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Once Upon A Time…
The Story of AnyWare
By
Tassos Karagiorgos
President and CEO
AnyWare
AnyWare
 When Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded
Microsoft Corp. in 1975, they had a simple
but powerful vision for the ne...
AnyWare
Who is AnyWare?
AnyWare is a professional technology
partner to small and mid-sized
businesses
 What sets us apa...
AnyWare
The MainFrame
In the Beginning…
The Mainframe computer ruled
the business world
Benefits:
Shared computing – Eff...
AnyWare
The MainFrame
PEOPLE were productive AND life
WAS GOOD.
AnyWare
THEN…
A strange and mysterious species
evolved…
The Personal Computer
AnyWare
The Personal Computer
Soon, the Personal Computer
dominated the Earth
And the MainFrame species
dwindled…
AnyWare
The Personal Computer
The PC population grew quickly
in numbers
Why?
 Lower cost
 Easier to use
 More process...
AnyWare
BUT…
With this new species came
unexpected side effects
 Short lifespan
Must continually replenish the species
...
AnyWare
Then came the thin…
 Spliced together the “DNA”
of the Mainframe and the
Personal Computer
 Created a NEW specie...
AnyWare
What is SBC?
SBC is the server-based
computing technology…
 Centralized processing of the
MainFrame
combined wit...
AnyWare
What is SBC?
Separates application’s
logic from user interface
Transports to client
over standard protocols
Makes ...
AnyWare
What is SBC?
SBC…
 Eliminates the need for
“traditional” personal computers
 Users have a “virtual” Windows
com...
AnyWare
SBC is…
 A central computing architecture
 100% Server-based Application
Execution
 Allows universal applicatio...
AnyWare
Total Cost of Ownership
What is TCO or TCA?
 Measuring the TOTAL cost of
providing computing power
 Hardware, S...
AnyWare
Total Cost of Ownership
How the Total Cost of Application
Ownership (TCA) Provides Return on
Infrastructure (ROI)
...
AnyWare
Different Models
 Traditional desktop model – All applications stored
and run on the desktop.
 Client/Server mod...
AnyWare
Infrastructure
Life-cycle
Application
Life-cycle
Challenges
Depreciation-driven
Business-driven
AnyWare
How does SBC Work?
Centralized Computing
 Accessed through client software
 Runs on:
PC
Thin-client terminal
...
AnyWare
Now Everything Computes
Accelerate the Speed:
 Deploy Applications in Hours or
Days, Not Years:
Set-up New Offi...
AnyWare
Summary
AnyWare allows you to:
 Harness the power of centralized
computing
 Lower Hardware Purchase Costs
 Ext...
AnyWare
Anywhere. Any time. Wired or wireless.
It’s how business needs to work today.
www.anyware.gr
Call us: +30 210 6179...
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Anyware... from mainframe to thin and cloud

  1. 1. Once Upon A Time… The Story of AnyWare By Tassos Karagiorgos President and CEO AnyWare
  2. 2. AnyWare  When Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft Corp. in 1975, they had a simple but powerful vision for the new company: a PC on every desk and in every home.  In 2002, we redefined Microsoft’s vision as empowering people through great software — any time, any place and on any device. This vision reflects fundamental changes that are creating new challenges — and opportunities — for the entire technology industry as we enter the 21st Century.
  3. 3. AnyWare Who is AnyWare? AnyWare is a professional technology partner to small and mid-sized businesses  What sets us apart? 1. Business Expertise 2. EXTREME Professionalism 3. Just Add Water  We are a true “virtual MIS department” to our clients.
  4. 4. AnyWare The MainFrame In the Beginning… The Mainframe computer ruled the business world Benefits: Shared computing – Efficient use of computing power Ability to process large amounts of data Geographically centralized  Drawbacks: VERY expensive to maintain DOS-like character-based processing Inflexible
  5. 5. AnyWare The MainFrame PEOPLE were productive AND life WAS GOOD.
