Desktop Virtualization and Services
Whether you’re exploring the possibility of a virtualized desktop implementation, expanding your existing virtualization solution to your desktop environment, or standardizing on desktop virtualization across your entire IT infrastructure, VMware Professional Services can add strategic value at every step of the way.
While working together to plan, design and build your desktop virtualization infrastructure, VMware Consultants leverage industry best practices and in-depth expertise to accelerate the rollout to a virtual desktop environment; develop and standardize on repeatable, efficient provisioning processes for virtual desktops; and improve desktop security and business continuity while gaining greater control over your desktop infrastructure.
In addition, VMware Professional Services and its partners offer a range of services which provide the expertise, staffing, knowledge transfer, and training that customers need to design, deploy and manage virtual desktops.
Desktop Virtualization Services
|VMware Desktop Virtualization Strategy Assessment||Provides expert guidance and best practice insight to help develop a comprehensive desktop strategy; includes impact analysis, analysis of organizational as well as technical interdependencies, and a roadmap design to help you prepare and proactively manage for a successful adoption|
|VMware Desktop Application Virtualization Assessment||Delivers a high level roadmap, recommended infrastructure changes, and application virtualization candidate selection and prioritization through application analysis, compatibility assessment, and load and usage profiles.|
|VMware Desktop Infrastructure Virtualization Assessment||Delivers technical assessment of your virtualization and data center infrastructure in preparation for desktop virtualization initiative; includes analysis of users and desktops to develop selection and implementation priority recommendations|
|The VMware Horizon Application ManagerTM Jumpstart service Provides a quick, pragmatic exploration of Horizon Application Manager, offering insights that can help you make decisions when determining which capabilities will best meet your IT and business needs.|
|Provides detailed knowledge transfer workshops and a fully functional demonstration environment running on non-production hardware to demonstrate Horizon View key features and functionality.|
|VMware vSphere with View Jumpstart||Provides knowledge transfer on VMware vSphere and its use for structuring and deploying virtual desktops. Participants learn how to efficiently create, provision and manage virtual desktops in a proof-of-concept setting.|
|VMware ThinApp Jumpstart||Provides a detailed knowledge transfer workshop and Thin App implementation best practices and an on-site installation of a non-production VMware ThinApp Capture and Build environment.|
|Horizon Mirage Jumpstart||The Horizon Mirage Jumpstart service provides companies with an understanding of the product features and capabilities of Horizon Mirage. This service combines a detailed knowledge transfer workshop with a fully functional demonstration environment running on non-production hardware to demonstrate how best to take advantage of Horizon Mirage key features and functions.|
|VMware Desktop Accelerator Service||The VMware Desktop Accelerator service builds a limited scale, non- production virtual desktop environment allowing you to gain insight to how desktop virtualization can address your business needs. At the conclusion of the engagement you’ll understand the typical uses cases, user types and deployment considerations, enabling you to build a business and technical case for desktop as a managed service.|
|VMware ThinApp Plan & Design||Develops a comprehensive infrastructure design to support a production deployment of ThinApp that can be implemented quickly and efficiently while adhering to VMware best practices.|
|Horizon View Plan & Design||Delivers a comprehensive Horizon View architecture design guided by VMware consultants and proven best practices to enable streamlined implementation and accelerated adoption|
|VMware Desktop Virtualization Healthcheck||Provides insight into existing View infrastructures as well as their VMware vSphere® environments. Using VMware HealthAnalyzer tool in conjunction with VMware best practices, discovers the best configurations for performance, scaling, and manageability of the View environment.|
|VMware Resident Program||Customers who want trusted, dedicated virtualization expertise can engage a VMware Certified Professional (VCP) consultant through the VMware Resident Program.|