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DEPLOYING VIRTUALIZED  LEARNING SPACES       A TEAM BASED APPROACH       JEREMY ANDERSON, INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIST      ...
WHAT WE’LL BE COVERINGOUR VDI DEPLOYMENTSCHALLENGES WE’VE FACEDTEAM-BASED SOLUTIONS
WHO ARE YOU?
WHERE ARE YOU?
WHERE WE’VE BEENWHERE WE’RE GOING
CURRENT VDI DEPLOYMENTSSCIENCE LABSSCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONLEGAL CLINIC & LAW SCHOOLFINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY CENTERCOMPUTER INF...
PLANNED VDI DEPLOYMENTSSCHOOL OF ENGINEERINGSCHOOL OF MEDICINESTART CONSOLIDATING IMAGESBYOD SCIENCE LABS
CHALLENGES PRESENTED
SILOSWITHIN IT&SWITHIN ACADEMIC SCHOOLSIS-CLIENT BARRIER
SOFTWARELICENSING AGREEMENTSVIDEO & 3D RENDERINGLEGACY TITLES
ROOM HARDWAREVARIETY OF DEVICES  • PERIPHERALS - ANALYSIS HARDWARE, E.G.  • VIDEO SOLUTIONS – WEB CAMS, LECTURE CAPTURELEG...
THIN CLIENT HARDWARE
TABLETOP SPACEWALL MOUNTVESA MOUNTWI-FIAIO KEYBOARDS
NETWORKUPTIME (WI-FI, BYOD)BANDWIDTH
“We’re going to need a bigger boat…”
SOLVING CHALLENGESTEAM-BASED APPROACH
TILETECH INTENSIVE LEARNINGENVIRONMENTS
THE INGREDIENTS FOR SUCCESSCLIENT NEEDS FIRSTBUDGET (KEEP COMPETITIVE)PILOTINGCONTINUOUS CONTACT (SUPPORT)
Jeremy               Bill               Stephanie                Inst. Technologist   Desktop Support    Lab CoordinatorME...
COMPOSITIONCLIENT-FACING DIVISIONS  • ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY  • CLIENT SERVICESSYSTEMS-FACING DIVISIONS  • NETWORKING  • SYST...
TILE – CLIENT-FACING SKILLSNEEDS ASSESSMENTSSOFTWARE LICENSINGCLIENT SUPPORT
TILE – SYSTEMS-FACING SKILLSNETWORKINGSYSTEMS BUILDDEPLOYMENT
TILE - FACILITATING TEAMWORKSHAREPOINT TEAM SITE  • IMAGE INVENTORY  • HARDWARE INVENTORYONENOTE NOTEBOOKWEEKLY MEETINGS
CLIENT RELATIONS
CASE STUDY 1SCIENCE LABORATORIES
WORKFLOW OVERVIEW1. PROJECT PLANNING2. NEEDS ASSESSMENT3. BUILD SYSTEM4. DEMO AND VET5. DEPLOY, MAINTAIN, SUPPORT
POINT OF CONTACTALLAN SMITSASSOCIATE DEAN,SCIENCES AND GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Dean’s                    office      Dept. Chair            Dept. Chair   Lab         Program           LabCoordinator   ...
1. PROJECT PLANNINGWHERE DO YOU START?  LOW-HANGING FRUIT, OF COURSE    WHO IS LIKELY TO TAKE CHANCE ON CHANGE?      >>> T...
2. NEEDS ASSESSMENTCONNECT IS WITH KEY STAKEHOLDERSNEEDS ASSESSMENT AT LAB COORDINATOR LEVEL  • SOFTWARE SURVEY  • HARDWAR...
3. BUILD SYSTEM
Provisioning                                   Server                                                                     ...
THIN CLIENT CHOICESTHIN OS – THUMBS WAY UPZERO OS – THUMBS WAY UPWES7 – THUMBS DOWN
4. DEMO AND VETLIVE DEMO ONE MACHINEALL PARTIES ATTENDSCALE UP TO MULTIPLE MACHINESIMPLEMENT IN LOW STAKES “REAL LAB” WITH...
5. DEPLOY, MAINTAIN, SUPPORTTRAIN END USERS ON NEW PLATFORMFACILITATE BREAK-FIX PIPELINE; IDENTIFY HELPDEBRIEF AFTER EACH ...
