Cisco Desktop Virtualization
Ashok Rajagopalan, Mike Brennan, Tony Paikeday
Desktop Virtualization Solutions Team
4/30/14
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Agenda
Cisco UCS: The Story Thu...
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March 2009: Cisco Unified Computing System
"A year from now the difference will be UCS is dead
and we...
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Cisco UCS: The Right Solution at the Right Time
CISCO
UCS
Virtualization
Network &
Storage
Access
Com...
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1IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, Q1 2013 Revenue Share, May 2013
Real Innovation Channel Acce...
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Cisco UCS Leading Server Growth (Y/Y)
-8% -9%
3%
-16%
43%
-11% -2%
Source: IDC Server Tracker, Decemb...
Cisco Confidential 7
Cisco Unified Computing System
Real Business Value for Over 30,000 Customers World Wide
Sources: Cisc...
Cisco Confidential 8
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Source: 2 As ...
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Agenda
Cisco UCS: The Story Thu...
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252
Windows 7 Desktops
on a Si...
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Cisco Desktop Virtualization S...
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vMotion impact on VDI workload...
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Expanding Desktop Use Cases
13...
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Single Logical Chassis:
Virtua...
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Separate firmware, addresses, ...
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UCS Manager
Desktop Farm 1
UCS...
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Challenges:
•  Manual processe...
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Cisco UCS: The Story Th...
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Business Challenges Technical ...
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Desktop Virtualization
Top App...
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Prescriptive, Validated
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Desktop Virtualization with Cisco UCS Servers

  1. 1. Cisco Desktop Virtualization Ashok Rajagopalan, Mike Brennan, Tony Paikeday Desktop Virtualization Solutions Team 4/30/14 Design Considerations for VDI Scale, Performance, and Manageability
  2. 2. Cisco Confidential 2C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Agenda Cisco UCS: The Story Thus Far Differentiated Performance and Manageability for Desktop Virtualization Cisco Validated Designs Walkthrough Getting Started
  3. 3. Cisco Confidential 3 March 2009: Cisco Unified Computing System "A year from now the difference will be UCS is dead and we have had phenomenal market share growth in the networking space" – Randy Seidl, HP “Cisco deserves a lot of credit for its industry chutzpah” "The tough part here is that the server buyer has no relationship with Cisco. And they don't know why they need one.” -Forrester Research
  4. 4. Cisco Confidential 4 Cisco UCS: The Right Solution at the Right Time CISCO UCS Virtualization Network & Storage Access Compute Application Centricity Operational Simplicity Platform for IT Innovation Reduce the Complexity that Drives OPEX Get the Most Out of Virtualization Automate and Move Faster Get ready for cloud Customer Asks in 2009 Help me:
