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The High Cost of Using VDI

October 25, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

As cloud-based solutions and user mobility become more mainstream, there's a lot of buzz surrounding virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments like Citrix, VMware and Windows Virtual Desktop. And for some organizations that are looking to deliver virtual desktops to their end users, large-scale VDI solutions like these may make sense.

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Application Virtualization, Cloud Migration, Digital Transformation, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Why Your Legacy Windows Apps Don't Need to Stay in the Past

October 15, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

Ask any organization what's holding up some aspect of their full cloud migration and you're bound to hear "legacy Windows applications" as a common answer.

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Filed Under: Legacy Application Modernization, Legacy Applications, Cloud Migration, legacy application, Digital Transformation, Cloud Shift, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Introducing Single Sign-On (SSO) for Better Security & User Experience

October 09, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

What’s more important - security or user experience? It’s a trick question, of course - especially when talking about virtual application delivery. If a virtual application delivery product isn’t secure, that’s an obvious non-starter. And if the user experience isn’t great, then your people won’t use it. Or worse, they’ll find some shadow IT workaround. 

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Filed Under: Independent Software Vendors, Legacy Application Modernization, Application Virtualization, Cloud Application Delivery, Application Modernization, Cloud Migration, Security

Introducing GPU Support - Delivering Your Most Demanding Apps at a Fraction of the Cost of VDI

October 02, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

Anytime an organization migrates to the cloud, it still needs to provide its people with access to the critical legacy Windows applications that they need to stay productive - even if those apps haven't been web-enabled. Using expensive and complex Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) or traditional application virtualization products is overkill - not to mention far too costly and complex -...

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Filed Under: Cost Savings, Cloud Migration, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Removing Yet Another Barrier to Cloud Migration: RDP Security

September 18, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

2019 has seen a dramatic increase in ransomware and brute-force attacks, with the latest McAfee Labs Threat Report revealing that ransomware increased by 118% in the first quarter of 2019. That access is increasingly being gained via brute-force attacks to open and exposed remote access points such as RDP. 

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Filed Under: Cloud Migration, RDP Issues, Digital Transformation, Cloud Shift

How to Increase Free Trial Completions by Eliminating Downloads & Installs

August 15, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

If you're an independent software vendor (ISV), then you know the value of enabling prospective customers to trial your application or platform. You can talk about the benefits of your software all day - but enabling the customer to actually get their hands on the product and put it through it's paces is what proves the value of your solution. Which is why you likely offer a free trial on your...

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Filed Under: Independent Software Vendors, Software Sales, Legacy Application Modernization, Legacy Applications, Best Practices

Can Virtual Desktops Deliver a Native Application Experience from the Cloud?

August 09, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

Every IT admin knows that if they aren’t able to provide their people with a good user experience, then those people are going to point the finger right back at IT and blame them for that poor experience. One area where this finger-pointing is notoriously prevalent occurs during the use of virtual desktops to enable virtual application delivery.

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Filed Under: Application Virtualization, Digital Transformation, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

What To Do When VDI is Overkill

July 15, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

I recently came across a brilliant blog post from Brian Madden at VMware entitled “How to convince your users that VDI is good for them.” The post makes a particularly salient point at the end, which is this: “Only use VDI where it makes sense!”

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Application Virtualization, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Cloud Migration Challenges Your IT Department May Be Facing

June 20, 2019
By Andrew Miller

Cloud shift is in full swing and with it comes cloud migration challenges. Gartner projects that by 2020 more than $1 trillion in IT spending will be directly or indirectly affected by the shift to the cloud, making it “one of the most disruptive forces since the early days of the digital age.”

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Application Virtualization, Cloud Application Migration, Cost Savings, Cloud Migration

Moving to the Cloud Without Ruining Your People’s Productivity

June 12, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: You want to move your organization to the cloud, but you still need to provide your people with access to all of the Windows productivity applications that they rely on. And more importantly, you need to give them access to these legacy Windows apps while maintaining a good user experience. Because your move to the cloud can’t come at the expense of...

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Filed Under: Cloud Migration, Digital Transformation, Cloud Shift