HP Virtual Client Essentials is an advanced, software portfolio that includes a full line of multimedia, brokering, and streaming solutions designed specifically to deliver the simple and reliable computing experience customers expect from HP. New enhancements to the Virtual Client Essentials software portfolio extend the reliability and compatibility of HP client virtualization solutions with industry-leading partners VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft, while also giving you additional choices for rich multimedia experiences through virtual computing.
HP Virtual Client Essentials include:
Presentation Protocols and Extensions:
- HP Remote Desktop Protocol Enhancements
Enhance your users’ Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol virtualization experience with HP Remote Desktop Protocol Multimedia and USB Enhancement software. Supporting VMware VDI, Microsoft Terminal Services, and VDM Broker, HP Remote Desktop Protocol Enhancements provide users with a single-logon initiated, full-screen virtual desktop experience (including stereo audio). HP Remote Desktop Protocol Enhancements, is available on all Microsoft® Windows® XP embedded-, Debian Linux®-, and ThinPro-based HP thin clients.
- HP Remote Graphics Software
Originally designed for remote workstation connectivity and now available for virtual desktop users who demand the ultimate rich multimedia and graphics experience, HP RGS is a connection protocol designed for graphics-intensive applications, USB peripheral connectivity, and Flash and QuickTime support. An alternative to Microsoft RDP, HP RGS runs on any server or blade in VMware datacenter environments—with no management required on the end-user client side. You also get expanded, real-time collaboration and 2D, 3D or video application sharing so you can work with geographically-dispersed colleagues, regardless of time, distance, or platform.
Network Brokering Software
- HP Session Allocation Manager
Enhance security and broker blade-based computing sessions to and from a broad variety of the latest Microsoft and Linux-based server and client software suites and multimedia protocols with the latest version of SAM, which offers improved diagnostics for more simplified and reliable installation. SAM is available from Software Depot as a quickly and easily downloaded SoftPaq.
Streaming Client Software
- HP Image Manager
Enjoy a familiar and reliable desktop experience on-demand with HP Image Manager streaming solution. Desktop images, including the operating system and application stack, are centrally configured, deployed, and managed, and then streamed to the thin client over the network. This helps enable maximum flexibility in client virtualization adoption—increasing security and flexibility while significantly reducing management complexity and providing a mechanism for groundbreaking business continuity and disaster recovery.
Maximize the potential of your HP Client Virtualization solutions
HP’s Client Virtualization solutions offer proven methods for virtualizing the desktop, allowing companies to provision PC or Workstation sessions to internal and external users and more efficiently manage their IT environment.