How can I manage the scalability of the information system with ceBoxOS®?

Both user needs and tools are changing, so the information system and CIO must change along with them…

But how?

The CIO must optimise desktop administration, ensure the company’s data security, and control investments.

Here is a detailed explanation of how the CIO can better manage the scalability of the information system and thus better satisfy their users thanks to the ceBoxOS® solution.

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Background and issues of the scalability of the information system for IT departments

Background

Desktop virtualization (VDI) seemed to be able to resolve two of these issues by: (1) ensuring IT security by homogenising the desktop and allowing for rapid updates and (2) reducing the costs of ownership.

But it’s clear that today’s VDI no longer follows changes in user needs. New software is too extensive. For example, browsers need more memory to run software in SaaS mode.

Users need up-to-date terminals and a CIO who can quickly provide them with new tools so that their productivity is not affected. The terminals must also be reliable because the requirements for system resource programs are changing rapidly.

Multimedia needs have also been evolving quickly in the past few years. There have been many changes to companies’ telephony, with organisations often wanting to implement softphone solutions.

Meetings are not necessarily face to face, so users require video conferencing solutions. Business executives also need increasingly extensive multimedia software for graphics, video, or 3D.

Issues

Rhythm almost impossible to follow for IT department

Breakdown of communication between IT and management

Heterogeneous IT/monitoring impossible

Decline in the company’s competitiveness and productivity

Possible security breach depending on the acquired company’s security measures

Manage the scalability of the information system with peace of mind with ceBoxOS®!

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The ceBoxOS® solution makes the most of VDI solutions by homogenising and remotely managing all of its terminals. Since the solution works in read-only mode, all IT is secure.

The solution also makes the most of computer solutions. Users’ virtual machines are executed locally, closer to the users themselves, therefore, user software isn’t run by virtual resources but rather by physical resources (CPU, RAM, GPU, etc.). For example, the ceBoxOS® solution can run the latest version of Adobe.

You can even test how the ceBoxOS® solution performs in person at our Wisper Lab in Paris. Contact us directly to make an appointment.

Manage the provision of a new tool in 3 steps with ceBoxOS®

1. Update the master, install the new tool

Once the CIO has validated the provision of the new tool, the terminal administrator can update the master (the master image is deployed on the terminals). This will then create a new version (differential) with the new tool that users requested. The tool is installed as it would be on a standard computer and, therefore, takes very little time.

2. Test the new tool

The CIO can decide to test the new version of the master with the new tool on a small number of users so as not to affect production. The goal is to ensure that there are no side effects. This step complies with ITIL recommendations and does not take much time.

3. Deploy the new version

Once the update is validated, the desktop administrator can finalise the installation of the new version of the master to each of the desktops. They can choose remotely which terminals the update should be deployed on at other sites. In the event of a problem, the administrator can restore the terminals very quickly. Simply restarting the terminals restores the previous version.

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