Presentation on theme: "VIRTUALIZATION PRODUCT FOCUS 8/18/14 – 8/29/14 INTRODUCTION Our Product Focus for the next two weeks is Virtualization. More than 90% of mid- and large."— Presentation transcript:
INTRODUCTION Our Product Focus for the next two weeks is Virtualization. More than 90% of mid- and large size businesses have implemented virtualization at some level and the overall market for server virtualization hardware and software has already well surpassed $20 billion, according to various research reports. Virtualization is not an IT trend. It is also not new, but it is new in many organizations as companies of all sizes invest in virtualization technologies to reap it’s many benefits: energy savings, server and desktop provisioning, reduction in physical servers, increased uptime and availability, better disaster recovery, and the list goes on. The goal of this Product Focus is to make our customers aware that we have the training solution for whichever virtualization platform they choose.
Social Media Look for a new post each morning for the next two weeks to push our Virtualization focus. Target Audience Our target audience for Virtualization training will be experienced members of the IT department who have administrative or supportive roles. PRODUCT FOCUS NOTES
Apart from providing daily social updates, numerous blog articles to link to, and an external email to send to clients, we have also provided you with a variety of supporting documents to use throughout the two week product focus and beyond. We will be looking at Virtualization solutions from VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix for this Product Focus. The supporting documents include such things as data sheets, white papers, class sheets, case studies, and an external email template. There are a total of 28 internal and customer facing documents as well as multiple blog articles included. The documents are detailed within this presentation. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
Public Webinar Title: Virtualization: Are You on Board? Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:30 PM EDT Description: More than 90% of mid-and large size businesses have implemented virtualization at some level and the overall market for server virtualization hardware and software has already well surpassed $20 billion, according to various research reports. Why is that? Join us as we discuss exactly how virtualization can save you hard costs, while also boosting the efficiency of your networks. We’ll also uncover why virtualization solutions are not just for large companies, but small and midsize businesses as well. Registration Link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/135486793https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/135486793 SUPPORTING EVENTS
Vmware Case Study – Lakeridge Health Includes Company information IT infrastructure information Key Challenges Solution Business Benefits INTERNAL DOCUMENTS
Vmware Case Study – Hamilton County Includes Company information IT infrastructure information Key Challenges Solution Business Benefits INTERNAL DOCUMENTS
Vmware Data Sheets – Horizon View and vSphere Includes Product Introduction Key Benefits How is the Product Used? Customer Success Stories What’s included in the product? INTERNAL DOCUMENTS
Vmware Technical and Business White Papers Five separate white papers Includes Executive Summary Detailed Findings Product information and enhancements Business Benefits of Virtualization Organizational issues positively impacted by virtualization INTERNAL DOCUMENTS
Microsoft - Why Hyper-V? Slide deck overview and white paper Competitive advantages of Windows Server 2012 R2 over Vmware vSphere 5.5 Includes: Scalability and Performance Security and Multitenancy Flexible Infrastructure High Availability and Resiliency Virtualization Innovation INTERNAL DOCUMENTS
Citrix – White Papers Three separate white papers Includes Product Summary Challenges Product information and enhancements INTERNAL DOCUMENTS
VMware Sell Sheets Includes: Course Description, Length, and Price Who Should Attend Objectives Prerequisites Course Outline The following sheets are included: Horizon View: ICM 6.0 and 5.2 vSphere: ICM 5.5 vSphere: Fast Track 5.5 vSphere: Optimize and Scale 5.1 vSphere: What’s New 5.5 EXTERNAL DOCUMENTS
Microsoft Sell Sheets Includes: Course Description, Length, and Price Objectives Prerequisites Course Outline The following sheets are included: 20409: Server Virtualization with Server Hyper-V and System Center 55021: Configuring and Administering Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 EXTERNAL DOCUMENTS
Citrix Sell Sheets Includes: Course Description, Length, and Price Who Should Attend Objectives Course Outline The following sheets are included: CXA-206-1: Citrix XenApp 6.5 Administration CXA-301-1: Citrix XenApp 6.5 Advanced Administration CXD-104: Citrix XenDesktop 7 Help Desk CXD-203: Managing Citrix XenDesktop 7 Solutions CXD-300: Deploying App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenDesktop 7.5 EXTERNAL DOCUMENTS
Email Template Details: Link and Details on our upcoming webinar EXTERNAL DOCUMENTS
Please contact your local Marketing Team with any questions pertaining to any of our Product Focus content We also encourage feedback on our Product Focus materials – if there are certain types of content you would like to see more of please communicate that to your local Marketing Team as well. QUESTIONS?