Reference Architecture: Lenovo Client Virtualization with Citrix XenDesktop and ThinkSystem ServersReference Architecture

Updated
8 Jan 2018
Form Number
LP0664
PDF size
46 pages, 990 KB

Abstract

This document is the reference architecture (RA) for the Lenovo Client Virtualization (LCV) solution using VMware Horizon on ThinkSystem servers. It should be read in conjunction with the LCV base reference architecture document. This RA describes the software components of the solution including VMware Horizon and the VMware ESXi hypervisor. The RA shows different operational models using Lenovo ThinkSystem servers, networking and storage products with guidance on how to size each part of the solution. Some examples of different deployment models are provided together with an appendix containing the bill of materials.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Architectural overview
Component model
Operational model
Appendix: Bill of materials
Resources

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Change History

Changes in the January 8 update:

  • Added section on GPU graphics acceleration
  • Replaced G8124E RackSwitch with ThinkSystem NE1032 switch
  • Added ThinkSystem SD530 server

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