  6. 6. AnyWare THEN… A strange and mysterious species evolved… The Personal Computer
  7. 7. AnyWare The Personal Computer Soon, the Personal Computer dominated the Earth And the MainFrame species dwindled…
  8. 8. AnyWare The Personal Computer The PC population grew quickly in numbers Why?  Lower cost  Easier to use  More processing power for the user  Multi-tasking  Windows Graphical User Interface
  9. 9. AnyWare BUT… With this new species came unexpected side effects  Short lifespan Must continually replenish the species  Expensive to Support Troubleshooting Installation Configuration Software Revision
  10. 10. AnyWare Then came the thin…  Spliced together the “DNA” of the Mainframe and the Personal Computer  Created a NEW species  Combined the benefits of both species  Eliminated the drawbacks Thin client computing…
  11. 11. AnyWare What is SBC? SBC is the server-based computing technology…  Centralized processing of the MainFrame combined with…  Features and benefits of the Microsoft Windows platform
  12. 12. AnyWare What is SBC? Separates application’s logic from user interface Transports to client over standard protocols Makes any client — fat or thin — a thin client Highly efficient — 1/10th normal bandwidth Keystrokes, mouse clicks, screen updates
  13. 13. AnyWare What is SBC? SBC…  Eliminates the need for “traditional” personal computers  Users have a “virtual” Windows computer inside a server  Allows users to connect to their virtual computer from ANYWHERE In office Out of office Branch locations Over the Internet  With REAL TIME performance!
  14. 14. AnyWare SBC is…  A central computing architecture  100% Server-based Application Execution  Allows universal application access Regardless of client device or network type
  15. 15. AnyWare Total Cost of Ownership What is TCO or TCA?  Measuring the TOTAL cost of providing computing power  Hardware, Software, Configuration, Troubleshooting, Productivity, Downtime, Technical Support, Training…
  16. 16. AnyWare Total Cost of Ownership How the Total Cost of Application Ownership (TCA) Provides Return on Infrastructure (ROI) 1 2 3 4 5Year TCA$  Application Server Software Can Reduce TCA Costs by 50% Over 5 Years:  Lower Hardware Costs and Reduce Capital “Churn”  Dramatically lower your support and operating costs  Reduce need for expensive data connections  TRUE Remote Access  TRUE Branch Office Connectivity  Rapid Application Deployment
  17. 17. AnyWare Different Models  Traditional desktop model – All applications stored and run on the desktop.  Client/Server model – Applications are stored on the server, downloaded and executed on the desktop.  SBC model – All applications reside and execute on the server, enabling any client device to access an application from virtually anywhere. Total Cost of Application Deployment $0 $4.000 $8.000 $12.000 $16.000 $20.000 Desktop Client/Server SBC Recurring Costs Hardware, Software, Training
  18. 18. AnyWare Infrastructure Life-cycle Application Life-cycle Challenges Depreciation-driven Business-driven
  19. 19. AnyWare How does SBC Work? Centralized Computing  Accessed through client software  Runs on: PC Thin-client terminal MacIntosh UNIX LINUX Pocket PC Web Browser
  20. 20. AnyWare Now Everything Computes Accelerate the Speed:  Deploy Applications in Hours or Days, Not Years: Set-up New Offices Integrate New Companies  Accelerate Performance of Traditional and Web-based Applications: Up to 10 times faster Independent of Network Connection Bandwidth – From 28.8k Modem Connections to WAN to Wireless
  21. 21. AnyWare Summary AnyWare allows you to:  Harness the power of centralized computing  Lower Hardware Purchase Costs  Extend existing computer lifespans  Standardize your network  SIGNIFICANTLY lower support costs  TRUE remote and branch location connectivity  Simplify network administration  MORE VALUE
  22. 22. AnyWare Anywhere. Any time. Wired or wireless. It’s how business needs to work today. www.anyware.gr Call us: +30 210 6179879 AnyWare

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