Dell Hybrid Client Debuts
March 10, 2021
Hybrid Client aims to meet the changing needs of businesses, end users
and IT. Dell Hybrid Client is a centrally managed client software
solution that is ready to deploy with select Dell mobile and desktop
devices, helping employees get to work quickly with a consistent
experience. As the world's first client computing software with hybrid
cloud management, enabling easy access to applications and data
regardless of where they live - in the public cloud, private cloud or on
the user's device.1
In an increasingly cloud connected world, organizations need to easily
deploy and maintain data and applications from a variety of locations
without burdening IT teams or hindering employee productivity. Dell
Hybrid Client simplifies and personalizes the user and IT experience
while still providing security and flexibility across devices and work
environments. Features like built-in everyday productivity applications,
browser security, and others are available out-of-the-box and managed
through the cloud empowering employees to work how and where is best for
"At the core of Dell Hybrid Client sits an elevated experience for both
employees and IT teams," said Brooke Huling, vice president, Modern
Computing Solutions Group, Dell Technologies. "For employees, Dell
Hybrid Client delivers the same, personalized experience regardless of
the device you chose to work on. Everything you need is at your
fingertips. For IT, we've opened access to multiple clouds enabling
experiences to be scaled and customized for workforces at rapid pace."
"Dell Hybrid Client has the potential to be a game-changing offering,"
said Rob Enderle, President and Principal Analyst, Enderle Group. "The
new work from anywhere environment coupled with the need to support
virtual, local and cloud apps means we're approaching a window of
opportunity for a new client computing solution. Dell has the breadth
and reach to drive such a shift in the industry."
Client begins with single sign-on where users will find
their personalized desktop interface and all their
applications, whether in the cloud or virtual. This
first-of-its-kind solution provides:
Endpoint Security: Securely scale to thousands of
users while still protecting employee and company data
through built-in features including system lockdown,
secure boot, user file encryption and more.
Simplified Workflow: Your workday doesn't need to be
interrupted as users have secure access to web and
virtual applications from Citrix, VMware and Microsoft
and various storage locations.
Optimized Productivity: Zoom or Microsoft Teams
clients run locally, enabling faster collaboration while
helping reduce strain on IT infrastructures.
Consistent Experience: With an enhanced "Follow-me"
feature, users will find their applications and data on
any supported desktop interface – even after changing
Flexibility in Cloud Providers: Organizations can
embrace a more flexible mindset by supporting and
seamlessly integrating from Wyse Management Suite's
multiple cloud vendors including, Google Cloud and
Comprehensive Software Support: With
for software, Dell Hybrid Client users receive proactive
resolution. With automatic alerts and case creation,
remote diagnosis and access to ProSupport engineers,2
employees can experience little to no downtime and IT
can proactively support business needs.
Hybrid Client is currently available across a variety of desktop, VDI
and mobile form factors - including the OptiPlex 7090 Ultra, OptiPlex
3090 Ultra, Wyse 5070 and the new Latitude 3320.