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  • To accomplish our goal of making this a meaningful interaction, I have broken the presentation into 3 parts. Based on what you have said, you would like to hear how we will spend the majority of our time on # 1, 2 or 3. (Note: Use this slide to let them know that you listened to what they said. Know your information well enough that you can make adjustments to your standard presentation.)
  • As we go thru the presentation, there are some overarching points that I would like to make and that past customers have said are important to take into consideration when making a vendor decision on backup.**it is difficult to do any thing well. Without focus it is almost impossible. At PHD, we focus on just backup of virtual environments. We believe this focus is what has delivered the unique technology you will see today and why the technology is delivered on multiple hypervisors.Our customer feedback has been, “I have pain doing backups on my virtual desktops and servers but my physical environment is fine. Help me with my virtual problem without causing another one!” You will see as we go through this presentation that we have, and will continue to have, not just virtual products for virtual environments but also adapters to the vendors many of our customers use to backup their physical environments.” So, our strategy is to provide a best of breed backup solution for your virtual environment and co-exist with your vendor for your physical servers/desktops.**We will go into detail about our architecture but suffice it to say that it is unique to PHD Virtual and will enable features that many customers find important.**In a difficult business environment we have the financial resources to be able follow through on our commitments to our customers.
  • Transition: What are the typical current data protection choices?The problem is that the current backup methodologies for virtual environments have issues: - single points of failure - significant processing overhead on ESX server - restore usually multi-step process - scaling limited due to limited CPU and/or memory resources (Consider removing VBA from this slide.)
  • We have won a number of awards on our way to acquiring over 2000 customers in just a few short years. Our product roadmap and priorities are really driven by our close relationship with our customers. Recently we became Citrix ready as a result of our customers wanting a cross platform solution.
  • Many companies talk about how they are in tune with their customers but we have a method and process behind it. Customers can give input in a number of ways: 1) we have a user group with many sub groups focused on specific products. User group members get a number of benefits; 2) our CEO conducts roundtable discussions formally with customers each quarter and speaks with them often to ensure that our customers are happy with our sales, support, channel and our technology; 3) the product management group does monthly meetings and conducts weekly webinars on our technology. They are the group that gives development the product specifications driven by our customers and the market; 4) finally, there is an internal meeting each week so that when we roll out a product to a customer it is well documented, supported by our people and our partners and so it meets our customers needs.
  • Host Failover: In the event of a host failure, VMs that HA to a new host will be backed upSureRestore™Build Target Teams – Logical groups of storage for backup jobs ensure every backup succeeds even if one target is downFully VMotion aware – backups continue even as VMs move from host to hoseNo Proxy Hardware to fail
  • Technology ComponentsData integrity verification during and after backup processSelf-healing data blocks on diskPatent-pending data protection schemes.What good is a backup if you can’t restore the data!?Other vendors try to make sure your backups worked; PHD makes sure that your restore will be successful.We continually check backup data integrity and fix data corruption errors without user intervention so that backups restore as expected.
  • Transition: Let’s talk about one of the ways PHD makes it easy to do business…We listened to our customers and created a very simple license model. The only choices you needto consider are the number of concurrent backups that will run per host. We also only license by the host, so it doesn’t matter how many sockets are on the server. This provides great investmentprotection should a customer want to move the license to a more powerful server over time.Discount Pricing Available for Volume PurchasesMulti Year Commitment with Flexible Licensing Options
  • Transcript

    • 1. PHD Virtual Backup for Citrix XenServer
      Jim Schrand
      Senior Director,
      Product Management
    • 2. Agenda
      • Corporate Overview
      • 3. The PHD Difference
      • 4. Product Architecture
      • 5. Product Demonstration
      • 6. Wrap up
    • Key Messages
      • Focused on backup software for virtual server and desktop deployments on multiple hypervisors
      • 7. Deliver architecture that enables valuable and unique features and benefits in both backup and restore
      • 8. Compliment your investment in traditional(physical) backup solutions through our integration adapters
      • 9. Financial resources to grow the business and realize our product roadmap
    • Company Overview
      • Founded in 2005
      • 10. Our Solution: PHD Virtual Backup solutions have been in the market since 2006
      • 11. Over 2500 customer worldwide rely on our solutions
      • 12. Acquired by Insight Venture Partners – $3B software investment fund
      • 13. Citrix strategic investment in 2010
      • 14. Global Partner network with over 300 partners
    • Company Overview – Customer Growth
      # of Customers
      2,500 Customers
      1,300 Customers
      “Reader’s Choice”
      Preferred product
      500 Customers
      Commercial esXpress release
      Citrix Investment
      Acquired by Insight Venture Partners
      TODAY
    • 15. Sample Customer by Vertical
      Retail, Manufacturing & Healthcare
      Technology & Electronics
      Financial & Services
      Government
      Education
    • 16. Customer Driven Development
      PHD Virtual Users Group
      Quarterly CEO Roundtable Webinar Series
      Monthly Technology Feedback Sessions with Product Management
      Product Action Committee
    • 17. Product Strategy
