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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 […]
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.
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.
Citrix announced at Microsoft Ignite 2018 that we are developing a new cloud-based desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) offering with Microsoft designed to meet business demand while keeping IT budgets in line. At Citrix, we recognize that businesses are under increasing pressure to deliver a wide set of applications and data to their workforces. They must reduce capital […]
Citrix is excited to extend Windows Virtual Desktop through our comprehensive Citrix Workspace offering and technologies. At Ignite, Microsoft unveiled its vision for Windows Virtual Desktop, the future of the Remote Desktop platform. Available only on Azure, Windows Virtual Desktop is a new cloud-hosted service that virtualizes and delivers business applications and desktops. The new […]
Citrix Service Providers (CSP) will play an essential role in adding value to both Microsoft’s new Windows Virtual Desktop solution and Citrix’s related new cloud-based Desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) offering. The first day of Microsoft Ignite 2018 has been full of many exciting announcements, but as a Citrix Service Provider, you may have a few questions about […]
Have you ever wondered what Citrix does to ensure the released versions of XenApp and XenDesktop remain compatible with various third-party software updates from vendors like Microsoft, VMWare, or Adobe? As you may know, our technology leverages, relies upon, inter-operates with, and supports software; such as Microsoft Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft […]
dinCloud, a digital transformation platform that offers hosted workspaces and cloud infrastructure, has been announced as the first CSP to join the Citrix Ready Program. dinCloud is a Cloud Services Provider (CSP) that helps organizations rapidly migrate to the cloud through a strong network of Value Added Resellers (VARs) and Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Each customer’s […]