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Is There a Microsoft “Mobile First, Cloud First” Strategy for VDI?

Since Satya Nadella became Microsoft’s CEO, “mobile first, cloud first” is the new mantra.  But what about Windows desktops and applications delivered from the cloud?  If you want to establish an enterprise-level VDI or remote desktop environment that is only based on Microsoft products and components, you will be confronted with different management challenges. WhileContinue Reading

Written on April 15, 2014 at 3:55 pm, by

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Return of the Terminal Server

While at Citrix Synergy in Barcelona and at AppSense Management Summit in Daresbury over the last two weeks, I had many opportunities to exchange thoughts with customers, community peers and colleagues. One of the topics discussed most was the announcement of Citrix Excalibur as part of project Avalon, which is a solution designed to deliverContinue Reading

Written on October 28, 2012 at 6:00 pm, by

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Lie to me – Using Built-in Windows System Filters

I bit more than a week ago, I presented a brand new technical session at BriForum in Chicago. It had the title “Lie to me – Using built-in Windows system filters in virtual desktops”. In this article I want to give you a brief overview of what I shared with the BriForum attendees.

Written on July 31, 2011 at 8:28 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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What did I learn at MVP Summit 2009?

I’m back home from MVP Summit 2009 in Redmond. And man, I liked it. It was good to meet with the Terminal Services product team and with my fellow MVPs again. Here are the most important lessons I learned:

Written on March 10, 2009 at 9:10 am, by

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