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Taking control of bring your own device byod with desktops as a service (daa s) by danny allan, cto of desktone


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  • 1. Taking Control of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) with Desktops as a Service (DaaS) Danny Allan December, 20121
  • 2. Agenda Bring Your Own Device: Why now? Implications for IT Desktops as a Service About Desktone2
  • 3. News on the BYOD front3
  • 4. Why is BYOD happening now? 1. Consumerization of IT 2. Mobile device explosion 3. Impending expiration of WinXP support 4. Desktop refresh following technology recession 5. Energy awareness4
  • 5. Trends in the BYOD Movement• Forrester Consulting reported that the number of virtual desktop deployments will grow from 27% to 46% in the next two years.• CDW found that 90% of businesses are considering or implementing client virtualization projects, most of them within the next 12 to 24 months• 451 Group (Dec 2011): InfoPro survey on desktop virtualization, all of the respondents have indicated that desktop virtualization is on the roadmap for 2012.
  • 6. Agenda Bring Your Own Device: Why now? Implications for IT Desktops as a Service About Desktone6
  • 7. 1. Ensure Corporate Desktop Security Manage Ensure the desktop and OS have the needed AV, FW, patches and config Assess Protect Assess user compliance Defend the desktop with business conduct from malicious and guidelines unauthorized access Deliver Verify that the delivery of the desktop is not monitored or altered7
  • 8. 2. Determine Hardware Support Model Should the enterprise officially endorse a specific Does the employee or type of hardware the enterprise support endpoint? the hardware? Should the enterprise implement an MDM Support (mobile device Define the necessary lines management) platform? for endpoint support & responsibility Should the enterprise contribute a stipend for a device warranty? Who is responsible for the security and patch How will this impact my management of the responsibilities for license endpoint software? compliance?8
  • 9. 3. Ensure Business Continuity What happens if the hardware device is lost or Will the enterprise stolen? provide a backup device when needed? Will productivity suffer if the enterprise updates Business their applications or desktop environment? Continuity Minimize the disruption to the business Will there be disruption to the business if the employee “upgrades” Is there a system in place their device? for provisioning new devices in the event of an incident?9
  • 10. 4. End User Experience and Performance Will business productivity be affected if the Are the employees close to performance is degraded? the data centers they interact with? Are there specific communication protocols Performance that need to be Ensure an optimal implemented? experience for all users of the corporate assets Do some devices offer a degraded level of performance compared Does a tablet form factor to others? offer the same performance as a laptop or desktop?10
  • 11. Agenda Bring Your Own Device: Why now? Implications for IT Desktops as a Service About Desktone11
  • 12. Evolving Challenge of Desktop Management ✗ IT Consumerization (iPad, Macs) ✗ Windows 7 Migration ✗ Mobile Employees ✗ Costs out of Alignment ✗ Security/IP Concerns 2008 IT Datacenter1990Native Desktop VDI Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)12
  • 13. What Do We Mean by Virtual Desktops?  Centralized Management Compute & Storage  Any Device  Lower Cost Virtual DesktopsUser Device 13
  • 14. Evolution of Desktop Management ✗ IT Consumerization (iPad, Macs) ✗ Large Startup Costs ✗ Windows 7 Migration ✗ Very Complex ✗ Mobile Employees ✗ Poor Performance Virtual Desktops ✗ Security/IP Concerns ✗ It’s Anti-cloud ✗ Shrinking Budgets 2008 IT Datacenter Cloud1990Native desktop VDI Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)14
  • 15. Making it Easy for IT to Embrace BYOD 1. Enhances security and makes it easy to enforce – Data resides in a secure and compliant data center – Restricting online access can become a reality – Defining security boundaries is now easy 2. Support the corporate desktop – not the device – Resources can be assigned to more strategic initiatives 3. Boost workforce productivity – Hardware downtime is not productivity downtime 4. Ensure a positive user experience – Supports the “Consumerization of IT”15
  • 16. Agenda Bring Your Own Device: Why now? Implications for IT Desktops as a Service About Desktone16
  • 17. Who is Desktone?17
  • 18. 3 Clicks to a Desktop1 Create Virtual Desktop 2 Assign to Users 3 User Login18
  • 19. Summary – Market momentum of desktop virtualization is exploding – BYOD is already here - how the enterprise chooses to embrace this shift will be a defining business culture – IT teams should seek to understand and embrace the next generation of employees … or risk becoming an impediment to the business – Desktops as a Service are an excellent way to embrace the BYOD movement while maintaining essential controls19
  • 20. Thank You Questions?20