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Choosing the right client for desktop virtualization

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This presentation will look at desktop virtualization from a client device perspective. Using examples from customer case studies, it will look at the growing number of device alternatives, and how these can help address the challenges of Windows 7 migration and aging PC desktops.

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Choosing the right client for desktop virtualization

  1. 1. Why not just use the PC as the end point? DEPLOYMENT RELIABILITYSECURITY MANAGEMENT ENERGY
  2. 2. Cloud client technology No moving parts Centrally managedCLOUD CLIENT Easy to secureTECHNOLOGY Very low power consumption Long service life
  3. 3. Agenda • Introduction to Wyse • Cloud Client Computing – Why it is important to address the end-point • Building a plan • Client choices – Zero – Thin – Mobile – Handheld • Case studies4
  4. 4. What is driving device change? • Video everywhere • Unified communications • Tablets displacing laptop computers • Increasing mobility • More web applications5
  5. 5. What’s possible without a PC? • Desktops or Applications • 1080p video including Flash • Multiple monitors • High quality bi-directional audio • 2D & 3D graphics • Fast networking – wired or wireless • Secure authentication • Pretty much any peripheral • Desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone6
  6. 6. Plan of attack • Understand your user types • Where’s the fire? • What’s on your roadmap? – Web apps / SaaS – Unified communications – your industry’s next standard • What are your priorities? – Cost reduction – Security / regulatory requirements – Best possible future-proofing7
  7. 7. Agenda • Why it is important to address the end-point • Building a plan • Client choices – Zero – Thin – Mobile – Handheld • Case studies8
  8. 8. Zero clients Wyse P20 • Designed for VMware View • PCoIP in hardwareWyse Xenith & Xenith Pro• Developed with Citrix• Native HDX support• Wyse Zero Engine Wyse E01 • Designed for Windows Multipoint Server
  9. 9. High Performance thin client: Wyse Z class™ • 3 thin-client industry firsts – AMD G series APU (single or Dual core) – SuperSpeed USB 3 – Self configuration of Windows Embedded • High speed networking – Gigabit Ethernet – 802.11 A/B/G & dual band N – FiberNIC • Displayport and DVI-I • Optional Serial, Parallel & PS/2 • Energy Star 5 thin client specification compliant • Windows Embedded Standard10
  10. 10. Small form factor thin clients • Compact design NEW: Wyse T Class • Multimedia in hardware – Ubuntu Linux • Dual display capable • USB 2.0 connectivity • 7 watts – full operation Wyse C class – Wyse ThinOS – Windows CE – SUSE Linux – Windows Embedded – Cloud PC11
  11. 11. Wyse X class mobile thin clients • No hard disk • Windows Embedded or SUSE Linux operating system • Local browser • Supports local applications • Versions – Compact, 11 inch screen, 8 hour battery life – High performance, 14 inch screen versions • Connectivity – Wired – WiFi – GSM / 3G ready12
  12. 12. Wyse PocketCloud Transfer files to supported devices Run Windows and Mac OS on Android and iOS Play audio and video content from desktops and serversAccess VMware View and Microsoft VDI virtual environments Free and paid versions in the App Store and Android MarketSSL Tunneling, FIPs, RSA, and NLA/TLS security High precision mouse, gestures, and auto-keyboard Touch-optimized for 3G and Wi-Fi with Wyse smaller screens exclusive drawing engine
  13. 13. Agenda • Why it is important to address the end-point • Building a plan • Client choices – Zero – Thin – Mobile – Handheld • Client management • Case studies14
  14. 14. Reed Specialist Recruitment • Across all UK high street and HQ locations • All knowledge workers • International deployments • Over 95% virtualised15
  15. 15. New College Durham, UK Top 10% UK college • 10,000 full & part time students Results • 1,200 PCs • Predict over £1m saving in – Unreliable 10 years based on 7 year – Management costs too high replacement – Difficult to maintain and update • 1 part-time person manages 400 zero clients 3 year replacement programme • Significant energy savings • Windows 7 migration • Very positive student • Classroom, open access and admin response areas • VMware View 4.5 • Wyse P20 zero client16
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  17. 17. Standard Bank• New building• Time-pressured project• Ignored users who were at all complex• Moved 80% of users to virtual desktops in the first project
  18. 18. Points to take away • Include the end point in your desktop virtualization or cloud computing strategy • Make sure you deliver a better user experience than the PCs you are replacing • One size does not fit all • Think big – virtualize as much as possible to gain the biggest benefits19
  19. 19. Get Wyse. Go Far. Andrew Gee Sales Director UK and Ireland agee@wyse.com www.wyse.com20
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