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NVIDIA GRID Hardware Chart

When Ruben Spruijt and I presented our session “Graphics for Virtual Desktops and Apps – 2016 Edition” at BriForum in London last week, one of our PowerPoint slides showed a chart comparing the different GRID cards. The chart includes lots of information, such as number of GPUs per card, GPU type, clock speed, number of GPU cores, performance (TFLOPS), memory size,Continue Reading

Written on May 28, 2016 at 2:34 am, by

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Graphics and Multimedia System Tools

Last week I presented a 75-minute breakout session titled “Computer Graphics and Multimedia: A Survival Guide for IT Pros” at BriForum in Denver. In essence, my session covered an introduction of the most common application programming interfaces (APIs) and file formats commonly used for graphics and multimedia: GDI, DirectX, WPF, OpenGL, AV, Silverlight, Flash andContinue Reading

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Microsoft RemoteApp À GoGo

From my previous blog posts HERE and HERE you may know that I’m a big fan of seamless remote Windows apps. Last week I had the opportunity to present an entire breakout session on Microsoft RemoteApp at BriForum in Boston — find the slide deck here: BriForumUS 2014 – RemoteApp 101. Preparing this session was greatContinue Reading

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Spring Conference Season Kick-Off

Only a couple of more days and it’s time to kick off the spring 2014 conference season. Over the next weeks I have a full slate of appearances at upcoming technology events. It all starts March 10 to 13 at the CeBIT computer expo in Hannover, Germany. I will present four sessions on the ITContinue Reading

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The VDI Party is Over

When looking through some of the documents I have collected over the last years, I found an interesting statement made by Yankee Group. Their prediction was that VDI will get mainstream in 2009. Well, this prediction is a couple of years old and we all know that it didn’t happen. I don’t want to putContinue Reading

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Spring 2011 Conference Season

It’s conferences season again, and I love it. Shawn Bass and I invested a couple of weeks into some fun stuff, like building reference environments in our labs, collecting new data and recording 400 videos for the new version of our remoting protocol comparison. Then we co-presented the results at BriForum in London (May 10Continue Reading

Written on May 31, 2011 at 8:42 pm, by

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Remoting Protocols – In Quest For Truth

At BriForum in Chicago two weeks ago, Shawn Bass and I presented a session comparing today’s most popular remoting protocols Microsoft RDP, Citrix ICA/HDX, Quest EOP and VMware/Teradici PCoIP. We figured that it doesn’t help attendees if we introduce an artificial performance index representing each protocol’s quality. Instead we created a large number of 30-secondContinue Reading

Written on June 30, 2010 at 12:19 am, by

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Speaking at Microsoft TechEd and at BriForum

It’s a typical spring with many conferences both in the US and in Europe. In about a week I will be on my way to Citrix Synergy in San Francisco where Shawn Bass and I are invited to deliver two technical sessions. For details check out my blog article from January. But there is more. In MayContinue Reading

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BriForum 2009 in Chicago

I’m back to BriForum. This year it’s in Chicago, July 21 through July 23. I will be doing four sessions.

Written on July 21, 2009 at 4:35 pm, by

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