Workspot, HP Enterprise launch new virtualization solution


Workspot, a provider of next generation Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HP’s business technology division), have announced a technology partnership and the availability of the HPE Reference Configuration for Workspot VDI on HPE Hyper Converged 380.

The Workspot and HPE solution redefines client virtualization (VDI) and enables IT to go from zero to client virtualization in 60 minutes. Built on a foundation of next generation technologies, Workspot and HPE are transforming the hybrid infrastructure. HPE’s new Hyper Converged 380 (HC 380) solution offers a highly available server and storage infrastructure that is deployable in 15 minutes. Like the HPE HC 380, Workspot’s unique cloud native architecture allows IT to deploy client virtualization in 60 minutes. Together, the joint Workspot + HPE solution becomes the ideal platform for customers looking for the rapid deployment and expansion of client virtualization desktops.

“HPE hyper converged infrastructure delivers unparalleled platform simplicity, ease of use and performance to customers.  Workspot extends our platform value further by reducing the complexity and operational cost of end user computing through its innovative cloud-based management.  We are pleased to partner with Workspot to offer this solution with HPE hyper converged infrastructure,” states Michael Tan, Director of Product Management at HPE.

The HPE Reference Configuration for Workspot VDI on HPE HC 380 is available now and details the validated solution. The secret behind Workspot’s speed is its cloud native, control plane architecture. By separating the control and data planes, Workspot simplifies client virtualization deployments by replacing the complex mash of operational front end of load balancing, brokering, databases, web portal, and provisioning services with a cloud service. By eliminating those components, Workspot VDI deploys in 60 minutes on the HPE HC 380, requiring only IT generalists, not client virtualization specialists, and less IT resources overall.

“The HPE HC 380 and Workspot VDI solution enables IT to get client virtualization up and running quickly and simply. IT can set up the HPE HC 380 to transform infrastructure in under 15 minutes. In another 60 minutes, IT can deliver Workspot’s VDI on the HPE HC 380. This is a revolution of simplicity for IT, and simplicity reduces cost,” states Amitabh Sinha, CEO and Co-founder of Workspot.

By simplifying operations, HPE and Workspot are lowering IT costs and gaining rapid time-to-value. Together these two companies are revolutionizing how IT can simply and quickly transform infrastructure and deploy workloads.

Workspot solves the corporate challenge of securely delivering apps, desktops and data to any device with a single frictionless user experience across mobile, Mac and PC platforms. Workspot connects users to all apps and data leveraging existing investments in the datacenter and without migrating data to the cloud. Based in Cupertino, California, Workspot is recognized by Gartner as a “Cool Vendor” in endpoint computing.