Kaviza VDI-in-a-Box Desktop Virtualization Podcast – Episode 107
In episode 107, Douglas Brown interviews Kumar Goswami, co-Founder and CEO at Kaviza. Doug and Kumar discuss the Kaviza VDI-in-a-Box desktop virtualization solution. Kumar explains how VDI-in-a-Box works, what it takes to install, how it handles multiple VMs, HA, and fault tolerance. Kumar also discusses how VDI-in-a-Box differs from the other VDI solutions on the market plus much more.
About Kaviza VDI-in-a-Box
Kaviza’s VDI-in-a-box TM is a turnkey solution that delivers virtual desktops out of the box. Kaviza is affordable, quick to install, easy to administer, highly scalable, hypervisor agnostic and delivers quick ROI. The total cost to deploy a virtual desktop using Kaviza (including our software, thin clients, server hardware, storage and OS, hypervisor licenses) is less than the cost of a PC.
Kaviza’s solution automates provisioning, patching and management of virtual desktops, provides automatic recovery on failure with built-in high-availability, and automatically load balances virtual desktop workloads as you add or remove servers and/or users.
For an overview of Kaviza’s unique next-generation desktop architecture and how it differs from traditional VDI approaches, please click here.
To learn more and to download please visit: Kaviza’s Home Page.
To learn more you can also watch a DABCC TV video podcast detailing the Kaviza VDI-in-a-Box Desktop Virtualization solution here
Kumar K. Goswami, Co-Founder & CEO
Kumar has a 19-year track record of innovation both at large and small companies. He founded Kaviza based on his experience as Director at HP Laboratories where he led and managed HP’s next-generation IT and data-center automation research. In this role, over five years back, he led HP’s early VDI initiatives, which included developing prototypes for large financial services customers. Kumar realized in the process how complex and costly current VDI architectures are, and set out to address this with Kaviza. Prior to HP Labs, Kumar was co-founder and president of Kovair from 1999-2002, a CRM company that was a pioneer in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) space. Kovair was recognized as a Top100 Emerging Company by Computerworld, received $20M in funding from tier-one venture capitalists such as NEA and Sutter Hill, and had Fortune 100 customers and partners. Kovair continues to operate successfully. Kumar has a Ph.D. in distributed and fault-tolerant computing from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He was a NASA Graduate Student Research Fellow.