Remote Graphics / CAD Case Studies

Fra.me / Mainframe2

  • Cloud Service; NVIDIA GPUs; Any 3D CAD software run in a web browser; $0.9-$3.60 an hour depending on hardware spec. required; Develop3D Article;

NVIDIA only (no virt vendor mentioned)

Oil/Gas

  • Abelware. Software company creating multi-user simulation software based on Unreal gaming engine to deploy to oil/gas customers on multiple sites including off-shore. PC, tablet or phone end-points. NVIDIA Blog.
  • Ouro Preto Óleo e Gás. Brasilian Oil and Gas exploration. NVIDIA GRID virtualizing Schlumberger’s Petrel and Haliburton’s Landmark. NVIDIA Blog.
  • Statoil. Norwegian Oil Company. NVIDIA GRID Tesla M60 GPUs in HPE DL380 servers. NVIDIA Blog

Citrix – NVIDIA vGPU/GPU/HDX Case Studies / Blogs / Presentations

(VMware by industry is further down)

Aerospace

  • Textron (Bell Helicopters). Citrix XenDesktop and XenServer.Lenovo NX 360 M4. NVIDIA GRID K2, vGPU. NVIDIA GTC2015 Video; NVIDIA Case Study
  • Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI). Citrix XenDesktop and XenServer. NVIDIA GRID vGPU. Dell servers. Oracle Autovue, Siemens NX and TeamCenter. NVIDIA Case Study.

Architecture/AEC/BIM/Design

Automotive

Consumer Goods Design

Education

  • Butler County Community College. Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp. VMware vSphere. SolidWorks, AutoDesk Building Design Suite, Adobe® Creative Cloud. NVIDIA Case Study.
  • Drake University; Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop and XenServer. Dell R720 servers. Esri ArcGIS. NVIDIA GRID K2. NVIDIA Case Study
  • Georgia Tech. Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, XenServer, Hyper-V. NVIDIA vGPU. AutoCAD, SolidWorks, NX, PTC Creo and CATIA; NetApp and EMC ExtremIO; Dell. NVIDIA GTC2015 Video; Citrix Case Study;
  • Istanbul Aydin University (IAU). Citrix XenDesktop; Autodesk applications including AutoCAD and Adobe; VMware vCenter; Dell R720; NVIDIA GRID; 1000 Users; BYOD; Dell Case Study
  • The Meijin Company; Moscow State Technical University. Citrix XenDesktop and XenServer; Meijin Custom Servers Intel Xeon E5-2640v2 CPUs. NVIDIA QUADRO K4000. Solidworks, Autodesk, 3D Studio Max, Maya, Inventor, and AutoCAD, and Chaos Group V-Ray. NVIDIA Case Study.
  • Northern Arizona University. Citrix XenDesktop and XenServer. NVIDIA vGPU. Dental devices with USB pass-through. Autodesk, ArcGIS, Google Earth. Dell Wyse thin-clients. Citrix Case Study. NVIDIA Blog
  • Roger Williams University. Citrix XenDesktop, XenServer, NVIDIA K2 GRID vGPU. R720 Dell Servers. Autodesk AutoCAD and Revit, Adobe Creative Suite. Architecture School. NVIDIA PDF;
  • Stevens Institute of Technology; Citrix XenServer, XenDesktop and XenApp; HP WS640c Gen8;  NVIDIA Quadro K3100M and GRID K1; Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks, Mathworks Matlab, and Adobe® Creative Suite®;  NVIDIA Case Study
  • St Lawrence Academy; Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp and XenServer. Dell PowerEdge R720. NVIDIA GRID K1. Adobe Creative Cloud. NVIDIA Case Study
  • Ufa State Aviation Technical University, Russia; Citrix XenServer and XenDesktop. IBM servers, Autodesk Inventor 2013, 3D Studio MAX 2014. NVIDIA GRID K2 GPU pass-through. NVIDIA Case Study;
  • Villanova University; Citrix XenDesktop + VMWare vSphere; NVIDIA vGPU GRID K1. Autodesk AutoCAD and SketchBook Designer, PTC Mathcad, MathWorks Matlab, Dassault Solidworks; NVIDIA Case Study;
  • York County School Division (VA); serving nearly 13,000 K-12 students, BYOD, streaming video/apps. How Virtualization and BYOD Help Students Learn Anywhere, Anytime — THE Journal

