Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack Monitoring Tools and Login VSI Testing Tools

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack Monitoring Tools and Login VSI Testing Tools"

Transcription

1 A Software White Paper December 2013 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack Monitoring Tools and Login VSI Testing Tools A Joint White Paper from Login VSI and Software

2 2 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack Table of Contents Abstract... 3 Introduction... 3 How Monitoring Differs from Performance Testing... 3 Performance Testing with Login VSI... 4 End User Analytics and Monitoring with Software... 5 How These Solutions Complement Each Other... 6 End User Analytics and Performance Testing During the Desktop Lifecycle... 9 Gartner s 7 stages of a Hosted Virtual Desktop Rollout... 9 The VMware Technology Consulting Services Approach... 9 The Citrix Desktop Transformation Methodology Gabe Knuth on the Virtual Desktop Toolbox Unifying Theme A Safe and Successful Desktop Transition from Implementation to Production Combine and Benefit from the Best of Toolsets Login VSI, the industry standard benchmarking tool for SBC and VDI SysTrack, the industry leader in end user analytics Better Together For More Information... 15

3 3 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack Abstract This white paper describes how Software s SysTrack end user analytics tool and Login VSI s testing tool complement each other throughout the entire virtual desktop lifecycle. We will describe how these toolsets fit in with a number of different project approaches. As a conclusion we describe how these toolsets can be combined effectively to create and to ensure the best possible performance for centralized desktop end users. Introduction More and more organizations are investigating, or are migrating to, centralized Windowsbased desktop environments, where multiple users share centralized resources like servers, storage and software. The key business drivers for this transformation are security and compliance, easier user management, and cost reduction. Moving from traditional fat client models to these new thin client infrastructures is a journey with many potential hurdles. To provide users with the required functionality, at the same (or even better) performance level than before, is the goal and the challenge for all involved to work towards. A structured project approach, combined with the correct use of the best tools available in the industry today, will help organizations that are investigating, testing, migrating and using virtualized desktop environments to design, build and manage well performing centralized desktop infrastructures at the lowest cost possible. Many tools and methodologies are available to help. They can help make better decisions during the project phases, and to help to keep out of trouble, during the resulting production phases. But which ones to choose, and when to best use them? How Monitoring Differs from Performance Testing While the objective of both activities is to help create and maintain the best possible performance for virtual desktop users their respective approaches are very different.

4 4 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack Monitoring and assessment 1 tools analyze the real behavior of real users, and specifically the workloads they generate upon real production environments. Load testing tools simulate behavior of real users. These simulations can happen on separate test environments, or on production environments outside business hours (nights, weekends). User Behavior Environment Performance Monitoring Real user workloads Production environment during production hours Performance Testing Simulated user workloads Production environment outside production hours or test environment Performance Testing with Login VSI The main goal of the Login VSI test suite is to determine the maximum number of users that can work on a given virtual desktop infrastructure within an acceptable performance. In this scenario the Login VSI Load Generator simulates typical user behaviour by launching scripts that are executed on the machine being tested. These scripts can be out of the box workloads called light (a typical task worker), medium (a typical knowledge worker), heavy (a typical multitasking power user) or multimedia (an intensive user of audio/video). The scripts can be adapted by adding or removing actions or entire applications. It is also possible to test with completely customized workloads. These different workloads can be mixed to mimic the diversity of a real production user workforce as much as possible. The information of these tests is analyzed and summarized by the Login VSI Analyser in two easy to understand statistics: VSIbase (the original baseline performance of the system when no load is using the systems resources) and VSImax (the maximum number of active users on the system before the performance becomes unacceptable). 1 The leading vendors in the VDI performance monitoring space, are also the leaders in the VDI assessment space. While the use cases are very different, both activities are very similar from a technical perspective.

5 5 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack Figure 1 Typical Login VSI graph showing VSI Baseline and VSImax data End User Analytics and Monitoring with Software s SysTrack gathers very detailed data on end user performance and utilization across physical and virtual desktops and the underlying server infrastructure. The data collection happens continuously in production environments with minimal impact to the performance of the system. During the assessment phase of a desktop virtualization project, the data is used to count the applications in the environment, quantify their usage and resource consumption and leverage the data to plan the design of the virtual desktop images. The SysTrack Virtual Machine Planner also provides sizing recommendations for the targeted environment that can include virtual desktops, virtualized applications, terminal servers and Citrix servers. SysTrack is then leveraged to provide detailed insights into user behavior and system performance during the production phase of an environment. Administrators are proactively alerted of potential system bottlenecks, service desk tickets can be created automatically, and negative impacts on the end user experience can be avoided. This level of detail is also needed to better understand the exact reasons for a slowdown of the system when it occurs, to be able to fix the systems performance as quickly as possible.

6 6 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack Figure 2 How End user analytics tools like SysTrack differ from Performance Load Testing tools like Login VSI How These Solutions Complement Each Other In test environments where simulated user loads are used to stress a system to its limits, detailed technical metrics are very useful to gain insights into the specific behaviors of the environment under load. SysTrack is used to gather items like CPU and memory utilization, I/O characteristics, network utilization, and a wealth of other performance data. Data is gathered both from the virtual desktops and the hypervisor layer to provide a complete picture of how activities in the guest impact the infrastructure. This provides an analytical basis for forecasting future load using tools like SysTrack s Virtual Machine Planner to model what potential workloads may resemble in the production environment. The first aspect of interoperation between the two solutions involves the characterization of the end user behavior that should be modeled. By first performing an assessment with SysTrack the most actively used and resource intensive applications can be identified in order to create more accurate synthetic workloads to be run with Login VSI. This, along with a segmentation of the user population, provides a much more

7 7 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack accurate picture of what the unique loading conditions will be in a given environment. This is also a very useful way to continuously ensure service quality by introducing new applications into a test environment with artificial load conditions to test impact before deploying into an active production environment. SysTrack adds value by providing an extra layer of detailed reporting options that fit seamlessly with the workloads generated by Login VSI. The vast amount of quantitative information made available by marrying the reporting available in both tools gives complete insight into environmental characteristics. The combination with end user analytics adds an extra dimension of information to performance testing, and is therefore highly recommended by Login VSI as a best practice for all virtual desktop test activities. Figure 3 How end user analytics platforms like SysTrack complement Performance Load Testing tools like Login VSI

