Application / Desktop Virtualization Podcast with Yori Gabay from InstallFree – December 17, 2008 – Episode 68
In episode 68, Douglas Brown interviews Yori Gabay, CEO and co-founder at InstallFree. Doug and Yori discuss the InstallFree application virtualization/dynamic desktop computing solution. Yori and Doug will also discuss how the InstallFree solution works, what it takes to deploy, and how answer the question why would someone choose InstallFree over the competition.
Founded in early 2006 by a team of veterans of an automated support and ease of use software solutions company, InstallFree is the leading provider of Dynamic Desktop Computing, helping companies improve IT operational efficiency and increase end-user productivity. InstallFree’s innovative virtualization technology was designed from the ground up based on extensive user input. Its executive team includes respected experts in the Windows environment based on more than 30 years of experience.
InstallFree overcomes the dichotomy of the IT administrator and the end-user by providing the best of both worlds for delivering, managing and using virtual applications. Focused on ease of use and functionality, InstallFree differentiates itself in the following manners:
- Clientless and serverless architecture
- Locked-down PC with full functionality and user autonomy
- Complete flexibility to customize user applications with element based computing
- Ubiquitous end-user computing
- Simple, efficient and effective packaging of applications in minutes
- Streamlined process for application development to production
About Yori Gabay
Yori brings over 15 years of extensive leadership, business development and marketing experience in the technology industry in the United States, Europe and Japan. Prior to founding InstallFree, Yori was responsible for setting the U.S. operations of Gteko, a VC backed software company which was acquired by Microsoft in 2006. In his position as VP of Business Development, Yori played an instrumental role in building and growing the company from the ground up while developing large scale products and building significant relationships with Fortune 200 companies. It is this vast knowledge and experience which has helped shape the powerful foundation for InstallFree.
Prior to moving to the United States, Yori served in multiple command roles as a paratrooper officer in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and was promoted through the ranks to command a unit of 90 soldiers and officers. Yori received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and from Tel-Aviv University and BBA from the City University of New York.
About Douglas Brown (Host of DABCC Radio)
Douglas Brown worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 at which time he was voted Systems Engineer of the Year 2002 by his peers and management at Citrix. He was awarded the Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) by Microsoft Corporation in 2005 through 2008 for his contributions to the industry. He was also a charter award winner of the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) for his continued support of the Citrix community.
Mr. Brown authored the popular "Methodology in a Box" book covering best practice project management in a Citrix deployment and developed Advanced Print Manager, a software application for the management of printers in a server based computing environment.
Mr. Brown has earned worldwide recognition for his dedication to providing server-based computing and virtualization professionals with proven solutions for implementation, infrastructure design, time-saving utilities, performance tips and best practices. DABCC.com is one of the most frequently visited sites internationally for virtualization and server-based computing information and networking opportunities.
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