Remote access solutions
Transcript Remote access solutions
Why and How
Allow Allow DC headquarters staff work remotely
Allow access to IT resources from anywhere and using any device
What type of users school plans to support?
Work from home
Work from anywhere – field agents
Factors to generally consider for Business Managers
Better IT Agility: Flexible Solution for rapidly changing IT environment
BYOD: Empowering employees to choose their own devices
Work from anywhere
Document Access and Application Access
Business Provided Laptops to take home?
WHY – DEFINE BUSINESS
Client Side/School Staff network bandwidth
Server Side/Headquarters network bandwidth
Desktop Hardware Lifecycle
WHY – DEFINE IT REQUIREMENTS
Citrix, VDI and Remote Desktop Web Interface and others
Virtual Private Network
Cisco, Juniper VPN and others
HOW – THE SOLUTIONS
Processing Power and Storage on the Servers
Create and update virtual desktop images within minutes
Extend life of older workstations (underpowered) using server resources
Secure remote access
Access Multiple Virtual Desktops from single physical workstation
Documents stored on virtual desktop guest (host server).
Same desktop view irrespective of client device.
Centralization means less customization
Multimedia applications impacted – no video virtualization
Single Point of failure – If host server fails everyone is affected
Monday Morning Syndrome – Large number of users logging in at the same item. Slow performance.
License per desktop – Additional Cost
DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION – WHAT IS
VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK – WHAT IS
Processing and Storage on Local Desktops/Devices
Highly customized desktop.
Use local resources – printers and monitors
Offline access to files since local storage is used
Access network drives locally
Existing Cisco devices in school infrastructure – No additional cost
Network security risk if not properly configured
Large files (documents) – slower
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