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RingCube vDesk is a high-performance enterprise desktop virtualization solution that simplifies the creation, access and management of Windows desktops through Workspace Virtualization.

RingCube vDesk is a high-performance enterprise desktop virtualization solution that simplifies the creation, access and management of Windows desktops through Workspace Virtualization.

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  • Benchmark Advantage3-6X graphics (2D & 3D)2X faster disk I/O3-6X faster boot timesFull 3D graphics support“Everyday Tasks” AdvantageStarting Up = 6.6X fasterOffice Apps = 1.5X fasterPhotoshop = 2.0X fasterCopying Files = 2.2X fasterShutting Down = 3.2X faster“Everyday Tasks” Comparison (measured in seconds) vDesk VM-based desktop Percent Faster Starting Up (boot time) 7 46 657% Microsoft Office 2003 Apps 17 26 153% Adobe Photoshop CS3 20 40 200% Copying Folders & Files 59 130 220% Shutting Down (logout time) 14 45 321% Total Time 117 287 245% 3rd Party Benchmark results provided by Passmark Performance Test 6.1 (Win32 version)Common Hardware ConfigurationWindows XP with Service Pack 21 CPU, 2 GB RAM, 20 GB of HD space3Dmark does not successfully run inside VMware & Microsoft offerings but vDesk provides complete DirectX 9 & 10 support and delivers 99% of the host 3Dmark score
  • vDesk simplifies the creation, deployment & management of your Windows 7 environment through the use of a Fast, Mobile and Secure virtual workspace.
  • “We achieved a 7-to-1 cost savings using vDesk over thin-terminals.”Marc Robinson, Vice President of IT at Cloud 10 CorporationCloud 10, a leading virtual call center company, lowers capital and operational costs with RingCube vDesk. “It is absolutely our mission to keep jobs in the US. vDesk is helping Cloud 10 keep overhead costs down and as a result, we are able to pass the savings onto our customers,” says Marc Robinson of IT Operations. Case study: http://www.ringcube.com/portal/content/files/casestudies/cs_cloud10.pdf
  • Southcoast Bank provides a wide range of financial services including commercial banking, consumer banking, mortgage loan origination, credit cards, tax deposits, and many others. “We were able to create a seamless full performance end user experience avoiding difficult customer installations and the need for additional support services.” says Paul Hollen, Executive Vice President and COO. “vDesk’s isolation security features limit data leakage by locking down a workspace so check images can’t be copied and pasted into a host machine. This was a key selling point and satisfied our security requirements
  • VDI Deployment5 Concurrent Users per Core120 Users per Dual-Socket Dual-Core Server (4 Cores)2,500 Users / 20 Concurrent Users = 125 Servers125 Servers x $6,0002 = $750,000vDesk Deployment2,500 Concurrent Users per vDesk Server with File Server32 Servers x $6,0002 = $12,00098% Cost SavingsBased on Gartner Report: Total Cost of Ownership Comparison of PCs With Hosted Virtual Desktops Publication Date: 4 August 2008/ID Number: G00155498Costs based on Gartner Report: Total Cost of Ownership Comparison of PCs With Hosted Virtual Desktops Publication Date: 4 August 2008/ID Number: G00155498Scalable up to 5,000 Concurrent Users
  • Reduce Licensing CostsWindows, SA, VECD, etc.Reduce Storage CostsUp to 70% cost savingsReduce Fixing CostsUp to 75% cost savingsIncrease Performance99% of host performanceIncrease MobilityMobileSync and OfflineIncrease Availability“Anytime, Anywhere Access”
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    • 1. vDesk Overview
      High Performance Desktop Virtualization for the Enterprise
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    • 2. Confidential - Do Not Distribute
      Agenda
      Company Information
      Business Drivers & Barriers
      RingCube Solution: vDesk
      Customer Use Cases
      Summary
      Additional Slides
    • 3. Company Overview
      RingCube Technologies Inc.
