VXI - In Depth

Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI)

Adopt a Comprehensive Virtual Workspace Strategy

With Cisco desktop and workspace virtualization solutions, your IT staff can address a broad range of workspace challenges, including:

  • Proliferation of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) endpoints and mobile work environments
  • Complexity and cost of enterprise desktop and mobile device management
  • Windows migration and desktop refresh
  • Security, compliance, and business continuity

Get a Solution that Works for Many Uses

Cisco Virtual Workspace (VXI) Smart Solution Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solutions address many use cases.

Cisco Virtual Workspace (VXI) Smart Solution

Increase business efficiency, productivity, and agility. Help enable a flexible workspace, including voice and video, to any device in any location. This solution combines Cisco data center, network, security and collaboration technologies. You get an end-to-end collaborative workspace solution that meets user's evolving work style, mobility, and device needs.

Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solutions

Provide IT with a choice of scalable and cost-effective data center infrastructures tailored to host various virtual desktop and application delivery models and meet different scalability requirements. Help IT provide users with a productive and highly secure, virtualized work environment, anywhere and on multiple devices.

Get the Service and Support You Need

These comprehensive solutions are backed by validated designs, services, and an industry-leading partner ecosystem.

With the Cisco Virtual Workspace solution, you can unify virtual desktop, voice, and video services, anywhere, on any device. This solution combines:

  • Efficient, on-demand virtual desktop hosting
  • Industry-leading networking for optimized service delivery
  • Innovative unified communications and collaboration applications for virtualized environments
  • Technologies from partners such as Citrix and VMware
VXI AAG

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Meet End-User Needs

The following table lists typical users and their needs, which our virtualization solutions can help you meet.

Typical end user Description Example
Task workers Require simple, non-personalized desktop services for limited applications Call center employees, bank tellers, retail clerks, factory workers
Remote workers Geographically dispersed, with varied locations, devices, and application needs Teleworkers, outsourcers or contractors, offshore workers, branch office employees
Office workers (knowledge workers) Require complex PC capabilities with personalization and diverse applications and devices On-campus employees in finance, marketing, administration, and operations
Guest workers Require temporary network access - including from their own devices - in a campus or branch for complex PC activities with standard applications University lab students, training center visitors
Mobile worker (power users) Require secure network access and application support for productivity and collaboration while off site or on the road Sales, executives, field service team members

Cisco Workspace Virtualization

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Technical Resources

VXI Validated Designs

Services

Desktop Virtualization Services

Cisco VXI with Citrix XenDesktop

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