Implementing Lenovo Client Virtualization with Citrix XenDesktop

A Lenovo publication

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The Lenovo® Client Virtualization offers robust, cost-effective, and manageable virtual desktop solutions for a wide range of clients, user types, and industry segments. These solutions help to increase business flexibility and staff productivity, reduce IT complexity, and simplify security and compliance.
Based on a reference architecture approach, this infrastructure supports various hardware, software, and hypervisor platforms.

The Lenovo Client Virtualization solution with Citrix XenDesktop that is running on System x® rack and blade servers offers tailored solutions for every business, from the affordable all-in-one Citrix VDI-in-a-Box for simple IT organizations to the enterprise-wide Citrix XenDesktop. XenDesktop is a comprehensive desktop virtualization solution with multiple delivery models that is optimized for flexibility and cost-efficiency.

This Lenovo Press publication provides an overview of the Lenovo Client Virtualization solution, which is based on Citrix XenDesktop that is running on System x rack and blade servers. It highlights key components, architecture, and benefits of this solution. It also provides planning and deployment considerations, and step-by-step instructions about how to perform specific tasks.

This book is intended for IT professionals who are involved in the planning, design, deployment, and management of the Lenovo Client Virtualization that is built on System x family of servers that are running Citrix XenDesktop.

Table of contents

Part 1. Introduction to Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
Chapter 1. Lenovo Client Virtualization overview
Chapter 2. Components of the virtual desktop infrastructure
Part 2. VDI design considerations
Chapter 3. VMware vSphere design considerations
Chapter 4. Microsoft Hyper-V design considerations
Chapter 5. Citrix XenDesktopdesign considerations
Part 3. VDI deployment and management
Chapter 6. Citrix XenDesktop lab environment
Chapter 7. Deploying Flex System
Chapter 8. Deploying Citrix XenDesktop
Chapter 9. Operating Citrix XenDesktop
Chapter 10. Managing System x and Flex System hardware in a VDI environment


Publish Date
19 May 2015

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