NVIDIA Grid

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Enterprise Desktop Virtualisation (VDI)
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NVIDIA GRID PARTNER SOLUTIONS

Virtualize desktops and applications without compromising the user experience. The NVIDIA compatibility guarantee ensures that users experience the same state-of-the-art graphics they have at their desk through the implementation of native NVIDIA graphics drivers.

GRID APPLICATION CERTIFICATION

NVIDIA works with over 100 leading workstation application companies to ensure this experience meets their stringent application certification standards. A list of these solutions that are currently certified on GRID can be found here. New applications are being certified weekly so check back.

VIRTUALISED APPLICATION SOLUTIONS (SHARED GPU)

NVIDIA GRID accelerates on-demand enterprise applications via Citrix XenApp. Users get the same level of experience they are used to from their locally installed applications.

 
  NVIDIA Compatibility Guarantee Application Certifications Graphics APIs Supported GRID K1 GRID K2
Citrix
Citrix XenApp 6.5 with OpenGL Add-on or XenApp 7.5
- DirectX 9, 10, 11
OpenGL 4.2
 

Virtual Desktops Solutions (SHARED GPU)

These solutions provide improved user density while delivering a graphics-rich experience. Offloading graphics processing from the CPU to the GPU improves the user experience and enables low-latency, high-quality interaction with all office productivity and multimedia applications. NVIDIA GRID vGPU technology enhances sharing by delivering true hardware virtualisation, certified by leading application companies for delivering the same graphics compatibility as dedicated GPUs at the desk.

 
  NVIDIA vGPU Technology NVIDIA Compatibility Guarantee Application Certifications Graphics APIs Supported GRID K1 GRID K2
Citrix
XenDesktop 7.11
DirectX 9, 10, 11
OpenGL 4.4
Microsoft
RemoteFX
Windows Server 2012
- - - DirectX 9, 10, 11
OpenGL 1.1
VMware
Horizon View 5.2 with vSGA2
- - - DirectX 9
OpenGL 2.1
 

VIRTUAL REMOTE WORKSTATION SOLUTIONS (DEDICATED GPU)

Provides the industry-leading NVIDIA® Quadro® experience for designers, artists, and scientists who rely on applications requiring interactive 3D graphics and full compatibility. All Quadro professional drivers and APIs (DirectX, OpenGL, NVIDIA CUDA®) are enabled to allow full workstation application certification.

 
  NVIDIA GPU Passthrough Technology NVIDIA Compatibility Guarantee Application Certification Supported Interfaces GRID K1 GRID K2
Citrix
XenDesktop 5.6 FP1 or XenDesktop 7 with HDX 3D Pro
NVIDIA CUDA
DirectX 9, 10, 11
OpenGL 4.4
4
Entry
users
2
High-end users
VMware
Horizon View 5.3 or higher with vDGA
NVIDIA CUDA
DirectX 9, 10, 11
OpenGL 4.4
4
Entry
users
2
High-end users
 

Find out which applications are XenApp ready visit www.citrix.com/ready or www.community.citrix.com/citrixready

GRID IS ALSO AVAILABLE AS A SERVICE

Mainframe2 delivers SaaS (Software as a Service) to software vendors and enterprises

Mainframe2's software leverages the NVIDIA GRID GPUs hosted by Amazon Web Services to make it easy to deploy, scale, and use any Windows application in the cloud. Software vendors and enterprises can use Mainframe2 to turn any device with an HTML5-capable browser into a powerful workstation. No Flash, no Java, and no separate plug-ins; Mainframe2 software enables partners to deliver Applications-as-a-Service (AaaS) on top of AWS G2 instances to their customers.

 

1 - NVIDIA GRID™ vGPU™ is only supported on compatible versions of Citrix XenServer.
     Consult Citrix for compatibility.
2 - Only compatible with VMware vSphere Hypervisor. Consult VMware for compatibility.

 

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