FlashStack Mini Converged Infrastructure Solution Design Guide for VMware Horizon 7

Pure Storage® FlashStack™ Mini is a converged infrastructure platform designed for small to medium sized enterprises that is built upon best of breed components from Pure Storage and Cisco. FlashStack Mini leverages Cisco’s extremely flexible and expandable Unified Computing System (UCS™) platform to enhance capabilities for storage, specialized IO requirements, and global management with Pure Storage FlashArray//m10 as the storage foundation. 

This document describes a reference architecture for deploying a VMware Horizon 7 VDI environment on a FlashStack Mini Converged Infrastructure using VMware vSphere 6, Login VSI 4.1.5 (www.loginvsi.com), the industry standard load testing solution for virtualized desktop environments, and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit as the guest operating system. Pure Storage has validated this reference architecture within its lab for a mixed workload VDI population from hundreds to thousands of concurrent sessions.