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Say “Never Again” to 14 Things with VDI Appliances

Val King
Posted by Val King on Aug 19, 2021 9:45:00 AM

Virtual Desktops (VDI) enable companies that utilize the technology to secure data and desktops in the data center and deliver virtual desktops – including those with some of the most graphics-intensive applications in the world – to anyone, anywhere with Internet, on any device.

Working from Home (WFH), or telecommuting, is a great practical application of the “Any, Any, Any” mantra. WFH is more the rule now than the exception it has been for the last 20+ years and certainly makes a compelling case for VDI workspaces in 2022 and going forward.

One of the significant challenges with VDI is that to achieve the “Any, Any, Any” gold standard, you have to first solve for “Many” – the many components that must be working in concert to deliver a great VDI experience. The many candidates you must interview to find your VDI genius and the many hardware and software decisions you will have to make to ensure the proper foundation is in place for VDI greatness.

Cloud offers a shortcut, with products from GCS, AWS, Azure, VMware, and Citrix expanding or making their entries into the cloud space. Desktops as a Service are also an option in some instances, from Whitehat Virtual or dozens of other vendors, of varying quality and use cases.

Schedule a DaaS test drive with a Whitehat VDI Expert and see it in action: 

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Whitehat’s Titanium Citrix and VMware VDI Appliances solve the problem of “Many,” deliver on the “Any, Any, Any,” and promises 14 “Never Agains” for those that have or are experiencing the challenges that come with building and managing VDI environments.

Recently, our VDI support teams had a little fun identifying 14 things the customers of Titanium HCI VDI appliances should never have to do again. Here is the list we came up with, in no particular order:

14 Things Customers with Titanium HCI VDI Appliances Never Worry About, Ever:

       Never Worry About VDI  Hardware, OS, Applications:     Never Worry About VDI IT Staffing Time, Money, & User Experience:
Building, patching, or upgrading VDI servers Cost of application upgrades for VMware or Citrix
Managing Citrix NetScaler/ADC Costs for ongoing VDI support

Anti-virus or exclusions in VDI

Managing profiles or group policies

Printing with VDI

Paying for third-party tools
Configuring NVIDIA vGPU Overloading IT team with VDI support requests
OS transitions or Windows Upgrades Buying or replacing old servers
Application installations Troubleshooting poor user experience with Teams, Outlook, Edge, Chrome, etc. 
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Titanium HCI for VMware VDI and Titanium HCI for Citrix VDI delivers an easy, guaranteed-great VDI experience that is maintenance-free and eliminates the need to maintain specialized skills to achieve the benefits of VDI.

VDI technology is complex, but that does not mean VDI customers have to experience that complexity. VMware and Citrix VDI customers have signed up for the benefits and capabilities of VDI, not the messy maintenance aspects required to maintain the best end-user experience. Schedule a session with one of our VDI experts and take a look at how VDI appliances can simplify the larger IT picture around desktop delivery and simplify VDI for your entire team. 

Topics: Citrix, Virtual Desktop (VDI), VDI, Titanium HCL