Presentation on theme: "Are You Ready for Desktops as a Service? Paul Ghostine Vice President & General Manager Desktop Virtualization Group."— Presentation transcript:
Are You Ready for Desktops as a Service? Paul Ghostine Vice President & General Manager Desktop Virtualization Group
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 2 DaaS Defined Desktops as a service is the provision of desktop virtualization as a service; transforming desktops into a cloud service. Wikipedia Desktops as a service is Cloud Computing – short and simple. Paul Ghostine
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 3 Another Quick Look Physical Device Desktops, Laptops, Thin Clients Data Center Power consumption, cooling / heat, space, data security, backups, updates, refreshes, and user administration tasks Leverage virtualization to centrally host and deliver a cost efficient desktop environment from within the datacenter by consolidating many physical desktops onto a single server or server farm.
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 4 Back to the Future? CSP IBSP AIP ASP ISP XSP FSP NSP BPO MSP SSP
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 5 What to Do? Do Not Walk. RUN!
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 6 Whats Different Now? Technology - Application streaming - Network protocols - Desktop and Server virtualization - Licensing Customers and the Economy - Global recession - Daily layoffs - Do more with less - Replace CAPEX with predictable OPEX The Service Provider - Move up the value chain - Higher margin products - MDPU - Differentiate The Competition - Google, Amazon - ISVs - Telcos - Opportunity is compelling now
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 7 Customers: The Tug of War IT Business Users
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 8 Position for the Pain Affordable access to technology Avoid capital investments Simplify budgeting Shorter implementation cycle Lower cost of entry for applications Improved total cost/performance One-stop shopping/support Focus more on our primary business Scalability to meet business growth Avoidance of IT staff recruitment/retention
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 9 The Competition and You The Competition - Big and powerful - Deep pockets - Spending frenzy - Faceless Run Now and You CAN Win! You - Local, Regional - Closer to the customer - Nimble - Decade + of cloud experience