Frecuently Asked Questions

Is flexVDI free/open source?

flexVDI is licensed on a pay-per-user basis. There are two diferent types of licenses: a perpetual license (pay once per user) and a subscription license (user/year). If you want to know more about pricing, please contact us.

However, part of the flexVDI components are open source software (QEMU/KVM, libvirt, spice). We have made some improvements/changes to these programs in order to integrate them in the flexVDI ecosystem, and we have contributed these improvements upstream when we considered that they could be of use to the community.

Can I buy flexVDI as SaaS?

Not directly from us, but some of our partners offer this service.

What kind of support does flexVDI offer?

We have two types of support programs that you can subscribe, 8x5 and 24x7. They include contact through phone, mail and our support platform .

What can I do with flexVDI?

flexVDI is a virtualization platform specifically designed for Virtual Desktops. With flexVDI, you can provide your users with access to their desktop (Windows XP/7/8/10 and Server 2008/2012/2016, all flavors of Linux) from virtually anywhere (we have clients for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, IOS and some thin client OSs). And you will be able to easily manage all the aspects of your users' workspace from a centralized dashboard, from security (access control, availability, accountability, ...) to usability (local devices and printers, clipboard integration, screen resolution, ...).

What can I not do with flexVDI?

There are two main features that some people expect from flexVDI and we have not implemented yet.

The first one is 3D hardware acceleration. The virtual graphics adapter provided by flexVDI is not capable of hardware acceleration, but we are obtaining promising results towards achieving this feature.

The second one is application virtualization. flexVDI does not provide application virtualization in the way other products like Microsoft App-V or Citrix XenApp do. However, flexVDI can integrate both desktop and application virtualization to make the management of template-based workspaces easier and more flexible.

What infrastructure do I need to deploy flexVDI?

You will need one or more compute hosts and a storage space. We recommend Intel Xeon based servers and a shared storage cabinet with direct attach connection. Contact us and we will help you correctly size the infrastructure that you need for your business plan.

How do I deploy flexVDI?

First, head to our customer portal and register as a flexVDI customer. From your customer profile, you can download the installation media.

flexVDI 3.0, is installable on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 or Centos 7. Follow the Getting Started guide in order to install flexVDI in your infrastructure.

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