IP Expo 2009 - Don’t throw away your old PC! - Wednesday 7th October - 11.50 - 12.20


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This short presentation will show you how you can convert your existing PC into a fully manageable ‘Thin Client’ capable of accessing cloud computing
services server based computing (SBC) applications and virtual desktop environments (VDI).

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IP Expo 2009 - Don’t throw away your old PC! - Wednesday 7th October - 11.50 - 12.20

  1. 1. VM09 Earls Court 7 th October 2009 Don’t Throw Away your Old PC Simon Richards General Manager IGEL Technology Ltd
  2. 2. Universal Desktop Converter
  3. 3. IGEL is available via 841 Authorized IGEL Partners (AIP) in…: AMERICAS IGEL Technology GmbH, Bremen (HQ, Germany) IGEL Technology GmbH, Augsburg (R&D, Germany) IGEL Technology Ltd., Reading (UK) IGEL Technology, Paris (France) IGEL Technology Inc., Fort Lauderdale (USA) IGEL Technology, Singapore IGEL Technology, Hong Kong (PRC) IGEL Technology, Shanghai (PRC) IGEL Technology locations EMEA 15 Austria 16 Belgium 17 Cyprus 18 Czech Republic 19 Denmark 20 Faroe Islands 21 Finland 22 France 23 Germany 24 Greece 25 Hungary 26 Ireland 27 Italy 28 Lithuania 29 Luxembourg 30 Netherlands 31 Norway 32 Poland 33 Portugal 34 Slovakia 35 Spain 36 Sweden 37 Switzerland 38 South Africa 39 United Kingdom 1 Argentina 2 Canada 3 Ecuador 4 Mexico 5 USA ASIA / PACIFIC 6 Australia 7 China 8 Hong Kong 9 Indonesia 10 Malaysia 11 New Zealand 12 Pilippines 13 Singapore 14 Thailand 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 Map considers only the countries where authorized and trained IGEL partner are active...
  4. 4. +21,4% +30,7% +22,4% +97,8% +26,6% +19,8% WW growth +79,1% WW growth +6,1% WW growth +41,1% WW growth +6,0% WW growth +20,1% WW growth +24,0% IDC Q3/2008 IGEL growth 2002 – 2008: +482,5% IGEL’s yearly growth rate on a unit shipped basis
  5. 5. Compliance IGEL GmbH and Ltd. are ISO 9001/14001 (re) certified
  6. 6. Agenda <ul><li>Some facts about thin client devices </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the reasons people stay with PC’s </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Converter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What it is </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pricing </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Some facts about thin client devices <ul><li>Environmentally Friendly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15 watts v 80 watts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower environmental impact during manufacture (Fraunhoffer Report 2007) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Last longer than Desktop PC’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A PC CPU designed to last approx 25,000 hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fan and hard disc failure rates are much higher </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A TC CPU designed to last 36,000 hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No Fan or CPU </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Data Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All Data held on Server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download and install controlled by IT Dept. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A Support engineer can support 4/5 times more terminals than PC’s </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Centralised Management – like your applications </li></ul>
  8. 8. Older PC’s <ul><li>Aged PC’s in the desktop estate </li></ul><ul><li>Definition of aged </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 3 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slow Processor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited RAM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Old OS and don’t want to install new OS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How many are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 9 years? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 7 years? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 5 years? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 3 years? </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Some of the reasons people stay with PC’s <ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VMware today </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Citrix Tomorrow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS, Quest, Ericom, Parrallels etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>My PC Syndrome </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Ownership – Gonk, Pictures, Stickers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Long Life PC’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of PC’s are lasting longer than 3 years now </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Write Off Period </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PC was written off, sweating assets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spare PCs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduced workforce </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Overview
  11. 12. User scenarios <ul><li>Migrate existing hardware to IGEL Universal Desktops </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce client maintenance costs </li></ul><ul><li>Extend the lifecycle of your client devices </li></ul><ul><li>Workplace for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft ® Windows ® Terminalserver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Citrix XenApp TM and XenDesktop TM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VMware View environments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtualized Desktops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unix / Linux-Server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mainframe environments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enhanced Security and personalization via smart card or eToken support </li></ul>
