ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, announces that it has joined up with NaviSite and NVIDIA to showcase the ultimate VDI client at VMworld, August 24-28, in San Francisco. ViewSonic’s new CDE8451-TL 84-inch, 4K, touch-screen display, in combination with NaviSite’s new Desktop as a Service (DaaS) that features NVIDIA GRID technology, is ideal for use in collaborative and highly interactive work environments.
NVIDIA GRID technology offers the ability to offload graphics processing from the CPU to the GPU in a virtualized environment allowing applications – from Microsoft Office to high-performance, graphics-rich software – to be better utilized and applied across cloud and desktop servers.
By working with NaviSite to offer a showing of a scalable, flexible cloud-hosted solution, ViewSonic will demonstrate the combination of an off-site, cloud-based virtual infrastructure with GPU virtualization and how it can fit the needs and requirements of a manageable and flexible DaaS system. Together, ViewSonic’s CDE-8451-TL will illustrate the unique user experience that GPU virtualization can bring to help eliminate potential obstacles in VDI adoption.
“We’re pleased to be working with NaviSite and NVIDIA to bring GRID technology to the forefront and show how GPU virtualization can work in a DaaS-based virtual desktop environment,” said Michael Holstein, vice president of business development and emerging technologies at ViewSonic Americas. “This allows a new level of workstation performance to organizations that prefer to implement a cloud-hosted VDI infrastructure because of OPEX benefits.”
“A high-quality graphics experience is now a reality for VDI users,” said Andrew Cresci, general manager of the NVIDIA GRID business at NVIDIA. “ViewSonic’s display is a great way to showcase the NaviSite and NVIDIA GRID solution and illustrate how users can take advantage of a graphics-accelerated, cloud-hosted PC without any compromise in performance, even with the most demanding applications.”
The CDE8451-TL is an 84-inch, six-point simultaneous touch, interactive large-format display with 4K Ultra HD resolution. The large format LED backlit screen and 4K (3840×2160) resolution delivers the finest in color, clarity and image detail at four times the detail of traditional 1080p Full HD displays.
ViewSonic will also demonstrate the new SC-Z56 quad output zero client and the new SD-Z246 zero client with integrated 24-inch LED and ergonomic stand. With one of the most diverse lines in the market, ViewSonic is the VDI endpoint authority. The company continues to bring leading-edge products to market, including Integrated Thin Client and Zero Client Displays, along with discrete Thin and Zero Clients that deliver a seamless desktop experience in VDI networks.
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