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VDI versus Reality

I have a long history in the remote desktop and remote application market, so for obvious reasons I like the notion of virtual desktops.  But when creating slideware for a series of one-day TechTarget seminars on VDI I started thinking about the “reality” of VDI.  A couple of VDI facts I collected are confusing butContinue Reading

Written on August 31, 2010 at 1:58 pm, by

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Windows Desktop Virtualization Seminar

At the beginning of this year I got into touch with some folks from SearchDatacenter.de, a website provided by TechTarget.  They asked me if I wanted to deliver a vendor-independent one-day seminar diving into the technical details of virtual desktops.  After thinking a second or two I said “Yes, sure”.  The reason for such anContinue Reading

Written on July 29, 2010 at 10:08 pm, by

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Are Pure Virtual Desktops only Successful in Virtual Markets?

Since almost two weeks, Shawn Bass and I teach Advanced Citrix Training Classes and present at Geek Speak Events in Norway and France. We had an audience of almost 30 training class students and 60+ event attendees. We always asked about the experience with virtual desktop infrastructures in production environments. The amazing outcome was thatContinue Reading

Written on March 31, 2010 at 10:28 pm, by

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Why IT Architecture sucks in many Corporate Environments

Over the last years I had the opportunity to visit many corporate customers and have deep technical conversations with them, mostly around their existing or future terminal server, Citrix and virtualization infrastructures.  This allowed me to see many corporate IT environments from the inside and speak to the people responsible for planning and design –Continue Reading

Written on November 30, 2009 at 2:41 pm, by

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