HP and Microsoft provide a solution to address the challenge of meeting workers' needs for flexibility while retaining control for IT - delivered as a simple, complete, cost-effective, and fully tested reference architecture for deploying a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Based on the HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 Server and software from Microsoft, the HP Client Virtualization SMB Reference Architecture for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 removes the guesswork and risk from deploying a VDI solution.        


Simplicity: this blueprint takes the guesswork out of sizing and installing your VDI installation.

Deploy and manage virtual desktops through a centralized and unified management infrastructure
Leverage the sample bill of materials, and best practices for configuration and installation
Minimize licensing costs with all Microsoft software
Experience predictable cost, predictable performance, and a repeatable solution
Supports low cost storage options like DAS

Rich end-user experience: deliver fast, easy access to customized desktops no matter the end point

Experience 6% performance increase with HP ProLiant Gen8 servers
Utilize both LAN and low-bandwidth high-latency WAN networks with Microsoft RemoteFX GPU software
Dynamically adapt to changing content, network conditions, and application differences

Flexibility: enable secure mobility with anywhere, anytime, any qualified device support

Scale out to adapt to business changes and BYOD initiatives
Work anywhere on range of devices

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