- Available as an ESX or Hyper-V appliance
- Identifies which of your users are a best fit for hosted or local (offline) VDI, Terminal Server/RD Session Host or Application Virtualization
- Analyzes and reports on your current network, user and application usage
- Assesses the viability of a Windows 7 deployment
- Calculates improvement in VM density from leveraging Hyper-V Dynamic Memory
- Pre-determines desktop, network, data center and storage needs to help you build a successful plan to migrate and manage your users with virtual desktops and applications
You should give Andre Leibovici's online VDI Flash Calculator a try. Remember, properly sizing your VDI environment is one of the most important aspects of creating a VDI infrastructure design. Without knowing and understanding the workloads and the types of users in your environment, you could be setting yourself up for failure.
I have always been a fan of Login Consultants (many reasons, and for many years) and part of any good VDI management strategy is being able to determine the optimal hardware configuration required to support the required number of users and applications in your environment. Login VSI is a virtualization specific benchmarking tool to measure the performance and scalability of centralized desktop environments such as SBC and VDI.
You've heard all about the storage I/O performance demands of VDI, so how do you keep track of storage response times and latency issues within your environment? That's where the free SolarWinds Storage Response Time Monitor tool comes into play.