Dell has started implementing a new virtualised desktop infrastructure (VDI) at a Canada-based French-language college of applied arts and technology, called La Cite.
Dell has based the solution on its Wyse zero clients and its PowerEdge servers, which make use of the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 operating system.
The college earlier had seven labs housing desktop PCs that were capable of running computer-aided design (CAD) software. However, these laboratories were noisy, hot and hard to schedule.
La Cite decided to invest in a futuristic VDI solution, and following a survey of the market, chose the Dell product specifications and VDI solution on Dell PowerEdge R720 rack servers.
With the institute planning to conclude the conversion of all 2,000 workstations on campus to
Systems administrator, La Cite,
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