Boost Virtual Desktop Performance with SoftNAS

Prioritize User Experience for Increased Productivity in a Virtual Environment

Boost Virtual Desktop Performance with SoftNAS

Prioritize User Experience for Increased Productivity in a Virtual Environment

User Acceptance of Virtual Desktop Performance 

Virtual desktop deployments are primarily measured by user experience of running apps locally and the responsiveness of the service to user input. Achieving high user satisfaction is critical for a successful VDI deployment. SoftNAS provides essential features to meet user expectations  

SoftNAS allows the use of NFS and CIFs/SMB protocol

User Data Integration

Securely migrate local user data  

  • Built-in Lift & Shift for secure, remote, tracked data upload 
    save as much as 80% on your storage expenses.

    Data Storage Fees

    Minimize expenses with block storage  

    • Compression, Deduplication, & SmartTiers  
        SoftNAS data compression

        User Profiles

        Enable persistent virtual desktops 

        • Prioritize user preferences for better experience
            Lift and Shift migration

            Data Performance

            Overcome latency with high performance data storage  

            • Accelerate data with customized management  
                HPC container workloads

                Load Management

                Scale to meet increased demand  

                • Manage storage needs based on usage  

                  SoftNAS Cost and Performance
                  Benefits 
                  for Virtual Desktops 

                   Increase LOB application performance

                  Storage Management

                  Manage the complete VDI storage environment in block storage for SSD, HHD and cold storage making data highly available and accessible at a reduced cost

                  Data Management

                  Manage data storage usage by eliminating 50 – 80% of data with compression, deduplication, and block by block redundancies

                  SoftNAS SmartTiers

                  Manage storage costs by allocating data between high-performance block storage and less expensive cold storage

                  Data Compression

                  Support major protocols including iSCSI, CIFs/SMB and NFS  

                  SoftNAS Use Cases

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                  Use Profile Management for VDI: Persistence

                  • Persistent VD with Non-persistent VD performance  
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                  Data and Application On-Prem to Cloud Migration

                  • Simplify VDI setup with Lift & Ship data migration built-in 
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                  VDI Load Scaling for Peak Usage

                  • Deliver a seamless user experience regardless of number of users running 
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                  User Experience and Latency

                  • Minimize latency for maximum user experience  

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