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Citrix XenServer Unlocking the Power of Virtualisation 29 th of April 2008

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Citrix XenServer. Unlocking the Power of Virtualisation 29 th of April 2008. Agenda. 09:30 Introduction 09:45 Market Opportunity for XenServer – Roger Baskerville 10:40 Architectural Overview – Marc TR 11:00 Refreshments 11:20 Make the case for XenServer with Platespin - Jason Jackson - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Citrix XenServer

Unlocking the Power of Virtualisation

29th of April 2008

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Agenda

• 09:30 Introduction

• 09:45 Market Opportunity for XenServer – Roger Baskerville

• 10:40 Architectural Overview – Marc TR

• 11:00 Refreshments

• 11:20 Make the case for XenServer with Platespin - Jason Jackson

• 11:50 Virtualised Storage powered by Datacore – Keith Joseph

• 12:20 XenServer Variants – Marc T R

• 12:40 Ten Minutes to Xen – Marc T R

• 12:50 How DNS Arrow can help you in this Business

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Housekeeping

•Phones/PDA’s to silent please.

•Wifi available

•Slides will be made available after the event

•Q&A at the end

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But before we begin…..

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Let’s Look At Another Market

• Expensive

• Sophisticated capabilities

• Few games take advantage

of power

• Aimed at hard core gamers

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So Who’s Winning?

• Makes the experience much easier

• Better price point

• Increased the overall market

“ Two years ago, very few analysts would have predicted the Nintendo Wii would be market leader against the established … brands. But analysts can be in error ”

$ 9.22M

$19.94M

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Increasing the overall market

Wii bowling knocks over retirement home

“The residents, most of whom have never picked up a video game

controller in their life, suddenly can't put the things down.”

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XenSource

•Acquired by Citrix 22/10/07

•Independent moderator of Xen Project

•Produced the Commercial releases of XenServer

•Founded by Ian Pratt – who initiated Xen

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Xen or XenServer

Xen XenServer

Cost Free Later……

Support Little/None Fully Supported

Complexity Highly Complex Dead Simple

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Citrix XenServer

• Makes the experience much easier

• Better price point

• Addresses the whole market

“Easy-to-use, feature-rich offering is quickly catching up to its main rival”

Computer Reseller News Product Review–8/12/2007

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