|[August 22, 2014]
NaviSite Introduces Desktop-as-a-Service Solution Leveraging NVIDIA GRID Technology for Enterprise Users
ANDOVER, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
today announced the launch of a leading-edge Desktop as a Service (DaaS)
solution that uses NVIDIA
GRID™ technology to offer industry-leading rich graphics
performance. In doing so, NaviSite (News - Alert) has ushered the benefits of desktop
virtualization for even the most intensive graphics workloads to a
broader audience of end-users using engineering, design, and multimedia
The solution brings the full benefit of NVIDIA (News - Alert) hardware-accelerated
graphics to the Cloud, enabling true GPU hardware acceleration across
multiple virtual desktops without compromising the overall graphics
experience. As a result, users across a number of industries including
architectural design, manufacturing and higher education can now access
3D renderings and run high performance graphics applications using a
traditional PC or thin client. Through NaviSite's DaaS platform, users
have a dedicated GPU processor that can run mission critical
applications and support large data processing tasks, freeing up the
system's core processor and memory to deliver greater system performance.
"We have expanded our industry-leading DaaS portfolio to enable graphic
intensive processing workloads in an extremely cost effective, flexible
and scalable model without compromising prformance," said Sumeet
Sabharwal, GM, NaviSite. "Our partnership with NVIDIA furthers our
leadership in bringing the full promise of desktop virtualization to
"NaviSite's solution using NVIDIA GRID technology enables all users in
high-end graphic work environments to have a great experience no matter
where they are. The platform allows enterprises to take advantage of the
many benefits of a cloud-hosted PC and still maintain the high quality
graphic experience these industries require," said Andrew Cresci, GM of
the GRID business at NVIDIA.
While addressing high-powered computing and visual graphics needs,
NaviSite's DaaS solution builds upon the core benefits including:
� Scale on-demand - IT can easily and quickly provision desktop
environments based on the immediate needs of the business.
� Enhance Security and Compliance - Users can store sensitive
information, such as 3D product design or off-shore hi-res maps in
NaviSite's state-of-the-art SSAE 16 compliant NaviCloud data centers,
providing a high level of security and compliance.
� Minimize Capital Costs - Businesses no longer need to
continually update their hardware, reducing the amount of capital
expenditure required for virtual desktop deployments.
NaviSite will showcase demos of the NVIDIA GRID-powered DaaS solution at
the upcoming VMworld® 2014, August 24-28, San Francisco, Calif.
(NaviSite booth #2029).
NaviSite, Inc., a�Time
Warner Cable Company, is a leading international provider of
enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and
services. NaviSite provides a full suite of reliable and scalable
managed services, including�Application
Cloud Services�for organizations looking to outsource IT
infrastructures and to help lower their capital and operational costs.
Enterprise customers depend on NaviSite for customized solutions,
delivered through an international footprint of state-of-the-art data
centers. For more information about NaviSite's services, please visit�www.navisite.com.
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