VDI 3.3 from Oracle Unveiled, Supports Linux, Solaris, Many more

Enterprise software maker Oracle has dished out the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 3.3 platform which comes with support for Oracle Linux, which gives increased performance.

The VDI 3.3 allows clients to manage and access virtual desktops running on the data centre from a centralised console.

The company said that the new VDI platform comes with an improved and simplified installation process and role-based administration support in the management system, which makes it easier for administrators to manage entire departments with varied needs.

The platform also comes with enhanced performance, capable of scaling up to 100,000 users per VDI cluster.

VDI 3.3 supports Oracle Linux and Oracle Solaris as guest operating systems. It also supports Windows and other Linux based operating systems like Ubuntu.

"Oracle continues to demonstrate its commitment to innovation in its desktop virtualization portfolio with the latest release of Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure," said Wim Coekaerts, senior vice president, Linux and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle.

"The new and improved capabilities in Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 3.3 enhance virtual desktop environments by delivering more performance, manageability and flexibility. As a result, our customers can benefit from lower overhead and a higher return on investment", he added.