White Paper: Gridcentric Virtual Memory Streaming

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Entelechy Associates was invited to participate in testing an alpha version of Gridcentric Virtual Memory Streaming (VMS) to assess the benefits of incorporating Gridcentric VMS in the virtual infrastructure of a VDI environment. Test results show that the alpha version of VMS used in conjunction with Citrix XenServer and XenDesktop lowered server memory requirements by over 50%, doubling the number of virtual desktops per server, while at the same time eliminating “boot storm” IOPS loading; creating significant cost saving opportunities and increasing operational flexibility.

This paper reviews Gridcentric VMS, shares details of the most recent performance tests, and offers a preliminary analysis of its benefits.

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