Stratodesk is redefining endpoint computing by delivering a single endpoint solution for VDI, DaaS and IoT markets. Today’s enterprises are moving beyond traditional desktops towards smart workplaces where the diverse network of endpoint devices will create interoperability and compatibility issues without a single unified endpoint solution.

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Compatibility

  • down-arrow Citrix Virtual Desktops (XenDesktop)
    2112, 2203 LTSR
  • down-arrow Citrix Workspace
    Citrix Workspace
  • down-arrow Citrix Workspace app (Receiver)
    Citrix Workspace App for Linux
  • down-arrow HDX Realtime Optimization Pack
    2.9
  • down-arrow Citrix Virtual Apps (XenApp)
    2112, 2203 LTSR
  • down-arrow Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service on Azure
    Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service on Azure
  • down-arrow Citrix Gateway (NetScaler Gateway)
    Citrix Gateway service
  • down-arrow Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service (XenApp and XenDesktop service)
    Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service

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Product Details

NoTouch Desktop™ is a Citrix ready, hardware agnostic (X86 and ARM/Raspberry Pi) operating system and management suite for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, formerly XenApp and XenDesktop; VDI endpoints. NoTouch, with Citrix Receiver pre-installed, unifies and standardizes Citrix VDI endpoints while delivering unchallenged deployment and management options. In addition, Stratodesk NoTouch is the operating system of the Citrix Ready workspace hub (previously known as Citrix HDX Ready Pi).

The product consists of:

NoTouch OS: Supercharges Your VDI Endpoints

NoTouch OS is a Linux-based, minimal-footprint operating system that runs on PCs, thin clients and laptops and even Raspberry PIs. With NoTouch OS you can eliminate Windows entirely-essentially turning your endpoint device into a zero-like client. NoTouch OS supports commercial VDI tools from Citrix and others.

NoTouch Center: Productivity Boost for Sys Admins

NoTouch Center, a browser-based tool, helps IT administrators to configure and manage repurposed PCs, thin clients and laptops–all from a single screen. NoTouch Center provides full control over endpoints, helping compliance and protecting patient privacy. Supporting inheritance of settings, NoTouch Center makes it easy to set up and configure groups and push out updates to all NoTouch Clients and supported vendor VDI software. Other NoTouch Center features include multiple user roles, monitoring, asset management and asset tracking, helpdesk and more. NoTouch Center is the enterprise-grade tool that reduces system administrator time and keeps your entire VDI environment operating at peak performance.

Stratodesk Virtual Appliance: Client Hosting and VDI Management

The Stratodesk Virtual Appliance simplifies your VDI architecture and streamlines VDI administration. This 64-bit Linux-based appliance comes preconfigured to run in environments such as Citrix Hypervisor, formerly XenServer and Microsoft Hyper-V. Stratodesk Virtual Appliance includes NoTouch Center and a pre-boot execution environment (PXE) used to bring up NoTouch OS on diskless machines. An easy-to-use web-based administration interface makes it easy to perform tasks such as updating endpoints and backing up the virtual appliance. Stratodesk Virtual Appliance can also store files locally for update distribute and network boot –no external database needed.

Thin Client configuration and test case results:

Thin Client OS: Linux
Architecture: 32 bit (x86)

Type Test Standard Premium Test Results
Multimedia Hardware Accelaration using H265 Codec Support (Optional)       X NA
Video Conferencing on Skype for Business with HDX Real Time Optimization Pack Support       X NA
Optimization for Microsoft Teams Support       X Passed
HTML5 Redirection Support       X Passed
Browser Content Redirection Support       X Passed
Windows Media Stream Redirection Support       X Passed
Security PIV Smartcard Support       X Passed
Citrix Workspace Enablers Citrix Cloud Services Support       X       X Passed
Citrix Files access and Experience Support       X       X NA
Citrix Workspace App Support       X       X Passed
Citrix Workspace Support       X       X Passed
Access Secure SaaS and Web Application       X       X Passed
Devices Plug n Play Devices Redirection       X       X Passed
High-Definition Webcam Streaming       X       X Passed
3D Mouse Support and Redirection       X       X Passed
Graphics Rich Graphics Application Support       X       X Passed
Multi Monitor Support for 2D and 3D Applications       X       X Passed
Pixel Perfect Lossless Compression       X       X Passed
2D Graphics - Server Rendered Virtual Application       X       X Passed
Multimedia Video Playback - Server Rendered Windows Media Redirection       X       X Passed
Print Client Printer Test Using Citrix Universal Printer Driver       X       X Passed
General HDX Traffic Management and Monitoring with Citrix ADM 
(optional)
      X       X NA
Accelerated Traffic Support through Citrix SD-WAN (optional)       X       X NA

*Passed: This case is fully tested by partner and has met the desired results.
*Not Tested – This test case was not executed as per partner preference. Submit your questions by clicking on the Request Information button on this page.
*NA (Not Applicable) – This test case is not applicable for this thin client because of the hardware/software or Citrix product support limitation.

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Features

Features OS:

  • Pure software solution (x86 and ARM/Raspberry Pi) with various deployment and boot options ( e.g. “live boot” from USB stick, network boot (PXE), as well as standard installation on hard disk or flash drive).
  • Secure and purposely built for the enterprise
  • Extends the life of existing desktop hardware
  • Secures initial investment in hardware
  • Unifies client network (only one PC and thin client OS and only one management solution)
  • Full HDX support: Flash Redirection, Skype for Business, H.264
  • Smartcard Support (including CAC) and SingleSignOn Support

Features Management:

  • Easy-to-use management suite with asset tracking, reporting engine, user roles, and easy certificate handling. Fully configurable, highly scalable, and enterprise ready.
  • On or off premise hosted VA with NoTouch Center and PXE server pre-setup
  • Cloud based discovery and enrollment of endpoints
  • X86 Bit/Processor Architecture/Thin Clients/Endpoints and Peripherals
  • Standard/Endpoint Level/Thin Clients/Endpoints and Peripherals
  • Stratodesk Software GmbH/Company/Thin Clients/Endpoints and Peripherals
  • X64 Bit/Processor Architecture/Thin Clients/Endpoints and Peripherals
  • Arm/Processor Architecture/Thin Clients/Endpoints and Peripherals
  • NoTouch OS/Operating System/Thin Clients/Endpoints and Peripherals

Advantages

Stratodesk NoTouch OS and NoTouch Center provides cusotmers with a unmatched combination of the most flexible and secured endpoint operating system with a comprehensive management that was born for today's cloud driven environments.