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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.

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)

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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

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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 […]

Manage VMware AirWatch deployed Windows apps

Setup Commander for who are not known with the product is a very cool product to streamline your application deployment. We discussed the tool once in a webinar and wrote a piece about it afterward. Read a short article here: Setup Commander. Setup Commander is your packing and patch tool for Windows applications. It has the knowledge […]

NVIDIA, vMotion, Resume and restart

One of the big “announcements” at VMworld for sure came from NVIDIA. They solved the equation and are able to move a GPU enabled virtual machine. I hear you think that can’t have been the big news and you’re right. Of course the vMotion of a GPU enabled machine is a big deal already but […]

VMware partners with FRAME to deliver apps with Workspace ONE App Express

At VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas one of the big announcements made by VMware had to do with apps from the cloud. On Tuesday VMware announced Workspace ONE App Express.  Workspace ONE App Express is designed to provide quick-provisioning of application you normally would run in a RDSH/SBC farm. Applications like browsers, viewers and more […]

Skype for Business and Horizon 7.3!

With the release of VMware Horizon 7.3 VMware is adding more features to the Microsoft Skype integration. The Microsoft Skype integration is designed to offload the hosted environment when making video calls to other Skype users. The local client will process the call and handle the video/audio streams while the end user still works in […]

VMware VMworld and Microsoft ignite coming up, meet my blog sponsors on the exhibition floor –

VMware VMworld is around the corner and soon after Microsoft Ignite will open its doors. My blog sponsors, the companies that have an advertisement on my blog, will be there as well. some of them on both conferences and some on a specific one. I want to make sure you know they are at the […]

Select your monitoring solution with this easy scorecard

A quick blog about a toolkit I noticed at the Goliath Technologies website. The scorecard can be used in the process of selecting a monitoring solution. Selecting a monitoring solution can be a burden.  Vendors will most likely say they can do most of what you ask, talking to sales is not always helpful. With […]

Top 5 questions regarding Microsoft SCOM and OMS

With Microsoft talking about OMS (Operations Management Suite) people are assuming it is a competing product against Microsoft SCOM. Microsoft SCOM has been around for several years and is the backbone of Microsoft’s monitoring solution. At conferences Microsoft OMS is presented as the replacement of Microsoft SCOM (or is that just what people hear) but […]

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