Scalable, affordable VDI for businesses of any size

Citrix VDI‑in‑a‑Box makes the benefits of desktop virtualization available to businesses of all sizes. This easy, affordable, all-in-one VDI software appliance enables desktop IT to rapidly deliver centrally-managed virtual desktops for less than the cost of new PCs.

Product Overview

Citrix Positioned in the 2012 IDC MarketScape Leaders Categrory for Client Virtualization

Eliminate cost and complexity of traditional VDI appliance solutions

Designed for IT organizations with simpler needs, VDI-in-a-Box eliminates over 60% of traditional VDI infrastructure—including management servers and shared storage (SANs)—and delivers a cost-effective, streamlined virtual appliance solution.


Simplify IT with fast deployment and centralized management

The all-in-one VDI-in-a-Box virtual appliance features an intuitive centralized management console that empowers Windows admins to deliver virtual desktops without any SAN or datacenter expertise. The solution can be quickly deployed with a simple, three-step setup that goes from zero to production in under an hour.

Delight users with a high-definition experience and anywhere access

VDI-in-a-Box provides personalized desktops where users can install their own applications and store their configuration and data. Enhanced with HDX technologies to enable a rich experience optimized for both the device and network, these virtual desktops can be seamlessly accessed via Citrix Receiver.

VDI-in-a-Box helps SMBs do more with less

Simplify IT

This all-in-one VDI solution has been purpose-built to simplify and streamline virtual desktops.

Texas Tech virtualizes its labs (4:02)

See how Texas Tech virtualized its labs with Citrix VDI-in-a-Box, and how they cut support from 50hrs/week to 3hrs. Learn more about Citrix solutions for small business:

Reduce costs

Lengthen PC refresh cycles and cut desktop management costs.

Empower users

Maximize productivity and deliver a quality experience with anywhere access.

Health Texas uses iPads to access medical records (3:15)

See why Health Texas chose VDI-in-a-Box. Learn how their doctors are using iPads in their everyday work

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Compare to the competition
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Tech Info
Learn how to deploy and manage the VDI-in-a-Box virtual appliance solution.