  5. 5. Cisco Confidential 5 1IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, Q1 2013 Revenue Share, May 2013 Real Innovation Channel Acceleration Cisco UCS: After Five Short Years Technology Partnerships “Leader” in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Blade Servers #2 in World Wide x86 Blade Server Market1 23,000 UCS Customers 5400900 30,000 2010 2011 2012 2013 20142009 3850 Partners 90% of $2B+ UCS Business Growing Partner Data Center Practices Simplify the Total Solution Established and Emerging Players Integrated and Converged Infrastructures Focused on Customer OPEX Application Centric vs. HW Centric ASIC-Level Virtualization Technology Growth Drivers
  6. 6. Cisco Confidential 6 Cisco UCS Leading Server Growth (Y/Y) -8% -9% 3% -16% 43% -11% -2% Source: IDC Server Tracker, December 2013, factory revenue. Revenue is cumulative 4 quarters (Q4CY12 – Q3CY13) $14.3B $13.0B $8.3B $2.3B $2.1B $50.4B Market
  7. 7. Cisco Confidential 7 Cisco Unified Computing System Real Business Value for Over 30,000 Customers World Wide Sources: Cisco UCS Changing the Economics of the Datacenter, Customer Case Studies, Cisco UCS Performance Benchmarks 90 World-Record Performance Benchmarks 84% Reduction in Provisioning Times 61% Reduction of Management Costs 54% Reduction of Power and Cooling Costs 77% Cabling Reduction “Our Cisco Unified Computing System decision is a game-changer.” Wes Wright CIO, Seattle Children’s “We’re able to offer leading-edge solutions to our customers and continue to expand our business.” Martin Breslin Infrastructure Architect, SEI “With Cisco UCS, we can adapt much more quickly to user demand.” Mark Adams Vice President of Information Technology, HireRight
  8. 8. Cisco Confidential 8 Source: 1 IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, Q3 2013, December 2013, Revenue Share Source: 2 As of Cisco Q1FY14 earnings results Data Center Revenue is defined as Cisco UCS and Nexus 1000V #2 WW market share in x86 blades 1 3,850+ UCS CHANNEL PARTNERS 30,000+ UNIQUE UCS CUSTOMERS 2 90 world record performance benchmarks to date More than 75% of all customers have invested in UCS Fortune 500 Cisco Unified Computing system
  9. 9. Cisco Confidential 9C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Agenda Cisco UCS: The Story Thus Far Differentiated Performance and Manageability for Desktop Virtualization Cisco Validated Designs Walkthrough Getting Started
  10. 10. Cisco Confidential 10C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 252 Windows 7 Desktops on a Single B200 M3 Blade Server 29%More Responsive App virtualization sessions with… 53% better CPU Utilization 5,000 Virtual desktop users booted within 30 min. 50% Lower cost storage per Desktop and… 16xLess Power Consumed per Desktop ** **with Cisco UCS Storage Cisco Desktop Virtualization: Performance Proof Points
  11. 11. Cisco Confidential 11C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solution Architectures Cisco Desktop and Application Virtualization Solutions Converged Infrastructure Scalable Architecture Simplified Architecture On-Board Architecture Storage “Appliance” model medium scale Integrated Solution with Tier-0 Storage on Server Scale-out environment with shared storage medium & large scale Turnkey Solutions with integrated compute stacks medium & large scale UCS Invicta EcosystemDesigns Industry- leading portfolio
  12. 12. Cisco Confidential 12C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. vMotion impact on VDI workloads Networking Delivery for VDI •  User experience & SLA association to the virtual desktop •  Prioritization among multiple virtual desktops pools •  Consistent virtual desktop behavior with vMotion, backup and other data center actions •  Burst controls, and other traffic shaping controls •  Separation of cluster, management traffic from desktop traffic •  Up to 80 Gb/s bandwidth per server to prevent HOL blocking
