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RobBeekmans.NET by Rob Beekmans

RobBeekmans.NET by Rob Beekmans

Rob Beekmans is a 26 year IT vetaran that worked in many fields in IT before he joined PQR 7 year ago. Rob is a senior consultant with a strong focus on Application and desktop delivery, User Environment Management, Mobility and monitoring. Rob is a VMware vExpert and is a member of the VMware EUC-Champions group. Rob shares his vision and insights on his personal blog, on webinars or on stage.

VMware Horizon 7.4 – Blast gets necessary update to support Chroma Subsampling 4:4:4 with H.264 –

VMware released Horizon 7.4 and besides some interesting features like collaboration, I noticed one other announcement. In a previous article, VMware Horizon 7.2: New kid, Blast (Extreme) is the rising star, I wrote about differences in protocols and showed them. One of the blog readers, P.Cruiser, also noticed that there was a rather important announcement in […]

Deploying the Golden Image

There has been a popular request for this article, in the series I was writing number four was missing. I thought, and boy was I wrong, that no one would be interested in reading about a deployment of a Windows 10 image in a virtual environment. The seriesThis series consists of a couple of articles, […]

How UEM can assist in securing your Workspace

In the previous blogs, I wrote about security and security basics. If you are interested in those blogs you can find them here Part 1 and Part 2. This blog will show you how a User Environment Management solution can assist in this. As written before, no solution will solve your security concerns. Solutions will help you mitigate […]

VMware Workspace ONE – howto configure SSO for Amazon Web Services

VMware Workspace ONE is one of the markets most advanced portals. I’m working on some large implementations and I thought it might be handy to post things I ran into. VMware offers a good overview how to integrate several services with Workspace One. Find the link to the page right here – Reference guide – […]

A Few Security Basics for your Workspace

Security is a chess game, we on one side and the bad guys on the other. In my previous Workspace related article I discussed whether we should chase bad or ensure good. In this blog I’d like to get a bit deeper with the options we have to ensure good. Like I also mentioned in […]

FRAME, a quick look at a Cloud-born application delivery platform

Application delivery over the years has changed dramatically. We moved from local execution to a central one and from that central one to a Cloud-based one. The last step however going from central to Cloud is still something we struggle with. For more than a decade we’ve been told that within the next five years […]

Goliath Technologies Availability Monitor renewed

As I wrote in previous articles, logon simulators or availability monitors are important assets in any modern infrastructure. Goliath Technologies was one of the vendors with a solution for this, they were one of the first to offer one. Recently they released a new version of it, the Availability Monitor. The console and product have […]

Chasing Bad Versus Ensuring Good

Security is a thing we have to deal with more ever than before. At vEUCTechCon I presented a session about securing the workspace. The intend of that session was to create awareness of threats out there. It was also intended to show how certain products could help you. The products shown at the conference were […]

Vembu BDR suite – Unlimited features for Limited environment

Vembu a leading BDR solution provider has something new that I think I should share. BDR solutions are important but can also be pretty expensive. Vembu understood this very well and created a free edition of their solution for a limited environment. The free edition has unlimited features for 3 virtual machines. Three virtual machines […]

Data protection laws in action, Microsoft breaches law with Windows 10

In a couple of months the world will have to deal with the European GDPR law. Many companies have not even started working to comply with that new law. I even heard stories of companies wondering if they could move data outside Europe to evade the law. Next to this law there are several other […]

Help my devices are un-enrolled after my VMware AirWatch upgrade

Sometimes upgrades have a different outcome than expected. Sometimes a system is more important that others and the impact of a negative outcome is more severe. Mobile device management is that kind of system. When a mobile device management system has issues all devices enrolled have issues.  Last week I upgraded an on-premises VMware AirWatch […]

Our journey with devices.. what will the future bring us, what will our workplace be?

I remember the time that I walked around in Finland and wondered about the sheer numbers of mobile phones. That was in during the ’90s when over here not many people had a mobile phone at all. People growing up in this age think mobiles always been here, my kids are no different. As I […]

Savision IQ – Aggregate monitoring data from different sources (+ natural search capabilities)

Savision, a company that we all know to provide a management pack for Microsoft SCOM you had to have, is working on a new solution. What they noticed talking to customers and companies is that every one is using multiple monitoring solutions. Companies have a lot of point solutions to monitor a specific segment of […]

Cloud Workspace Solutions: A 1st look at Citrix Cloud

The workspace world is moving to the Cloud or at least making moves to do so. Citrix like others also offers a Cloud solution for your workspace. Citrix partnered with Microsoft to offer Cloud services to customer. In this blog I will talk you through Citrix XenApp Essentials, one of the offerings offered by Citrix […]

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