      Leading provider of workspace virtualization
      HQ located in Mountain View, CA
      Founded in 2005 backed by Tier 1 Venture Partners: NEA & MDV
      >250,000 registered users, >1,000,000 downloads (65% professionals)
      Ranked #1 by IDC for client virtualization based on technology & features
      24 Virtualization technology patent submissions
      Awards
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    • 4. Confidential - Do Not Distribute
      Awards & Accolades
      vDesk Product Review 5 out of 5 rating
      vDesk v1.0 receives top rating from Network World
      Ranked #1 Client Virtualization
      Best features & technology ranked above VMware
      “Product of the Year” Desktop Virtualization
      Gold Award Winner “Product of the Year” above Citrix
      Numerous Accolades for Contact Center Deployments
      vDesk Secures “Work At Home” Call Centers, PCI DSS compliant
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      Business Drivers for Desktop Virtualization
      Desktop Management Costs
      Business Continuity
      Productivity & Business Agility
      Control & Security Compliance
      IDC predicts the market for desktop virtualization software will be nearly $2 billion by 2011
      Gartner predicts the number of virtualized PCs will increase sharply, reaching 660 million in 2011
    • 6. Confidential - Do Not Distribute
      Barriers for Desktop Virtualization
      Operating System
      VM
      Operating System
      User Environment
      User Environment
      2GB to 10GB
      Operating System
      Operating System
      Virtual Machine
      Virtual Machine
      Operating System
      Operating System
      Server-Based Computing
      Local Virtual Machine
      Virtual Machines
      VDI
      Connection Broker
      Desktops
    • 7. Need for Convergence in Desktop Virtualization
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      Virtual Workspace
      Usability, Mobility and Performance
      Complete Convergence
      VDI
      Desktop OS
      Server-based
      Central Mgmt and Storage
      Local Virtual Machine
      Isolation
    • 8. Solution: RingCube vDesk
      vDesk is a high-performance enterprise desktop virtualization solution that simplifies the creation, access and management of Windows desktops through Workspace Virtualization.*
      *see Desktop Virtualization Architecture whitepaper or Gartner research for more details on Workspace Virtualization
    • 9. Confidential - Do Not Distribute
      Solution: RingCube vDesk
      Lower Management Costs & Increased Control
      Self-Provisioned Desktop
      Centrally Managed & Updated
      Access Control, Isolation & Host Security
      Four Flexible Deployment Modes
      1. PC 2. Drive 3. Network 4. VDI
      MobileSync - Offline & Synchronization
      High-Performance Virtual Desktop
      High Performance (99.7% of Host)
      Lightweight Delivery & Storage (40-80MB)
      No 2nd Operating System License
      VM
      Operating System
      Operating System
      40MB
      User Environment
      User Environment
      vDesk
      vDesk
      Operating System
      Operating System
      Hardware
      Hardware
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    • 10. Flexible Deployment Modes
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      MobileSync
      PC
      Drive
      vDesk Server
      Network
      VDI
      VDI
      Masters
      Virtual Machines
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      vDesk Components
      Administration Server
      Client Portal
      Virtual Workspaces
    • 12. Lower Management Costs & Increase Control
      Workspace Creation
      Self-Provisioning
      Host Security Scan
      Isolation
      Workspace Update
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      Workspace 2.0
      Workspace 1.0
      Operating System
      vDesk
      Operating System
      user
      Corporate Apps
      ******
      Operating System
      Data
      User Apps
      User Environment
      User Settings
      vDesk
      vDesk
      Operating System
      Operating System
      Hardware
      Hardware
    • 13. vDesk’s High-Performance Advantage
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      Virtualization Without the Performance Penalty
      Benchmark Results
      • 3-6X graphics (2D & 3D)
      • 14. 2X faster disk I/O
      • 15. 3-6X faster boot times
      • 16. Full 3D graphics support
      “Everyday Tasks”
      • Starting Up = 6.6X faster
      • 17. Office Apps = 1.5X faster
      • 18. Photoshop = 2.0X faster
      • 19. Copying Files = 2.2X faster
      • 20. Shutting Down = 3.2X faster
    • Operating System
      VM
      Operating System
      User Environment
      User Environment
      2GB to 10GB
      Operating System
      Operating System
      Virtual Machine
      Virtual Machine
      Operating System
      Operating System
      Review: Desktop Virtualization Architectures
      Virtual Machines
      Server-based Computing(VDI)
      Client Virtual Machines
      VM
      Operating System
      Operating System
      40MB
      User Environment
      User Environment
      vDesk
      vDesk
      VDI
      Operating System
      Operating System
      Hardware
      Connection Broker
      Hardware
      Desktops
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    • 21. Summary
      VM
      Operating System
      vDesk simplifies the management of Windows desktops.