  13. 13. Cisco Confidential 13C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Expanding Desktop Use Cases 13 Designer Power Users Knowledge Workers Task Workers Graphics & Media Professionals, Design Engineers Financial Analysts, Traders, Design Reviewers Office workers, productivity & line-of-business workers Contact center workers, out- sourcing vendors, contractors CATIA, CS6, Inventor PLM, Solidworks, Adobe Dreamweaver, Medical Imaging MS Office, PhotoShop CRM Applications, Web-based applications GPU Pass through: 1:1 Dedicated GPU to user Shared GPU: software virtualization of the GPU (for both HVD and HSD)
  14. 14. Cisco Confidential 14C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Single Logical Chassis: Virtual Desktops, Hosted Desktops, Services, Apps servers, Graphics Intensive Apps LAN SAN A SAN B Mgmt View Manager, vCenter Designers with GPUApplication Farm Web Tier Servers View Desktops UCS Manager One Logical Chassis to Manage* LAN Connectivity SAN Networking Blade Chassis’ Server Blades Rack Servers + Tier 0 Storage On Server Server Identity Management Monitoring, Troubleshooting *160 servers managed in a single domain as a logical chassis
  15. 15. Cisco Confidential 15C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Separate firmware, addresses, and parameter settings Physical servers become interchangeable hardware components Service profile templates allow rapid provisioning of new virtual desktops Dynamic Platform Provisioning with Service Profiles Chassis-8/Blade-4Chassis-1/Blade-2 Profile 1 UUID: 56 4d cd 3f 59 5b… MAC: 08:00:69:02:01:FC WWN: 5080020000075740 Boot Order: SAN, PXE Profile 2 UUID: 56 4d cd 3f 59 5d… MAC: 08:00:69:02:01:FF WWN: 5080020000075742 Boot Order: SAN Profile 3 UUID: 56 4d cd 3f 59 5f… MAC: 08:00:69:02:01:FB WWN: 5080020000075744 Boot Order: PXE, SAN LAN SAN Desktop Profile 1 120 Knowledge | HVD Win 7 B-250 192GB LAN Connectivity SAN Connectivty Boot Order Desktop Profile 2 140 Task | ThinAppOLTP B-200 48GB LAN Connectivity SAN Connectivity Boot Order Desktop Profile 3 100 Power | HVD Win 7 B-230 384GB LAN Connectivity SAN Connectivity Boot Order Cisco UCS Manager
  16. 16. Cisco Confidential 16C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. UCS Manager Desktop Farm 1 UCS Manager Desktop Farm 2 UCS Manager Desktop Farm 4 UCS Manager Desktop Farm 3 UCS Central ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA ADFADFA •  Manages up to 1 Million+ virtual desktops •  Manages both tenant and service provider environments •  Unifies management of multi UCS domains •  Leverages UCS Manager technology •  Simplify global operations with centralized inventory, faults, logs and server console •  Delivers global policies, service profiles, ID pools and templates Foundation for high availability, disaster recovery and workload mobility •  Model based API for large scale automation Cisco UCS Central Simplifies Operations at Scale
  17. 17. Cisco Confidential 17C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Challenges: •  Manual processes •  Complex handoffs between teams and domains •  Static resource allocation Result: •  Days/weeks/months to deploy IT services •  High operational cost •  Rigid silos •  Infrastructure inefficiency and under utilization Complexity in Deploying Virtual Desktop Workload Application NetworkProfile Update Trunks Create EPG Configure SAN Zoning UCS Service Profiles Create Network Policies Server Admins Configure Servers Update vNIC With VLAN Select SP’s Add VLAN to Service Profile Create VLAN Update Storage Add vFilers to Group Create vFilers Create IP space Update Create Storage Policy NFS Mount Add Users and Groups IT Planning Approvals Define Cost Models Desktop/VDI Application Requirements 1 2 3 4 5 6 VDI VM VDI VM HSD HSD Hypervisor HYPERVISOR HYPERVISOR VDI VM Broker   Servic es  
