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Likelihood to Recommend

HVE-VDI Appliance

HVE-VDI is well suited in just about any environment were desktops and servers need to be managed. Schools, Government institutions, Banks, Churches etc. If you are needing to run virtual desktops and just not sure on how to do so. HVE inc is for sure the company that you need.
Landon Oliver | TrustRadius Reviewer

NVIDIA GRID vPC

Nvidia GRID is the only real ready-made hardware solution available for streaming game services, 3D graphics acceleration in Virtual Desktop Infrastructures, and 3D enhanced streaming apps. Grid is also great for processing large quantities of small data-sets, such as financial, trading, science, astronomy, and much more. Grid is also well known for digital currency mining, such as Bitcoin.
Craig Nash | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

HVE-VDI Appliance

  • Customer service is through the roof. 5-Star all the way!
  • They keep it affordable without slacking on speed and functionality.
  • Super fast installs and response time to your issues. Always on top of things, even sometimes before you even know you have an issue.
Landon Oliver | TrustRadius Reviewer

NVIDIA GRID vPC

  • Streaming Game Services.
  • Dedicated graphics processing form virtual desktop infrastructures, allowing the use of Photoshop, CAD, Video Editing, and more.
  • Enhanced computing & processing of data thay consists of large amounts of smaller data sets.
  • Financial based calculations.
Craig Nash | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

HVE-VDI Appliance

  • Maybe price. They do a really good job in their pricing... But sometimes it is still little about the price range for some small schools.
  • Choosing vendors. In my area, they have partnered with a small tech company that does not have a great track record. To be able to choose who I can purchase from would be great. But, they have worked with me to help with this.
  • Maybe easier to get onsite support. Most of the time a remote connection is how support works. To get on site is a little tough. But again, HVE has always come through. I'm just having to be very picky.
Landon Oliver | TrustRadius Reviewer

NVIDIA GRID vPC

  • The cost for Nvidia GRID capable hardware is still very high, but is & has been dropping fairly rapidly.
  • Latency is a large problem for "interaction" based systems (Gaming, remote desktop use) and requires high-speed data, and hosting close to the client.
  • No real solutions for smaller businesses, but cloud hosting providers like SoftLayer are beginning to offer affordable hosted grid-capable environments.
Craig Nash | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

HVE-VDI Appliance

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NVIDIA GRID vPC

Nvidia invented the graphics processor, and continues to provide high quality products, even in a new industry
Craig Nash | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

HVE-VDI Appliance

  • They have made us one of the leading schools in our area for sure.
  • We were able to role out Texas Online State Testing with little to no problems. THIS IS HUGE!!
  • Less downtime... Their server solutions are one of the most stable in the business. I rarely ever have server issues. When you do, you can be back up and be going in Minutes.
Landon Oliver | TrustRadius Reviewer

NVIDIA GRID vPC

  • Allows us to simplify all of our VDI designs, as power users can be managed like all other cloud users, instead of requiring individual systems.
  • Provides a way of offering a substantial processing increase for computing/calculations over and above what additional CPUs could offers.
  • Offers the only "ready-made" solution for on-demand gaming services, after Sony purchased OnLive, and provides an affordable method for startups to enter the Industry.
Craig Nash | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

HVE-VDI Appliance

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

HVE-VDI Appliance Editions & Modules

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NVIDIA GRID vPC

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

NVIDIA GRID vPC Editions & Modules

Edition
Subscription$50.001
  1. Per CCU Subscription
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