      Fast
      Mobile
      Secure
      Operating System
      40MB
      User Environment
      User Environment
      vDesk
      vDesk
      Operating System
      Operating System
      Hardware
      Hardware
    • 22. Additional Information
      Backup Slides
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    • 23. Confidential - Do Not Distribute
      Market Response to vDesk
      Enterprise Customers
      #1 ranked Fortune 500 Global Bank (European HQ)
      #1 ranked Gartner MQ Call Center (North America)
      #1 largest independent desktop outsourcing provider (Global)
      Dozens of new global 2000 Enterprises and SME customers
      Strategic Partnerships
      Intel with vPro integration (co-development, co-marketing)
      McAfee with STP (sales teaming partners)
      Microsoft with SCCM (platform & mgmt interoperability)
      Leading Analysts and Thought Leaders
      Validation from virtualization thought leaders that “workspace virtualization” is quickly maturing and has distinct advantages around personalization, mobility, and performance.
    • 24. Customers’ Comparison of Desktop Virtualization
      = Meets Requirements
      = Exceeds Requirements
      = Does Not Meet Requirements
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      Customer Case Studies
      Employee mobility and remote access
      Business Continuity for end-user desktops: pandemic & disaster recovery
      Lowering the cost to deliver and support secure banking services
      Rapid provisioning & revocation for temporary workers/users
      High-performance desktop delivery to locked-down PCs without admin rights
      More Online: http://www.ringcube.com/portal/content/news/customers.jsp
    • 26. Case Study #1: Remote Mobile Workers
      Business Challenge
      Estimates of 40% of employees unable to come into the office at the peak of this year’s winter flu season due to H1N1 pandemic
      Significant productivity losses will occur for those companies unable to support at-home workers during this flu season
      Purchasing new laptops and/or netbooks for all employees who currently use a desktop was both cost prohibitive and operationally inefficient.
      Desktop Virtualization Solution
      Transform home PCs into enterprise desktop computers by deploying vDesk virtual workspaces on portable encrypted USB drives
      Leveraging best practices for remote access and security including endpoint security enforcement (VPN, Antivirus, Firewall, Anti-spyware) and policy controls (Domain join, GPOs, OS patch level checks) enabled both inside and out the vDesk workspace
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    • 27. Case Study #1: Remote Mobile Workers
      Business Results
      • Up to 5x cost savings compared to purchasing new laptops for desktop users or VDI build-out
      • 28. Cost-effective deployment of a virtual desktop solution without reliance on high-speed network connections or capital intensive data center build-out
      #1 ranked Fortune Global 500 Bank
      Office
      Home
      Office
      (Quarantine)
      SecureProxy
      Laptop
      DMZ
      Internet
      Office
      DEPLOYMENT
      vDesk on Drive
      PC
      Home
      MacBookwith XP VM
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    • 29. Case Study #2: Office Failover (Business Continuity)
      Business Challenge
      Significant productivity losses will occur for those companies who are forced to quarantine offices
      Complete office failover and recovery will be needed for all business computers that are not laptops
      Desktop Virtualization Solution
      Stream vDesk workspace from any NAS or CIFS-based fileserver to any Windows PC.
      All user data, applications, and personalized settings are kept stored and instantly accessible from LAN accessible datacenter
      Business Results
      • Rapid recovery and access from office-to-office to any shared Windows PC device on the LAN
      • 30. Cost-effective deployment of a virtual desktop solution that runs all applications with all personalized setting at full performance
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    • 31. Case Study #2: Office Failover (Business Continuity)
      DEPLOYMENT MODE
      vDesk over the Network& vDesk over VDI
      Top 10 Government (G10) Central Bank
      Secondary Site
      (Backup)
      Data Center
      Legend
      vDesk over the Network
      (CIFS-based Streaming)
      Primary Site
      (Quarantine)
      Site to Site Fail Over
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    • 32. Case Study #3: Call Centers (Task Workers)
      Business Challenge
      Previous solutions required high capital costs with lower performance for business-critical applications (e.g. VoIP, Video, Flash, VPN, etc.)
      Needed to centrally manage, provision, update, and secure desktops and applications for at-home call-center agents
      Needed a solution that met PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) requirements
      Desktop Virtualization Solution
      Deploy vDesk virtual workspace solution that is centrally managed.