  18. 18. Cisco Confidential 18C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco UCS Director Turn-Key Solution On-Demand Automated Delivery Policy-Driven Provisioning Secure Cloud Container VMsComputeNetwork Storage UCS Director Domain Managers OS and Virtual Machines Storage Network Compute Tenant B Tenant C Tenant A Virtualized Platform Compute and Hypervisor B CA Network and Services VM VM VM SinglePaneofGlass End-to-EndAutomationand LifecycleManagement Broker   Services   VDI VM HSD VDI VM
  19. 19. Cisco Confidential 19C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Agenda Cisco UCS: The Story Thus Far Differentiated Performance and Manageability for Desktop Virtualization Cisco Validated Designs Walkthrough Getting Started
  20. 20. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 20 Architecture Business Challenges Technical Highlights Summary http://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/td/docs/unified_computing/ucs/UCS_CVDs/ucs_vspex_vview53_2k.pdf •  UCS 2.2(1b) with IVY Bridge Support •  Cisco UCS Managed B 200 M3 (E5-2680v2) 14 Server Cluster, N+1 •  Nexus 5548UP 5.2(1)N1(1), Nexus 1000V 4.2(1) SV2 (2.1a), 10 GE & FC Switching •  VMware vSphere 5.5 Hypervisor •  VMware Horizon View 5.3 Components •  EMC VNX5600 Storage •  Converged infrastructure based on Cisco Unified Data Center •  Investment protection in high density and high performance data center environments •  High performance, scalable and resilient virtual environment •  Rapid boot, rapid login support. •  Higher VM density per ESXi cluster •  Supported Graphics, HTML 5 Access, VSAN Support •  Siloed Network, Compute, Storage •  Inefficient Resources •  Complex, Expensive Operations •  Application Restraints •  Energy efficiency •  Requirement for outstanding end-user experience 4  X  10  Gbps Cisco  Nexus  5548UP Cisco  Nexus  5548UP CISCO UCS 6248UP 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 STAT ID 1/10 GIGABIT ETHERNET 1/2/4/8G FIBRE CHANNEL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16UCS E16UP 3 CISCO NEXUS N5548P 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 STAT ID 3 CISCO NEXUS N5548P 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 STAT ID CISCO UCS 6248UP 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 STAT ID 1/10 GIGABIT ETHERNET 1/2/4/8G FIBRE CHANNEL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16UCS E16UP Cisco  UCS  6248UPCisco  UCS  6248UP 2  X  1  Gbps FC/FC0E 10  GE SLOT 1 SLOT 5 SLOT 3 SLOT 7 SLOT 2 SLOT 6 SLOT 4 SLOT 8 ! UC S  5 1 0 8 OK FAIL OK FAIL OK FAIL OK FAIL SLOT 1 SLOT 5 SLOT 3 SLOT 7 SLOT 2 SLOT 6 SLOT 4 SLOT 8 ! UC S  5 1 0 8 OK FAIL OK FAIL OK FAIL OK FAIL 4 3 2 1 UCS 2104XP 4 3 2 1 UCS 2104XP 4 3 2 1 UCS 2104XP 4 3 2 1 UCS 2104XP Cisco  UCS   2204XP Cisco  UCS   2204XP Cisco  UCS   2204XP Cisco  UCS   2204XP 1  Cisco  UCS  5108  Blade   Chassis 7  x  B200  M3 Virtual  Desktops 1  Cisco  UCS  5108  Blade   Chassis 7  x  B200  M3 Virtual  Desktops   ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 1/10 GIGABIT ETHERNET 1/2/4/8G FIBRE CHANNEL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8N55-M8P8FP 1/10 GIGABIT ETHERNET 1/2/4/8G FIBRE CHANNEL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8N55-M8P8FP vPC  Peer Link 4  X  10  Gbps EMC  VNX5600 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 Not  shown  in  this  Image: 2  x  B200  M3  for  Infrastructure 4  x  B250  M2  for  Launcher SP-A 8Gb FC SP-B 8Gb FCDM-2 10GE DM-3 10GE 2  X  10GE2  X  8Gb  FC 2  X  8Gb  FC2  X  10GE
  21. 21. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 21 Architecture Business Challenges Technical Highlights Summary •  Siloed Network, Compute, Storage •  Complex Design and Integration •  Scale Challenge •  Differing user requirements •  End user acceptance •  Cisco UCS Manager 2.1(3a) •  Cisco UCS B200 M3 with Intel E5-2680 v2 •  Cisco 6248UP Fabric Interconnect, Nexus 5548UP Layer 2 Switch •  VMware vSphere 5.1 •  Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 pooled HVD desktops and RDS Hosted Shared Desktops •  Nexus 1000v for VMware v 4.2(1)SV2(2.1a) •  NetApp FAS 3240 Data ONTAP Cluster Mode •  Converged Infrastructure based on Cisco Unified Data Center •  Investment protection in high density and high performance data center environments •  High performance, scalable and resilient system •  Rapid boot, rapid login and support for 2000 mixed use case virtual desktops and session users