  12. 13. Universal Desktop Converter (UDC) components <ul><li>UDC Token (2GB) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Universal Firmware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Universal Management Suite </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manual </li></ul></ul><ul><li>UDC License </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smartcard (SIM form factor) to be inserted into the token </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes amount of licenses as ordered </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Both components needed </li></ul>
  13. 14. Hardware requirements
  14. 15. Basic hardware requirements <ul><li>x86 based hardware </li></ul><ul><li>1GB of harddisk / flash storage </li></ul><ul><li>512 MB of RAM </li></ul><ul><li>All of the following hardware platforms have to meet these requirements </li></ul>
  15. 16. PC / unknown hardware support <ul><li>System has to meet basic hardware requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Supports Standard PCs with IDE / SATA interfaces </li></ul><ul><li>Limited driver support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Storage controller </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphics VESA mode only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No support for Multimedia Redirection with VMware View </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited audio support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No power management </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. Last generation IGEL thin clients <ul><li>Full driver support </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be installed on other platforms – hardware recognition during install </li></ul><ul><li>Supported Hardware: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IGEL Smart 2110 LX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IGEL Compact 3210 LX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IGEL Winestra 4210 LX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IGEL Premium 5210 LX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IGEL Premium 5310 LX </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. Third party hardware <ul><li>Full driver support </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be installed on other platforms – hardware recognition during install </li></ul><ul><li>Supported Hardware: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Migration of Neoware Hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Neoware c50 (BV-02-CC, BV-02-EC, DE-*2-GD) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Neoware e90 (BX-02-EC, BX-02-GC, DC-*2-GD) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Neoware e140 (BK-02-EC, BK-02-GC, DD-*2-GD) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third Party Thin Client hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dell Optiplex FX 160 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>HP t5735 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third Party AIO-hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Samsung 930XT (planned) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third Party mobile hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>tbd </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 19. UDC Conversion Table Hardware Driver support Feature set UDC-ID after conversion Unknown PC (desktop and mobile) Hardware Limited - no power management - VESA Graphics driver - limited audio Entry Standard Advanced UC1-120 LX UC1-420 LX UC1-720 LX Last generation IGEL TC full Entry Standard Advanced UC2-120 LX UC2-420 LX UC2-720 LX Dedicated Third Party Thin Client Hardware full Entry Standard Advanced UC3-120 LX UC3-420 LX UC3-720 LX Dedicated All-in-on Hardware (planned) full Entry Standard Advanced UC4-120 LX UC4-420 LX UC4-720 LX Dedicated Mobile Hardware (planned) full Entry Standard Advanced UC5-120 LX UC5-420 LX UC5-720 LX
  19. 20. Conversion Process
  20. 21. Conversion process (overview) Installation *Previous Data on the Flash / harddrive will be deleted !!! UDC Token UDC License Target System*
  21. 22. Conversion process (detail) <ul><li>UDC Token (including SIM / licenses) plugged into the system that should be upgraded </li></ul><ul><li>Boot system from UDC Token or CD (ISO file can be found on UDC Token) </li></ul><ul><li>Licence will be generated out of the licence pool the customer has purchased and fixed to the system that is about to be installed </li></ul><ul><li>Previous Data on the Flash / hard drive will be deleted </li></ul><ul><li>IGEL embedded Linux will be installed to the storage (Flash / HDD) </li></ul><ul><li>Licence is transferred to the system </li></ul><ul><li>System reboots and starts fully licensed Universal Desktop </li></ul>
  22. 23. Mass deployment (overview) – available from end Oct. 2009 Installation or + License deployment
  23. 24. Mass deployment (detail) – available from end Oct. 2009 <ul><li>UDC Token (without SIM / license) or CD will be inserted into the systems that should be upgraded </li></ul><ul><li>Boot system from UDC Token or CD </li></ul><ul><li>Previous Data on the Flash / hard drive will be deleted </li></ul><ul><li>IGEL embedded Linux will be installed to the storage (Flash / HDD) </li></ul><ul><li>System reboots and starts Universal Desktop without license </li></ul><ul><li>IGEL Universal Management Suite recognizes unlicensed systems </li></ul><ul><li>UDC Token (including SIM / licenses) has to be inserted into UMS server </li></ul><ul><li>UMS generates licenses out of the licence pool the customer has purchased and deploys licenses to unlicensed systems </li></ul>
  24. 25. Available Feature Packs
  25. 26. Operating System <ul><li>IGEL Linux, Kernel 2.6 </li></ul><ul><li>High performance on moderate hardware requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded closed system ensures maximum system stability </li></ul><ul><li>Small footprint and modular design </li></ul><ul><li>Universal Firmware Concept – one firmware image includes all feature packs </li></ul>