CASE STUDY 2SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
NEEDS ASSESSMENTSCONTACTED DEPARTMENT CHAIRNEEDS ASSESSMENT  SOFTWARE   – GRAPHICS & PROCESSING INTENSE  PERIPHERALS   – 3...
NEEDS ASSESSMENTSVENDOR VISITS FOR KEY SOFTWAREMATCH NEEDS TO   VDI  …HOW TO ADDRESS GRAPHICS & 3D RENDERING?
HDX 3D PRO - CPU OFFLOADINGNVIDIA VGX – GRID K1 CARDS  • XENAPP – 10 USERS PER GPUXENDESKTOP – 1 GPU PER USER  • 4 CONCURR...
CLOSING THOUGHTS
VDI SOLUTIONS MUST BE TAILOREDTO SPACES, USE CASES & CLIENTS
THE COMPLEXITY OF VDI PROJECTSREQUIRES TEAMS, NOT SILOS
THANK YOU!QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?
FABIANO   FABIANO.IACUSSO@QUINNIPIAC.EDUJEREMY    JEREMY.ANDERSON@QUINNIPIAC.EDUALLAN     ALLAN.SMITS@QUINNIPIAC.EDU      ...
Team-Based Approach to Deploying VDI in Learning Environments
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Team-Based Approach to Deploying VDI in Learning Environments

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A presentation delivered at the 2013 NERCOMP annual conference. Main focus revolves around building teams to deconstruct silos within IS, academic schools, and between IS and clients.

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Team-Based Approach to Deploying VDI in Learning Environments

  1. 1. DEPLOYING VIRTUALIZED LEARNING SPACES A TEAM BASED APPROACH JEREMY ANDERSON, INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIST FABIANO IACUSSO, A. DIRECTOR OF STP ALLAN SMITS, ASSOCIATE DEAN OF SCIENCES
  2. 2. WHAT WE’LL BE COVERINGOUR VDI DEPLOYMENTSCHALLENGES WE’VE FACEDTEAM-BASED SOLUTIONS
  3. 3. WHO ARE YOU?
  4. 4. WHERE ARE YOU?
  5. 5. WHERE WE’VE BEENWHERE WE’RE GOING
  6. 6. CURRENT VDI DEPLOYMENTSSCIENCE LABSSCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONLEGAL CLINIC & LAW SCHOOLFINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY CENTERCOMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  7. 7. PLANNED VDI DEPLOYMENTSSCHOOL OF ENGINEERINGSCHOOL OF MEDICINESTART CONSOLIDATING IMAGESBYOD SCIENCE LABS
  8. 8. CHALLENGES PRESENTED
  9. 9. SILOSWITHIN IT&SWITHIN ACADEMIC SCHOOLSIS-CLIENT BARRIER
  10. 10. SOFTWARELICENSING AGREEMENTSVIDEO & 3D RENDERINGLEGACY TITLES
  11. 11. ROOM HARDWAREVARIETY OF DEVICES • PERIPHERALS - ANALYSIS HARDWARE, E.G. • VIDEO SOLUTIONS – WEB CAMS, LECTURE CAPTURELEGACY DEVICES • SERIAL PRINTERS • SERIAL DEVICES
  12. 12. THIN CLIENT HARDWARE
  13. 13. TABLETOP SPACEWALL MOUNTVESA MOUNTWI-FIAIO KEYBOARDS
  14. 14. NETWORKUPTIME (WI-FI, BYOD)BANDWIDTH
  15. 15. “We’re going to need a bigger boat…”
  16. 16. SOLVING CHALLENGESTEAM-BASED APPROACH
  17. 17. TILETECH INTENSIVE LEARNINGENVIRONMENTS
  18. 18. THE INGREDIENTS FOR SUCCESSCLIENT NEEDS FIRSTBUDGET (KEEP COMPETITIVE)PILOTINGCONTINUOUS CONTACT (SUPPORT)
  19. 19. Jeremy Bill Stephanie Inst. Technologist Desktop Support Lab CoordinatorMEET THE TEAM John Fabiano Rich Director, STP A. Director, STP Network Admin
