Navigator tool: Chart your course
Choosing the right cloud and virtualized desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions begins with informed decisions. Our Cloud VDI Navigator can help you identify the smart path forward by helping you:
- Consider and analyze end-user needs
- Understand IT readiness and priorities
- Find the right resources to take the next step
Whether you're investing more in existing VDI infrastructure or adding Unified Workspace capabilities to enable BYOD, this tool helps you better understand your options and helps you take the next right step.Make the next right step now with the Cloud VDI Navigator.
Where VDI ends and the cloud begins
The success of data center virtualization and server-based computing led to inevitable efforts to virtualize desktop computing as well. Agencies have relied on VDI to stretch resources and applications, but is it the right choice for today’s needs around user mobility and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)? This infographic, Where VDI Ends and the Cloud Begins, takes a closer look at new demands and new ideas for meeting them.
- What do users need?
- Where is VDI leaving users behind?
- How can you better invest precious IT dollars?
Making smarter VDI decisions
Whether you choose to expand existing VDI investments or move to the cloud, it’s critical to understand your needs and available options. Lenovo is committed to state-of-the-art virtualized desktop and cloud technologies — whatever it takes to get your agency ready for the future. This executive summary, Navigating Your VDI Decisions, offers insight you need to help move your users and agency IT forward.
- Get a quick overview of VDI history.
- Match user needs with the right solution.
- Explore our full range of client choices: thick, thin, and cloud.
- Learn more about webNetwork from Stoneware®.
Making smarter infrastructure decisions
Why are so many agencies reluctant to consider new ideas for moving agency workforce and infrastructure into the future? As agency IT faces new challenges around infrastructure modernization, user mobility, and BYOD, decision makers must evaluate available options before building plans for the future. Watch as our experts, including a former state CIO, discuss the challenge.
- Why is change necessary? Why now?
- How can agencies better evaluate future needs?
- How can agencies balance innovation and reliability?
Watch the video below and see what industry experts have to say.
Future-ready from the start
Making big decisions about IT solutions should start with clearly identifying and prioritizing the needs of both users and agency resources. Choices made today around BYOD and mobility will impact future agency resources and readiness, so getting them right is essential. Do you invest more in your current architecture or is it time to move to web services and the cloud? Watch this video and explore:
- How to balance current and future needs
- The rise of mobility and how it affects government
- Managing user needs vs. agency priorities
webNetwork for government
Users are working with more devices, in new locations, expecting continuous access to agency data and resources. IT must balance these demands with priorities around IT security, manageability, and long-term cost reduction. webNetwork from Stoneware provides a better way forward. Watch our cloud experts discuss:
- Secure, reliable connectivity across diverse devices and operating systems
- Unifying data sources, including data center, cloud deployments, and local applications and files
- Simple, secure single sign-on (SSO)
- All data, one workspace, no VPN
Interested in trying webNetwork?
For a limited time, government agencies can license 25 users in your organization to fully test webNetwork in a 120-day pilot for only $5,000. This prepaid pilot includes:
- 45 days of phone support
- 24 hours of pre-sales technical support
- Directory integrated installation (Active Directory, eDirectory, or Stoneware Local XML Directory
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