Livewire’s “GPU VDI (GVDIaaS) based on AMD MxGPU which is world’s first hardware-based virtualized GPU solution. It is built on industry standard SR-IOV (Single-Root I/O Virtualization) technology and allows multiple virtualized users per physical GPU to work remotely. Unlike software virtualization offerings, AMD’s scalable Virtual Desktop technology can help protect valuable data by using a dedicated share of local memory for increased security. Our virtualized, or shared, GPUs deliver security and low cost cloud-based instances that allow our cloud partners to flexibly scale their GPU-based environments.

The best part, there is no additional cost for GPU Virtualization software. Implementation inside silicon allows this Multiuser GPU technology to share the GPU resource across multiple users or virtual machines while giving the expanded capabilities users expect from local workstations utilizing discrete GPUs.



1) How does an HCI solution make IT teams more efficient?

Eliminating traditional IT silos and managing everything from a single tool means lower OPEX and CAPEX for your IT infrastructure. And with HCI, you don’t have to sacrifice security, flexibility or scalability. But some solutions make capitalizing on HCI efficiency easier than others. Learn why VMware has the most HCI customers in production worldwide in this infographic.

2) Can an HCI solution efficiently and cost-effectively grow when, where and how I need it?

Data center scaling and evolving can be a costly, complicated process. Luckily, a key benefit of HCI is its ability to scale and change as needed. VMware HCI in particular is designed for simplicity and scalability for rapidly changing business needs. Only VMware has the complete set of offerings for a fully software-defined data center in production today.

3) What is the difference between hyperconverged and converged infrastructure?

Hyperconverged and converged IT infrastructures both integrate the four components of a data center: storage, compute, networking and management. While hyperconverged systems accomplish this through software, making it hardware-agnostic, converged solutions rely on hardware. A converged infrastructure data center uses many of the same products as traditional IT, just with a simplified architecture and easier management.

4) When should I use hyperconverged infrastructure?

• Virtual desktop infrastructure: HCI streamlines and simplifies VDI, which has the potential for lots of IT complexity and storage needs. HCI combines everything that’s needed for VDI into one package, and provides just enough storage needed, remaining cost-efficient.

• Edge computing: HCI makes it easy to design and build small edge or branch environments without a lot of on-site IT staff, and to scale up quickly as needed.

• General workload consolidation and file storage: HCI makes sizing and migrating workloads simpler. These workloads can include infrastructure (DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, print servers), database servers, application servers and file servers.

• Testing and development: HCI gives developers a cost-effective testing environment that runs similarly to production but without a lot of investment needed.

• Enabling a hybrid cloud environment: HCI can reduce the time and cost involved with transitioning to a hybrid cloud and when moving virtual machines between on-premises servers and private or public clouds.

5) What applications do companies run on hyperconverged infrastructure?

Companies are using hyperconverged infrastructure to run most types of business-critical, or tier-one, applications thanks to its high availability. Other common workloads that run on hyperconverged systems include database software like Oracle, virtual desktop infrastructure, collaboration applications, analytics, remote management, and testing environments.