Branch Office Desktop Partners

The Branch Office Desktop is a validated solution architecture offered by VMware and VMware Ready Partners. It is specifically built to meet the needs of organizations looking to support distributed offices. It combines VMware and ecosystem products and services to meet the necessary requirements for supporting reliable, cost-effective and high quality access to applications and data for end users within the branch. Solution elements include components that allow for central management of both virtual desktops and physical endpoints.


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Cisco VXI with VMware View for Branch Office Desktop enables IT organizations to extend desktop, application and other critical IT services to remote/branch office environments, with an uncompromised user experience, simplified management, and business continuity.  Cisco VXI offers an end-to-end approach that includes a pervasive security architecture, bandwidth-optimized WAN performance, and a comprehensive approach to consolidating and delivering branch-level IT services with minimal footprint, optimized cost, and maximized uptime.


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F5 Networks

F5 Networks provides strategic points of control throughout the IT infrastructure, enabling organizations to scale, adapt, and align with changing business demands and drive business forward on a solid foundation of IT agility. F5 brings hardened security, unified access management, high availability, and world-class scalability to VMware View in particular in support of the Branch Office Desktop solution architecture.


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IBM has been a leader in large-scale virtualization for four decades, building strong intellectual capital and experience as a trusted adviser to more than 4,000 companies and an extensive network of virtualization partners.

With IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure, IBM brings:

  • Choice. Rather than a "one-size-fits-all" approach IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure is based on a reference architecture approach, and supports a wide range of hardware, software and hypervisor platforms from multiple vendors to provide more flexibility to choose what you need.
  • Reliability. A broad portfolio of System x, BladeCenter and PureFlex configurations offer industry-leading availability and reliability features to help keep your virtualized desktop up and running
  • Expertise. IBM implementation services use time-tested methodologies and tools developed through real-world client implementations to help you select a better delivery model for your business and reduce the potential for business disruptions.


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Nimble Storage

Nimble Storage solutions are built on the idea that enterprises should not have to compromise between performance, capacity, ease of management, and price. Nimble's tier-less storage architecture, designed from the ground up to effectively combine flash with high capacity drives, makes high performance affordable, simplifies and enhances data protection, and delivers pain-free operations for virtual desktop environments.


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Nutanix is the first company to offer a radically simple compute and storage infrastructure for implementing enterprise-class virtualization without complex and expensive external network storage (SAN or NAS). Founded in 2009 by a team that built scalable systems such as Google File System and enterprise-class systems such as Oracle Database/Exadata, Nutanix is based in San Jose, California, and is backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Battery Ventures, and Blumberg Capital.


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The Pivot3 vSTAC delivers seamlessly unified, highly available shared storage and virtual server appliances that are purpose-built for modern virtual server and data workloads. The company has over 600 customers across the globe deploying Pivot3 vSTAC unified storage and compute appliances.  The company ships pre-configured and tuned vSTAC appliances for target applications including video surveillance, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and rich media cloud applications.


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Riverbed delivers performance for the globally connected enterprise. With Riverbed, enterprises can successfully and intelligently implement strategic initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing, and disaster recovery without fear of compromising performance. By giving enterprises the platform they need to understand, optimize and consolidate their IT, Riverbed helps enterprises to build a fast, fluid and dynamic IT architecture that aligns with the business needs of the organization. Additional information about Riverbed (NASDAQ: RVBD) is available at


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Trend Micro

Trend Micro, a VMware Global Technology Alliance partner, is a global leader in content security and threat management, with more than 20 years of expertise in server, endpoint, messaging, and Web security.

Trend Micro provides the most comprehensive suite of next-generation virtualization and cloud security solutions available today. These solutions leverage the VMware platform to deliver better-than-physical security, giving VMware customers the confidence to accelerate and complete their virtualization journey, maximize consolidation rates and cost savings, and ensure compliance.

Desktop Assessment

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Liquidware Labs

Liquidware Labs™ is the leader in desktop transformation solutions for next-generation physical and virtual desktops. The company's Stratusphere™ and ProfileUnity™ solutions have been described by analysts as the industry's first 'On-Ramp to VDI,' providing a complete methodology and software that enables organizations to decouple users and applications from the operating system and to cost-effectively assess, design, migrate and validate the user experience for next-generation desktop infrastructures. Liquidware Labs products are VMware and Citrix certified, and are available through a global network of partners.

Desktop Monitoring

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Aternity redefines real end user experience management by delivering the industry’s first Frontline Performance Intelligence (FPI) Platform, effectively transforming every device – mobile, virtual, and physical – into a self-monitoring platform that is user experience aware. By arming organizations with user-centric, proactive IT management capabilities, the Aternity FPI Platform dramatically reduces business disruption and increases user productivity. With Aternity’s 360 degree view of end user experience, advanced analytics for preemptive problem detection and cause analysis, and right-time decision support capabilities, Global 1000 enterprises finally have the empirical evidence on how application performance and usage impacts business results, providing them with a path for constant improvement.

Data Backup

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Fifteen years ago, CommVault was launched to give companies a better way to protect, manage, and gain business value from their data. Today, with more than 16,000 customers and counting, CommVault is liberating companies worldwide from chaos, excessive costs and complexity. CommVault Simpana software solves the unique data protection challenges resultant as IT organizations scale their VMware deployments, virtualize mission critical applications and transition to cloud-based infrastructure. For more information, visit