Federal/Government/Local Government

  • City of Waukesha; Citrix XenDesktop and XenServer. NVIDIA GRID K1. Dell R720 servers. Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013, Esri ArcGIS 10.2, Adobe Creative Suite CS5. NVIDIA Case Study;

Healthcare

Manufacturing

Media and Entertainment

Oil / Gas

Ship-building

Utilities / Energy / Natural Resources

  • LS Nikko Copper. Korean Metal Producer. 500 Users. Citrix XenServer and XenDesktop; NVIDIA GRID K2 (K220Q); Cisco UCS SL250s Gen8; NetApp FAS3220A Storage; Various desktop and mobile devices. BIM (Building Information Management) and PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) software or video and photo editing applications. NVIDIA Case Study.
  • Sibelga. Energy Company in Belgium. Citrix XenApp; Cisco UCS C-series rack + NVIDIA GRID (K1 and K2); 1000 user deployment;  Greater user satisfaction with a 70 percent drop in reported Citrix incidents; GIS software and Google Street View. Cisco Case Study.

Other

  • Autodesk. Citrix Video;
  • Healthcare Whitepaper. Cisco, NetApp, NVIDIA GRID. NetApp Whitepaper.
  • Media and Entertainment Whitepaper. Cisco, NetApp, NVIDIA GRID. NetApp Whitepaper.
  • Oil and Gas Whitepaper. Cisco, NetApp, NVIDIA vGPU. NetApp Whitepaper.
  • Understanding the Business impact the NVIDIA vGPU Technology is making to Citrix XenDesktop UX(A comparison of costs of vGPU on both VMware vSphere and Citrix XenServer on HP DL380p server): Dabcc Whitepaper

Other HDX Stories:

VMWare – NVIDIA GRID

Aerospace

Architecture / AEC / BIM

  • “AEC Firms Reap the Benefits of Cloud Desktops with NVIDIA GRID & VMware Horizon” – Summary of multiple VMware Case Studies. AutoDesk Revit highlighted.
  • BLDD Architects. VMware Horizon View +vSPhere. GRID K2, Cisco UCS C240M3, Windows7. Autodesk Revit, Navisworks, and AutoCAD, Bentley RAM, Trimble. NVIDIA Case Study.
  • Burns Engineering. NVIDIA QUADRO and GRID; VMware vSphere and Horizon; Teradici PCoIP; AutoDesk AutoCAD and Revit; Dell Wyse 5030 zero clients and Dell Precision Appliance for Wyse. Dell Case Study.
  • National House Building Council, UK. VMware View and vSphere. Fusion-IO. NVIDIA GRID GPUs and Teradici GPU offload. Dell PowerEdge R720 servers. NVIDIA Case Study.
  • Populous. VMware Horizon View and vSphere. NVIDIA GRID K1 and K2. AutoDesk Revit, McNeal Rhino and Adobe Creative Suite. Dell PowerEdge R720 + R730 servers, Teradici APEX 2800 PCOIP offload card, Atlantis ILIO. Wyse Dell zero clients. NVIDIA Case Study; VMware Case Study; VMware Video;
  • Robin Partington Partners. VMware Horizon View and vSPhere. Dell PowerEdge R720. NVIDIA GRID K2. Bentley AECOsim and MicroStation, Autodesk AutoCAD and Revit, NewForma Project Center and Adobe Creative Suite CC2014: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat. NVIDIA Case Study.
  • SSOE. VMware vSphere and Horizon; Cisco Servers; NVIDIA GRID GPUs; Vision ERP, Microsoft Lync, Cisco for unified communications. End points include Dell/Lenovo worstations, Dell Wyse zero thin-clients and Apple iPads. VMware Case Study; VMware Video.
  • STP – large AEC. Dell R720; VMware Horizon and vSphere; NVIDIA K1 GPUs (with VMware vSGA); 40+ users per K1 card; Autodesk AutoCAD and Revit, and Bentley MicroStation; 35+ offices plus on-construction-site workers; Allowed secure access to external contractors and stakeholders. Many mobile end-point users. NVIDIA Case Study; VMware Video;
  • TSP – Architectural and Engineering firm with multiple branch offices; Dell R720; Cisco C240 M4; NVIDIA GRID K1 (K120Q/K140Q profiles); VMware vSphere and Horizon; Autodesk AutoCAD and Revit, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), general office apps. End clients include desktop, laptops and mobile devices. Version control, reduced software licensing, disaster recovery. NVIDIA Case Study.