8 8 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack Figure 4 SysTrack Enterprise Visualizer Figure 5 SysTrack Resolve Dashboard

9 9 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack End User Analytics and Performance Testing During the Desktop Lifecycle Different models are used to describe desktop transformation projects. This makes the exact mapping of the tools discussed in this white paper challenging. In the next part of this white paper we will investigate how assessment, testing and monitoring tools fit into a few different models. This makes the discussion more platform generic and useful. Gartner s 7 stages of a Hosted Virtual Desktop Rollout Gartner defines 7 stages in a Hosted Virtual Desktop Rollout: 1. Evaluation, 2. Gather Information, 3. Proof of Concept, 4. Segment Users, 5. Select Product, 6. Pilot, 7. Rollout. After these 7 project phases, we ve added stage number 8 for production support and maintenance. We also suggest to swap phases 3 and 4 (to segment the population before a proof of concept) to better fit a regular project timeline. The first two phases, evaluation and information gathering, happen on the existing user production environment. This is where assessment tools add value. User segmentation is done based on the information gathered in phase 2. The phases Proof of Concept, Select Product and Pilot all happen in non production test environments. This is where testing tools are necessary to help select and validate the different infrastructure options. The phases, Rollout and Production happen in the new user production environment and are supported with real user monitoring tools. The VMware Technology Consulting Services Approach VMware takes customers through the following phases: Assess, Strategize, Architect, Design, Implement, and Optimize. This methodology also recognizes the importance of assessing end user needs at the onset of the project. SysTrack is used during the Assess phase to enumerate the applications, quantify their usage and help with user segmentation. During the Design and Implement phase Login VSI comes into play to test specific and relevant workloads to determine the expected scalability characteristics of the virtual desktop infrastructure and to size and validate the future environment. The post go live phase is specifically described as an on going optimization phase. Organizations work with SysTrack to gather end user and systems analytics, identify problems pro actively and prevent issues from arising in the first place. Login VSI is used for on going testing to help Architects and Administrators quickly validate small design improvements or the impact of application or OS patches to the overall scalability before such changes are widely deployed in the production system.

10 10 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack The Citrix Desktop Transformation Methodology The industry proven Citrix desktop transformation methodology distinguishes the following 4 consecutive phases in a VDI project: assess, design, deploy, and monitor. Both end user analytics and testing tools play an important role throughout all four phases. The Citrix Project Accelerator (http://project.citrix.com) spans the first three phases of this model. During the assess phase, users can leverage SysTrack tool to enumerate their applications and obtain a proposed design for the various desktop images. The design is generated based upon the data gathered in the assess phase. Testing tools fit into the Deploy phase of this transformation model at 3 different spots: Assess. During the assess phase, IT architects leverage Systrack to segment the end users into meaningful sub groups in order to plan a phased deployments. One of the most critical aspects of the user segmentation is the identification of a common application set and the determination of the expected resource consumption of these applications. Responsible IT architects will conduct scalability tests with Login VSI on the solution before it is rolled out to end users and the data gathered in the assessment phase can help plan the required test cases. Design. The design phase focuses on the detailed technical architectures of the environment and its interaction with the overall infrastructure. System sizing is an important aspect of the design and IT architects often leverage Login VSI to test specific workloads in order to ensure proper sizing of the new environments. Some desktop virtualization implementations stall simply because the environment doesn t meet scalability requirements and organizations are often reluctant to allocate additional capital expenditures required to provide an adequate user experience after the project has been initially funded. Deploy. The deployment phase typically starts with a group of pilot users. Architects and administrators employ SysTrack to closely watch the user experience and user behavior, while Login VSI can be used to test additional use cases that may be identified during the initial deployment phase. Citrix Consulting Services recommends in the Virtual Desktop Handbook either scalability testing or proper monitoring during a pilot should be completed to

11 11 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack generate results that are specific to the environment and user group requirements. 2 Monitor. Post go live, the desktop transformation project moves into the monitoring phase, where administrators and architects leverage SysTrack to monitor the end user experience and pro actively identify potential issues and bottlenecks. Testing tools like Login VSI are used to perform recurring scalability tests as new use cases and workflows are identified or new versions of existing software packages are readied for incorporation into the production environment. Citrix Consulting points this out and in the Operations and Maintenance Guide for XenDesktop: After a new XenDesktop environment has been designed and rolled out to production users, there are ongoing tasks required to keep everything running smoothly. 3 In addition, the Monitoring section of the Desktop Virtualization Handbook states Citrix recommends implementing a monitoring solution, which covers all aspects of an IT environment and allows aggregating all captured data within a single tool or console. This simplifies correlating events or counters of multiple components and enables administrators to easily get an end to end overview. This can decrease the time required to determine the root cause of an issue significantly. 4 Gabe Knuth on the Virtual Desktop Toolbox Gabe Knuth, desktop virtualization specialist and industry analyst, states in his blog Virtual desktop toolbox: VDI performance monitoring capabilities (found here) that When migrating to virtual desktops, capacity planning, load testing and user experience testing are important capabilities to have. He describes the different tools and their benefits in the three different stages: Assessment tools are used here to estimate the hardware capacity needed, based on information gathered. Load testing tools are used to validate the estimated hardware capacity before going into production. 2 Page 52 of the June 2013 release of the Desktop Virtualization Handbook at Page 160 of the June 2013 release of the Desktop Virtualization Handbook at

12 12 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack Monitoring tools are then used to observe and maintain the user experience after the system goes into production. Unifying Theme The one common element amongst all of the chosen approaches is the need for a toolsets dedicated to assessment and monitoring and a complementary tool dedicated to performance load testing. Because of this definite need, and the advanced potential for interoperation between the technologies, SysTrack and Login VSI match up perfectly to provide both guidance in the beginning phases of a project and ongoing performance management in the later phases to ensure optimal end user experience and reliability. A Safe and Successful Desktop Transition from Implementation to Production Monitoring and testing both add value during the implementation and in production. When used appropriately, end user organizations and their advisors (consultants and vendor system engineers) will be able to design, build and maintain well performing virtual desktop infrastructures, shorten the implementation cycle and accelerate the time until organizations get the value out of their investment.

