QxVDI VMware Edition-OA FAQ

What is QxVDI VMware Edition-OA?

QxVDI VMware Edition-OA (Office Application), or QxVDI-OA, is a turnkey Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Appliance powered by VMware Horizon software. This appliance uses one 3U 9-node high density server and two embedded switches to create an optimized building block for your VDI deployment. It integrates compute, storage and networking resources into a hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) with great flexibility, high scalability, and unparalleled simplicity. QxVDI-OA is an exceptional solution that enhances the security of your data, streamlines desktop and application management across devices and locations, and delivers an outstanding user experience.

What is hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI)? Why should I adopt HCI?

Hyper-converged infrastructure refers to the innovative technology that integrates compute, storage and virtualization into a single x86-based system. By adopting hyper-converged infrastructure, users could rely on single vendor. QCT’s pre-validated and pre-configured design drastically reduces the cost and complexity of traditional infrastructure.

What is Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)? Why should I adopt virtualization?

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure refers to the process of running applications in a user desktop inside a virtual machine that lives on a centralized server in the data center. Desktop virtualization enhances data security, delivers consistent performance, and radically simplifies management across devices and location.

What benefits does QxVDI-OA bring?

QxVDI-OA is a turnkey solution that delivers high IOPs, low latency, proven reliability, and great simplicity. Its 3U 9-node architecture and hyper-converged infrastructure provide unrivaled performance and great space efficiency. By separating your workloads into 9 nodes, it decreases the impact when one node fails and reduces the risk of management. Its pre-validated, pre-qualified configuration saves you the time and cost involved so that your company can focus on developing its business in a secure, stable, and streamlined IT environment.

What is the software stack in QxVDI-OA?

QxVDI-OA comes pre-loaded with VMware Horizon 7 and QCT Auto Deployment Manager, which are capable of simplifying deployment and management.

What is the offering of QxVDI-OA?

QxVDI-OA is built with one high density 3U 9-node micro server and two embedded switches for optimized performance and redundancy. With the special hardware design, the solution delivers high performance and enhanced risk management.

How long does it take to deploy a VDI environment?

QCT Auto Deployment Manager greatly simplify the deployment of a VDI environment. The entire process can be completed in a few steps and takes approximately 60 minutes.

How many users does QxVDI-OA support? What is the VDI profile?

QxVDI-OA has the capability to support up to 180 users (VDI profile: 2 vCPU 2GB RAM) or 100 VDI users (VDI profile: 2 vCPU 4GB RAM).

What is the difference between QxVDI VMware Edition-OA, QxVDI VMware Edition-HC, QxVDI VMware Edition-3D and QxVDI powered by VMware Cloud Foundation?

QCT offers QxVDI series to meet various workload demand. QxVDI VMware Edition-OA is suitable for office application workload, while QxVDI VMware Edition-HC/QxVDI powered by VMware Cloud Foundation meet the demand for compute-intensive workloads, such as lab room, ROBO and large office. As for QxVDI VMware Edition-3D is designed for special compute or graphic design needs.

Who should adopt QxVDI-OA? What are the differences between QxVDI-OA, QxVDI-HC, QxVDI-3D and QxVDI powered by VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF)?

QxVDI-OA is a great appliance for those who care about security, scalability, speed, and high performance. Powered by VMware Horizon 7, QxVDI-OA greatly simplifies operation and accelerate time-to-value by allowing users to manage multiple desktops through a single platform. It is specifically designed for light and medium workloads in company offices, computer rooms on campus, call centers, ROBO (Regional Office Branch Office), and OA (Office Automation) Systems. Customers from small and medium business, enterprises as well as education and healthcare industries often find QxVDI-OA an appliance ideal for their needs.

How would I purchase QxVDI-OA? How could I request a demo or a Proof of Concept (PoC)?

Get started by contacting QCT representatives or sent inquiry via QCT worldwide solution centers provides the pre-validated environment to ensure the compatibility of hardware platform and software stack. A well-prepared environment will set up for customer to remotely log in for trial.

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