  22. 22. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 22 Architecture Business Challenges Technical Highlights Summary •  Siloed Network, Compute, Storage •  Complex Design and Integration •  Scale Challenge •  Differing user requirements •  End user acceptance •  Cisco UCS Manager 2.1(3a) •  Cisco UCS B200 M3 with Intel E5-2680 v2 •  Cisco 6248UP Fabric Interconnect, Nexus 5548UP Layer 2 Switch •  Citrix XenServer 6.2 •  Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 pooled HVD and RDS Hosted Shared Desktops •  NetApp FAS 3250 Data ONTAP C-Mode •  Converged Infrastructure based on Cisco Unified Data Center •  Investment protection in high density and high performance data center environments •  High performance, scalable and resilient system •  Rapid boot, rapid login and support for 2000 mixed use case virtual desktops and session users
  23. 23. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 23 Architecture Business Challenges Technical Highlights Summary •  Siloed Network, Compute, Storage •  Inefficient Resource Utilization •  Slow, Complex, Expensive Operations •  Differing End User Requirements •  Reduce CapEx •  UCS 2.1(3a) with Ivy Bridge support •  IP Only Solution on Hyper-V •  Citrix Xen Desktop 7 HVD and RDS •  Nexus 1000v for Hyper-V •  Microsoft 2012 support •  EMC VNXe3300 •  Cisco Simplified Design with storage connected to FIs •  Grow from 500 to 1000 seats by adding the second chassis and three blades •  High performance, low cost, scalable and resilient system •  Excellent End User Experience in both use cases Legend CISCO UCS 6248UP 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 STAT ID 1/10 GIGABIT ETHERNET 1/2/4/8G FIBRE CHANNEL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16UCS E16UP CISCO UCS 6248UP 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 STAT ID 1/10 GIGABIT ETHERNET 1/2/4/8G FIBRE CHANNEL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16UCS E16UP Cisco  UCS  6248UPCisco  UCS  6248UP 2  X  1  Gbps 10  Gbps SLOT 1 SLOT 5 SLOT 3 SLOT 7 SLOT 2 SLOT 6 SLOT 4 SLOT 8 ! UC S  5 1 0 8 OK FAIL OK FAIL OK FAIL OK FAIL SLOT 1 SLOT 5 SLOT 3 SLOT 7 SLOT 2 SLOT 6 SLOT 4 SLOT 8 ! UC S  5 1 0 8 OK FAIL OK FAIL OK FAIL OK FAIL 4 3 2 1 UCS 2104XP 4 3 2 1 UCS 2104XP 4 3 2 1 UCS 2104XP 4 3 2 1 UCS 2104XP Cisco  UCS   2204XP Cisco  UCS   2204XP Cisco  UCS   2204XP Cisco  UCS   2204XP 2  x  Cisco  UCS  5108  Blade  Chassis 7  x  B200  M3  Blades Citrix  Desktop  Virtualization 1000-­‐user  Mixed  Workload ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 vPC  Peer Link EMC  VNXe3300 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 ResetConsole UCS B200 M3 0 X4 0123 1 X4 2 3 4 5 1 GbEiSCSI TOE B 6Gb SAS 0123 0 X4 0123 1 X4 2 3 4 5 1 GbEiSCSI TOE 6Gb SAS 0123 A 1  Gbps 10  GB  Converged
  24. 24. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 24 Architecture Business Challenges Technical Highlights Summary •  High cost for VDI POCs •  No economical solution for Branch Office/Small Office VDI •  Slow, Complex, Expensive Physical Desktop Operations •  Setup for VDI deployments complex •  Lower CapEx •  Cisco UCS C240 M3 (v1.5.3b) •  LSI Nytro MegaRAID 200GB Controller •  Citrix XenServer 6.2 •  Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 components •  12 x 600 GB 10K RPM SAS Drives •  Optional Cisco VIC 1225 for 10GB •  Onboard Design with onboard SAS drives and LSI Nytro controller only •  Expansion and redundancy available by adding a second UCS C240 M3 •  All infrastructure plus 200 Login VSI Medium workload Windows 7 Desktops •  Fast boot, fast login, outstanding End User Experience