      Goal: Become the Gold Standard Solution to backup large virtual environments
      Unique Architecture: Reliability, Security, Performance / Scalability, Ease of Use, Flexibility, Cost Effective
      Cross Platform Capability: One solution for all major hypervisors and virtual desktop infrastructures
      Enterprise Coexistence: Integration adapters with all leading physical backup vendors
    • 18. PHD VBA™ Architecture Overview
      Physical Host Server
      Storage Targets
      PHD Virtual Backup Appliance
      SureRestore™
      TrueDedupe™
      OpenRestore™
      SAN, NAS, Local Disks
      Citrix XenDesktop
      Citrix XenApp
      VMware View
      Any OS supported by Hypervisor
      Enterprise
      Backup
      Solutions
      Hosted Virtual Desktops
      Virtual Machines
      Quantum
      Symantec
      Supported Hypervisors
      VMware ESX
      Net App
      3rd Party Software
      HP
      Tape
    • 19. PHD VBA™ Architecture Overview
      PHD
      Virtual SAN
      Physical Host Server
      PHD Virtual Backup Appliance
      SureRestore™
      TrueDedupe™
      OpenRestore™
      SAN, NAS, Local Disks
      Citrix XenDesktop
      Citrix XenApp
      VMware View
      Any OS supported by Hypervisor
      Enterprise
      Backup
      Solutions
      Hosted Virtual Desktops
      Virtual Machines
      Quantum
      Symantec
      Supported Hypervisors
      VMware ESX
      VMware ESXi
      Citrix XenServer
      Net App
      3rd Party Software
      HP
      Tape
    • 20. PHD VBA™ Architecture Overview
      PHD
      Virtual SAN
      Physical Host Server
      PHD Virtual Backup Appliance
      SureRestore™
      TrueDedupe™
      OpenRestore™
      SAN, NAS, Local Disks
      Enterprise Backup API
      Citrix XenDesktop
      Citrix XenApp
      VMware View
      Any OS supported by Hypervisor
      Enterprise
      Backup
      Solutions
      Hosted Virtual Desktops
      Virtual Machines
      Quantum
      Symantec
      Supported Hypervisors
      VMware ESX
      VMware ESXi
      Citrix XenServer
      Microsoft Hyper-V
      Oracle VM
      Net App
      3rd Party Software
      HP
      Tape
    • 21. The VBA ™ Architecture Advantage
      VBA ™ Architecture Delivers
      Performance & Scalability
      Reliability & Compliance
      Flexibility & Ease of Use
      Cost
    • 22. Performance & Scalability
      Multiple concurrent backup and restore streams per PHD VBA™
      Dom 0 not used for I/O operations
      Support for Changed Block Tracking
      TrueDedupe™ Technology
    • 23. Performance & ScalabilityTrueDedupe™ Technology
      • Source-side, global de-duplication
      • 24. Reduces disk capacity requirements
      • 25. Reduces network bandwidth consumption
      • 26. De-dupes against real data, not an arbitrary template
      VM1
      Apps
      OS
      1
      5
      7
      PHD
      VBA™
      VM2
      Backup
      Target
      Apps
      OS
      1
      3
      9
      VM3
      Apps
      Blocks Compressed
      & De-duplicatedat Source
      OS
      5
      7
      9
      1
      4
      Citrix XenServer Host
      2
      3
      5
      9
      7
    • 27. Reliability & Compliance
      Distributed architecture: No single point of failure
      Disaster recovery / High Availability options
      Effective snapshot removal
      Auto-discover new VMs
      SureRestore™ Technology
      OpenRestore™ Technology
    • 28. Reliability & Compliance SureRestore™ Technology
      Data Blocks Verified In-Line During Backup
      Successful Restore Operation Completed
      Data Blocks Checked in Background on Backup Target
      BAD Blocks Replaced with Good Blocks During Next Backup
      Corrupt Blocks Identified and Flagged as BAD
    • 29. Reliability & Compliance OpenRestore™ Technology
      No proprietary software required to restore data from backup device
      Meet compliance requirements without ongoing license and maintenance costs
      Don’t allow your data to be held hostage!
    • 30. Flexibility & Ease of Use
      Integration into Citrix XenCenter
      Support for multiple hypervisor platforms
      Policy driven administration
      Deploy as an appliance
      Date Smart Dynamic Export Technology
    • 31. Flexibility & Ease of UseDate Smart Dynamic Export
      • Re-hydrate and copy backups to tape from a SMB/Windows Share
      • 32. Data copied in XenServer native VHD format to allow one-step restore from tape
      • 33. Data is not locked in a proprietary format
    • Cost
      No additional expense for proxy server hardware and software
      Reduced storage capacity requirements with TrueDedupe™ Technology
      No ongoing licensing fees with OpenRestore™ Technology
      Policy driven administration reduces IT costs
    • 34. Introducing Support for Desktop
      Available Today
    • 35. PHD Virtual & the Virtual Desktop
      PHD Virtual Backup for Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp supports backup and recovery of virtual desktop machines
      PHD TrueDedupe™ delivers significant benefits in this environment
      Large compression ratio due to similarity of images
      Specifically OS and applications
      Reduced bandwidth requirements due to source side de-dupe
      Restore capabilities: entire desktop image or at the file level
    • 36. PHD Virtual Backup for Citrix XenServer
      Premier data protection solution for the XenServer environment
      Citrix strategic investment in PHD announced May 20, 2010
      Full integration with Citrix XenCenter
      Demo will show
      Installation of PHD Virtual Backup plug-in for XenCenter
      Wizard driven backup and restore
      Backup and restore job monitoring
    • 37. Demo
    • 38. Summary
      PHD VBA™ Architecture delivers
      Performance & Scalability
      Reliability & Compliance
      Flexibility & Ease of Use
      Cost
      Endorsed by Citrix Systems and passed testing requirements of Citrix Ready program
      Full integration with XenCenter for single pane of glass management
    • 39. Pricing/Licensing Options
      PHD Virtual Backup for Citrix XenServer
      • $2,000 per host
      • 40. Multiple concurrent backups per host
      • 41. Built-in replication for DR
      • 42. Source-side global de-duplication
      • 43. Bundled with Gold Support 11 hrs, 5 days week
      Platinum 24x7 Support
      Volume Purchase Pricing
      Enterprise License Agreement
    • 44. sales@phdvirtual.com
      866-710-1882 (USA and Canada)
      +1-267-298-5320 (International)