Citrix VDI-in-a-Box Version 5 Released

Posted on: 20th January 2012

 Vcentral are working with our customers to deploy Citrix VDI-in-a-Box and with Version 5 now out companies can benefit from increased functionality.

Virtual desktops for less

Small and midsize businesses want to realize the same desktop virtualisation benefits as their enterprise counterparts, but face tight budget and resource constraints. VDI-in-a-Box is an easy, affordable, all-in-one desktop virtualisation solution that makes the benefits of desktop virtualisation available to every business. Running on off-the-shelf servers, the solution enables IT to deliver centrally-managed virtual desktops to any user, on any device—all for less than the cost of PCs. With VDI-in-a-Box, you can give your workers the freedom to work from anywhere while instantly lowering costs and improving security.

What's New?

Even simpler and more intuitive

Point-and-click wizards guide you through key virtual desktop administration tasks such as desktop image preparation and updates. VDI-in-a-Box 5 has an expanded set of wizards to cover every frequent operation. 

Microsoft Hyper-V Support

VDI-in-a-Box provides an open architecture that supports multiple hypervisors—now including Microsoft Hyper-V.

Support for more than one billion devices

With Citrix Receiver, you can provide secure access to any desktop from any of over one billion devices, including iOS, Android, WebOS, Chrome OS, Mac OS, Linux and Windows PCs, thin clients and mobile devices.

Scalable, high-performance multimedia

Optimize the user experience with high-quality voice, video and multimedia while reducing bandwidth and server-side rendering to drive down the cost of deployment.

  • Real-time audio stream reduces the impact of network latency for voice traffic
  • Webcam compression enables enterprise-scale video conferencing
  • Graphics command redirection decreases bandwidth an additional 33 percent while delivering a local-like experience

Contact Vcentral to find out more!