13 13 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack Make Better Decisions when Designing Your VDI Keep out of Trouble when Managing Your VDI Use SysTrack in your VDI Project to: Observe users, usage, apps Estimate capacity plan Baseline User Experience Rate application readiness Use SysTrack during Production to: Validate user experience Identify system bottlenecks before they impact users Diagnose and resolve problems Rate application readiness Use Login VSI in your VDI Project to: Validate capacity plan Benchmark vendor options Execute a Proof of Concept Perform pre production tests Use Login VSI during Production to: Load test for headroom Stress test what if scenarios Predict impact of intended hardware/software changes Figure 6 The use cases of the different toolsets, and their benefits. Where assessment tools and load testing tools help architects to make better infrastructure decisions during the implementation, monitoring and testing tools will help to prevent or solve performance problems during production. It is therefore our strong recommendation to anybody with a real commitment to a good end user experience to embrace both toolsets Combine and Benefit from the Best of Toolsets Monitoring and Load Testing are very different markets, requiring very different skill sets. Only vendors with many years of experience in their space will provide the tools that really make the difference. Login VSI, the industry standard benchmarking tool for SBC and VDI Login Virtual Session Indexer (Login VSI) is the de facto industry standard for VDI performance testing, load testing and benchmarking. Login VSI is recognized as the

14 14 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack industry standard for VDI testing by both leading IT analysts and the technical community. Login VSI is used by all leading VDI infrastructure vendor (including server, storage, CPU and software vendors). More than 100 reference architectures and validated designs are published based on Login VSI data, and this vast number is still growing fast. For an overview of available papers go to papers Login VSI is built by experienced consultants and architects sharing a vast experience gained in over 10 years of hands on virtual desktop projects. Login VSI is 100% vendor independent, and comes with four industry standard workloads that make testing very easy to execute. Login VSI is used to test virtual desktop environments like Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, Microsoft VDI and Remote Desktop Services, VMware Horizon View or any other Windows based VDI or server based computing solution. Login VSI is the standard tool used in the acclaimed Project Virtual Reality Check (www.projectvrc.com). SysTrack, the industry leader in end user analytics The SysTrack IT analytics platform provides Enterprise IT with the business intelligence to address a broad set of operational and security requirements, empowering them to make better decisions, dramatically improve productivity and reduce costs. SysTrack performs complex IT tasks like automated power management, user auditing, performance monitoring, change management, event management, latency and enduser experience management, application resource analysis, chargeback, virtualization assessment and planning, application pool design and many others. SysTrack provides all of these features in web report and interactive forms. SysTrack integrates many management disciplines into a unique, comprehensive management console. SysTrack seamlessly manages virtualized desktops, virtualized servers, terminal servers (with or without Citrix XenApp) and physical systems to provide an end to end view of the environment. SysTrack supports the complete range of deployments, from physical environments to partially/fully virtualized environments, to cloud computing. Better Together A structured approach, combined with the use of the best tools available in the industry today, will help organizations that are investigating, testing, migrating and using virtualized desktop environments to design, build and manage well performing end user

15 15 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Optimization with SysTrack infrastructures at the best cost possible. We hope this white paper contributed to your understanding on how the tool sets can help to reach this goal. For More Information Contact Software s Sales or Technical Services teams at +1 (248) or visit us on the web at Software products are sold by a network of authorized dealers. Software, Inc Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI USA +1 (248) Software Solutions Limited Thames Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1TX, UK +44 (0) Software, Inc Software and SysTrack are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of Software, Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Boost your VDI Confidence with Monitoring and Load Testing

Boost your VDI Confidence with Monitoring and Load Testing White Paper Boost your VDI Confidence with Monitoring and Load Testing How combining monitoring tools and load testing tools offers a complete solution for VDI performance assurance By Adam Carter, Product

More information

Lakeside. Lakeside Software and IBM: Statement of Fact. SysTrack. A Lakeside Software White Paper November 2011

Lakeside. Lakeside Software and IBM: Statement of Fact. SysTrack. A Lakeside Software White Paper November 2011 A Software White Paper November 2011 Software and IBM: Statement of Fact Joint Statement of Fact (SOF) Regarding Business Relationship Software, Inc. & IBM Corporation SysTrack 2 SysTrack and HIPAA Table

More information

Product Brief SysTrack VMP

Product Brief SysTrack VMP for VMware View Product Brief SysTrack VMP Benefits Optimize VMware View desktop and server virtualization and terminal server projects Anticipate and handle problems in the planning stage instead of postimplementation

More information

Aternity Desktop and Application Virtualization Monitoring. Complete Visibility Ensures Successful Outcomes

Aternity Desktop and Application Virtualization Monitoring. Complete Visibility Ensures Successful Outcomes Aternity Desktop and Application Virtualization Monitoring Complete Visibility Ensures Successful Outcomes Realizing the Benefits of Virtual Environments Requires Illuminating Four Performance Blind Spots

More information

Aternity Virtual Desktop Monitoring. Complete Visibility Ensures Successful VDI Outcomes

Aternity Virtual Desktop Monitoring. Complete Visibility Ensures Successful VDI Outcomes Aternity Virtual Desktop Monitoring Complete Visibility Ensures Successful VDI Outcomes Realizing the Benefits of VDI Requires Illuminating Four Performance Blind Spots Without comprehensive visibility

More information

The impact of virtualization security on your VDI environment

The impact of virtualization security on your VDI environment ENTERPRISE TE The impact of virtualization security on your VDI environment ST ED WITH LO G I N VS I Contents Introduction... 3 What is VDI?... 3 Virtualization security challenges... 3 Choosing the right

More information

VDI Without Compromise with SimpliVity OmniStack and Citrix XenDesktop

VDI Without Compromise with SimpliVity OmniStack and Citrix XenDesktop VDI Without Compromise with SimpliVity OmniStack and Citrix XenDesktop Page 1 of 11 Introduction Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) provides customers with a more consistent end-user experience and excellent

More information

No more VDI performance problems!

No more VDI performance problems! White Paper No more VDI performance problems! Why a structured use of load testing in desktop virtualization is crucial for your (business) health Disclosure and Warranty The information, concepts, and

More information

Increasing Your VDI Project s Return on Investment Using Workspace Virtualization

Increasing Your VDI Project s Return on Investment Using Workspace Virtualization W H I T E P A P E R Increasing Your VDI Project s Return on Investment Using Workspace Virtualization W H I T E P A P E R Increasing Your VDI Project s Return on Investment Using Workspace Virtualization

More information

Desktop Virtualization and Storage Infrastructure Optimization

Desktop Virtualization and Storage Infrastructure Optimization Desktop Virtualization and Storage Infrastructure Optimization Realizing the Most Value from Virtualization Investment Contents Executive Summary......................................... 1 Introduction.............................................

