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Rory Monaghan Project: Simplified Thin Client Management

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Rory Monaghan Project: Simplified Thin Client Management
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Over the years I have worked with many different makes and models of thin clients. In previous years, the management software of most thin clients left a lot to be desired, particularly from the hardware manufacturers with the largest presence in enterprise IT, I’ll let you guess which those are 🙂 When Douglas Brown joined IGEL Technologies, it piqued my interest. When I saw IGEL were giving away a Tesla at VMworld 2017, it piqued my interest even more! I played around with the IGEL Universal Management Suite with a virtual instance of their UDC3 product (Universal Desktop Converter which you can use to deploy the lightweight IGEL OS to physical hardware. This is great for repurposing outdated hardware). With this I tried the typical use cases for a thin client. I tested with my published applications and virtual desktops. No big surprises there! Everything worked as expected.There is integration with many enterprise products including

There is integration with many enterprise products including XenApp, XenDesktop, Horizon View, RDP and Parallels. Above you see some of the different options, there are many more.

As you may also expect, IGEL integrates with some widely used SSO products like Caradigm and Imprivata.

I was fortunate enough to get hooked up with a couple of IGEL UD pocket devices, which is one of IGEL’s newest and coolest products. This device is tiny and perfect when on the go. I can even leave it plugged into my device and then just opt to boot into my regular Windows operating system or boot into my mobile workspace.

Read the entire article here, Project: Simplified Thin Client Management

Via the fine folks at FSLogix.

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Founded by industry veterans Kevin Goodman and Randy Cook, FSLogix is a startup that came out of stealth mode at BriForum Chicago 2013. FSLogix Apps provides Dynamic Application Visibility, which enables policy-based control of when any application is visible to individual users or groups from a single golden image. With FSLogix Apps, IT administrators realize the benefits of application virtualization for all Windows® applications on physical, VDI and Citrix/RDSH platforms.FSLogix Apps is an advanced application filtering solution that enables administrators to dramatically reduce the number of images required to support any enterprise, with any deployment system, on any Windows based infrastructure. FSLogix Apps delivers Dynamic Application Visibility, and policy based control of application visibility to individual users or groups from a single golden image.

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