  25. 25. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 25 Architecture Business Challenges Technical Highlights Summary •  High cost for VDI POCs •  No economical solution for Branch Office/Small Office VDI •  Slow, Complex, Expensive Physical Desktop Operations •  Setup for VDI deployments complex •  Lower CapEx •  Cisco UCS C240 M3 (v1.5.3b) •  LSI Nytro MegaRAID 200GB Controller •  VMware vSphere 5.5 •  VMware Horizon View 5.3 components •  12 x 600 GB 10K RPM SAS Drives •  Optional Cisco VIC 1225 for 10GB •  Onboard Design with onboard SAS drives and LSI Nytro controller only •  Expansion and redundancy available by adding a second UCS C240 M3 •  All infrastructure plus 200 Login VSI Medium workload Windows 7 Desktops •  Fast boot, fast login, outstanding End User Experience
  26. 26. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 26 Architecture Business Challenges Technical Highlights Summary •  High cost for XenApp small scale deployments •  No economical solution for Branch Office/Small Office VDI •  Slow, Complex, Expensive Physical Desktop Operations •  Setup for VDI deployments complex •  Lower CapEx •  Cisco UCS 6248UP Fabric Interconnects •  Cisco UCS C240 M3 (Managed) •  LSI Nytro MegaRAID 200GB Controller •  Citrix XenServer 6.2 •  Citrix XenApp 7.5 components •  12 x 600 GB 10K RPM SAS Drives •  Onboard Design with onboard SAS drives and LSI Nytro controller only •  Light and Medium Workload cases •  All infrastructure plus 500 Login VSI Medium workload Windows 7 Desktops •  Fast boot, fast login, outstanding End User Experience
  27. 27. Cisco Confidential 27C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Agenda Cisco UCS: The Story Thus Far Differentiated Performance and Manageability for Desktop Virtualization Cisco Validated Designs Walkthrough Getting Started
  28. 28. Cisco Confidential 28C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Desktop Virtualization Top Application for Early UCS Adoption Thousands of Customers in Production Penetration Across all Major Industries, Verticals CUSTOMER SUCCESS STORIES Deployments Ranging up to 90k Seats PDF case studies are here: http://bit.ly/1h4cph4
  29. 29. Cisco Confidential 29C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Prescriptive, Validated Configurations, Eliminating the Guesswork Minimized Up-Front Capital Outlay Built-in Scalability as Your Business Demand Grows Accelerated Path to ROI with VDI and App Virtualization Get Started Now with Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solutions For VMware Horizon View and Citrix XenDesktop More info: http://bit.ly/1cZJfeG Economical Solution Bundles That Deliver
  30. 30. Cisco Confidential 30C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Key Benefits of Cisco UCS for Desktop Virtualization Simple, Resilient Architecture for Deploying Desktop VirtualizationARCHITECTURE Linear Scalability and Performance from 100 to 1000’s of Desktops Without a Change in ArchitectureSCALABILITY Providing the Right Balance of Memory, I/O and CPU Is the Key to Cost-Effective ScalabilityBALANCED SYSTEM Rapid Provisioning with Cisco UCS Manager for Ease of ScaleSIMPLICITY Reducing Risk and Accelerating Deployment Through ValidationVALIDATED DESIGNS
  31. 31. Cisco Confidential 31C97-731206-00 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Reference Materials www.cisco.com/go/vdi DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION www.cisco.com/go/vdidesigns DESIGN GUIDES http://bit.ly/1cZJfeG SOLUTION PACKS http://bit.ly/1h4cph4 CASE STUDIES
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