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What are the benefits of desktop virtualization (VDI)?

Desktop Virtualization

Desktop virtualization allows IT to centrally manage all endpoints while lowering IT costs and complexity. VDI empowers better IT for better business. But not all desktop virtualization solutions are created equally. When you’re considering VDI, look for an endpoint management system that gives you all the benefits of desktop virtualization while also ensuring compatibility with Citrix XenDesktop. Choose the thin or zero clients that offer an easy upgrade path to other VDI solutions. You should be able to continue using zero client hardware even if you change your VDI solution.

Reduced IT costs and added user efficiency

Centralized, remote management can save up to 70% in IT administration costs. For the fastest and most seamless switch to desktop virtualization, consider IGEL’s “plug and go” rollout. It only takes minutes and makes remote management as easy for 1,000 devices as for 10. VDI can also eliminate IT bottleneck. An efficient protocol communicates over the connection and so users spend 100% of their time advancing business initiatives.

Protect & Access Data

VDI frees you from needing to access data through any single PC. With centralized data, employees can securely access all data, even when they need to move from work station to work station. A secure login keeps data secure while ensuring efficiency. With IGEL, you boost VDI’s impact by setting user-dependent configurations in profiles so different staff can securely use the same device.

Choose the VDI hardware that’s optimized for Citrix XenDesktop VDI clients

Most zero or thin clients support Citrix XenDesktop; only the best zero and thin clients ensure constant compatibility through a robust support that automatically updates the latest versions of ICA. All IGEL zero and thin clients are Citrix XenDesktop compatible, support Citrix Receiver and are certified for HDX Ready. IGEL zero and thin clients constantly have the latest versions of ICA clients and offer full integration of Citrix features, such as the Secure Access Gateway client and Citrix Secure Access Gateway.

Choose the thin or zero clients that offer an easy upgrade path to other VDI solutions.

You should be able to continue using zero client hardware even if you change your VDI solution. An UD-Upgrade-License from IGEL will enable your IGEL zero clients to connect to other leading VDI solutions. Specialized zero clients from IGEL are optimized to one of the three leading virtualization solutions and boot directly into VDI sessions like Citrix XenDesktop or Horizon. They include free technical support, free firmware update that allow you to future proof your VDI solution by offering you an easy upgrade path to other VDI solutions.