More information

Solution Brief Virtual Desktop Management

Solution Brief Virtual Desktop Management for VMware View Solution Brief Virtual Desktop Management BENEFITS Understand the factors that determine VMware View end user experience and how they interrelate Quickly diagnose user problems Improve

More information

VDI Without Compromise with SimpliVity OmniStack and VMware Horizon View

VDI Without Compromise with SimpliVity OmniStack and VMware Horizon View VDI Without Compromise with SimpliVity OmniStack and VMware Horizon View Page 1 of 16 Introduction A Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) provides customers with a more consistent end user experience and

More information

IBM PureFlex and Atlantis ILIO: Cost-effective, high-performance and scalable persistent VDI

IBM PureFlex and Atlantis ILIO: Cost-effective, high-performance and scalable persistent VDI IBM PureFlex and Atlantis ILIO: Cost-effective, high-performance and scalable persistent VDI Highlights Lower than PC cost: saves hundreds of dollars per desktop, as storage capacity and performance requirements

More information

Simplified Management With Hitachi Command Suite. By Hitachi Data Systems

Simplified Management With Hitachi Command Suite. By Hitachi Data Systems Simplified Management With Hitachi Command Suite By Hitachi Data Systems April 2015 Contents Executive Summary... 2 Introduction... 3 Hitachi Command Suite v8: Key Highlights... 4 Global Storage Virtualization

More information

VMware Virtualization and Cloud Management Overview. 2010 VMware Inc. All rights reserved

VMware Virtualization and Cloud Management Overview. 2010 VMware Inc. All rights reserved VMware Virtualization and Cloud Management Overview 2010 VMware Inc. All rights reserved Automating Operations Management Why? What? How? Why is Operations Management different in the virtual world? What

More information

Server and Storage Sizing Guide for Windows 7 TECHNICAL NOTES

Server and Storage Sizing Guide for Windows 7 TECHNICAL NOTES Server and Storage Sizing Guide for Windows 7 TECHNICAL NOTES Table of Contents About this Document.... 3 Introduction... 4 Baseline Existing Desktop Environment... 4 Estimate VDI Hardware Needed.... 5

More information

Optimizing Environments for Desktop Virtualization

Optimizing Environments for Desktop Virtualization Optimizing Environments for Desktop Virtualization This paper is designed for enterprise organizations evaluating or deploying application and desktop virtualization technologies Contents page Executive

More information

Citrix XenDesktop & XenApp

Citrix XenDesktop & XenApp VMware Management Pack for Citrix XenDesktop & XenApp How Blue Medora Complements vrealize VMware provides best-ofbreed management for Virtualization / Cloud vsphere via vrealize Operations How Blue Medora

More information

Citrix desktop virtualization and Microsoft System Center 2012: better together

Citrix desktop virtualization and Microsoft System Center 2012: better together Citrix desktop virtualization and Microsoft System Center 2012: better together 2 Delivery of applications and data to users is an integral part of IT services today. But delivery can t happen without

More information

AppSense user virtualization with Microsoft System Center

AppSense user virtualization with Microsoft System Center AppSense user virtualization with Microsoft System Center Contents Executive summary... What is Microsoft System Center... What is AppSense user virtualization... Benefits matrix... AppSense user virtualization

More information

VDI FIT and VDI UX: Composite Metrics Track Good, Fair, Poor Desktop Performance

VDI FIT and VDI UX: Composite Metrics Track Good, Fair, Poor Desktop Performance VDI FIT and VDI UX: Composite Metrics Track Good, Fair, Poor Desktop Performance Key indicators and classification capabilities in Stratusphere FIT and Stratusphere UX Whitepaper INTRODUCTION This whitepaper

More information

Going Beyond Plain Virtualization Monitoring

Going Beyond Plain Virtualization Monitoring Going Beyond Plain Virtualization Monitoring ManageEngine Applications Manager White Paper from ManageEngine Web: Email: appmanager-support@manageengine.com Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. The Challenges

More information

Benefits of Deploying VirtualWisdom with HP Converged Infrastructure March, 2015

Benefits of Deploying VirtualWisdom with HP Converged Infrastructure March, 2015 Benefits of Deploying VirtualWisdom with HP Converged Infrastructure March, 2015 Version 1 Introduction: Yesterday was Silos, Today is integrated! Business needs today can't be met with yesterday's IT.

More information

Login VSI moves into virtual desktop end-user experience with Login PI tool

Login VSI moves into virtual desktop end-user experience with Login PI tool Login VSI moves into virtual desktop end-user experience with Login PI tool Analyst: John Abbott 17 Mar, 2015 Login VSI, best known for its benchmark performance simulations for sizing virtual desktop

More information

Deploying XenApp on a Microsoft Azure cloud

Deploying XenApp on a Microsoft Azure cloud Deploying XenApp on a Microsoft Azure cloud The scalability and economics of XenApp services on-demand citrix.com Given business dynamics seasonal peaks, mergers, acquisitions, and changing business priorities

More information

Table of Contents. Headquarters Cary, NC USA US 1-866-538-3588. Fax 1-919-380-5121 International 1-919-380-5000

Table of Contents. Headquarters Cary, NC USA US 1-866-538-3588. Fax 1-919-380-5121 International 1-919-380-5000 Desktop Automation Table of Contents Easy Automation for the Contact Center and Back Office... 3 Use Cases... 3 Activity Intelligence + Automation... 4 Cicero Discovery Automation Architecture... 5 Cicero

More information

Comprehensive Monitoring of VMware vsphere ESX & ESXi Environments

Comprehensive Monitoring of VMware vsphere ESX & ESXi Environments Comprehensive Monitoring of VMware vsphere ESX & ESXi Environments Table of Contents Overview...3 Monitoring VMware vsphere ESX & ESXi Virtual Environment...4 Monitoring using Hypervisor Integration...5

More information

SysTrack Desktop Assessment

SysTrack Desktop Assessment Quick Start Guide SysTrack Desktop Assessment Contents Introduction... 2 Getting Started... 2 How to Register... 2 Download and Install the SysTrack Assessment Client on Child Systems... 3 Supported Operating

More information

Foundation for Windows as a Service. With FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA)

