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1 Desktop Virtualization Solutions Simplified Appliance Seizing opportunities in today s mobile and social world Today s business models and customer engagements are increasingly real-time, dynamic and contextual. You are being challenged to make your IT systems more dynamic and flexible to support new business models to drive your organization forward not simply support day-to-day operations. Plus your organization has an increasing number of tech-savvy employees who expect technology to just work. Your employees expect IT to provide seamless access to work resources and social environments from multiple locations and on mobile devices. As your employees work and interact in today s mobile, virtual and social workspaces your IT systems are challenged to provide the flexibility and freedom to connect any user to any app, on any device. What if you could address your users needs for flexible, anywhere, any device computing with your existing budget and IT staff and be up and running in a matter of hours? With Dell Cloud Client Computing solutions you can securely deliver applications and content to your users on any device with a robust, reliable and scalable solution. You can accelerate solution deployments with preconfigured and pre-tested bundles that include all of the hardware, software, client devices and management tools necessary to ensure non-stop service and rapid growth.

2 Desktop Virtualization Solutions Simplified Appliance Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions (DVS) Simplified Appliance is a simple, practical VDI appliance solution. By consolidating pre-configured Dell PowerEdge servers with factory-installed software, Dell Wyse cloud clients and world-class Dell ProSupport, we have made VDI simple to implement and extremely cost-effective. Specifically designed to address the complexity and cost issues common in multi-vendor VDI solutions, the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance integrates Citrix VDI-in-a-Box VDI management software with efficient and powerful Dell PowerEdge rack or tower servers, your choice of Citrix XenServer or Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors and a three-year Dell ProSupport package, to create a simple costeffective appliance that is easy to deploy, manage and operate. Dell Wyse cloud clients are the ideal complement to the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance and provide a secure, economical, high-performance computing experience. Dell Wyse offers an extensive portfolio of thin and zero clients including the cost-effective T class, the high-performance Z class desktop thin clients, X class mobile thin clients and Xenith 2 zero client for Citrix environments. Dell Wyse cloud clients offer you the choice of Windows Embedded, Linux or Dell Wyse ThinOS firmware for the ideal combination of capability, manageability and security. With the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance you get all the benefits of cloud client computing streamlined desktop management, stronger security, increased agility and flexibility and a rich user experience to make your IT department a strategic contributor to organizational success.

3 Getting started with DVS Simplified Appliance Getting started with the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance is as simple as initializing the server grid network, importing a master image and fine tuning your users virtual desktops. The appliance arrives at your door with the VDI management software and hypervisor pre-installed and hardware pre-configured, making the initial setup simple and straightforward. Deploying the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance is a matter of: 1. Unboxing and powering up the server 2. Initiating the VDI grid environment 3. Importing a master image and creating a virtual desktop template 4. Assigning users and/or user groups to the virtual desktop template The simple wizard-based initial setup process automatically load balances virtual desktops across the appliance grid network. You can have your VDI solution up and running in as little as one afternoon. This unique integrated appliance combines all of the core VDI management functionality to provision and manage users, images, virtual desktops and the server grid in one intuitive, centralized management console. The Dell DVS Simplified Appliance includes a comprehensive three-year Dell ProSupport package, so your VDI solution is supported with the latest software updates with a clear path to technical support.

4 DVS Simplified Appliance benefits Simple VDI appliance Integrated, pre-configured hardware, factory installed software and hypervisor simplifies implementation and operations Quick and simple deployment Wizard-driven setup and configuration; rapidly deploy in as little as four hours Simplified desktop operations All-in-one VDI software consolidates connection brokering, load balancing, provisioning and VDI management to radically simplify management and provisioning of virtual desktops Dell Wyse cloud clients Dell Wyse cloud clients deliver an exceptional user experience with Citrix VDI-in-a-Box. They provide unparalleled security, ease of use and ease of management Affordable All-in-one solution Integrates VDI management software, Dell ProSupport and Dell PowerEdge servers to create a cost-efficient, simple appliance with no requirement for network storage Ideal balance of cost and performance Designed specifically with no-compromise solution components. Basic configuration cost is less than $500 per user. Support up to 66% more users on every appliance by leveraging the increased capabilities of Dell PowerEdge 12 th generation servers* Dell Services Dell ProSupport provides updates/patches and support for three years. Dell recommends Jumpstart Training and Dell Remote Advisory Services to get you up and running efficiently Dell Wyse cloud clients Easily integrate with the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance, making them the ideal companion client devices Practical Secure Virtual desktops, applications and data are centralized and secured and Dell Wyse cloud clients are diskless endpoints that offer zero attack surfaces for viruses and malware Rich user experience Delivers a rich user experience with built-in Citrix HDX technology for optimizing a user s virtual desktop experience Grid architecture Implements easy-to-manage server grid architecture with integrated server redundancy and scales linearly and predictably in a modular fashion End-to-end solution This VDI appliance solution contains hardware, pre-integrated software, Dell Wyse cloud clients and Dell ProSupport to save you time and accelerate your time to value * For up to 100 standard users including single appliance, software, broker licensing and support. Based on testing by Dell Labs in May Actual performance will vary based on configuration, usage and manufacturing variability.