Automotive

  • Tofas. Siemens Teamcenter, NX, PLM, and VisMockup, along with Autodesk AutoCAD. VMware View and vSphere. NVIDIA GRID K1 and K2. NVIDIA Case Study.
  • Türk Traktör, Tractor, Automotive and Machinery Manufacturing. VMware vSphere and Horizon 6.0; NVIDIA GRID vGPU. Energy consumption reduced 48%; Five year hardware maintenance costs reduced by 54%; 40% reduction in technical support costs. VMware Case Study – Turkish Language.

Business Services

  • Moravia, provider of language translation services, localization and software testing; global distributed workforce over 3 continents – VMware Horizon View, vSphere, Windows Server 2008 R2; Win 7 and 8.1; Dell blade servers; NVIDIA GRID K1 GPUs; Office applications. VMware Case Study – Czech Language.

Education

  • Austin Community College. VMware Horizon and View and vSPhere. Apple Macs. Thin-clients. Dell R720, NVIDIA GRID K1, Dell Wyse D10DP Thin-clients. General office and academic applications, streaming video, Google Hangouts. NVIDIA Case Study
  • Butler County Community College. Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp. VMware vSphere. SolidWorks, AutoDesk Building Design Suite, Adobe® Creative Cloud. Cisco B200 M3 and C240 M3. Wyse Xenith 1-3’s and old desktop PCs used as thin and zero clients. GRID K2 cards. NVIDIA Case Study.
  • Corona-Norco School District; Cisco UCS C-series; Nimble Storage CS700; NVIDIA GRID K1; Autodesk AutoCAD; BYOD support; VMware vSphere 6 and Horizon View 6.2; Cisco Case Study.
  • 4 Leading Colleges & Universities Transform Engineering Programs with VMware Horizon & NVIDIA GRIDVMware Case Studies including additional videos
  • Kempenhorst College; VMware Horizon View, vSPhere, vRealize and ThinApp; IBM Servers and blades. NVIDIA GRID; Applications including AutoCAD, Solidworks, Pinnacle; Samsung thin clients; Pure Storage SAN; Veeam Backup; Dutch Language VMware Case Study.
  • La Cité College, Canada; VMware vSphere, Horizon, ThinApp and vCloud; Autodesk Suite, AutoCAD Mechanical/Civil 3D, Architectural, Autodesk Revit, SketchBook, 3DS Max; PTC Creo 2; Mastercam CAD; Bentley Systems. Dell R720, NVIDIA GRID K1/K2; Dell Compellent storage. 1000 users (550 repurposed workstations; 450 Dell zero thin-clients). VMware Case Study. VMware Video.
  • Little Rock School District. VMware Horizon View and vSphere. Autodesk Inventor, RobotC, various web and Flash applications. NVIDIA GRID K2. Wyse P25 zero clients & Dell Chromebooks. NVIDIA Case Study.
  • Meridian Technology Centre. VMware Horizon View and vSphere. Dell R720, NVIDIA GRID K2. Autodesk Inventor and Revit, Google Earth. NVIDIA Case Study.
  • NC State University – VMware Horizon View, vSphere, High-availability, vMotion and Distributed Resource Scheduler; Dell servers; NVIDIA GPUs (vDGA and vSGA). Naval ROTC Training Simulator deployment for U.S Navy, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, and other products in the Autodesk portfolio for faculty and student projects including simulations and fluid dynamics. Security. VMware Case Study. End points include low-resource laptops and mobile.
  • UCS Viterbi School of Engineering; VMware Horizon View, vSphere; Dell R720 and R730; End-clients: Various desktop, laptop, and mobile devices; Thin and zero clients. NVIDIA GRID K1 and K2 GPUs; BYOD; Autodesk Maya® 2015, Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS® 2015, Siemens PLM Solid Edge ST, NX Nastran and NX, and MSC Software Adams and Nastran. Autodesk AutoCAD, Revit, Civil 3D, Adobe® Creative Cloud® 2015, and MATLAB. CIO Insight Article; NVIDIA Case Study
  • UMASS – University of Massachusetts Lowell; Dassault SolidWorks, Autodesk Moldflow and AutoCAD, Esri ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Cloud, ACD/ChemSketch, MathWorks MATLAB, and more than 70 others for engineering departments; BYOD access for Chromebook, iPad and any PC. NVIDIA GRID. VMware Horizon and vSphere and vApps. VMware Case Study; NVIDIA Video.
  • Villanova University; Citrix XenDesktop + VMWare vSphere; NVIDIA vGPU GRID K1. Autodesk AutoCAD and SketchBook Designer, PTC Mathcad, MathWorks Matlab, Dassault Solidworks; NVIDIA Case Study;

