Kicking off this week in San Francisco is VMware’s annual VMworld conference. One of the major yearly virtualization conferences, it’s also host to a number of virtualization-related product announcements. And this year NVIDIA is wasting no time in making their announcements, releasing their major GRID news alongside this afternoon’s welcome reception. To that end, today NVIDIA is announcing the next generation of their Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) GPU technology, GRID 2.0. This is the first full-point update of their VDI technology since the company launched GRID 1.0 back in 2012, and comes as GRID 1.x vGPU capabilities are finally widely available in the latest versions of VMware’s and Citrix’s respective hypervisors. GRID 2.0 in turn builds off of what NVIDIA has accomplished so far with...
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