Foundation for Windows as a Service. With FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA) Foundation for Windows as a Service With FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA) FlexCast Delivery Technology Simplified approaches to deployment flexibility Central Management Application & Desktop Delivery

More information

Capacity planning with Microsoft System Center

Capacity planning with Microsoft System Center Capacity planning with Microsoft System Center Mike Resseler Veeam Product Strategy Specialist, MVP, Microsoft Certified IT Professional, MCSA, MCTS, MCP Modern Data Protection Built for Virtualization

More information

WHITE PAPER 1 WWW.FUSIONIO.COM

WHITE PAPER 1 WWW.FUSIONIO.COM 1 WWW.FUSIONIO.COM WHITE PAPER WHITE PAPER Executive Summary Fusion iovdi is the first desktop- aware solution to virtual desktop infrastructure. Its software- defined approach uniquely combines the economics

More information

VMWARE CLOUD FOUNDATION: THE UNIFIED PLATFORM FOR PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CLOUD WHITE PAPER AUGUST 2016

VMWARE CLOUD FOUNDATION: THE UNIFIED PLATFORM FOR PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CLOUD WHITE PAPER AUGUST 2016 VMWARE CLOUD FOUNDATION: THE UNIFIED PLATFORM FOR PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CLOUD WHITE PAPER AUGUST 2016 Table of Contents Executive Summary 3 A Single Architecture for Hybrid Cloud 3 Introducing VMware Cloud

More information

Economic Benefits of Cisco CloudVerse

Economic Benefits of Cisco CloudVerse Economic Benefits of Cisco CloudVerse Executive Summary Cloud enables IT to be delivered as a service, when and wherever it is needed, from central, secure, public and private data centers. Enterprises

More information

IBM Tivoli Monitoring

IBM Tivoli Monitoring Monitor and manage critical resources and metrics across disparate platforms from a single console IBM Tivoli Monitoring Highlights Help improve uptime and shorten Help optimize IT service delivery by

More information

Enterprise Storage Solution for Hyper-V Private Cloud and VDI Deployments using Sanbolic s Melio Cloud Software Suite April 2011

Enterprise Storage Solution for Hyper-V Private Cloud and VDI Deployments using Sanbolic s Melio Cloud Software Suite April 2011 Enterprise Storage Solution for Hyper-V Private Cloud and VDI Deployments using Sanbolic s Melio Cloud Software Suite April 2011 Executive Summary Large enterprise Hyper-V deployments with a large number

More information

IBM SmartCloud Monitoring

IBM SmartCloud Monitoring IBM SmartCloud Monitoring Gain greater visibility and optimize virtual and cloud infrastructure Highlights Enhance visibility into cloud infrastructure performance Seamlessly drill down from holistic cloud

More information

Parallels Virtuozzo Containers

Parallels Virtuozzo Containers Parallels Virtuozzo Containers White Paper Top Ten Considerations For Choosing A Server Virtualization Technology www.parallels.com Version 1.0 Table of Contents Introduction... 3 Technology Overview...

More information

HP Virtualization Performance Viewer

HP Virtualization Performance Viewer HP Virtualization Performance Viewer Efficiently detect and troubleshoot performance issues in virtualized environments Jean-François Muller - Principal Technical Consultant - jeff.muller@hp.com HP Business

More information

Desktop Virtualization: A Buyer s Guide

Desktop Virtualization: A Buyer s Guide Desktop Virtualization Buyer s Guide Desktop Virtualization: A Buyer s Guide Published: May, 2008 TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION... 2 A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE DESKTOP DELIVERY APPROACH... 3 User experience

More information

Integrated Performance Management for Physical, Virtual and Cloud Infrastructure

Integrated Performance Management for Physical, Virtual and Cloud Infrastructure Integrated Performance Management for Physical, Virtual and Cloud Infrastructure White Paper from ManageEngine Web: Email: appmanager-support@manageengine.com Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. New application

More information

Redefining Infrastructure Management for Today s Application Economy

Redefining Infrastructure Management for Today s Application Economy WHITE PAPER APRIL 2015 Redefining Infrastructure Management for Today s Application Economy Boost Operational Agility by Gaining a Holistic View of the Data Center, Cloud, Systems, Networks and Capacity

More information

SAS IT Intelligence for VMware Infrastructure: Resource Optimization and Cost Recovery Frank Lieble, SAS Institute Inc.

SAS IT Intelligence for VMware Infrastructure: Resource Optimization and Cost Recovery Frank Lieble, SAS Institute Inc. Paper 346-2009 SAS IT Intelligence for VMware Infrastructure: Resource Optimization and Cost Recovery Frank Lieble, SAS Institute Inc. ABSTRACT SAS and VMware have collaborated on an offering that leverages

More information

Virtualization and IaaS management

Virtualization and IaaS management CLOUDFORMS Virtualization and IaaS management Calvin Smith, Senior Solutions Architect calvin@redhat.com VIRTUALIZATION TO CLOUD CONTINUUM Virtual Infrastructure Management Drivers Server Virtualization

More information

Cloud Computing. Chapter 8 Virtualization

Cloud Computing. Chapter 8 Virtualization Cloud Computing Chapter 8 Virtualization Learning Objectives Define and describe virtualization. Discuss the history of virtualization. Describe various types of virtualization. List the pros and cons

More information

BridgeWays Management Pack for VMware ESX

BridgeWays Management Pack for VMware ESX Bridgeways White Paper: Management Pack for VMware ESX BridgeWays Management Pack for VMware ESX Ensuring smooth virtual operations while maximizing your ROI. Published: July 2009 For the latest information,

More information

Study Shows Businesses Experience Significant Operational and Business Benefits from VMware vrealize Operations

Study Shows Businesses Experience Significant Operational and Business Benefits from VMware vrealize Operations Study Shows Businesses Experience Significant Operational and Business Benefits from VMware vrealize Operations Reduced Cost of Infrastructure Management, Higher Application Availability, Visibility Across

More information

VDI Optimization Real World Learnings. Russ Fellows, Evaluator Group

VDI Optimization Real World Learnings. Russ Fellows, Evaluator Group Russ Fellows, Evaluator Group SNIA Legal Notice The material contained in this tutorial is copyrighted by the SNIA unless otherwise noted. Member companies and individual members may use this material

More information

WHITE PAPER. Meet the BYOD, Computing Anywhere Challenge Planning and License Management for Desktop Virtualization