  26. 27. Entry package / Thin Client <ul><li>Basic features: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Printing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Java SE Runtime Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Management: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Setup </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Failsafe Firmware Update </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Control via IGEL UMS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power Management (only with full driver support) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Basic SBC solutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RDP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Citrix XenApp </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. Standard package / Thin Client + VDI <ul><li>Includes Entry plus: </li></ul><ul><li>Local Applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Browser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PDF Viewer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ThinPrint </li></ul><ul><li>Virtualization support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Citrix XenDesktop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ericom PowerTerm WebConnect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VMware View </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other SBC and VDi Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ericom </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enhanced Network security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VPN support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third Party VPN (Cisco / NCP) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Terminal emulation </li></ul>
  28. 29. Advanced package Thin Client + VDi + Multi Media <ul><li>Includes Standard plus: </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia Acceleration including required codecs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Citrix HDX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VMware View MMR </li></ul></ul><ul><li>USB Redirection into Virtual PC </li></ul><ul><li>Local applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice over IP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SAP GUI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media player </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Support for other SBC solutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NoMachine NX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ThinLinc </li></ul></ul>
  29. 30. Pricing and availability Product Order number Price (£) Availability UDC Token 62-UDC-Token £41 1 st September ‘09 UDC License (Entry) 62-UDC-LIC-120LX £24.50 1 st September ‘09 UDC License (Standard) 62-UDC-LIC-420LX £41 1 st September ‘09 UDC License (Advanced) 62-UDC-LIC-720LX £57.50 1 st September ‘09
  30. 31. Remote Management
  31. 32. Overview <ul><li>Category </li></ul><ul><li>Remote Management Suite </li></ul><ul><li>General Features </li></ul><ul><li>Full remote administration of your IGEL infrastructure – old and new UD products! </li></ul><ul><li>Central installation, configuration and update management including Buddy Update </li></ul><ul><li>OS independent UMS console </li></ul><ul><li>No additional license fee or requirements </li></ul>
  32. 33. Security <ul><li>Secured communication … </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With SSL protection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With Local certificates on the client side </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Even through firewalls due to the usage of HTTPS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Full and reliable backup functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Failover mode enables high reliability of the UMS </li></ul><ul><li>User authentication and rights management </li></ul><ul><li>Access control on directories, profiles and thin clients for administrators and groups of administrators </li></ul>
  33. 34. Incremental Firmware Update Entry Level: - ICA - RDP - … Standard Level: - VMware View - Appliance Modes - Ericom PowerTerm Terminal Emulation - … Advanced Level : - ThinLinc - NoMachine NX - … UD Firmware Image on FTP / HTTP file server myigel.com Download - ICA - RDP - network - printing - UMS agent - … UD2-120 LX ICA - ICA - RDP - network - printing - UMS agent - VMware View - Appliance Modes - Ericom PowerTerm Terminal Emulation - … UD5-420 LX ICA, Appliance Modes, Ericom PowerTerm Terminal Emulation Contains complete UD firmware image UD Firmware update Update initiated from or via
  34. 35. Buddy Update <ul><li>Update only a single client in the branch office via the internet connection in order to reduce bandwidth consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Updated client serves as image source (FTP update server) via LAN for all other branch office Thin Clients </li></ul>Wide Area Network (WAN) Headquarter – Data center Branch Office LAN FTP Update Server Updated Client
  35. 36. Benefits
  36. 37. Benefits of the Universal Desktop Converter <ul><li>Sweating Assets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Write off period </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spare PC’s </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Smooth transition to server based computing or desktop virtualization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility to migrate through and between different technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>My PC Syndrome addressed </li></ul><ul><li>Third party thin clients life extension and functionality </li></ul><ul><li>IGEL software update mechanism reduces network load & increases productivity </li></ul><ul><li>The customer only pays for what he needs: Entry, Standard, Advanced on the hardware platform he wants </li></ul><ul><li>Full IGEL Universal Management Suite license included with every Universal Desktop Converter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Centralised management – same as your applications </li></ul></ul>
  37. 38. Questions? Come and see us at Stand 860