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Citrix: The Unified Endpoint Gold Standard: Citrix Receiver, XenApp and XenDesktop

Citrix Systems
If you really think about it, the core concept behind unified endpoint management and delivery is to simplify app and desktop management and make sure sensitive information remains protected, even while people use any device, anywhere to do their work. At Citrix, we refer to that value proposition as the secure delivery of apps and […]

VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure: Learn More at VMworld 2017 U.S.

VMware
Since we announced our vision for VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure in May, we received tremendous interest from prospective customers. At VMworld 2017 U.S., attendees will have the opportunity to learn more and view a demonstration of the solution during several sessions. What Customers Are Saying about Horizon Cloud on Microsoft AzureOur vision for […]

Why Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop Version 7.15 is the Biggest Release in Company History

Citrix Systems
It’s a bold statement. But I believe it’s true. You know why? Because for the first time in a long time I can confidently recommend an FMA-based version of XenApp for our largest and most demanding customers. And next to XenApp 4.5 and XenApp 6.5 (my other 2 favorite XenApp releases of all time) there […]

Why VDI Workloads Will Drive Public Cloud Consumption

Workspot
What is Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)? 95% of enterprise desktops are Windows-based. Most business users use a Windows desktop to access their applications and data. For an increasing number of use cases – security, mobility, and agility – these Windows desktops are being virtualized and run centrally. End users access them using any device they […]

The worlds smallest thin client review!

ComputerWorld Group
The guys at IGEL were nice enough to send me an IGEL UD Pocket recently for me to evaluate, the UD pocket is a bootable USB thin client that can be used to turn any X86 hardware into a thin client. I have been using the UD Pocket for the last month and have recorded […]

Aggregate VMware Horizon apps and VDI using Citrix – Citrix Video

Citrix Systems
Demo of upcoming Citrix Workspace aggregation service to front end all your resources, including from VMware Horizon (part of Workspace ONE), Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, XenApp XenDesktop, web, and SaaS apps. Secure the mix of PCoIP, RDP, HDX, and HTTP(S) traffic with NetScaler Unified Gateway. Learn more This video is from the fine folks at […]

Citrix: Application Related Session Failure Reporting in Citrix Director 7.15

Citrix Systems
Reporting session failures specific to an application launch or a running application is made easy with Citrix Director 7.15. A XenApp and XenDesktop administrator uses Director to monitor failures but finds it difficult to determine why a session failed, it could be due to issues in the XenApp and XenDesktop stack or with the application. […]

VMware: Dive Into New VMware Workstation 14 & VMware Fusion Updates

VMware
Andy Morris is a group product line marketing manager for VMware EUC, managing the personal desktop and applications portfolios. Prior to VMware, Andy was VP of product management at Abaca, and worked for AppSense, LogLogic and IBM. Andy holds a computer science degree from DeMontford University. We’ve announced some pretty big updates to our flagship […]

Microsoft: Significant Improvement Using FSLogix

FSLogix
In a recent article on microsoft.com, Dealing with Outlook search in non-persistent environments (under the Office 365 in RDS and VDI deployments topic), the results of the RDS Gurus report comparing FSLogix Office 365 Container and native User Profile Disk roaming solution is examined. THE ISSUE A common issue customers face with their non-persistent (pooled) Remote Desktop Services environments is handling […]

IGEL to Showcase Powerful Endpoint Management Solutions at VMworld 2017 US

IGEL Technology
IGEL’s software-defined thin and zero clients are intuitive, secure and scalable, purpose-built for VDI, and compatible with VMware® Horizon 7 IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, announced today that it is featuring its powerful unified endpoint management software, IGEL OS™-powered thin clients, zero clients and all-in-one thin clients solutions […]

Citrix Cloud Connector & XenDesktop VDI ARM Templates

Citrix Systems
I am pleased to announce the availability of the Citrix Cloud Connector ARM and Citrix XenDesktop VDI ARM templates. In a previous blog post, I talked about using the Azure ARM Template to orchestrate your entire Citrix Resource Location. After the post was published, there were quite a few requests for a way to provision just Citrix Cloud Connector or XenDesktop […]

Citrix & Samsung w/ DeX – Unpack A New Way To Work

Citrix Systems
It’s been a few months since I visited the Samsung offices in New York to help unveil the new Samsung S8 mobile phone along with their DeX station. Now, that event was for analysts and, as you can probably guess, the reaction was very positive and filled with lots of “oohhs” and even a few […]

Bi-modal IT – Facilitating Your Journey – Part 2

DABCC
In our previous article, we discussed the deployment types within IT which tend to fall under two modes, known as Bimodal IT (read part one at bi-modal-it-facilitating-your-journey.html in this post we will discuss how these can be adopted from the perspective of the end user and how we can facilitate the transition from Mode 1 […]

Top 20 VMware Horizon View articles for July 2017

VMware
Provisioning or recomposing a linked clone desktop pool fails Removing invalid linked clone entries automatically using the ViewDBChk tool in VMware Horizon View 5.3 and later versions Removing a standard (replica) connection server or a security server from a cluster of connection/security servers Confirming that the userinit string is configured properly Cleaning up after an […]

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