WHITE PAPER. Meet the BYOD, Computing Anywhere Challenge Planning and License Management for Desktop Virtualization WHITE PAPER Meet the BYOD, Computing Anywhere Challenge Planning and License Management for Desktop Virtualization Meet the BYOD, Computing Anywhere Challenge Planning and License Management for Desktop

More information

Building a Converged Infrastructure with Self-Service Automation

Building a Converged Infrastructure with Self-Service Automation Building a Converged Infrastructure with Self-Service Automation Private, Community, and Enterprise Cloud Scenarios Prepared for: 2012 Neovise, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Case Study Report Introduction:

More information

Virtualization Essentials

Virtualization Essentials Virtualization Essentials Table of Contents Introduction What is Virtualization?.... 3 How Does Virtualization Work?... 4 Chapter 1 Delivering Real Business Benefits.... 5 Reduced Complexity....5 Dramatically

More information

White paper. Microsoft and Citrix VDI: Virtual desktop implementation scenarios

White paper. Microsoft and Citrix VDI: Virtual desktop implementation scenarios White paper Microsoft and Citrix VDI: Virtual desktop implementation scenarios Table of contents Objective Microsoft VDI offering components High definition user experience...3 A very cost-effective and

More information

Table of Contents. 2015 Cicero, Inc. All rights protected and reserved.

Table of Contents. 2015 Cicero, Inc. All rights protected and reserved. Desktop Analytics Table of Contents Contact Center and Back Office Activity Intelligence... 3 Cicero Discovery Sensors... 3 Business Data Sensor... 5 Business Process Sensor... 5 System Sensor... 6 Session

More information

NOT ALL END USER EXPERIENCE MONITORING SOLUTIONS ARE CREATED EQUAL COMPARING ATERNITY WORKFORCE APM TO FOUR OTHER MONITORING APPROACHES

NOT ALL END USER EXPERIENCE MONITORING SOLUTIONS ARE CREATED EQUAL COMPARING ATERNITY WORKFORCE APM TO FOUR OTHER MONITORING APPROACHES NOT ALL END USER EXPERIENCE MONITORING SOLUTIONS ARE CREATED EQUAL COMPARING ATERNITY WORKFORCE APM TO FOUR OTHER MONITORING APPROACHES COMPREHENSIVE VISIBILITY INTO END USER EXPERIENCE MONITORING REQUIRES

More information

VMware vrealize Operations. Management Pack for. PostgreSQL

VMware vrealize Operations. Management Pack for. PostgreSQL VMware for PostgreSQL How Blue Medora Complements vrealize VMware provides best-ofbreed management for Virtualization / Cloud vsphere via vrealize Operations How Blue Medora Complements vrealize Applications

More information

Atlantis HyperScale VDI Reference Architecture with Citrix XenDesktop

Atlantis HyperScale VDI Reference Architecture with Citrix XenDesktop Atlantis HyperScale VDI Reference Architecture with Citrix XenDesktop atlantiscomputing.com Table of Contents Executive Summary... 3 Introduction... 4 Solution Overview... 5 Why use Atlantis HyperScale

More information

Only Athena provides complete command over these common enterprise mobility needs.

Only Athena provides complete command over these common enterprise mobility needs. Mobile devices offer great potential for making your enterprise run faster, smarter, and more profitably. However, mobile devices can create considerable challenges for your IT organization, since they

More information

SolarWinds Virtualization Manager

SolarWinds Virtualization Manager SolarWinds Virtualization Manager Powerful, Heterogeneous Virtualization Management That Won t Break the Bank! At SolarWinds, we ve improved the way that IT professionals around the world manage their

More information

NEXT-GENERATION, CLOUD-BASED SERVER MONITORING AND SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

NEXT-GENERATION, CLOUD-BASED SERVER MONITORING AND SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT NEXT-GENERATION, CLOUD-BASED SERVER MONITORING AND SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT COVERS INTRODUCTION A NEW APPROACH CUSTOMER USE CASES FEATURES ARCHITECTURE V 1.0 INTRODUCTION & OVERVIEW Businesses use computers

More information

AppSense user virtualization with Microsoft System Center

AppSense user virtualization with Microsoft System Center AppSense user virtualization with Microsoft System Center Contents Executive summary... What is Microsoft System Center... What is AppSense user virtualization... Benefits matrix... AppSense user virtualization

More information

Optimize VDI with Server-Side Storage Acceleration

Optimize VDI with Server-Side Storage Acceleration WHITE PAPER Optimize VDI with Server-Side Storage Acceleration Eliminate Storage Bottlenecks for Fast, Reliable Virtual Desktop Performance 1 Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDI) give users easy access

More information

Data Center. arrow.com

Data Center. arrow.com Data Center arrow.com The data center. Few people ever see it, but precious little of consequence happens without passing through it. It is the core of the infrastructure. The foundation of the cloud.

More information

Horizon Workspace Suite Juan I. Vera End User Computing Specialist

Horizon Workspace Suite Juan I. Vera End User Computing Specialist Horizon Workspace Suite Juan I. Vera End User Computing Specialist 25 de Agosto, 2015 The Most Comprehensive Portfolio in the Industry VMware End-User Computing Desktop Horizon VMware Horizon Air VMware

More information

Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions (DVS) Enterprise

Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions (DVS) Enterprise Enterprises of all sizes are poised to explore alternatives to traditional end user computing. Many are reevaluating how their IT groups provision, manage, and support their workforce. IT administrators

More information

Brochure. Update your Windows. HP Technology Services for Microsoft Windows 2003 End of Support (EOS) and Microsoft Migrations

Brochure. Update your Windows. HP Technology Services for Microsoft Windows 2003 End of Support (EOS) and Microsoft Migrations Brochure Update your Windows HP Technology Services for Microsoft End of Support (EOS) and Microsoft Migrations Stabilize and secure your infrastructure Microsoft will end support for Windows Server 2003/R2

More information

IOmark Suite. Benchmarking Storage with Applica4on Workloads August, 2013. 2013 Evaluator Group, Inc.

