DHDW Designs Always-On Virtual Desktop Solution for U.S. Department of Defense
DHDW Consulting was solicited to design and implement a virtual infrastructure that would address urgent and immediate challenges for an agency within the U.S. Department Of Defense (DOD). Their challenges were emergency Management organization lacked centralized application procurement and provisioning process, existing legacy desktops lacked proper support and mission-critical user community - stringent Concept of Operations, fault tolerance a key attribute of solution. They chose VMware to overcome these challenges. The end solution required design and implementation of an enterprise CAC-enabled Active Directory, redundant vSphere 5.0, View 4.5 VDI with Liquidware Labs Profile Unity. The results of deploying VMware were replaced unmanaged legacy desktops and applications with centralized and DIACAP compliance and DR/COOP are inherent attributes of the solution.