS Enterprise for Windows Server 2012 is available today in the U.S.,
Canada, U.K., France, Germany and Netherlands via direct and channel
partners from less than $300 per seat² for remote desktop sessions.
"Powered by Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services (RDS), Dell DVS
Enterprise for Windows Server 2012 empowers IT to give users flexible
access to data and applications with a rich user experience," said
Michael Park, Corporate Vice President, Server and Tools Marketing, at
Microsoft. "We are delighted to be working closely with Dell to simplify
management, while improving data security, control and compliance, all
of which that Dell has brought together into an end-to-end solution."
"We are delighted to work with Microsoft on DVS Enterprise for Windows
Server 2012, which also complements our recently announced solutions
tailored specifically for Citrix and VMware, all providing our mid-sized
customers the widest choice of tested and configured infrastructure
optimized for increased manageability and lower cost of ownership that
desktop virtualization brings," said Tarkan Maner, general manager and
vice president, Dell Cloud Client Computing. "We continue to build the
broadest portfolio of solutions on the market based on our robust data
center solutions, professional services and optimized desktop devices
that help organizations to unlock their potential."
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Dell and PowerEdge, ProSupport, EqualLogic, Force10 and Wyse are
trademarks of Dell Inc. Dell disclaims any proprietary interest in the
marks and names of others.
¹ Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region. For more
information, visit www.dell.com/servicedescriptions.
² List price estimate based on 1,040 remote desktop sessions or 600
pooled VDI seats (per reference architecture), including datacenter
hardware and software, 3-years ProSupport but excluding endpoint.
Additional conditions apply.
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