IOmark Suite. Benchmarking Storage with Applica4on Workloads August, 2013. 2013 Evaluator Group, Inc. IOmark Suite Benchmarking Storage with Applica4on Workloads August, 2013 1 What is IOmark Suite?! A storage specific benchmark for applicaaon workloads Tests storage only Supports VDI and Virtual Machine

More information

System Center Service Manager

System Center Service Manager System Center Service Manager Vision and Planned Capabilities Microsoft Corporation Published: April 2008 Executive Summary The Service Desk function is the primary point of contact between end users and

More information

Guaranteeing Performance and Availability for Electronic Health Records (EHR) EHR Solution Brief JPS Healthcare Case Study

Guaranteeing Performance and Availability for Electronic Health Records (EHR) EHR Solution Brief JPS Healthcare Case Study Guaranteeing Performance and Availability for Electronic Health Records (EHR) EHR Solution Brief JPS Healthcare Case Study SOLUTION BRIEF: EHR FOR HEALTHCARE Guaranteeing Patient- Critical Electronic Health

More information

I. Introduction. An SHI International Corp White Paper IT Outlaw: Making VDI Friendly

I. Introduction. An SHI International Corp White Paper IT Outlaw: Making VDI Friendly An SHI International Corp White Paper IT Outlaw: Making VDI Friendly I. Introduction As today s IT teams and budgets are leaner than ever, resource and time management are key to successfully navigating

More information

Why Choose VMware vsphere for Desktop Virtualization? WHITE PAPER

Why Choose VMware vsphere for Desktop Virtualization? WHITE PAPER Why Choose VMware vsphere for Desktop Virtualization? WHITE PAPER Table of Contents Thin, Legacy-Free, Purpose-Built Hypervisor.... 3 More Secure with Smaller Footprint.... 4 Less Downtime Caused by Patches...

More information

Delivering Desktop Resources to Any Device As a Service

Delivering Desktop Resources to Any Device As a Service Beyond VDI: Delivering Desktop Resources to Any Device As a Service Stevan Jovanovic EUC Specialist MENA May 20 th, 2014 2014 VMware Inc. All rights reserved. Agenda 1 The Move to the Mobile Cloud 2 VMware

More information

NOT ALL END USER EXPERIENCE MONITORING SOLUTIONS ARE CREATED EQUAL COMPARING ATERNITY WORKFORCE APM TO FOUR OTHER MONITORING APPROACHES

NOT ALL END USER EXPERIENCE MONITORING SOLUTIONS ARE CREATED EQUAL COMPARING ATERNITY WORKFORCE APM TO FOUR OTHER MONITORING APPROACHES NOT ALL END USER EXPERIENCE MONITORING SOLUTIONS ARE CREATED EQUAL COMPARING ATERNITY WORKFORCE APM TO FOUR OTHER MONITORING APPROACHES COMPREHENSIVE VISIBILITY INTO END USER EXPERIENCE MONITORING REQUIRES

More information

Virtualization and Cloud Management Using Capacity Planning

Virtualization and Cloud Management Using Capacity Planning Research Report Virtualization and Cloud Management Using Capacity Planning Introduction The term virtualization refers to the creation of virtual machines, virtual networks and virtual disks (logical

More information

Cisco's Desktop Virtualization and Desktops-as-a-Service (DaaS) solutions and what it means for your Business

Cisco's Desktop Virtualization and Desktops-as-a-Service (DaaS) solutions and what it means for your Business Cisco's Desktop Virtualization and Desktops-as-a-Service (DaaS) solutions and what it means for your Business Ben Smit -Global Business Manager Cloud Go-To-Market- Agenda! Introduction! Market update!

More information

Success Accelerator. Citrix Worldwide Consulting Solutions. Planning and Executing a Successful Go Live

Success Accelerator. Citrix Worldwide Consulting Solutions. Planning and Executing a Successful Go Live Success Accelerator Planning and Executing a Successful Go Live Citrix Worldwide Consulting Solutions i Table of Contents Introduction... 1 Communication... 2 Training... 3 Administrators and Help Desk

More information

Infor10 Corporate Performance Management (PM10)

Infor10 Corporate Performance Management (PM10) Infor10 Corporate Performance Management (PM10) Deliver better information on demand. The speed, complexity, and global nature of today s business environment present challenges for even the best-managed

More information

S4726 VIRTUALIZATION 101 - AN INTRO TO VIRTUALIZATION. Luke Wignall & Jared Cowart Senior Solution Architects GRID

S4726 VIRTUALIZATION 101 - AN INTRO TO VIRTUALIZATION. Luke Wignall & Jared Cowart Senior Solution Architects GRID S4726 VIRTUALIZATION 101 - AN INTRO TO VIRTUALIZATION Luke Wignall & Jared Cowart Senior Solution Architects GRID AGENDA Virtualization 101 The Definition The History The Benefits Fundamentals of virtualization

More information

Optimizing service assurance for XenServer virtual infrastructures with Xangati

Optimizing service assurance for XenServer virtual infrastructures with Xangati Solutions Brief Optimizing service assurance for XenServer virtual infrastructures with Xangati As IT organizations adopt application, desktop and server virtualization solutions as the primary method

More information

Enterprise-class desktop virtualization with NComputing. Clear the hurdles that block you from getting ahead. Whitepaper

Enterprise-class desktop virtualization with NComputing. Clear the hurdles that block you from getting ahead. Whitepaper Enterprise-class desktop virtualization with NComputing Clear the hurdles that block you from getting ahead Whitepaper Introduction Enterprise IT departments are realizing virtualization is not just for

More information

Best Practices for Managing Virtualized Environments

Best Practices for Managing Virtualized Environments WHITE PAPER Introduction... 2 Reduce Tool and Process Sprawl... 2 Control Virtual Server Sprawl... 3 Effectively Manage Network Stress... 4 Reliably Deliver Application Services... 5 Comprehensively Manage

More information

Operationalize Policies. Take Action. Establish Policies. Opportunity to use same tools and practices from desktop management in server environment

Operationalize Policies. Take Action. Establish Policies. Opportunity to use same tools and practices from desktop management in server environment Microsoft IT Systems Strategy DATACENTER APPLICATIONS Process-Led, Model-Driven Unified and Virtualized USER-CENTRICITY ServiceEnabled Basic Standardize d Rationalized Dynamic Cost center Efficient cost

More information

VDI Security for Better Protection and Performance

VDI Security for Better Protection and Performance VDI Security for Better Protection and Performance Addressing security and infrastructure challenges in your VDI deployments Trend Micro, Incorporated» See why you need security designed for VDI environments

More information

Dynamic Service Desk. Unified IT Management. Solution Overview

Dynamic Service Desk. Unified IT Management. Solution Overview I T S E R V I C E + I T A S S E T M A N A G E M E N T INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT Dynamic Service Desk Unified IT Management Achieving business and IT alignment requires having insight into hardware and

More information

4 Steps to Surviving Big Data

4 Steps to Surviving Big Data 4 Steps to Surviving Big Data As big data projects slam network performance, network managers must be ready for the challenges they bring. There s No Doubt that Big Data is a Big Deal to Companies Today

More information

INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE

INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE 1 A Brief Introduction As IT administrators and chief information officers, you face a particular challenge: facilitate the ability for your agency to work remotely, while reducing

More information

Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud

Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud Product Data Sheet Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud Early adopters of cloud-based service delivery were seeking additional cost savings beyond those achieved with server virtualization and abstraction.

