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HP Client Virtualization Reference Architecture for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Microsoft Hyper-V

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The new Gen8 CV reference architecture takes the complexity out of designing, ordering, and installing client virtualization solutions by providing a tested blueprint with leading Citrix XenDesktop software including a bill of materials and best practices.

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Compatible with

  • XenDesktop 7.1

Compatibility

  • Citrix Virtual Desktops (XenDesktop)

Product Details

The new Gen8 CV reference architecture takes the complexity out of designing, ordering, and installing client virtualization solutions by providing a tested blueprint with leading Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, formerly XenDesktop software including a bill of materials and best practices.

The added performance and user-density provided by the new ProLiant BL460c Gen8 blade server. An ideal platform for all user types, the BL460c offers not only high user counts per host, which is important for optimizing power and boosting management efficiency, but also a reduced infrastructure footprint.

Storage is one of the most critical components of a client virtualization solution. The HP P4800 LeftHand SAN for BladeSystem includes an all-inclusive enterprise-class software feature set including thin provisioning, application integrated snapshots, Network RAID and Remote Copy.

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Ideal For Enterprise customers looking to easily deploy and maintain a comprehensive client virtualization solution.

Supported Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

Supported Storage: HP P4800 LeftHand SAN Solution for BladeSystem

Network Management Components : HP Virtual Connect Flex-10

Features

Simplicity: accelerate your client virtualization deployment

  • Customize your own design with a sample bill of materials and best practices for configuration and installation
  • Experience simplified management of your servers and storage as well as your virtual machines with a single console using HP Insight Control and Microsoft System Center
  • Fine-tune sizing and performance for client virtualization workload

OpOptimization: a tested solution developed for client virtualization efficiency

  • Based on hundreds of hours of optimization testing with leading Citrix virtualization  software
  • Designed with no external switches resulting in better performance at a lower cost
  • Engineered with exceptional power, cooling, and storage efficiency
  • Tailored to customer requirements with HP services expertise

Flexibility: scale out to adapt to business changes and BYOD initiatives

  • Enable secure mobility with anywhere, anytime, any qualified device support
  • Support a broad range of user workloads
  • Create and maintain desktops without business interruption

Risk mitigation: protect your company information no matter what access device is used

  • Centralize user profile, data, and applications in the data center where its protected by  high availability processes     
  • Quickly delete virtual desktops on lost, stolen, or corrupted access devices
  • Securely govern access to your company intellectual property