      Enable granular isolation, encryption and host security enforcement policies to pass all PCI security requirements
      Deliver a vDesk workspace that runs VoIP, Streaming Video, Flash, VPN, and other applications at full performance
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    • 33. Case Study #3: Call Centers (Task Workers)
      Business Results
      • 7-to-1 cost savings compared to their thin-terminal based solution
      • 34. Simplified management and security control of remote desktop environments for call-center agents
      • 35. Lowered operational costs with better centralized management which led to the creation of additional jobs in the US and freeing up more IT resources
      DEPLOYMENT MODE
      vDesk on PC
      “We achieved a 7-to-1 cost savings using vDesk over thin-terminals.”
      At-Home Agent
      At-Home Agent
      Marc Robinson
      Vice President of IT
      Cloud 10 Corporation
      At-Home Agent
      HQ
      At-Home Agent
      Intel published customer case study: http://communities.intel.com/docs/DOC-4039
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    • 36. Case Study #4: Desktop Provisioning & Recovery
      Business Challenge
      Needed to centrally manage, provision, update, and secure desktops for Fiserv employees
      Needed a cost-effective disaster recovery solution for employee desktops
      Desktop Virtualization Solution
      Deploy vDesk over the network with MobileSync to an employee PC.
      Deploy vDesk for disaster recovery and centralized backup of employee desktops working offline
      Business Results
      Simplified the provisioning and management of desktops
      Increased the control and security of data residing on employee PCs
      Reduced the cost of disaster recovery and overall desktop management
      “Recovering from PC hardware failure is so simple with vDesk. We can have an employee back to their exact desktop environment in less than an hour.”
      Jeff BrewerIT Delivery Systems, AVP Fiserv
      DEPLOYMENT MODE
      vDesk over the Network
      Customer interview: http://blogs.zdnet.com/virtualization/?p=1120
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      Case Study #5: Mobility & Software Delivery
      DEPLOYMENT MODES
      vDesk on a Drive & vDesk over VDI
      Thin Clients
      MobileSync
      Data Center (VDI servers)
      WAN
      Offline Mobility
      Secondary Data Center (Fail Over)
      Business Results
      • Reduce Downtime Costs
      • 38. Reduce Microsoft Licensing Costs
      • 39. Reduce Management Costs
      • 40. Increase Mobility
      • 41. Executive Offline Travel
      • 42. Increase Availability
      • 43. Business Continuity (natural disaster)
      Customer case study: http://www.ringcube.com/portal/content/files/casestudies/cs_southcoast.pdf
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    • 44. Deployment Options for VDI Customers
      1. Technology preview (non-GA) feature described as “VDI offline” at VMworld Europe Mar 2008. Unknown release date.
      2. Without Microsoft Software Assurance, you are not entitled to run or connect to a virtual machine as part of that Windows license. SA must be purchased not only for Windows running on the guest VM but for the host OS as well, even for such items as an Apple PC. SA is available for all Microsoft Volume Licensed Product and can be purchase within the first 90 days of purchase of any retail/OEM version of Windows. SA is 29% of your Windows license price.
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      TCO: vDesk as a VDI alternative
      Server Capital Costs for 2,500 Users
      vDesk Deployment
      VDI Deployment
      2 Servers x $6,000* = $12,000
      98% Cost Savings
      125 Servers x $6,000* = $750,000
      *Costs based on Gartner Report: Total Cost of Ownership Comparison of PCs With Hosted Virtual Desktops Publication Date: 4 August 2008/ID Number: G00155498
      TCO report available on-line: http://www.ringcube.com/portal/content/products/vdesk/tco_report.jsp
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      VDI Server
      TCO: vDesk as VDI enhancement
      Thin Client
      Reduce Licensing Costs
      Windows, SA, VECD, etc.
      Reduce Storage Costs
      Up to 70% cost savings
      Reduce Fixing Costs
      Up to 75% cost savings
      • Increase Performance
      • 47. 99% of host performance
      • 48. Increase Mobility
      • 49. MobileSync and Offline
      • 50. Increase Availability
      • 51. “Anytime, Anywhere Access”
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    • 52. Enterprise User Segmentation - Deployment Modes
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      Campus Worker
      Mobile Worker
      Task Worker
      Remote Worker
      Unmanaged, Contractors, and Consultants
      10% - 20%
      10% - 20%
      30% - 40%
      30% - 40%
      Network / VDI
      PC / Network / VDI
      PC / Drive
      PC / Drive
    • 53. User Segments to Solution Types
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