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deviceTRUST – Dynamic Device Context Awareness

Only recently I became aware of a new player offering an interesting product that gives you real-time access to the system properties of the endpoint from which a user is currently connected to a remote Windows session. The company’s name is deviceTRUST (www.devicetrust.de/en) and they refer to their solution as “dynamic device context awareness”. InContinue Reading

Written on July 3, 2016 at 7:44 pm, by

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Seamless Remote Apps Reloaded

What a coincidence! While I was working on the draft version of a slide deck Nico Luedemann (@NicoLuedemann) and I want to use during our “Microsoft RemoteApp versus Citrix Published Applications” sessions at Citrix Synergy in Anaheim and BriForum in London, VMware made a spectacular announcement. They said they will include access to Microsoft Remote Desktop SessionContinue Reading

Written on April 10, 2014 at 9:47 am, by

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Synergy 2014, here we come…

In a little bit more than a month from now, it’s Citrix Synergy time again. Synergy will take place May 6-8, 2014, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. This global Citrix conference is focused on virtualization, mobility, networking and cloud solutions. I’m looking forward to play an active role in three breakout sessions inContinue Reading

Written on March 31, 2014 at 4:13 pm, by

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…and finally, going to Brazil

It’s been an incredible year so far.  Over the last months, Shawn Bass and I were busy testing various popular Windows remoting protocols in our vendor-independent labs.  It was all about installing available remote desktop products out of the box on reference hardware and finding out how it feels like when using applications with differentContinue Reading

Written on November 30, 2010 at 1:53 pm, by

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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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Will Cloud Computing Change the Application Landscape

A couple of weeks ago I was speaking at a German cloud and virtualization conference, dominated by attendees working at Internet Service Providers and physical datacenters. There were many sessions about cloud computing, but speakers were also covering topics like datacenter climate control and energy efficiency improvements. It is interesting to note, that there wereContinue Reading

Written on October 26, 2009 at 3:07 pm, by

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