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A view from the desktop - choosing the right technologies for desktop virtualization

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If you are considering desktop virtualization, a key area to address is how your users will access and interact with the system. Will their user experience be good or bad? What if they are accessing ...

If you are considering desktop virtualization, a key area to address is how your users will access and interact with the system. Will their user experience be good or bad? What if they are accessing from different locations or when mobile? What do new developments such as zero clients and cloud PCs offer? Wyse Technology have been leaders in this market for many years and, with this presentation, can help you make more informed decisions in this fast moving technology area.

A Wyse Technology customer may be joining David Angwin in this session.

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    A view from the desktop - choosing the right technologies for desktop virtualization A view from the desktop - choosing the right technologies for desktop virtualization Presentation Transcript

    • A View from the Desktop Choosing the right technologies for desktop virtualization David Angwin Wyse Technology wyse.com 2010
    • Agenda • User types and profiles • Why you need to address the desktop device • Client hardware and software choices • User experience • Addressing mobility 2
    • Areas to watch Will impact adoption: • Ability to address specific use-cases • User experience Will impact cost: • Ease of deployment • Ease of management • System scalability • Effective service life 3
    • Identifying the right desktop virtualisation technology 1 Define user types based on function Office / Knowledge Task Workers Mobile Workers Workers 4
    • Identifying the right desktop virtualisation technology 2 Create user profiles based on types Applications Peripherals Content 5
    • A choice of virtualisation models Presentation VDI Cloud PC Web Shared PC Storage Display Storage Display Storage Execution Storage Hybrid Display / Storage Display Management Light Management Light Management Management Execution Management Shared Management Isolated Management Shared Execution Execution Execution Datacentre Citrix XenApp Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix Provisioning Google Web Apps, Microsoft Microsoft Remote Microsoft VDI Suites, Server, Wyse WSM Amazon E3C, web MultiPoint Server Desktop Services VMware View server Execution Centralized Centralized Distributed Hybrid Centralized Benefits User density, App compatibility and PC experience, User density, Low TCO, PC as low TCO OS flexibility central control flexibility, TCO server, easy install 6
    • Agenda • User types and profiles • Why you need to address the desktop device • Client hardware and software choices • User experience • Addressing mobility 7
    • The impact of keeping PCs with virtual desktops Virtual Full PC Thin or Zero Challenge Desktops Endpoint client Complexity Increased Unchanged Reduced or eliminated Reduced or eliminated Security Improved Unchanged Enforced Enforced Management Improved Still Required None or Centralized None or Centralized Reliability Fail over 20-30k hours MTBF 180k hours MTBF 180k hours MTBF Deployment Faster Still Imaging the HDD Out of the box Out of the box 6-15 watts Energy / Green IT Increased 50-150 watts 6-15 watts Save £50-£150 year/unit 8
    • TCO comparison of client devices TC / VDI PC / VDI PC • Monthly TCO costs Endpoint Hardware $ Client Software Licenses $ 3.13 $ 8.33 $ 33.33 $ 4.58 $ 33.33 4.58 aggregated from Gartner Hardware and Software $ 11.46 $ 37.92 $ 37.92 published analysis, based IT Personel $ 5.58 $ 19.00 $ 19.00 on 2,500 users Security Desktop Management $ $ 4.42 $ 10.42 $ 12.50 12.58 $ $ 8.08 12.58 • Server focused items IT Operations $ 20.42 $ 44.08 $ 39.67 removed to expose client Administration $ 30.08 $ 31.58 $ 18.00 detail Downtime End User Costs $ $ 10.75 10.75 $ $ 15.58 15.58 $ $ 15.58 15.58 Hardware and Software $ 11.46 $ 37.92 $ 37.92 IT Operations $ 20.42 $ 44.08 $ 39.67 Administration $ 30.08 $ 31.58 $ 18.00 End User Costs $ 10.75 $ 15.58 $ 15.58 Energy $ 0.21 $ 6.00 $ 6.00 Client TCO (monthly) $ 72.92 $ 135.17 $ 117.17 TCO Difference -37.8% 15.4% VDI Models Only $ 72.92 $ 135.17 TCO Difference -46.1% Source: Gartner 2008, Microsoft licensing, Wyse Customer / User Inputs 9 9
    • Agenda • User types and profiles • Why you need to address the desktop device • Client hardware and software choices • User experience • Addressing mobility 10
    • Client hardware choices Thin clients - Flexible Compact Mobile High Repurposed Handheld Performance PC (SW) (SW) Next-generation zero client Zero clients - Dedicated Citrix Microsoft VMware Cloud PCs - Familiar Desktop High Performance 11
    • Client software choices Local Web Multi- Instant Auto- Virus Zero Apps Apps PCoIP protocol HDX on mgmt Immune Client Low Windows l l l l l Embedded Wyse- enhanced l l l l l SUSE Linux TCO Enterprise Wyse l l l l l ThinOS™ Wyse Zero™ Lowest l l l l l engine 12
    • Desktop functionality & user experience Multiple Streaming monitors video and audio Smart cards & Audio and biometrics VOIP Peripherals Fast moving graphics & 3D 13
    • Addressing mobility • Working in different office locations – Hot desk • Working at home – Desktop thin client – Mobile thin client for occasional home workers • Working on-site with clients – Mobile thin client with WiFi & 3G • Working while travelling – Mobile thin client with WiFi & 3G • Working offline – PC laptop for offline mail and writing documents – iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android phone/tablet for everything else 14
    • Areas to watch - recap Will impact adoption: • Ability to address specific use-cases • User experience Will impact cost: • Ease of deployment • Ease of management • System scalability • Effective service life 15
    • Get Wyse. Go Far. David Angwin dangwin@wyse.com www .wyse.com 16