More information

How Microsoft Technologies, System Center and Windows Vista Improve Supporting and Maintaining the Desktop

How Microsoft Technologies, System Center and Windows Vista Improve Supporting and Maintaining the Desktop How Microsoft Technologies, System Center and Windows Vista Improve Supporting and Maintaining the Desktop Teesak Chinpairoj Partner Technology Specialist Microsoft Thailand Agenda Advances in Windows

More information

GREEN HOUSE DATA. 4 Steps to Secure BYOD. Using Virtual Desktops To Increase Productivity Without Increasing Risk. Built right. Just for you.

GREEN HOUSE DATA. 4 Steps to Secure BYOD. Using Virtual Desktops To Increase Productivity Without Increasing Risk. Built right. Just for you. Built right. Just for you. 4 Steps to Secure BYOD Using Virtual Desktops To Increase Productivity Without Increasing Risk Presented by Green House Data Green House Data 304 Progress Circle Cheyenne, WY

More information

White Paper. The Ten Features Your Web Application Monitoring Software Must Have. Executive Summary

White Paper. The Ten Features Your Web Application Monitoring Software Must Have. Executive Summary White Paper The Ten Features Your Web Application Monitoring Software Must Have Executive Summary It s hard to find an important business application that doesn t have a web-based version available and

More information

The Benefits of Virtualizing Citrix XenApp with Citrix XenServer

The Benefits of Virtualizing Citrix XenApp with Citrix XenServer White Paper The Benefits of Virtualizing Citrix XenApp with Citrix XenServer This white paper will discuss how customers can achieve faster deployment, higher reliability, easier management, and reduced

More information

White paper: Unlocking the potential of load testing to maximise ROI and reduce risk.

White paper: Unlocking the potential of load testing to maximise ROI and reduce risk. White paper: Unlocking the potential of load testing to maximise ROI and reduce risk. Executive Summary Load testing can be used in a range of business scenarios to deliver numerous benefits. At its core,

More information

WHITEPAPER. PHD Virtual Monitor: Unmatched Value. of your finances. Unmatched Value for Your Virtual World WWW.PHDVIRTUAL.COM

WHITEPAPER. PHD Virtual Monitor: Unmatched Value. of your finances. Unmatched Value for Your Virtual World WWW.PHDVIRTUAL.COM WHITEPAPER PHD Virtual Monitor: Taking control of your finances. Unmatched Value Unmatched Value for Your Virtual World WWW.PHDVIRTUAL.COM PHD Virtual Monitor: Unmatched Value PHD Virtual Monitor VMTurbo

More information

RightScale mycloud with Eucalyptus

RightScale mycloud with Eucalyptus Swiftly Deploy Private and Hybrid Clouds with a Single Pane of Glass View into Cloud Infrastructure Enable Fast, Easy, and Robust Cloud Computing with RightScale and Eucalyptus Overview As organizations

More information

Next Generation Now: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Virtualization A Unique Cloud Approach. Jeff Ruby Channel Manager jruby@redhat.com

Next Generation Now: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Virtualization A Unique Cloud Approach. Jeff Ruby Channel Manager jruby@redhat.com Next Generation Now: Virtualization A Unique Cloud Approach Jeff Ruby Channel Manager jruby@redhat.com Introducing Extensive improvements in every dimension Efficiency, scalability and reliability Unprecedented

More information

EMPOWERING THE DYNAMIC WORKPLACE

EMPOWERING THE DYNAMIC WORKPLACE EMPOWERING THE DYNAMIC WORKPLACE Matrix42 has been positioned in the visionary quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant as the only vendor that enables organizations to manage physical, virtual and mobile

More information

The State of Private Clouds and the Impact of Storage

The State of Private Clouds and the Impact of Storage The State of Private Clouds and the Impact of Storage 2012 Market Survey Global Leader in Storage Virtualization Software Contents 2012 DataCore Software State of Private Clouds Survey... 3 An overview...

More information

How Using V3 Appliances Virtual Desktop Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is Reduced: A Superior Desktop Experience For Less Money

How Using V3 Appliances Virtual Desktop Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is Reduced: A Superior Desktop Experience For Less Money How Using V3 Appliances Virtual Desktop (TCO) is Reduced: A Superior Desktop Experience For Less Money www. ipro-i nc.com/i t Contents VDI Overview...3 Introduction...3 Examining V3 s VDI...3 General Benefits

More information

simplify monitoring Environment Prerequisites for Installation Simplify Monitoring 11.4 (v11.4) Document Date: January 2015 www.tricerat.

simplify monitoring Environment Prerequisites for Installation Simplify Monitoring 11.4 (v11.4) Document Date: January 2015 www.tricerat. simplify monitoring Environment Prerequisites for Installation Simplify Monitoring 11.4 (v11.4) Document Date: January 2015 www.tricerat.com Legal Notices Simplify Monitoring s Configuration for Citrix

More information

Microsoft Private Cloud

Microsoft Private Cloud Microsoft Private Cloud Lorenz Wolf, Solution Specialist Datacenter, Microsoft SoftwareOne @ Au Premier Zürich - 22.03.2011 What is PRIVATE CLOUD Private Public Public Cloud Private Cloud shared resources.

More information

Moving beyond Virtualization as you make your Cloud journey. David Angradi

Moving beyond Virtualization as you make your Cloud journey. David Angradi Moving beyond Virtualization as you make your Cloud journey David Angradi Today, there is a six (6) week SLA for VM provisioning it s easy to provision a VM, the other elements change storage, network

More information