vWorkspace

Simplify VDI and Microsoft Terminal Server management

With vWorkspace™, you can deploy a blended model of VDI, Microsoft Terminal Server (TS/RDSH) and application virtualization. Pair the appropriate technologies to users based on their unique needs, while keeping the average cost per virtual desktop to a minimum.

Load balancing and integrated user-experience monitoring help to ensure the best desktop virtualization performance for all of your users—regardless of endpoint device or platform.  Also take advantage of vWorkspace Hyper-V Catalyst Components for significant storage savings and fast provisioning.

Features

vWorkspace makes desktop virtualization affordable, flexible, easy to manage, as well as achievable, for your organization:

  • Enable BYOD by using any device in vWorkspace with connectors for iOS (iPad / iPhone), Android, Mac, Linux, Java.
  • Blend virtual desktop and application technology for lowest cost; mix and match hosted VDI, local/offline VDI, Terminal Server/RD Session Host, and application virtualization
  • Deploy virtual desktop environments of any size in minutes—and add capacity in seconds—with Desktop Clouds
  • Maintain peak performance of virtual desktops with advanced load-balancing schemes
  • Gain breakthrough scalability improvements right out of the box
  • Eliminate the need for expensive SAN storage by seamlessly using local storage (DAS) instead
  • Minimize the effects of network latency on end users in branch offices, home offices and offshore locations with patent-pending technology
  • Accelerate screen updates, images and multimedia content for an amazing user experience on different connections and devices with our Experience Optimized Protocol (EOP)
  • Choose among a variety of platforms, technologies, storage solutions, protocols, access devices and licensing options
  • Automate virtual desktop management tasks and reduce administration costs as well as simplify the customization of users' desktop environments
  • Enable a quick start-up and smooth continual administration of your virtual desktop infrastructure with wizard-driven installation and configuration, and a library of PowerShell cmdlets in the vWorkspace Community
  • Secure user and administrator access with SSL gateway, delegated administration and optional multi-factor authentication
  • View rich reporting capabilities including administrative actions, desktop state and environment configuration at the push of a button
  • Monitor user experience in real-time with diagnostics and reporting in order to display the most relevant data pertaining to the user experience and other context aware vWorkspace information in a single view.

Learn more about how vWorkspace enables lower-cost desktop virtualization, complete BYOD and a great user experience:

Videos

To see vWorkspace capabilities in action, view a variety of brief demos.

Screenshots

Screenshot Tour

Take a tour of vWorkspace

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Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 Support

vWorkspace 8.0 provides full support for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8, allowing you to fully benefit from new functionality in these Windows releases.

Greatly enhanced Hyper-V Catalyst Components

The Hyper-V Catalyst Components have been enhanced in Dell vWorkspace 8.0. HyperCache now has a special mode for RDSH to provide significant IOPS reduction and performance gains, while HyperDeploy’s new storage optimization feature slashes storage requirements.

User Experience Monitoring

A new view in the vWorkspace 8.0 management console enables you to monitor your users’ experience by presenting relevant data pertaining to their experience and other context-aware information in a single view. This information is available for “live sessions” as well as past-user sessions, allowing you to go back in time to view user experience metrics.

Docs

White Papers

A New, Automated Approach to Achieving Application Compatibility in Windows 7 Migrations A Peer Survey: Desktop Virtualization Separating the Hype from Reality BYOD: Putting Users First Produces Biggest Gains, Fewest Setbacks Dell vWorkspace Feature Set as it Relates to Higher Education Desktop Virtualization: Concept Becomes Reality with Quest Device Virtualization: An Approach for Enabling Universal Access to Scanners, Cameras, and Other Connected Devices Document Scanning with VDI and Remote Desktop Services: A Dell RemoteScan Interview Embracing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) - How to Balance User Freedom with Corporate Control Getting the Most from Your Desktop Virtualization Infrastructure with Quest How to Leverage Desktop Virtualization in Education How to Leverage Desktop Virtualization in Finance Integrated Document Management for a Mobile Workforce: How Scanner Virtualization Frees Technology to Follow Users Making Desktop Virtualization Part of Your Windows 7 Migration Navigating the Virtual Desktop Continuum PowerShell in the Enterprise: Best Practices and Recommendations Quest vWorkspace Integration and Scalability with Microsoft Hyper-V and System Center Virtual Machine Manager Scanning, Image Acquisition and Virtual Desktops - From Healthcare Nightmare to Operational Advantage Taming The Desktop: Deploying Effective Virtual Desktop Environments in the Organization Thin Clients, Zero Clients, Tablets, Ultra-thin Laptops and Healthcare BYOD back to top