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1 Getting Real about Virtual Desktops VDI Overview Important Features Addressing User Requirements Competitive Analysis Determining Costs and ROI Keeping it Simple and Cost Effective

2 Factors in selecting Virtual Desktops *Source VMware market survey 2010

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4 Key VDI Advantages & Disadvantage Advantages Centralized Management - easier patching & software upgrades. Simpler provisioning and deployment of new desktops Virtual desktop can be accessed from anywhere and any device Longer refresh cycle than traditional PCs Disadvantages Often more expensive than traditional desktops. Complexity that requires training, certifications, or costly professional services Performance issues if the network is not scaled correctly. Not all applications and peripherals work with virtual desktops

5 Qualifying Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Example of costs to California Counties for a 200 user Implementation Citrix Xendesktop, vsphere ESXi, Hardware, Storage, and Maintenance * to CCISDA A 5 year cost of $1820 per concurrent user

6 Qualifying Assembling Your Own VDI Example of Costs to California Counties Citrix Xendesktop, vsphere ESXi, VMware, Hardware, Storage, and Services

7 Overview VERTEX - Solution Overview An end-to-end solution Re-purposing PCs into End Points VERTEX VDI Appliance VERTEX PXE Boot Solutions Gateway for BYOD and Remote Access NEW! Personalized non-persistent DTs

8 VDI in a Box 5.1 Feature Enhancements Even better for users Now includes Personal Virtual Desktops (same as XenDesktop), so users can load their own apps, data and personalization, while IT can share the same image with both pooled and personal desktops Enhanced performance with dual datastores Higher availability with Active Directory failover and Grid-wide virtual IP Google Earth optimizations Even simpler for IT Grid-wide virtual IP address to ensure end-to-end high availability Desktop agents automatically installed Windows admins can specify complete names to VDI desktops Logs written in syslog format Certified scalability - up to 2,000 desktops in a single grid

9 Appliance VERTEX VDI Appliance A Cost-effective Self-contained Drop-in Box Solution VERTEX VDI INTEGRATES the following FUNCTIONS into a 1U appliance: Storage no SAN needed Hypervisor Desktop Provisioning Connection Broker Single Instance Management Built-in Load Balancing and Failover Protection User Manager that integrates with Active Directory Citrix Access Gateway PXE Boot Server Advanced Profile Management FASTEST DEPLOYMENT. The first Vertex takes 1-2 hours to deploy. EASILY MANAGED by your current PC Support Staff because it s 80% less complex! SCALES EASILY. Multiple appliances cluster and failover if a VM or an appliance fails to provide a high-availability, load-balanced GRID. Plugging in another 1U adds more VMs in minutes and requires no additional setup. DROP-IN BOX facilitates PILOTs & makes Vertex easy to test and deploy

10 Many pieces to master & manage Requires training or consultants Complex & Expensive High Startup Costs Difficult to troubleshoot

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14 Appliance VERTEX SPECIFICATIONS Features Multiple VERTEXs cluster into a high-availability GRID Failover Protection: If one Vertex should fail the remaining Vertex appliances will automatically take over Choice of Hypervisor: XenServer or ESXi Automatic Replication: Each new Vertex copies images and user database from the existing Vertex s to virtually eliminate setup time normally required for each additional machine Automatic Load Balancing: Each additional Vertex as it is added to the GRID will assume it s share of the collective workload. Multiple Appliances create a GRID Models Supporting up to 100 VMs per host Dual Xeon CPUs 128 to 512GB GB RAM Direct Attached Storage options: HDD, SSD, or Hybrid Arrays 2x1Ge, 4x1Ge, or 1x10GTe Connections Enjoy the benefits of GRID Computing

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16 Overview PXE Boot Software Don t Scrap your existing PCs DEMO Your Existing and EOL Desktops From Dell, HP, Lenovo and others Recycle with VERTEX PXE Boot SW To Become Low Maintenance Zero Clients Recycling PCs reduces costs $ per seat

17 Overview Bring Your Own Device ipads Android Tablets and Smart Phones Low-cost Netbooks Any Endpoint, Anywhere Driving a powerful Windows 7 Experience

18 Vertex ROI RETURN ON INVESTMENT Budgetary comparisons only. Windows 7 VDA not included. For formal pricing contact Tangent Sales

19 More Info Next Steps? Schedule a follow on Technical Briefing for your organization Take a 10 minute tour of the simple yet powerful VERTEX management console at or contact us about a 30 day software trial, setting up a test bed, or scheduling a pilot. For more information please visit

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