Update on vDesk 3.0


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  • Update on vDesk 3.0

    1. 1. 3.0 Industry’s Fastest Virtual Desktop | Managed. Mobile. Secure. Everywhere.
    2. 2. Market Response to vDesk 2.x (past 3 quarters) <ul><li>Enterprise Customers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>#1 ranked Fortune 500 Global Bank (European HQ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>#1 ranked Gartner MQ Call Center (North America) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>#1 largest independent desktop outsourcing provider (Global) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dozens of new global 2000 Enterprises and SME customers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strategic Partnerships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intel with vPro integration (co-development, co-marketing) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>McAfee with STP (sales teaming partners) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft with SCCM (platform & mgmt interoperability) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leading Analysts and Thought Leaders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Validation from virtualization thought leaders that “workspace virtualization” is quickly maturing and has distinct advantages around personalization, mobility, and performance. </li></ul></ul>Confidential - Do Not Distribute
    3. 3. Customers’ Comparison of Desktop Virtualization = Exceeds Requirements = Meets Requirements = Does Not Meet Requirements Security Performance Mobility Management Costs Virtual Workspaces (RingCube vDesk) VDI (VMware, Citrix XD) Client VMs (Microsoft VPC)
    4. 4. High-level Product Roadmap Apollo – Q3 ‘08 (vDesk 1.x) Bacchus – Q2 ’09 (vDesk 2.x) Chaos – Q1 ’10 (vDesk 3.x) Platform <ul><li>Industry’s 1 st Virtual Workspace </li></ul><ul><li>4 Deployment Modes: PC, Drive, Network, VDI </li></ul><ul><li>99% of native performance </li></ul><ul><li>No 2 nd OS required </li></ul><ul><li>MobileSync </li></ul><ul><li>Windows XP support </li></ul><ul><li>Next Generation Engine (WVE) </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Windows Services </li></ul><ul><li>Generic Driver Support </li></ul><ul><li>Vista 32-bit support </li></ul><ul><li>Internationalization (I18N/L10N) </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese language pack </li></ul><ul><li>Scaling and platform expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Windows 7 support, x64 (VT) </li></ul><ul><li>Non-standard PCs via seamless support of VDI and/or client hypervisors: VMware, Microsoft, Citrix, Parallels, Oracle/Sun </li></ul><ul><li>MobileSync performance increase </li></ul>Mgmt <ul><li>Enterprise console </li></ul><ul><li>Workspace update </li></ul><ul><li>AD policy mgmt </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual user management </li></ul><ul><li>Domain support </li></ul><ul><li>GPO support </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Granular Policy Mgmt </li></ul><ul><li>Hierarchical management servers (parent-child) to allow inheritance of master workspaces, policies, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed storage for large scale, multi-site deployments </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced master workspace management (cloning, collapsing) </li></ul>Security <ul><li>Endpoint checking </li></ul><ul><li>Custom remediation </li></ul><ul><li>Isolation policies </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Security Store </li></ul><ul><li>Native Workspace Encryption </li></ul><ul><li>Encryption Partner Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Broad VPN client support </li></ul><ul><li>VHD format </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance AV and FW support </li></ul><ul><li>Custom endpoint checking </li></ul><ul><li>Deeper host OS mgmt and security policy enforcement </li></ul>
    5. 5. What’s new in vDesk 3.0? <ul><li>Global Scalability and Enhanced Manageability </li></ul><ul><li>Faster MobileSync (~60% less time on average) </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Platform Support (Microsoft Windows 7) </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware Assisted Isolation Control (Intel vPro) </li></ul><ul><li>New pricing (Standard versus Enterprise) </li></ul><ul><li>vDesk 3.0 public announcement: </li></ul><ul><li>March 24, 2010 </li></ul>
    6. 6. Global Scalability and Enhanced Manageability <ul><li>Hierarchical Management (parent-child admin servers) </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed Storage (multi-site, multiple fileservers) </li></ul><ul><li>Master workspace consolidation and cloning capability </li></ul><ul><li>Network-based studios (access/migrate studio to any PC) </li></ul>vDesk admin server File Server / NAS appliance Headquarters Amsterdam London New York Main Office IT Liverpool IT New Jersey IT Manhattan Banking London Wall Wholesale Banking Manchester Asset Mgmt
    7. 7. Faster MobileSync <ul><li>Differential comparison calculation eliminated </li></ul><ul><li>Sync improvements can range 25%-70% on XP, up to 90% on Vista, Win7 </li></ul><ul><li>On average, customers may expect ~60% less time during typical MobileSync </li></ul>10 min (9% faster) 11 min Deploy 3GB XP workspace (check-out) 79 sec (28% faster) 110 sec 500MB / +100 file changes 23 sec (54% faster) 50 sec 100MB / +50 file changes 14 sec (68% faster) 44 sec 10MB / +10 file changes 13 sec (68% faster) 40 sec Sync (no changes) vDesk 3.0 vDesk 2.2 LAN Test
    8. 8. Increased Platform Support (Windows 7) <ul><li>As of Dec 14, 2009 RingCube became an official Microsoft Gold Certified Partner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Close interoperability with System Center (SCCM) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Native support for Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 x86 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>vDesk 3.0 now supports Windows 7 x86 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>32-bit versions: Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>vDesk is recruiting Windows 7 x64 beta </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Beta sign-up: http://www.ringcube.com/beta64 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Note: requires VT in order to run vDesk on Win7 x64 </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Hardware Assisted Isolation Control (Intel vPro) <ul><li>RingCube is Intel’s premier “Workspace Virtualization” partner: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Official agreement began Q2 “09 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-development on Win7 x64 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-marketing of vDesk on vPro </li></ul></ul><ul><li>vDesk on Windows 7 x64 requires VT (Intel VT or AMD-V) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides increased workspace security isolation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>vDesk roadmap includes leveraging Intel vPro for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TXT: boot chaining verification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TPM: encryption key protection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AMT: background updates </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. New pricing: Standard versus Enterprise Network based studio creation (administrators can access/migrate the vDesk studio environment from any PC) Fixed studio creation (once studio installed must remain on PC) Mastering (vDesk 3.0) VHD encryption OR 3 rd party encryption (TrueCrypt, FreeOTFE, McAfee, PGP, etc.) VHD encryption only Encryption (vDesk 3.1) Multi-site, multi-location storage (workspaces can be assigned to different fileservers by group/master) Single location only Storage (vDesk 3.0) Hierarchical admin server support (parent-child, multi-tiered servers can inherit/leverage masters & policies) Single admin server Management (vDesk 3.0) vDesk Enterprise ($300USD per user) vDesk Standard ($200USD per user) Feature (Release)
    11. 11. vDesk 3.0 Themes and Partnerships Platforms : Win7, XP, Vista, VDI and client hypervisors Scalability : hierarchical mgmt, distributed storage Everywhere (platform & scale) MobileSync with 4 modes (PC, Drive, Network, VDI) Mobile Joint Managed vDesk Solution approved by SCCM Managed Joint Secure vDesk Solution and STP with McAfee Field Secure Validation from independent 3 rd party benchmarks Fastest Validation Partners Themes