Rethink your PC refresh

1. Choose Your PC Alternative

Low-Cost Thin Clients
Bring-Your-Own Device
Existing PC Repurposed

2. Choose Your App and Desktop Virtualization Option

Low-cost, Server-based Apps and Desktops
Pooled VDI Desktops
Personal VDI Desktops
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Your Environment

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Your PC Alternative
Your App and Desktop Virtualization Option
Size of Workforce (# of Employees)
Workforce Yearly Growth Rate
Budget for Purchasing a New PC (per user)
IT effort to procure, image and deliver a new PC (hours/PC)
IT efforts to manage existing PCs (hours/year/physical PC)
Low-Cost HDX Ready Thin Clients Cost
Bring Your Own Device Program Client Cost
IT Admin Hourly Rate
Starting Year of Assessment
Citrix App and Desktop Virtualization Solution
Edition
License Type
Advanced Fields
App and Desktop Virtualization Infrastructure
Citrix Software Cost
Citrix Subscription Advantage Cost
Citrix Premier Support Cost
Number of Users (Apps or Desktops) per Physial Server Host (RDS-based)
Cost of Rack Mount Server for VDI Desktops
Number of Virual Desktops per Physical Host (VDI)
Cost of Rack Mount Server for Infrastructure and Server-based Apps/Desktops
Number of Users per Infrastructure Module
Storage
Infrastructure VM Size (GB)
VDI Desktop Image Size (GB)
Shared Storage Cost per Desktop with PVD
Calculate Shared Storage Cost Based on IOPS and Capacity
Personal VDI Shared Storage per Desktop (GB)
IOPS per VDI Desktop (Medium Workload)
Cost of Shared Storage Device for 3 Years
Total IOPS per Shared Storage Shelf
Total Shared Storage Shelf Useable Capacity (GB)
Datacenter and Networking
Citrix NetScaler Appliance
Cost of 48 port Network Switch
Cost of Single Rack Unit (pdu, rack, cables)
Operational Costs/Efforts
Server Power Costs (cost/year/server)
PC Power Cost (cost/year/PC)
Thin Client Power Costs (cost/year/client)
One-Time XenApp or XenDesktop Setup (hours)
One-Time Endpoint Setup (hours)
Hours to Manage Virtual App and Desktop Servers per Year
Hours to Manage a Single Thin Client per Year
Hours to Manage a Single BYO Device per Year
Office Space Cost per New Employee
Software Costs
Percentage of total workforce online at the same time more info
Number of Employees per PC (For scenarios where multiple shift workers share 1 PC) more info
Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services, one-user CAL with 3 Years SA
Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition with 3 Year Software Assurance
Microsoft SQL Server License
Microsoft SQL Server Yearly SA
Microsoft VDA License
Hypervisor
Microsoft System Center 2012 Datacenter edition with SA
VMware vSphere Desktop edition
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Unchanged PC Refresh Cycle
2014
2015
2016
Total Number of Employees
5,000
5,500
6,050
Total Number of Concurrent Employees
5,000
5,500
6,050
Number of New PCs to Purchase
2,667
5,500
6,050
PC Replacement Budget
$2,667,000
$3,467,000
$3,547,000
PC Power Cost
$240,000
$264,000
$290,400
Yearly IT Hours to Provide Newly Purchased PCs
26,670
34,670
35,470
Yearly IT Hours to Manage All Existing, Distributed PCs
40,000
44,000
48,400
Total Costs
$2,907,000
$3,731,000
$3,837,400
Total Labor (Hours)
66,670
78,670
83,870
App and Desktop Virtualization
2014
2015
2016
Cost of Alternative Endpoint
$0
$0
$0
Total Virtual Desktops
2,667
6,134
9,681
Servers Hosting Apps and Desktops
18
23
24
Servers Hosting Infrastructure
2
1
0
Server Hardware
$268,116
$325,228
$327,720
Server Software
$268,116
$325,228
$327,720
Shared Storage
0
0
0
Networking
0
0
0
Citrix Software Costs
0
0
0
Citrix Subscription Advantage Costs
0
0
0
Citrix Premier Support
0
0
0
Microsoft Desktop Software
0
0
0
Power & Cooling
0
0
0
Datacenter Equipment
0
0
0
Hypervisor
0
0
0
Total App and Desktop Virtualization Environment Costs
0
0
0
One-Time XenApp or XenDesktop Setup (hours)
0
0
0
One-Time HDX Thin Client Setup (hours)
0
0
0
Hours to Manage Virtual Infrastructure (yearly)
0
0
0
Hours to Manage Endpoints (yearly)
0
0
0
Total Costs of App and Desktop Virtualization
$0
$0
$0
Total Hours to Manage Environment
$0
$0
$0
IT Administrative Cost Savings
$0
$0
$0
Cost Savings
$0
$0
$0
Time Savings (Hours)
0
0
0
Real Estate Savings from FlexWork Environment
$0
$0
$0