  20. 20. COMPOSITIONCLIENT-FACING DIVISIONS • ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY • CLIENT SERVICESSYSTEMS-FACING DIVISIONS • NETWORKING • SYSTEMS, TECHNOLOGY, PLANNING
  21. 21. TILE – CLIENT-FACING SKILLSNEEDS ASSESSMENTSSOFTWARE LICENSINGCLIENT SUPPORT
  22. 22. TILE – SYSTEMS-FACING SKILLSNETWORKINGSYSTEMS BUILDDEPLOYMENT
  23. 23. TILE - FACILITATING TEAMWORKSHAREPOINT TEAM SITE • IMAGE INVENTORY • HARDWARE INVENTORYONENOTE NOTEBOOKWEEKLY MEETINGS
  24. 24. CLIENT RELATIONS
  25. 25. CASE STUDY 1SCIENCE LABORATORIES
  26. 26. WORKFLOW OVERVIEW1. PROJECT PLANNING2. NEEDS ASSESSMENT3. BUILD SYSTEM4. DEMO AND VET5. DEPLOY, MAINTAIN, SUPPORT
  27. 27. POINT OF CONTACTALLAN SMITSASSOCIATE DEAN,SCIENCES AND GRADUATE PROGRAMS
  28. 28. Dean’s office Dept. Chair Dept. Chair Lab Program LabCoordinator Coordinator Coordinator
  29. 29. 1. PROJECT PLANNINGWHERE DO YOU START? LOW-HANGING FRUIT, OF COURSE WHO IS LIKELY TO TAKE CHANCE ON CHANGE? >>> THE RIGHT STARTING LAB
  30. 30. 2. NEEDS ASSESSMENTCONNECT IS WITH KEY STAKEHOLDERSNEEDS ASSESSMENT AT LAB COORDINATOR LEVEL • SOFTWARE SURVEY • HARDWARE PERIPHERALS • NETWORK – WI-FI, WIRED, BYOD, ETC.
  31. 31. 3. BUILD SYSTEM
  32. 32. Provisioning Server Citrix XenServer Citrix Appsense Provisioning XenServer Server Profiles (FS Cluster)DATA CENTER HP LH P4500 G2 – LACP – Raid10 – Multi-Site HAREDUNDANT PVS – DFS-R CitrixSTORAGE REPLICATION – RAID-10 SQL 2K8 XenDesktop Citrix R2 License Cluster XenDesktop ServerSQL CLUSTER – PVS & DDC DBS Internal LAN – No FWCLUSTER APPSENSE SERVERS Desktop Web Desktop Any User / Any Device / Anywhere Web Public ISP Access Gateway (HA Pair)
  33. 33. THIN CLIENT CHOICESTHIN OS – THUMBS WAY UPZERO OS – THUMBS WAY UPWES7 – THUMBS DOWN
  34. 34. 4. DEMO AND VETLIVE DEMO ONE MACHINEALL PARTIES ATTENDSCALE UP TO MULTIPLE MACHINESIMPLEMENT IN LOW STAKES “REAL LAB” WITH STUDENTS
  35. 35. 5. DEPLOY, MAINTAIN, SUPPORTTRAIN END USERS ON NEW PLATFORMFACILITATE BREAK-FIX PIPELINE; IDENTIFY HELPDEBRIEF AFTER EACH SEMESTEROPENS DOOR TO ANOTHER IMPLEMENTATION
  36. 36. CASE STUDY 2SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
  37. 37. NEEDS ASSESSMENTSCONTACTED DEPARTMENT CHAIRNEEDS ASSESSMENT SOFTWARE – GRAPHICS & PROCESSING INTENSE PERIPHERALS – 3D PRINTING AND SCANNING
  38. 38. NEEDS ASSESSMENTSVENDOR VISITS FOR KEY SOFTWAREMATCH NEEDS TO VDI …HOW TO ADDRESS GRAPHICS & 3D RENDERING?
  39. 39. HDX 3D PRO - CPU OFFLOADINGNVIDIA VGX – GRID K1 CARDS • XENAPP – 10 USERS PER GPUXENDESKTOP – 1 GPU PER USER • 4 CONCURRENT WITH PRECISION R5500
  40. 40. CLOSING THOUGHTS
  41. 41. VDI SOLUTIONS MUST BE TAILOREDTO SPACES, USE CASES & CLIENTS
  42. 42. THE COMPLEXITY OF VDI PROJECTSREQUIRES TEAMS, NOT SILOS
  43. 43. THANK YOU!QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?
  44. 44. FABIANO FABIANO.IACUSSO@QUINNIPIAC.EDUJEREMY JEREMY.ANDERSON@QUINNIPIAC.EDUALLAN ALLAN.SMITS@QUINNIPIAC.EDU CONTACT US QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?

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