5 DVS Simplified Appliance components Powerful components integrated into a powerful solution Dell Wyse cloud clients No other VDI solution provider can match Dell s cloud client breadth, flexibility and ease of integration with existing IT environments. Dell Wyse cloud clients are the ideal complement to the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance and make end-user computing much more secure, less costly and easier to deploy, manage and maintain. Dell Wyse Xenith 2/Xenith Pro Highly secure, instant-on, ultimate performance, auto-configure, zero clients purpose built for Citrix HDX environments. Ideal for power users needing HD content, unified communications and dual-display support Dell Wyse R class Highly secure, instant-on, highest-performance thin clients. Ideal for power users and consumers of HD content. Includes dual-display support Dell Wyse C class Highly secure, instant-on, cost-effective, compact thin clients. Ideal for task and knowledge workers who need multimedia and Flash playback, rich audio and USB peripheral connectivity Dell Wyse T class Highly secure, instant-on startup, cost-effective, compact entry-level thin clients. Ideal for task and knowledge workers who need multimedia and Flash playback, rich audio and USB peripheral connectivity Dell PowerEdge 12 th generation servers The Dell PowerEdge family is engineered with the right combination of features and performance scalability to handle tough workloads. The Dell DVS Simplified Appliance is available in rack mount Dell PowerEdge R720 and tower model Dell PowerEdge T620 both excel at running virtualization environments and deliver impressive I/O capabilities to readily handle very demanding workloads, like virtual desktop infrastructure. Dell engineering has optimized Dell PowerEdge R720 and Dell PowerEdge M620 server configurations for the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance to support up to 66% more users than the previous generation appliance. Citrix VDI-in-a-Box software Citrix VDI-in-a-Box is an intuitive all-in-one desktop virtualization software solution that makes the benefits of desktop virtualization available to every organization. This Citrix VDI-in-a-Box-based solution enables IT administrators to rapidly deliver centrally managed virtual desktops to any user, on any device with the same rich, high-definition user experience as enterprise-class solutions. The Dell DVS Simplified Appliance is delivered with Citrix VDI-in-a-Box software pre-installed so you can be up and running in as little as four hours and give your workers the freedom to work from anywhere on any device.

6 Services and resources Dell ProSupport is included with the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance providing comprehensive hardware support and software maintenance for three years. This means your team spends less time focused on problem resolution and they have more time to focus on critical business initiatives to improve organizational productivity. From live support to ticket submission and online status notification, all the bases are covered to help you resolve any issue quickly and effectively. Dell ProSupport provides your team with remote assistance and deployment of updates and patches for Citrix VDI-in-a-Box, Microsoft Hyper-V and XenServer hypervisors. Some organizations simply do not have the time or personnel resources to deploy the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance as efficiently or quickly as they would like. For maximum benefit, many customers choose to partner with Dell to leverage our deep expertise in client and desktop computing to fine tune their Dell DVS Simplified Appliance implementation. Dell professional services provide a portfolio of practical cost-effective services to complement the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance solution. Dell recommends: JumpStart Training Available as a four-hour* web-based course that includes the guidance and hands-on exercises necessary for IT administrators of all levels to master the appliance configuration and administration activities quickly and effectively. The curriculum can be customized to fit your specific needs Remote Advisory Services Dell Remote Advisory Services are available to remotely configure the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance. The four-hour service also includes an option for knowledge transfer Optional Dell professional services Dell Onsite Installation Service Dell s Onsite Installation Service provides a three-day engagement at your site to perform physical to virtual creation of desktop image, installation of the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance and other client devices, as well as knowledge transfer Dell Blueprint Assessment Service Dell s Blueprint Assessment Service uses a virtual appliance and agent software to gather detailed data from every desktop targeted for virtualization. The outcome is an expansive and detailed report of the desktop environment and user profiles with which Dell creates a detailed and accurate design and implementation plan Dell Application Packaging Service Dell s Application Packaging Service packages software applications for automated deployments Dell Network Optimization Service Dell s Network Optimization Service includes a comprehensive assessment of your network with detailed recommendations to optimize performance and availability Dell Image Creation Service Dell s Image Creation Service converts physical desktop images into virtual images in accordance with Dell or customer-defined specifications, for use with the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance Dell resources Contact your Dell Sales Executive or visit dell.com/dvssimplified For additional details about the Dell Cloud Client Computing portfolio visit dell.com/virtualdesktops *Jumpstart Training is also available as a two-hour option when combined with Remote Advisory/Configuration Services Dell, Inc. All rights reserved. Dell, the DELL logo, the DELL badge and PowerEdge are trademarks of Dell Inc. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell disclaims proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. This document is for informational purposes only. Dell reserves the right to make changes without further notice to any products herein. The content provided is as is and without express or implied warranties of any kind.

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