Federal / Local Government

  • City of Round Rock Texas. VMware Horizon and vSphere. NVIDIA GRID K1. Dell PowerEdge R720 NVIDIA Case Study.
  • NC State University – VMware Horizon View, vSphere, High-availability, vMotion and Distributed Resource Scheduler; Dell servers; NVIDIA GPUs (vDGA and vSGA). Naval ROTC Training Simulator deployment for U.S Navy, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, and other products in the Autodesk portfolio for faculty and student projects including simulations and fluid dynamics. Security. VMware Case Study. End points include low-resource laptops and mobile.

Healthcare

  • Metro Health. VMware Horizon View with vSGA and vSphere. HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8. NVIDIA K1 and Teradici Apex. Thin-clients and mobile. Win XP and 7. Epic, general clinical, office and browsing applications. NVIDIA Case Study.

Media / entertainment / sport

  • Jellyfish Pictures. VMware Horizon + vSphere. NVIDIA GRID K2. Nuke, Maya, Softimage, all Adobe software. HP and Supermicro. HP and Dell thin-clients. NVIDIA Case Study.
  • Premier League; Barclays UK Premier League Football; VMware vSphere and Horizon View; NVIDIA GPUs; Atlantis ILIO; rich media content including HD video; Access anytime, any device, anywhere for mobile workforce strategy. VMware Case Study.

Software Development

  • ESRI (own internal use of VDI at the makers of ArcGIS). VMware Horizon and vSphere. Cisco UCS C240 M4 with GRID vGPU, K2 and M60; Cisco  B-Series Blade Servers with M6; ArcGIS and software development and test apps. Cisco Case Study

Oil/Gas

  • Legacy Reserves. VMware Horizon View and vSPhere. Cisco UCS C240. Mobile, thin-clients. NVIDIA GRID K1. Spatial Energy Petra, TRC Consultants PHDWin, Lufkin Industries SROD, ESRI ArcGIS, and Google Earth. NVIDIA Case Study.

Utilities / Energy

  • Southwest Florida Water District. VMware Horizon View and vSPhere. NVIDIA GRID K2. ESRI ArcGis. Cisco C240.  NVIDIA Webinar. Review Blog.

OEM – NVIDIA Case Sudies

OEM vGPU Reference Architectures for Citrix XenDesktop, XenServer and NVIDIA GRID

Vendor Hardware Link
HP ws460c Gen 8 http://h20195.www2.hp.com/V2/GetPDF.aspx%2F4AA4-1701ENW.pdf
Dell R720 http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/03/26/dell-reference-architecture-for-citrix-xendesktop-and-nvidia-vgpu-plus-real-customer-casestudies-of-vgpu-in-deployment-for-graphical-workloads-on-the-dell-servers-at-nvidia-gtc/
IBM FlexSystem http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/05/22/ibm-reference-architecture-for-citrix-xendesktop-and-nvidia-grid-vgpu-plus-real-customer-casestudies-of-vgpu-in-deployment-for-graphical-workloads-on-ibm-servers-announced-at-citrix-synergy/
Cisco C240 M3 http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/servers-unified-computing/ucs-c-series-rack-servers/whitepaper_C11-732283.html

References

  • NVIDIA GRID Case Study Site

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