New Horizons for End-User Computing Event - Pivot 3


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New Horizons for End-User Computing Event - Pivot 3

  1. 1. © 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.Overview PresentationApril, 2013Pivot3 “Horizon Suite-in-a-box”VMware HorizonViewVMware HorizonMirageVMware HorizonWorkspaceMike HoltDirector Channels and Strategic
  2. 2. 2© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.The Formula for Horizon SuccessThe Case for VDI Appliances PEX Presentation 2/2013= Pc < Ps
  3. 3. 3© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.Why appliances For Horizon View?The Case for VDI Appliances PEX Presentation 2/2013• Before the toaster, how did we maketoast?• Before the clothes washer and dryer, howdid we wash and dry clothes?• Before the oven or stove, how did wecook?Before VDI appliances, how did wedeliver virtual desktops?
  4. 4. 4© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.Why VDI has been hard, …. and riskyThe Case for VDI Appliances PEX Presentation 2/2013ViewServers SANNetworkCostPoliticsof “MyPC”VisibleOperationalRiskCompellingEvent?InfrastructureChallengesOrganizationalChallengesUser experience matters most, and they have a basis to compare!
  5. 5. 5© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.x Many moving parts to integrate,test and supportx Complex shared storage problemx Using existing shared storage isusually a mistakex Must performx Must be “Always ON”x Expensive to deploy and scalex Expensive to maintainInfrastructure ChallengesDIY VDI is hard, expensive, and risky ……….The Case for VDI Appliances PEX Presentation 2/2013
  6. 6. 6© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.x Centralizing desktop data creates a largerandom I/O workload profile, which isthe most challenging profile to deliver onstorage arraysx Requires tuning the SAN for the availableCPU, RAM with available storage IOPs,capacity and network bandwidthx Achieving an optimal balance for a given# of desktopsx Do over as you add more desktops??x IOPS requirements peak during the bootand login phases, when servers loaddesktops over the SANx As storage is centralized, the potentialimpact of storage-related problems issignificantly increasedInfrastructure ChallengesDIY SAN for VDI is Hard and ComplexThe Case for VDI Appliances PEX Presentation 2/2013
  7. 7. 7© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved. The Case for VDI Appliances PEX Presentation 2/2013In most Cases the Pain to Change (i.e., adopt VDI)has Been Greater Than the Pain to Stay the Same…….. Until NOW
  8. 8. 8© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved. The Case for VDI Appliances PEX Presentation 2/2013Why VDI is no longer hard, and riskyCostPoliticsof “MyPC”VisibleOperationalRiskCompellingEvent? =Windows 8OrganizationalChallengesViewServers SANNetworkInfrastructureChallengesHigh performance, High Availability, Comparable CostThe Pivot3 vSTAC™ VDIScale-outSharedStorageVirtualDesktops, FullDesktops, Applications andDataChallenges Solved! Challenges Solved!
  9. 9. 9© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.• Second generation R2 appliancepurpose built for Horizon Suiteneeds:• Virtual desktops• Full desktops• Application and Data storage• Simple to deploy and scale• AffordablePivot3 P Cubed R2VMware Horizon “Suite-in-a-box”Enter Title of Presentation or Whatever Footer Here.VMware HorizonView 5.2VMware HorizonMirage 4.0VMware HorizonWorkspace 1.0
  10. 10. 10© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.The Pivot3 Horizon Suite Value PropositionAccelerate Horizon Suite Deployments• Horizon-Toute-Suite™ in less than 60 minutes• Complete self contained pilot infrastructureSimplify Horizon View Scale-out• Linear live elastic scaling• Seamless migration pilot to production• Eliminate storage tuningReduce Capex and Opex• Low cost of entry – pay as you grow• Patented non-stop storage• Cost effective at small and large scaleThe Pivot3 vSTAC™ VDIScale-outSharedStorageVMwareHorizonSuiteIncrease Horizon Channel VelocityPivot3 VDI Overview Mar 15, 2013
  11. 11. 11© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.x Too big and too complexx No true shared storage vSANx Too expensive• Designed for replica density using eitherexpensive, SAN, SSD or FusionIO• Not designed for efficient storage of fulldesktops, applications and data Pivot3• Right mix of SSD, and traditional SATA in extremehigh performance HA solution that keeps costsand footprint to a minimum• Linear scale-out of both costs and performance• Low entry footprint yet scales to ‘000s• First View Rapid Desktop Appliance and now firstHorizon Suite Rapid Desktop ApplianceOther Solutions & Appliances• Performance• Node Cost• HA• Scale out• Ease ofdeploymentVMware Horizon “Suite-in-a-box”
  12. 12. 12© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.Pivot3 vSTAC VDI R2Purpose Built Only for VMware Horizon SuitePivot3 VDI Overview Mar 15, 2013vSTAC OS seamlessly createsa virtual SAN withdistributed RAID protectionacross a local network ofPivot3 x86 appliancesScale out…x86Virtualized SAN• RAID Protectionand Efficiency• Automatic LoadBalancing• DynamicAggregation ofCapacity andIOPS• Single SharedStorage Pool forvirtualdesktops, fulldesktops, Appsand data…x86…x86
  13. 13. 13© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved. Pivot3 VDI Overview Mar 15, 2013Online Test Drive – Try Out Horizon ViewTest Drive is a real VDIinstallation:1. Sign up online2. Drive real equipment3. Experience the simplicity4. Road test from your favoritedevice, anywhere anytimeHostedTest
  14. 14. 14© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.What’s in the Box• 1 vSTAC OS License• 1 vSTAC Manager License• 4 Windows Server 2008licenses• Windows 7 (trial licenses)• VMware Horizon Suite 1.0Premier 100 Pack (triallicense)• VMware Horizon View 5.2• VMware Horizon Mirage 4.0• VMware Horizon Workspace 1.0P Cubed: Horizon Suite Starter ApplianceParentImageP3 Scale-out SANView ManagerPre-Configured VMware Horizon “Suite-in-a-box”ConnectionServerLinkedClones & FullDesktopsViewComposerClientsActive DirectorySQL ServerVM VM…VMHorizonWorkspace
  15. 15. 15© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.P Cubed R2: Lab Tested Success (Horizon View)Principled Technologies Test Report Jan 2013
  16. 16. 16© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.Not all high performance Horizon appliancesare alike …….The Case for VDI Appliances PEX Presentation 2/2013125 Virtual DesktopsSANStorageStarterAppliance~1,000You can start with this ….Or this ….
