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XenServer 6.2 Goes Open Source

A couple of days ago, Citrix released XenServer 6.2. The new version provides improved scalability and promises improvements around cloud-readiness. But most importantly, Citrix moved XenServer back to Open Source. Is this good or is this bad? After interesting conversations with some of my community peers (like Shawn Bass, Thomas Koetzing and Gunnar Berger), IContinue Reading

Written on June 29, 2013 at 9:38 pm, by

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RemoteFX Backgrounder

Over the next weeks, Shawn Bass and I will be presenting our latest results on comparing remoting protocols at different events and conferences, such as BriForum and Microsoft TechEd. One of the protocols we are testing intensively is Microsoft RDP 7.1 with RemoteFX, typically only referred to as “RemoteFX”. Now people started asking me questionsContinue Reading

Written on April 30, 2011 at 10:48 am, by

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The Long and Winding Road to RemoteFX

Well, I should have know better. But I had the ambition to build a “mobile” RemoteFX reference environment that is good for demos and protocol performance tests. I want to use such test results at my upcoming Synergy and Tech-Ed sessions. I had to learn the hard way that this is not as simple as it seems to be.

Written on September 28, 2010 at 11:59 pm, by

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