Aberdeen LLC Announces AberVDI – A Complete VMware Horizon® 7.0 Certified VDI Solution

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Custom Configure a VMware Horizon® 7.0 Certified VDI Package Solution with Pricing Online in Minutes

Our configurator generates bundles that incorporate the servers, storage, and all of the hardware and software components needed to meet the needs of your exact number of virtual desktops, without demanding lengthy technical consulting cycles," said Moshe Ovadya, Aberdeen’s President and CEO

Aberdeen LLC, a leading manufacturer of custom servers and storage, today released their VMware Horizon® 7.0 certified Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution with AberVDI. As one of the first companies in the world to certify their VDI solution for this release, Aberdeen has created this turnkey solution with all of the software and hardware needed to deploy VDI in a single package.

The benefits of VDI allow your business to transform your desktop management into rich, personalized virtual desktops as a managed service from a virtualization platform built to deliver the entire desktop, including the operating system, applications and data. AberVDI allows centralized, automated management of these components for increased control and cost savings. You will be able to improve your business agility while providing a flexible high performance desktop experience with VMware Horizon View. Desktop administrators virtualize the operating system, applications, and user data while delivering modern desktops to end-users across a variety of network conditions.

Employing Aberdeen’s easy to use online configurator, in just minutes you can generate your own custom quotation for the exact, certified VDI solution you need to meet your unique requirements. The AberVDI solution is available in a standard or HBA redundant configuration. Aberdeen makes it easy for any business to make the switch to a virtual workplace environment, with the ability to quickly and painlessly receive a quotation for 50-300 or more virtual desktops. “Our configurator generates bundles that incorporate the servers, storage, and all of the hardware and software components needed to meet the needs of your exact number of virtual desktops, without demanding lengthy technical consulting cycles," said Moshe Ovadya, Aberdeen’s President and CEO, who went on to say, “The net result is a remarkably straightforward path to follow that assists you in successfully revolutionizing your network infrastructure.”

The AberVDI Kit Features:

  •     All of the software and hardware you need to deploy VDI in a single package
  •     VMware certified
  •     The included storage is VAAI certified.
  •     No need to go looking for every component or license
  •     Speed-tested for 300 desktops. Only 35% storage utilization
  •     Full redundancy built into every configuration
  •     Optional graphic video acceleration
  •     Integrated IPMI 2.0 with dedicated LAN for remote out of band management
  •     A hybrid combination of SSDs and 10K enterprise SAS HDDs for optimal price and performance

Aberdeen’s VDI solution offers redundant head units with the implementation of the Aberdeen Stirling 287, VMware ESXi 6.5 and FT Ready server. VMware HA, along with the new VMware vSphere 6.5 capabilities of clusters and resource pools, along with tighter integration with other VMware tools such as VMware vCenter Server, vMotion, and VMware DRS. It greatly simplifies virtual machine provisioning, resource allocation, load balancing and migration, while also providing an easy-to-use, cost-effective, high-availability and failover solution for applications running in virtual machines. Using VMware vSphere 6.5 and VMware HA helps to eliminate single points of failure in the deployment of business-critical applications in virtual machines. At the same time, it enables you to maintain other inherent virtualization benefits such as higher system utilization, closer alignment of IT resources with business goals and priorities, and more streamlined, simplified and automated administration of larger infrastructure installations and systems.

AberVDI also incorporates shared storage with the Aberdeen XDAS GX22m. This storage device comes with four 16G fibre channel host ports on each controller and a new SAS3.0 12G hard drive backplane. When data grows out of the capacity threshold of a single subsystem, you can scale it up to an installation housing more than one hundred drives through expansion enclosures. Powered by the new generation RAID engine as its heart, the new XDAS GX Series can deliver outstanding performance for processing large amounts of data. The no delay, smooth operation it enables can satisfactorily meet the service levels your business requires. Coupled with the broad support for enterprise-level OS and server virtualization, it can serve as data storage for top-tier applications.

In addition, Aberdeen’s Stirling 287 offers higher I/O connectivity, featuring an incredible seven PCI Express 3.0 slots available for expansion use. This allows for up to seven slots of add-on cards such as GbE or 10GbE network interface controllers and 16Gb Fibre Channel adapters for storage expansion.

By employing Intel® Xeon® E5-2600v4 processors, the AberVDI solution delivers high performance and increased memory bandwidth for the next generation of smart and intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) and networking applications. The E5-2600v4 processor family provides the capabilities to meet the needs of a wide range of compute intensive applications, including video analytics, high-end medical imaging and security applications. Their enhanced security capabilities enable improved data encryption and deliver higher protection from attacks on data moving from devices at the edge, over the network to the cloud.

About Aberdeen

Aberdeen LLC is a manufacturer and developer of customizable server and storage hardware and solutions for companies of all sizes. They are the only server and storage company to offer their unique 5-Year Warranties, fully customizable hardware, and their special “try for 30 days” test drive program. For more information, visit them at http://www.aberdeeninc.com or call 800-500-9526.

About VMware

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, helps customers realize possibilities by accelerating their digital transformation journeys. With VMware solutions, organizations are improving business agility by modernizing data centers and integrating public clouds, driving innovation with modern apps, creating exceptional experiences by empowering the digital workspace, and safeguarding customer trust by transforming security. With 2016 revenue of $7.09 billion, VMware is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA and has over 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners worldwide.

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