WCSR VDI @ Varrow Madness 2012

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Womble Carlyle's VDI presentation at Varrow Madness 2012.

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WCSR VDI @ Varrow Madness 2012

  1. 1. Desktop Virtualization: TurnTechnology into Competitive Advantage A CIO’s Perspective Sean Scott CIO
  2. 2. Who We Are• WCSR was Established in 1876• The firm now comprises more than 550 lawyers, approximately 1250 total size• We have fourteen office locations, mostly Southeast, with exception to Delaware and California
  3. 3. Why VDI• Mobility• Rapid Deployment• Rapid Recovery• Ease of Management
  4. 4. Objectives• Fast Performance• Profile Management – View Persona w/Folder Redirection – Unidesk w/Folder Redirection• User Flexibility• Recoverability• Storage Optimization – One Instance of OS w/Unidesk
  5. 5. Use Cases• Ideal for our Training Centers Across Offices• Ideal for Applications that Do Not Perform Well Over the WAN• Remote Access for Employees• Software Development and Testing• Controlled Access to 3rd Party Partners
  6. 6. Technology SelectionClients Existing Desktops, Wyse P20 Zero Clients, mobile devicesConnection Broker VMware View 5.0Desktop View Persona, Unidesk, VMwareManagement View Linked ClonesUser Monitoring Liquidware Labs Stratusphere UXServer VMware vSphere 5VirtualizationServer Hardware HP DL380Storage Hardware EMC Clariion (ISCSI)
  7. 7. Snapshot of Infrastructure• 7 VMware View Linked Clone Pools• 1 Unidesk Pool• 150 Windows 7 desktops with 1 vCPU and 2 GB of memory.• 3 HP DL380 Dual 6 core 2.8 GHz processors and 192 GB of memory each• EMC Clariion
  8. 8. Unidesk Application Layer Shot• MS OneNote 2010• MS Project 2010• MS Visio 2010• Misc HR Apps
  9. 9. Benefits• Ease of Management – System State Recovery – Application Personalization – OS/Template Maintenance is Easier• Mobility – Access from Anywhere – BYOD Support
  10. 10. Lessons Learned• User experience is KEY – First impressions – Flexibility – Works Like a Physical Machine• Storage…storage…storage
  11. 11. Thank you

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