Redefining PC Life-cycle Management

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Intelligent Desktop Virtualization
A Smarter Approach to VDI
Who are we?
Virtual Computer is the market leader in intelligent
desktop virtualization.
Our product NxTop™ combines client-hosted VDI with
centralized management that uniquely delivers desktop
management, cost reduction and user experience benefits
that can only be enabled through virtualization.
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What do we do?
By combining and enhancing Xen™ the market’s most broadly adopted type-1
hypervisor with a powerful central management system, Virtual Computer is
able to offer full control of the end-point to IT and new capabilities to users
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Make PCs more manageable, reliable and secure.
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Dramatically lower the cost of PC management
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Provide the end user freedom and flexibility
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Discussion Today
• The Challenge
• Solution Overview
• Industry Validation
• Technical Innovations
• Demonstrations
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Tension Between Users & IT
End Users
IT Pros
Wants Freedom
and Flexibility
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Generation Y Mentality
Productivity/Performance
All my stuff in one place
I want to use this device......
My PC broke..............
Wants Manageability,
Security & Reliability
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Controlled Network Access
Locked down OS
Data Protection/Security
Predictable Configurations
Consistent SLAs
NxTop™ delivers balance and harmony
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Unbundling PC Elements
PCs Today are Glued Together
Managed Platform
Hardware
Operating System
Applications
User Data
Virtual Computer Breaks them Apart
Component isolation means more
Flexibility, Manageability, Reliability
and Security
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Benefit: >90% Reduction in Infrastructure
Cost versus Server Hosted VDI
Management
Server
Virtual
Computer
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Management Storage Execution Network
Server
Arrays
Servers Switches
Server Hosted: VMware, Citrix
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Discussion Today
• The Challenge
• Solution Overview
• Industry Validation
• Technical Innovations
• Demonstrations
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Manage thousands of computers as
easy as managing one…
OS
Migrate to latest OS is easy.
I am just going to push the
OS down to everybody.
Roll out an application is
simple as 1-2-3.
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Centrally Manage 1000’s of PCs as Easily as One
Provide a Single
Master Image
Fail-safe
Patching
Updates System
& Apps
Snapback
and Rollback
AES 256
Encryption
Provision 1000s
of Windows PCs
Back-up and
Rapid Restore
Intelligent Desktop Virtualization
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Discussion Today
• The Challenge
• Solution Overview
• Industry Validation
• Technical Innovations
• Demonstrations
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NxTop Industry Validation
Awards
2009
2010
2011
Analysts
“Prediction: 90% of VDI will be client based”
– Brian Madden, brianmadden.com
“Virtual Computer wins the race for bare-metal client virtualization.”
– Rachel Chalmers, The 451 Group
Partners
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Customer Spotlight
“We were seriously considering a server-based VDI solution, but when we tested NxTop we were amazed
that we could run it without any major incremental investments in server or network infrastructure.”
– Nathan McBride, Executive Director of IT, AMAG Pharmaceuticals
“NxTop will dramatically change the way I deploy and manage desktops, freeing up valuable IT resources
and transforming my operation from being reactive to proactive.”
– Charles Miller, Town of Lincoln (MA)
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Discussion Today
• The Challenge
• Solution Overview
• Industry Validation
• Technical Innovations
• Demonstrations
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The Evolved PC Stack
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Engine Architecture
• Type-1 Hypervisor
– Based on Xen with extensive modifications to
support PCs
– Fully virtualized platform
– Secure communication to server infrastructure
– Quick-boot Linux VM (NxTop Connect with
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Virtual Machine #1
User Data
Applications
Win XP
Virtual HW
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Engine
Virtual Machine #N
User
11Data
Applications
Windows 7
Virtual HW
Center
WAN/LAN
NxTop Connect Management
and Control
Services
Domain
Domain
(DomS)
(Dom0)
Hypervisor (Open Source)
Hardware
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Shared Virtual Machines are Layered
One-to-many
from server
Patch
Center
COW
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Discard on
reboot/patch
COW
Snapshot
for backup
System
VHD
User
VHD
Local
VHD
Shared System Disk
Persistent User Data
One to many: patch once, publish many
Backed-up on server for
instant re-provisioning
Persistent Local Data
(not backed up)
Page.sys, temporary internet files,
search indexes, .ost files
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NxTop Center Architecture
Central Server
SQL
Console
LDAP
Center
Control
API
Repository
ISSCI
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File
System
Hyper-V
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NxTop Enterprise: Hierarchical Mgmt
• Remote Caching Server
Central Server
– Optimized for low-bandwidth/WAN
environments
– At Remote Office
• Local LAN operations for publishing/backups
• One copy of OS image and patches
• Backups stored locally in Remote Office
Center
– At Central Office
• Single view of NxTop Environment through
NxTop Center
Remote Server
WAN
LAN
Center
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NxTop Engine: End-User Experience*
*Product can be configured to bypass this interface
NxTop Connect
Local VM
(when enabled)
On/Off Control Panel
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Network
Status
Message
Center
Power
Management
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NxTop Connect Workspace
NxTop Connect
Services
Domain
Terminal Services
Session (RDP)
Google
Chrome
Browser
(DomS)
Skype
• Integrated workspace with “Apple-like” dock
• Applications configured by central management server
Application
Dock
– Xen Receiver, RDP, Google Chrome
– Inter-VM shared file system
– Print server (future)
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Demo
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