Equipping Law Enforcement with VDI &
Video-optimized PCoIP Zero Clients

Originally an “Old West” military outpost, Fort Smith offers residents a rich history and diverse economy. Forbes magazine recognized the city for low cost of living and high-paying tech jobs. The Fort Smith Police Department, a modern law enforcement agency, provides around-the-clock services for the good of the community.

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"Compared to a full desktop deployment, the administration and reliability of PCoIP Zero Clients has been incredible and allowed us to decrease response time on issues and enhance the desktop experience."

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Jared Barnes
Network Administrator
Fort Smith Police Department


Challenge

  • Maximizing ROI, lowering cost of ownership for desktop solutions
  • Leveraging virtualization without increasing complexity
  • Ensuring infrastructure scalability and keeping up with increasing demands (e.g., video)

Solution

  • Virtual desktop infrastructure
  • Teradici® PCoIP® Zero Clients
  • Teradici PCoIP Hardware Accelerators

Results

  • Smooth deployment: ability to start small and scale, without disrupting services
  • Improved end user support: faster response times and issue resolution
  • Excellent performance: employee satisfaction with desktop experience, and subsequently high adoption rates for VDI
  • Scalability: addition of hardware accelerators and GPUs for boosting video and overall desktop experiences