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Instant QA - Deliver a Stable and Predictable Virtual Desktop Environment with Login AM

Deliver a Stable and Predictable Virtual Desktop Environment with Login AM

How much risk am I willing to take? This is an important question that each IT professional should ask themselves whenever changes are to be applied to production systems. Risk is involved each time you deploy an application, hotfix or even a small configuration change. One way to mitigate risk is testing.

Testing however can be extremely expensive and time consuming but it does not always guarantee a successful deployment of change in a production environment. Organizations spend money on testing but do not get the results they expected. Manual configuration steps is one of the reasons why I have seen so many organizations struggle with their testing process.

Manual configuration steps

I have seen multiple levels of automation of virtual desktop environments. Some organizations only automate the deployment of their operating systems while others also automatically deploy their end user applications. But rarely have I encountered an organization that really automates every deployment and configuration aspect of their virtual desktop environment. Full automation includes the deployment of the infrastructure systems like SQL servers and the required databases, the creation of published applications with all the right settings, creation of Active Directory security groups, application of permissions on the local file system and more. Organizations that do only partial automation have to resort to manual steps to really make a systems and applications production ready.

The more manual steps are needed for applications and systems to become production ready, the more time it takes to deploy them. Manual steps also make it harder to keep systems uniformly configured. This is true for individual systems within a single environment like production, but it is equally true for entire environments in case you are trying to build a test environment that needs to closely resemble the production environment.

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Virtual desktop components

Most software distribution and deployment systems do not address all these other important aspects that make up a virtual desktop environment. For IT organizations it is almost impossible to build a clean test environment on a regular basis unless they resort to massive scripting which is also very costly, time consuming, error-prone and hard to maintain.

Login AM is able to deploy virtual desktop environments quickly and consistently. It covers all those areas that cannot be easily automated otherwise without the need for extensive scripting or other one-off solutions.

As Login AM automates all aspects of the virtual desktop, building a test environment or a user acceptance environment becomes a breeze. In fact, building additional environments becomes so easy and fast that it enables administrators to build, destroy and rebuild them routinely which in turn help administrators to become more productive and deliver a higher quality.

Want to see it for yourself? Request a demo of Login AM.

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Shai Maskit - Kaminario

“We tested 750 seats so customers can compare Kaminario with solutions from other vendors. It really comes down to delivering the best user experience at the right price point. As soon as we show the solution and that it has been validated by Login VSI customers can rest assured that it will fit the rest of their environment.”

Shai Maskit, Director of Product & Solutions at Kaminario


Sajad Shah - Cancer Research

"Login VSI has empowered us to make more informed decisions on releasing a new vDisk which we now do on a monthly basis. We have found that Login VSI tests can also flag other issues in our environment that may not be picked up by our standard User Testing which allows us to either make the appropriate changes to the vDisk or workload script adjustments to run successful tests. This has given us peace of mind and allows us to release VDI’s with confidence."

Sajad Shah, Senior Technical Analyst at Cancer Research UK


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"You would be somewhat nuts to go to production with VDI without first and constantly re-evaluating with Login VSI. Always run all your changes through it so there are no surprises. Surprises in VDI never just hit one or two users--it's all or nothing.”

Rob Girard, Technical Marketing Engineer at Tintri

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