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1 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Overview October 2012 : EMC Global Services Gary Ciempa, Vinay Patel EMC Technical Assessment for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure COPYRIGHT 2012 EMC CORPORATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

2 Why Virtualize Your Desktop Infrastructure? Get Acquainted with the Solutions from EMC and VMware Desktop Virtualization can help IT Organizations Simplify the Management of their Desktop Infrastructure It is Beyond the Point of Being an Experiment and has Reached a Tipping Point of Mass Adoption for These Reasons: Lower TCO Improved Data Protection Improved Manageability Increased Flexibility Better Resource Utilization

3 EMC Global Services Virtual Desktop Solutions Plan Deploy Operate Assess Design Implement Integrate Optimize EMC Technical Assessment for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure EMC Design for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure EMC Implementation for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure EMC Deployment for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure EMC Health Check for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

4 EMC Technical Assessment for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Executive Summary: Customer Report July 2012 EMC Technical Assessment for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure COPYRIGHT 2012 EMC CORPORATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

5 Agenda Introductions VDI Assessment Scope & Consolidation Objectives VDI FIT Results, Analysis and Findings VDI Consolidation Plans VDI Solution Design Baseline VDI Proposed Architectures VMware View Architecture Storage Architecture Network Architecture Security Architecture Operational Readiness Next Steps

6 Customer Account and EMC Team Customer: Large Manufacturer - Asia Mr. Li, Director of Information Technology Mr. Wang, Systems Administrator EMC Vinay Patel, Virtualization Global Practice Manager Shannon Wilber, Senior Solutions Architect Hui Yin, Specialist Technical Consultant

7 Scope Assessment Start Date: 06/15/12, End Date 07/16/12 = Duration 31 Days Assessment Location - Asia 900 Desktops in Organization: 50 Desktops Assessed 900 Users in Organization: 55 Users Assessed 306 Applications in Organization: 306 Applications Assessed Existing Desktop and Application Support Team: 15 Support Existing Physical Desktop Infrastructure: 900 Support Existing VMware View Environment: 250 Virtual Desktops

8 Objectives Increase Scale and Utilization of Existing VMware View Virtualization Desktop Infrastructure Retire Aging Physical Desktop Hardware 3 Years and Older Standardize on Centralized Deployment of VDI Desktop Images and User Profiles 25GB Desktop OS Images Using Fibre Channel Storage 30GB NAS Shares Using NAS File Based Storage 30 Standardized User Profile Types within VMware View Infrastructure Streamline Existing Regulatory Compliance Requirements Increased Auditing and Control of the Virtual Desktops within VMware View Infrastructure Leverage Existing Investment in VX5500 but increasing utilization Leverage Existing Investment in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager for Desktop & Application Compliance and Automation

9 VDI Fit Results by Resource Category VDI Fit Ranking by Physical Desktop System: Physical Desktops Summary: Good (6) / Fair (42) / Poor (0) Users and Profiles Summary: Good (6) / Fair (48) / Poor (1) Memory Fit Utilization Summary: Good (3) / Fair (45) / Poor (0) Disk Storage Type Fit : Good (8) / Fair (122) / Poor (0) CPU Fit Utilization Rating: Good (15%) Fair (15-30%) Poor Over (30% Storage IOPS Fit Utilization Rating Good Fit (15 IOPS) Fair Fit (15-30 IOPS) Poor Fit Over (30 IOPS)

10 Results Summary of VDI Fit Machines VDI Fit, All Machines Count Good 6 Fair 42 Poor 0 CPU Fit Utilization Rating: Good (15%) / Fair (15-30%) / Poor Over (30%) Storage IOPS Fit Utilization Rating: Good Fit (15 IOPS) / Fair Fit (15-30 IOPS) / Poor Fit Over (30 IOPS) Poor Fair Good Poor Fair Good EMC Technical Assessment for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure COPYRIGHT 2012 EMC CORPORATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

11 Results Summary of VDI Fit Users VDI Fit, All Users Count Good 6 Fair 48 Poor 1 CPU Fit Utilization Rating: Good (15%) / Fair (15-30%) / Poor Over (30%) Storage IOPS Fit Utilization Rating: Good Fit (15 IOPS) / Fair Fit (15-30 IOPS) / Poor Fit Over (30 IOPS) Poor Fair Good Poor Fair Good EMC Technical Assessment for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure COPYRIGHT 2012 EMC CORPORATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

12 VDI FIT Assessment Analysis and Findings Inventory Existing Physical Desktop Infrastructure Physical Desktop Hardware Age (48 Assessed) (1 Yrs) (2 Yrs) (3 Yrs) Total Aging Desktops 3 Years and Over =24 Inventory Existing Desktop Groups, Users and Profiles Research and Development Organization = 730 Desktops & Users Production Organization = 170 Desktops & Users Combined Desktop and Applications Workloads Combined Applications Workloads = 306

