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7 Mobile Apps Every IT Pro Should Use

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VMware App Volumes 2.11 Technical FAQ White Paper Updated!

The VMware App Volumes Technical FAQ addresses technical questions from administrators and users of App Volumes. Questions and answers are divided into the following topics: App Volumes Requirements and Maximums App Volumes Installation and Configuration App Volumes Storage App Volumes Management App Volumes with Remote Desktop Session Hosts Troubleshooting App Volumes App Volumes Requirements and […]

VMware: Dispelling 6 Common Myths of Application Management

The world of virtual desktop (VDI) and published/remote application environments has certainly come a long way. Centralized and server-based computing started out with apps being executed on servers and published for end users to access locally. Then came desktop virtualization in the form of both persistent and non-persistent pool deployments. Today, we are on the […]

Microsoft Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2016 Video

In previous OS versions, the RD Connection Broker required a dedicated SQL Server cluster using Windows authentication for high availability. Learn how in Windows Server 2016, Azure SQL Database using SQL authentication is supported. For more information, visit: For more information, visit: From the fine folks at Microsoft.

Remote Desktop Manager – Inheriting Domain Variables Video

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Ericom Announces Distributor Partnership with Actual Virtual to Deliver Desktop Virtualization Solutions in the UK

Ericom Software
Together the Companies Aim to Double UK Channel Network and Offer an Alternative to Citrix and Dell vWorkspace Ericom Software, a global leader in application access and desktop virtualization solutions, announced that it has partnered with Actual Virtual to distribute its product line in the UK. Together the companies will also offer a desktop virtualization […]

Remote Desktop Manager Overview – Create Templates and Default Settings – Video

Learn how to create Templates and Default Settings for Remote Desktop Manager. Templates can be useful to have predefined values when creating a specific entry. It’s possible to create Local templates and/or Shared templates.

Office 365 – How Difficult it is to Make it Look This Easy

“You don’t know how difficult it is to make it look this easy.” We’ve been very pleased with the response to our Office 365 containers. Office 365 is Microsoft’s fastest growing product ever. Office 365 is on a $4.4B run-rate and 70% of Fortune 500 companies have purchased Office 365 in the last 12 months […]

Why IT Pros Are the Life-Giving Veins of a Company

Here at Devolutions, we know that life as an IT pro can be stressful and hectic. At times you may feel more like a robot than a person – especially if your boss or other executives aren’t IT pros and don’t always realize how valuable you are. Well, on behalf of Devolutions, please allow me […]

My Take on Microsoft’s Announcement to Retire Azure RemoteApp

Benny Tritsch
On Friday, August 12, 2016, Microsoft made the announcement that they are planning to retire Azure RemoteApp (ARA). According to the article, Microsoft and Citrix are jointly developing a new cloud-based solution for delivering Windows apps. This Azure RemoteApp 2.0 service was referred to as XenApp “express”. Only minutes after the Microsoft announcement, Citrix posted […]

Citrix: Reducing Shared Storage IO Over 90% with MCS Storage Optimization

Citrix Systems
This is part two in a series of posts on Machine Creation Services Storage Optimization (MCSIO).  For those not familiar with MCSIO, please read the first blog in the series, Introducing MCSIO Storage Optimization, to get an overview of the technology and architecture of MCSIO. To help answer the question of how MCSIO can reduce shared storage IOPs, […]

Azure RemoteApp = Sayonara!

Microsoft Announces Today That They’re Phasing Out Azure RemoteApp, and Transitioning Customers Over to a Citrix Solution Instead Gabe Knuth first blogged on this possibility August 3rd, and now it has been confirmed. From the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Blog: Today we are announcing the next step in our broad partnership with Citrix in the remote […]

Breaking News! Microsoft on Application Remoting and the Cloud!

Today we are announcing the next step in our broad partnership with Citrix in the remote desktop and applications space, which we recently expanded to address new scenarios for our joint customers on the Azure cloud. Customers have provided us consistent feedback that they want a comprehensive, end-to-end, cloud-based solution for delivering Windows apps. The […]

Copy/Paste Once for Remote Desktop Manager and Password Vault Manager

We’re not wizards here at Devolutions, but sometimes we like to pretend that we’re Gandalf — and we think you’ll find today’s tip magical! Here’s the scoop: Remote Desktop Manager and Password Vault Manager supply usernames and passwords in many ways (auto-fill web, web extensions, automation, etc.), but even with all of these methods, we […]

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