VMware PEX 2014: Storage Takes Center Stage


SimpliVity: Partnering For VDI

At VMware PEX, SimpliVity said its OmniCube converged infrastructure solution supports VMware as part of the VMware Horizon View Rapid Desktop Program, which lets customers quickly deploy desktops based on VMware's View 5 and above. The OmniCube, which the company said was also certified with Citrix XenDesktop, offers global deduplication and compression, elimination of boot and login storms, rapid provisioning, efficient 1-1 persistent desktops, virtual machine centricity, scale out, and virtual machine-centric data protection, all of which help customers efficiently deploy VDI infrastructures, SimpliVity said. The company has also started publishing solutions and reference architectures for optimized graphics and compute intensive VDI application workloads.

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