At my workplace, we are exploring offering our VDI labs some GPU support. As my co-worker and I start looking over the differences between the K1 & K2 (Grid 1.0??) and Tesla (GRID 2.0), there are some substantial differences.
So you are telling me now with GRID 2.0, I have to purchase the hardware (Tesla M60. M6) and the software licensing to use GPU ? If that assumption is correct, the TCO for the GRID 2.0 is 30% more all because of the licensing costs. When we both compared the K1 & K2, we didn’t have to worry about licensing model but when it comes to the GRID 2.0, we have to license our users on a concurrent usage model and yearly support ? is their a discount available for educational institutions ? When we add the numbers up, it doesn’t make sense for any GPU in a VDI with the licensing model NVIDIA has in place. Am I misunderstanding something ?