HP bundles Blade PCs with Citrix offering
Dubai, March 18, 2009
HP is offering a solution which integrates its Blade PCs with Citrix XenDesktop 3 to help businesses reduce costs and enjoy better manageability, scalability and security than with traditional PCs.
At the core of the solution are the new HP BladeSystem bc2800 Blade PC and HP BladeSystem bc2200 Blade PC, which offer advanced infrastructure control and scalability.
These products are combined with Citrix XenDesktop 3 to provide a high-definition user experience and centralised desktop management.
The combined offering leverages the power of both the data center and endpoint devices to significantly reduce desktop total cost of ownership.
“By combining HP blade PCs with XenDesktop, we’ve created a simple, low-cost virtualisation solution that helps companies efficiently manage and scale their computing environments while delivering the high-performance experience knowledge and power users demand,” said Anil Kumar, general manager, PSG, HP Middle East.
“Particularly in this challenging economic environment, we see client virtualisation as a cost-efficient alternative for companies needing to economically update and better manage their personal computing infrastructures.”
“This joint offering with HP demonstrates our continued commitment to deliver products and solutions that provide customers best-in-class desktop virtualisation solutions, delivering a high-definition user experience and streamlined architecture for quick, easy and cost-effective deployments,” said Raj Dhingra, group vice president and general manager, Desktop Delivery Group, Citrix Systems.
The highly efficient HP BladeSystem bc2200 and HP BladeSystem bc2800 reduce individual employee power usage while maintaining the full functionality of a desktop PC.
HP blade PCs also include 90 percent-efficient, redundant power supplies to reduce power consumption and increase system reliability.-TradeArabia News Service