13 VDI FIT Assessment Analysis and Findings Combined Desktop & Applications Workloads: 48 Assessed Desktops Combined Desktop Workloads Used Storage = GB (3.0TB) Storage IOPS = Memory Used = MB (128GB) GHz CPU Workloads = Network I/O KB/s = Scaled up Combined Desktop & Applications Workloads: 900 Total Virtual Desktops Combined Desktop Workloads Usable Storage Required =56179GB (56TB) Total Storage IOPS = Total Memory Required = MB (2.3 TB) GHz CPU Workloads = Network I/O KB/s =

14 VDI FIT Assessment Identified Peak Workloads Peak Desktop And Applications Workloads (48 Assessed) Machines with Peak Workloads: Machines with High Disk IOPS = 2 Machines with High Average Memory Utilization = 9 Applications Most in Use Over time Internet Explorer Microsoft Office Standard 2007 Adobe PDF Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 McAfee Enterprise Peak User Workloads (55 Assessed*) Users With Peak Workloads Users with High Network I/O = 11 Users with High Disk IOPS = 3 Users with High Average Memory Utilization = 11 * higher user workload due to multiple users using the same desktop

15 Consolidation Plans Departments Included in VDI Consolidation Research & Development & Production VDI Office Locations in Order of Geography One Office Location of 900 Users in Asia Office Potential Data Center Locations Asia Data Center Timeframes for the VDI Solution Design And Implementation Design Target Timeframe = Sept Oct 2012 Implementation Target Timeframe = Nov Dec 2012

16 Functional Requirements for the VDI Design Determine Size and Scale of VDI Infrastructure Define Building Blocks Incrementally Scale 50 Virtual Desktops Define Build & Scale VDI Environment Add 650 Total New Virtual Desktops Determine VMware View Infrastructure Scaling Requirements Evaluate Adding View Infrastructure Components 650 New View Clients 30 Total VMware View Composer Images Evaluate Adding VMware View PODS & Blocks of Virtual Desktops Roaming Profiles and License issues Assess use of Fully Automated Storage Tiering for Virtual Pools (FAST VP) COPYRIGHT 2012 EMC CORPORATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

17 Fibre Channel and NAS Requirements: 48 Assessed Physical Desktops Fibre Channel (Block Storage) 25 GB per OS image 600 GB Datastores 600 GB SAN LUNS NAS Storage (File) 30 GB per user 600 GB Datastores 600 GB CIFS Volumes For 50 Desktops For 900 Desktops Fibre Channel NAS 1.25TB FC Storage 3 x 600GB SAN LUNs 1.5TB NAS Storage 2 x 600GB CIFS Volumes 22.5TB FC Storage 38 x 600GB SAN LUNs 27TB NAS Storage 45 x 600GB CIFS Volumes Flash (SSD) 60 GB SSD Storage 1.5 TB SSD Storage

18 Proposed VMware View Storage Architecture COPYRIGHT 2012 EMC CORPORATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

19 Proposed VMware View Network Architecture COPYRIGHT 2012 EMC CORPORATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

20 Proposed VMware View Security Architecture COPYRIGHT 2012 EMC CORPORATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

21 Operational Readiness Accelerator Objective: Full realization of the business benefits of VMware Virtualization technology Gap Analysis (Phase 1) Review current state, including policies, process and procedure documentation, organizational model and staffing levels/skill sets, through interviews & documentation Identify gaps in People, Process and Technology and provide high-level recommendations Roadmap (Phase 2) Workshop and prioritize recommendations Make recommendations to close gaps Create prioritized roadmap (tactical/strategic) Provide Roadmap Report & presentation Provide Operational Framework Report and presentation Week 1 & 2 Interviews Week 3 & 4 OFA Report and presentation Week 5 & 6 Roadmap workshops Week 7 & 8 Roadmap and presentation

22 Operational Readiness Accelerator COPYRIGHT 2012 EMC CORPORATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

23 Functional Requirements for the VDI Design Determine Data Center Infrastructure Size and Scale Scale VMware vsphere 4.1 Infrastructure Hosts and Clusters for 900 Virtual Desktops Scale Existing VMware View 5.0 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 30 Linked Clones Utilized Existing 1GB Cisco Ethernet for VMware ESX Host Connectivity Upgrade Existing VNX 5500 to handle additional storage (File & Block) Utilize Existing Cisco MDS Edge Switches Implement EMC Avamar for Backup Solution

24 Next Steps Review Detailed Report with Customer Technical Team Deliver Executive Summary Gain Acceptance of Analysis and Recommendations Consider Continuing with EMC Global Services: EMC Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Design EMC Virtual Infrastructure Implementation Plan Deploy Operate Assess Design Implement Integrate Manage Optimize EMC Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Assessment EMC Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Design EMC Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Implementation EMC Virtual Desktop Deployment EMC Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Health Check

25 For Additional Information 1. Connect with us on our website: Contact EMC 2. Contact your local EMC Sales Representative 3. For technical follow up questions, contact Vinay Patel: Phone: (415) EMC Technical Assessment for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure COPYRIGHT 2012 EMC CORPORATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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