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NVIDIA Video: Windows 10 VDI with NVIDIA GRID vPC

NVIDIA
See the difference of a CPU-only Windows 10 VDI vs a GPU-powered Windows 10 VDI with NVIDIA GRID vPC. http://www.nvidia.com/object/grid-for-office-workers.html This video is via NVIDIA.

Gartner Provides Seven Steps Security Leaders Can Take to Deal With Spectre and Meltdown

Gartner
Security and Risk Management Leaders Need to Take a Balanced Approach to Tackling a New Class of Vulnerabilities Security and risk management leaders must take a pragmatic and risk-based approach to the ongoing threats posed by an entirely new class of vulnerabilities, according to Gartner, Inc. “Spectre” and “Meltdown” are the code names given to different […]

VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition Reference Architecture Update Now Available

VMware
The updated VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition Reference Architecture is now available to download! VMware Horizon 7, the leading platform for Windows desktop and application virtualization, includes many integrated components to address a wide range of business requirements and use cases. This updated reference architecture provides guidance and best practices for IT organizations that want to design […]

eG Innovations: Citrix XenAppp / XenDesktop 6.5 EOL, To Upgrade or Not and How – Podcast Episode 299

eG Innovations
In episode 299, Douglas Brown interviews Bala Murugan Vaidhinathan, Chief Technology Officer at eG Innovations. Plus, we are happy to have Shashidhar Reddy from Citrix Ready with us to discuss the Citrix Ready point of view! Together we have a lively discussion on the upcoming end-of-life on Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 6.5. The panel discusses […]

Three root cause analysis methods to help solve VDI issues

Liquidware
an issue happened in the first place by analyzing the root cause. The right root cause analysis methods can not only help IT pros pinpoint why VDI issues are happening, but can also prevent those problems from reoccurring and save time, which also saves money. Root cause analysis also helps ensure the long-term success and […]

Citrix Machine Creation Services Demystified Part I

Wilco van Bragt
Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS) is already available for a pretty long time. Developed as an alternative for Citrix Provisioning Services (and a reaction to VMware Linked Clones). A topic for discussion between the MCS proponents and the PVS proponents. Loved by the easiness to use it, however also not much documentation available about it […]

Hyperconvergence plays a pivotal role at Red Bull Racing

HP Enterprise
You don’t have to be a Formula One fanatic to understand that successful racing is all about performance, precision, agility, and … (wait for it) … data. Neil Bailey, head of IT infrastructure at Red Bull Racing, knows that as well as anyone. Based in Buckinghamshire, England, Red Bull Racing designs, manufactures, and races high-performance […]

IGEL Marks Record Software Sales Growth for the Year Ended 2017

IGEL Technology
U.S. Revenue Grows 74% Driven by a 589% Increase in U.S. Software License Revenue IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced record results for the year ended 2017 with 74% revenue growth in the U.S., year-over-year. Growth was significantly driven by record software sales, which were up 589% […]

VMware Named a Leader in 2018 Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

VMware
VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) today announced that VMware has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure. (1) “In our view, Gartner has recognized the important role software plays in powering next-generation hyperconverged infrastructure in this report,” said Lee Caswell, vice president of product, Storage and Availability Business Unit, VMware. “We believe this Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged […]

Citrix App Layering: A Masterpiece of the New Digital Workspace

Christiaan Brinkhoff
When you think about optimizing your Digital Workspace, you’re probably thinking about several things. One of the most time-consuming parts of managing and maintaining a Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop environment, whether it’s a Provisioning Services or Machine Creation Services, on-premises, hybrid and/or full cloud deployment – is the application maintenance of the golden image. At Citrix Synergy last year, Ron Oglesby showed a nice example how all the processes […]

FSLogix leads the race in Office 365 Non-Persistent Comparison Matrix

FSLogix
EUC architect and distinguished engineer, David Wilkinson, recently published his analysis on challenges experienced when adding Office 365 to a virtual desktop environment. Key challenge areas include Outlook cache, Outlook search indexing, and OneDrive for Business. Outlook CEM is also required for many business critical application plugins to function. This is a summary of his […]

A refreshing way to manage vGPU in VDI

ControlUp
Good news – vGPU adoption is skyrocketing. Bad news – vGPU environments aren’t being managed as well as they should. Until now… The benefits of virtual GPU (vGPU) in a VDI environment are becoming clearer every day (here’s an example). It’s difficult to find a use case that’s not graphics-intensive. Medical image processing? Yes. Video-embedded […]

Liquidware user experience monitoring fills gap in DaaS migration

Liquidware
When IT leaders at a global events and publishing company chose to move their physical and virtual desktops to the cloud, they quickly discovered they couldn’t do it alone. By early 2016, Informa had more than 1,000 employees using Citrix virtual desktops. As that number had grown, the desktops and their support infrastructure became increasingly […]

Gabe Knuth: Why I joined FSLogix

FSLogix
Sometimes life gives you an opportunity that you can’t pass up, and I’ve been fortunate to have a few of those occasions in my career. The first was a random encounter with Brian Madden when we both worked at reseller in Cleveland, OH, who said he was off to do a proof of concept for […]

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