  17. 17. 17© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.Don’t take our word for it….The Case for VDI Appliances PEX Presentation 2/2013Simplified Infrastructure Deployment“Pivot3’s P Cubed is The Easiest, Fastest, Simplest Horizon ViewDeployment I’ve Ever Done.” - VMware EUC Desktop SpecialistExcellent End User Experience“Users who tested them [virtual desktops] were astonished at the speedof launching applications versus their normal desktop PC. The Club’sdesigner commented that Adobe Suite applications launched as quickly(if a little faster) on the zero client than they do on her Mac Pro desktopand there were no issues with lag when working on posters in InDesignor working in other applications – which surprised her greatly as she isa Mac advocate and there is “no way a PC can run them as fast as myMac”. - IT Manager The Hurlingham Club, London UKPowerful and Dynamic Scalability/Availability“ESG Lab was able to execute a rapid implementation of a 300 desktopVDI environment with excellent client performance, and then upgradethe environment to 800 desktops, hot and online, with no disruption torunning clients.” - ESG Lab Test Report
  18. 18. 18© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.Rapid, simple “In-in-a-box”implementationDedicated high performanceinfrastructureSimplified storage managementHigh availability and automatic storageload balancingLinear scalability of desktopsLow entry price point and pay-as-you-grow appliance modelIntegrated, certified and tested withVMwareWhy customers like Pivot3’s“Horizon Suite-in-a-box” Appliance SolutionPivot3 VDI Overview Mar 15, 2013
  19. 19. 19© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.The Formula for Horizon SuccessThe Case for VDI Appliances PEX Presentation 2/2013= Pc < Ps• VDI deployments occur when the Pain tochange (Pc) is less than the Pain to stay (Ps)the same.• Pivot3 P Cubed “Horizon Suite-in-a-box”appliances make VDI deployments occur,because they eliminate deployment andperformance risks while making VDI affordableMoreCost& ComplexityLessCost &Complexity
  20. 20. 20© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.Products: Pivot3 vSTAC VDI Spec Sheet Pivot3 vSTAC VDI P Cubed Spec Sheet vSTAC-VDI and vSTAC P Cubed Hardware SpecsConfigure and Test: VDI Configurator Test Drive!Technology & Reviews: ESG Lab Review VDI Technology OverviewResourcesVMware Horizon Solutions:Healthcare Desktop Pivot3-VMware AlwaysOn Desktop™ Validated DesignGuide Pivot3-VMware AlwaysOn Desktop™ Solution Brief Healthcare-3 Validated Design for VDIMobile Desktop Pivot3-VMware Mobile Secure Desktop ReferenceArchitecture Pivot3- VMware Mobile Secure Desktop Solution BriefBranch Office Desktop Pivot3-VMware Branch Office Desktop Solution BriefGeneral Purpose Desktop Pivot3-VMware View Reference ArchitectureContact: General: North America: UK: Germany: France: Middle East: APAC:
  21. 21. 21© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.SimplicityDo more with less.SavingsScalabilityVirtualizeComputeStoreQ & AFor more info, visit www.pivot3.comor email info@pivot3.comPivot3 VDI Overview Mar 15, 2013
  22. 22. 22© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.Horizon SuiteHorizon Suite empowers both IT andusers with advantages that move thebusiness forward:• Lower the total cost of ownership ofexisting Windows PCs and applications• Provide robust and reliable end-usercomputing on any desktop, tablet, orsmartphone• Gain centralized physical and virtualdesktop management governed bybusiness policies• Securely deliver Windows, SaaS, andweb applications on any desktop ormobile device.
  23. 23. 23© 2013, Pivot3, Inc. All rights reserved.Gain centralized, zero-touchphysical and virtual desktopmanagement with full nativeperformance and flexibility forend-users.Streamline the end-userexperience and reduce costs witha single workspace for applicationsand data, delivered securely onany device.Horizon SuiteEnter Title of Presentation or Whatever Footer Here.Simplify desktopmanagement, security, andcontrol while delivering anoptimum end-user computingexperience across all devices andnetworks.Turn disparate operatingsystems, applications, and datainto centralized services deliveredon any device.Policy-driven access and deliveryprotects vital data and ensurescompliance.Deliver a consistent, intuitive, andcollaborative computingexperience across all devices—anytime, anywhere.Simplify Manage & Secure Empower