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The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series
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The VDIdealist: Avoiding the 7 Sins of VDI - Ep.2 - 10X IT Productivity Series

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Why make your own mistakes when you can learn from others? Check out the slides from the second webinar in the series with RES Software to avoid the common mistakes of VDI deployments: …

Why make your own mistakes when you can learn from others? Check out the slides from the second webinar in the series with RES Software to avoid the common mistakes of VDI deployments:

1 – Thou Shalt Not Be a Bandwidth Glutton
2 – Know Thy Apps
3 – Do Not Discard Your Users’… Settings
4 – Don’t Be a Slave to Storage
And Many More…

To watch this free webinar, click here: http://bit.ly/17NY4Mr
Want to learn more about the 7 Sins of VDI? Check out the blog where it all started: http://ow.ly/q8xaC

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  • 1. The VDIdealist - Avoiding the 7 Sins And getting yourself on the path to Virtual Redemption 10X IT Productivity Webinar Series, Ep. 2 Sean Donahue Chief Evangelist at RES Software 1 Copyright © 2013, RES Software. All rights reserved. 0113 Copyright © 2013, RES Software. All rights reserved. 0113
  • 2. Today’s Topics • • • • Why did you fall in love with VDI? The 7 Mortal Sins How to Find Salvation in your VDI What’s Your VDI Confessional? #10xIT Ask your questions on Twitter for your chance to win a $10 Amazon Gift Card! 2
  • 3. When I was Young My Ideals • Simplify Management • Save on Desktop Devices • Updates • Every User/Every Use Case • I didn’t know … 3
  • 4. Sin #1 - Bandwidth Glutton 1. Bandwidth has evolved and so has consumption 2. Are you compressed? 3. Hairpins are meant for hair 4
  • 5. Sin #2 - Know Thy Apps • Application Behavior Issues • • • • Too many applications amassed over 10 years Incompatibilities with Windows 7 / 8 Incompatibilities with Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10 Incompatibilities with App-V 4.x / 5 • Use ASS Tools • • Citrix AppDNA RES Baseline Desktop Analyzer 5
  • 6. Identify  Scoping 6
  • 7. Discover  Scoping 7
  • 8. Sin #3 - Do Not Discard Users’ … Settings • Revolting Users • • The days of users not being of importance are over Are your users wasted? Time is Money $$$ 8
  • 9. Sin #3 - Do Not Discard Users’… Settings • Lessons in Cost Accounting Minutes Wasted: Work Days / Week: Work Days / Year: Time Wasted / Year In Hours FBC of Employee Show Me The Money: 30 5 @Sum(50*5) = 250 @Sum (250*30) = 7500 @Sum (7500 / 60) = 125 $100 / hour $12,500 / employee / year 9
  • 10. Sin #4 - Don’t Be a Slave to Storage • Save on storage was the promise • • • Thin Clients Persistence Problems Prevail Some sins are more expensive 10
  • 11. Sin #5 - Beware The Revolting User • My Users are REVOLTING • • If the user ain’t happy … Ain’t nobody happy Vote against you with their credit cards 11
  • 12. Sin #6 - Printing When Wandering Is Divine • Just because you change location doesn’t mean you should be denied • • • • Change IP Subnet Change Floor Building WiFi BSSID 12
  • 13. Is it Just about Happy Users? • • • • Consistency is key to happy users Faster access is also key IT needs compliance and control Nirvana is providing the right IT services to the right users in the right situation 13
  • 14. Context Awareness 14
  • 15. Location and Device Awareness Examples: • Network location • OS type • Application version • USB storage • Hardware spec 15
  • 16. Simplicity Is Heavenly • Single management console • Lightweight architecture • Just a few clicks away 16
  • 17. Sin #7 – Do Not Brag About Your VDI • Beware the serpent sales rep • • VDI is not for every user VDI is not for every use case … Embrace your perfect VDI 17
  • 18. Why did you fall in love with VDI? 18
  • 19. Physical or Virtual Operating System Application Physical Install Physical Install Server-based Computing Hosted Session-based Virtual Desktop Infrastructure XenApp Windows on a Stick App-V Streaming Image Management Package Management 19
  • 20. Delivering Customer, Partner Success Read the best case study ever http://www.ressoftware.com/resources/case-studies 20
  • 21. Questions? Comments? Concerns? Thank you for attending! Don’t hesitate to reach out : Stay tuned for the next episode of the IT Productivity Webinar Series: The VDIdealist – How Complexity Killed the VDI http://www3.ressoftware.com/10xIT3.html More Resources You’ll Receive Today: Sean Donahue Chief Evangelist SeanDo@ressoftware.com @SeanDo40 1. RES Article: The Reality of VDI 2. Blog: The VDIdealist: Avoiding the Seven Sins 3. IDC Whitepaper: The Business Impact of WorkspaceVirtualization 21
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