Desktop Virtualization

Today’s computing environment requires IT departments to address end user device management challenges more than ever. Users are increasingly demanding access to their applications and data anywhere and from any device. While these trends are making employees more productive, they are causing new challenges for IT departments. New form factors, network dispersion,and increased mobility result in greater complexity and higher pressures on cost control. Furthermore, the proliferation of end-point devices has increased data theft risks and failure to protect this data can lead to significant punitive consequences and a negative impact to the organization’s reputation.

Desktop Virtualization is the act of decoupling the different computing layers and storing some or all of them in a data center. Several forms of Desktop Virtualization can help organizations satisfy users’ needs for mobility and flexibility, while relieving pressure on Information Technology (IT) departments to manage cost, security, and compliance. Additionally, Desktop Virtualization can enable more dynamic centralized management by separating the elements of the traditional desktop computing stack.

However, Desktop Virtualization is a strategic decision and involves multiple stakeholders. With all the hype around Desktop Virtualization, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and Application Virtualization, organizations are unsure of the best path forward. There are many questions which need to be answered before an enterprise can embark on the Desktop Virtualization adoption journey

RAJ Tech’s Desktop Virtualization Services Suite assists enterprises by addressing these challenges at various stages.

RAJ Tech’s Desktop Virtualization Services Suite

RAJ Tech  understands the impact that Desktop and Application Virtualization solutions can have on the entire IT ecosystem. Ensuring that each element of the ecosystem is optimized to support these solutions is essential for a successful adoption.

Business Value Assessment Service

RAJ Tech’s Desktop Virtualization Business Value Assessment Service is your definitive guide to transform your enterprise desktop infrastructure.

This service provides a holistic approach towards desktop virtualization adoption. RAJ Tech will assess the current state of enterprise’s IT, monitor the usage of selected user group and applications and analyze the operational readiness of enterprise for adopting desktop virtualization. Based on these findings, a detailed business justification, a customized design and deployment strategy will be developed to expedite guided investments for desktop virtualization adoption.

The service is comprised of the following three components:

  • Awareness Workshop: This Workshop is aimed to create a common understanding of the areas of Desktop Virtualization environment, needs and benefits, briefing of available solutions and key technologies, various use cases and references. This also helps in understanding best practice approach to move towards virtual environment through Desktop Virtualization Implementation
  • Assessment: This component is the core of the service offering. This aims to help client build a business justification for their desktop virtualization adoption, identify readiness state for a desktop virtualization solution aligned to its business needs & IT objectives and also to provide a high-level roadmap to achieve this.
  • Board Room Pilot: This component aims to help client validate the effectiveness of recommended desktop virtualization solution by carrying out a Proof-of-Concept test.

By using this service, enterprises benefit in the following ways:

  • Understand the readiness state of existing desktop infrastructure
  • Understand the impact of desktop virtualization on the organization
  • Understand the business case and ROI for a desktop virtualization initiative
  • Obtain a high level design road map for implementation

Design & Build Service
Once the assessment is completed and the business case is approved for the Desktop Virtualization initiative, enterprises need to design an optimal virtual desktop environment. The design would vary based on whether the requirement is enterprise-wide or for specific functions or specific geographies. This phase is critical, as the design of the to-be environment needs to be optimal without compromising on performance and end-user productivity. The build phase needs to be efficient and project managed well to ensure timely roll-out of the solution and proper deployment of the designed solution.

Our design & build service consists of the following components:

  • Solution Design
  • Implementation

Managed Service
Management of virtualized desktops requires a comprehensive & flexible operations management model. RAJ Tech’s Management Service provides a seamless framework to manage the complex aspects of a virtualized desktop environment.

Salient aspects of RAJ Tech’s Virtual Desktop Environment Management Service are:

  • Comprehensive operations framework for managing back-end infrastructure, technology platform & services
  • Focus on user experience, all round support & quick turn around
  • Automated provisioning & reclamation of desktop/application for quick turnaround
  • Quick deployment of OS images, patches & security settings
  • Best-in-class management tools for proactive infrastructure management to increase user productivity
  • Infrastructure & service management best practices for efficient service delivery

RAJ Tech addresses the above aspects holistically with its best-in-class operations framework. The ongoing service provides a seamless, flexible & optimized virtualized desktop environment.

