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In episode 313, Douglas Brown interviews Johan van Amersfoort, the Bearded VDI Junkie! Together we discuss the VDI world today, VDI vs. SBC, VMware, Citrix, DaaS, Thin Clients and much more. This is indeed a fantastic interview. Download the MP3 here: https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/16443984/download.mp3 About Johan van Amersfoort Since 1999 I am part of the IT world. […]
With the widespread adoption of Microsoft Office 365, OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox Enterprise, etc., Windows user profiles are now more bloated than ever before. In virtual workspace environments this can be a big challenge because if your users don’t have very fast access to their large user profile, user experience suffers greatly. Some type of […]
Steve Jobs once said that Apple is like a Porsche and that everyone wants to buy and drive a Porsche, but a 10-year-old used Chevy gets you from point A to point B in the same legal amount of time. “Design matters!” IGEL agrees! The design does matter, but unlike the amazing designs Apple has […]
Five years ago, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) was all the rage. But now that everyone’s talking about the digital workspace, intelligence, mobile apps, and identity management, it’s almost like we forgot about little ole VDI! So where is VDI in 2018? Have we already reached peak VDI? Is VDI on the decline, or are its […]
It’s amazing to see just how far we’ve come in terms of connectivity and how we leverage digital resources. As standalone analog devices give way to connected digital devices, the latter will generate vast amounts of data that will, in turn, allow us the chance to refine and improve our systems and processes in previously […]
MS Ignite is full steam and the news is really great for the SBC, VDI, DaaS world. Microsoft ‘get’s it’. This is a better way to compute! At IGEL we agree but the end-point should meet the requirements of the backend! This is where IGEL shines so bright! By now, I imagine you have heard […]
This week at Ignite, Microsoft is announcing the introduction of Windows Virtual Desktop, a multi-user version of Windows 10 Enterprise that is deployable in Azure. Please see their blog post here about it. I will have much more to say about this in future blog posts, but coupled with their heavy investments in “Remote Desktop […]
The Goliath Application Availability Monitor for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop is an early warning system for Citrix IT professionals, alerting you of issues related to Citrix login failure or slowness before the end user ever notices an issue. This video is from the fine folks at Goliath Technologies.
We received a request for a Performance Analyzer heatmap dashboard that allows drilldown showing critical virtual machine highlights. Thanks to our highly flexible platform that is build on Grafana, we could prepare the dashboard within an hour and the customer had it up and running the next minute. That´s not it – when we prepare a […]
To meet the corporate security requirements, users are required to access the virtual desktops from their personal authorized IGEL UD Pocket endpoints only. This video is from the fine folks at deviceTRUST.
In celebration of our 20th anniversary, the VMware Workstation team is very proud to announce the general availability of VMware Workstation 15 Pro and VMware Workstation 15 Player, our flagship desktop hypervisors for Windows and Linux PCs. With features aimed at developers and IT, as well as many overall improvements, this is one of our […]
Hot on the heels of macOS Mojave’s release today, we’re proud to announce that our latest major upgrade to Fusion: VMware Fusion 11 and Fusion 11 Pro, is available now! We are incredibly proud of this release as we continue to focus on developer workflows and increasing our automation capabilities, while still improving on GPU […]
So before we get into the difference between these two IT solutions, how about let’s start off with the definitions, shall we? Software-defined storage (SDS) is the abstracting of the physical storage from the controlling software. In other words, you can use one software to control multiple and often times, disparate hardware vendor storage solutions […]