Citrx - Transforming App Delivery


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Citrix Event "From Data Centre to Delivery Centre" at Kensington Roof Gardens on 11th August 2009.

10:30 - 11:00 Transforming App Delivery

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Citrx - Transforming App Delivery

  1. 1. Transforming Application Delivery Alex Hill Citrix Systems
  2. 2. Centralize, Virtualize, Optimize Delivery Network Workflow Studio Dynamic Datacenter XenDesktop XenApp XenServer Monitor Optimize Secure Provision NetScaler
  3. 3. One copy of each app One desktop OS image One image of each workload One password & identity One instance of data One user experience
  4. 4. The Best Way to Virtualize and Deliver All Windows Applications On-Demand
  5. 5. Typical Application Lifecycle Management Deployment • Test all server, client, machine combinations • Regression testing • Software installation End of Life Maintenance /Updates • Software removal • Regression testing • Clean-up • Software installation Application Support • Application conflict • Help desk calls • Trouble shoot at end-point
  6. 6. Application Virtualization Application Virtualization Virtualize 1. Eliminate app conflicts Streaming 2. Eliminate regression testing Streaming XenApp Centralize Server 1. Install once 2. Secure app and data Presentation Virtualization Separate the App, User and Machine • Virtual App – Hosted • Virtual App – Local • Any device, any network • Offline use • Use local resources
  7. 7. Application Lifecycle Savings with Delivery On Demand Software Delivery • No Regression testing • No Software installation End of life Maintenance/Updates • No Software Un-install • No Regression testing • No Post-removal cleanup • No Software installation Application Support • No Application conflict • Application Re-set • Reduced Help desk calls
  8. 8. Remote or local apps Citrix XenApp Hosted or streamed  Windows apps Laptops,  Microsoft Terminal Services desktop PCs, mobile devices,  virtual desktops
  9. 9. • Reduces application management costs by 50% XenApp • Delivers applications instantly to users anywhere App virtualization  • Improves data security and for Windows eliminates data loss • Enables users to be more mobile and productive on any device
  10. 10. IT operational HW & SW Worker IT staff costs costs downtime productivity Gartner - August 4, 2008
  11. 11. XenApp – End-to-end Application Delivery System Users Apps Application Performance Security and Compliance Application Virtualization Performance Monitoring • Branch Repeater • SmartAccess • Hosted and Streamed • WANScaler Mobile Client •Single Sign-on Management • Smart Auditor EasyCall Scalability High Availability
  12. 12. TCO Comparison: Desktop PCs vs. SBC Costs are per user per year Source: Gartner (August 2008)
  13. 13. XenApp Delivers 50% lower TCO Source: Gartner (August 2008)
  14. 14. Are All Your Users the Same??
  15. 15. What does your user base look like? 30% 55% 15% Task Workers Office Workers Mobile Workers
  16. 16. Task Workers – Keep It Simple Standardized work environment Fast startup / low support Data security Compliance control Task Workers (30%) Delivering shared desktops w/ apps Thin client XenApp
  17. 17. Mobile Workers – Flexible Portability Frequent travel and offline work Unmanaged/low-managed devices PC upgrade, move, refresh Mobile Workers (15%) Delivering apps into an installed desktop OS  Laptop XenApp
  18. 18. Office Workers – Pristine, Yet Personalized Office day extension Inter / intra office roaming Infrequent travel PC upgrade, move, refresh Office Workers (55%) Delivering virtual desktops with apps Deliver apps into VMs Desktop Appliance, XenApp for Repurposed PC XenDesktop Virtual Desktops
  19. 19. XenApp Product Line Platinum Offers a strategic end-to-end application delivery system that Edition virtualizes all Windows applications Enterprise Delivers a wide variety of mission-critical Windows applications Edition Advanced Provides server-side application virtualization capabilities Edition Citrix XenApp Fundamenta Provides a turnkey solution for small and mid-size businesses ls with limited IT resources to deliver secure, remote access
  20. 20. Why Should IT Act Now? Reduce application management costs by up to 50% Best way to address business climate / economic conditions − Virtual Workplace − Green IT − Work from Home − Business continuity Flexibility and agility to respond to business needs Most secure way to deliver all Windows applications Ability to support the broadest range of users and devices while maintaining control