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Windows Migration

Windows 8 Migration

RAJ Tech strongly believes the future trends in end user computing will move away from traditional end user device management to end user management and enhancing end user experience. This can be enabled by ensuring the corporate user gets access to the enterprise IT resources and LOB applications from anywhere and using any end point devices or desktop operating system. Transition from Windows XP to Windows 7 / Windows 8 provides an opportunity to enterprise IT teams to build a core IT infrastructure platform to provide a complete virtual, on-demand end user workspace environment for richer end user experience and mobility.

Microsoft Windows 7 upgrade from Windows XP desktop operating system has off-late gained the momentum across enterprise verticals. Most of the organizations are in the midst of Windows 7 migration or in the high-level readiness state of desktop operating system platform upgrade. However with the launch of Windows 8 operating system,  enterprises are in a dilemma on whether to continue with Windows 7 migration path or draw a plan for direct upgrade to Windows 8.

With Windows 8 services, RAJ Tech is keen to partner with enterprises in transforming enterprise end user computing environment. RAJ Tech’s   Windows 8 service portfolio will help organizations to build a Windows 8 migration strategy from a business perspective. It will also help in developing a roadmap that will build on the effort and investments made-in Windows 7 migration by leveraging the existing core IT infrastructure.

Microsoft Windows 8 has exciting features such as Tiles applications, Windows To Go (WTG), and enhanced security & features over Windows 7. Microsoft Windows 8 will be the 1st client operating system that will have common end user interface across various end user devices such as desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones.

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Windows Migration

Windows 7 Migration

The impact of Windows 7 is inevitable for organization’s desktop strategy. As Microsoft Windows XP operating system is already end of life, it is critical for organization’s to start planning Windows 7 migration sooner than later.

The critical challenge in Windows 7 migration is the portability of the desktop application portfolio on to Windows 7 environment and adoption of latest tools and best practices which helps reduce the of TCO for per node migration.

RAJ Tech helps you unleash a Windows 7 migration strategy that not only allows a seamless migration to Windows 7 but also creates an optimized virtual desktop and application environment thus making it true workplace of the future. To help enterprises transition to Windows 7,  RAJ Tech offers a complete set of Windows 7 Migration Services covering Strategic Assessment, Windows 7 Remediation and Migration Service.

RAJ Tech follows a tools-driven approach for Windows 7 Remediation thus reducing overall compatibility assessment timeline and project costs, offering customers an accurate perspective on the application compatibility challenges faced during Windows 7 migration.

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Messaging Migration

Email Migration

Email is a critical business enabler and an enterprise application that demands 100% availability. However consistent email growth continues to impact messaging design, infrastructure & operations. This coupled with regulatory, compliance and security issues affects data retention and discovery needs. Thus organizations often struggle to find the right balance between meeting business needs and managing IT costs & complexities.

To help organizations migrate to the optimal messaging platform that suits their need, RAJ Tech’s Email Migration Service offers end-to-end services in the email migration domain which includes – migration assessment, design, deployment and user migrations.

RAJ Tech’s Email Migration Service

RAJ Tech can help organizations migrate from legacy messaging platforms such as Exchange 20xx, GroupWise and Lotus Notes to the latest messaging platform of Exchange and/or Office 365.

Through our Exchange Migration Service, we ensure that your email infrastructure is robust and our deployments & migrations have zero disruption within the organization. Through the use of native tools, virtualization, hybrid engagement models and server sprawl reduction, we ensure a lower TCO for your messaging environment.

Value Delivered through RAJ Tech’s Email Migration Service

  • Expertise in design, consolidation and infrastructure optimization to reduce TCO and increase performance
  • Specialists in offshore-adaptable zero data loss migrations
  • Significant usage of automated scripts and native tools leading to huge cost avoidance due to usage of 3rd party email migration tools

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Managed Messaging

Managed Messaging

Email is a critical business enabler and an enterprise application that demands 100% availability. However consistent email growth continues to impact messaging design, infrastructure & operations. This coupled with regulatory, compliance and security issues affects data retention and discovery needs.

A typical managed messaging infrastructure is a multi-product environment and in some cases involves hybrid models where some email components are in the cloud while core setup stays in the premise. Such heterogeneous setups need specialized skills to manage and ensure continuous uptime.

RAJ Tech’s Managed Messaging Services helps organizations ensure that work effectiveness continues grow despite increasing growth in email volumes through a standardized global messaging operation service with zero data and productivity loss.

RAJ Tech’s Managed Messaging service follows a full ecosystem management based approach that allows end-to-end ownership of operations management of the messaging landscape. This coupled with mature 3rd party vendor management processes, technology & knowledge frameworks and SLA based operations ensures 100% availability of your email infrastructure coupled with continuous process improvements. 

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