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Why Computerworld calls Cameyo “the new alternative to Citrix”

July 09, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

A few days ago, Computerworld ran a feature article with the headline “Cameyo - the new alternative to Citrix.” Obviously, with a bold claim like that, the article has received a lot of attention. And as you’d expect when a large legacy vendor like Citrix is attacked, the article has been met with some skepticism as well. 

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Filed Under: VDI, Citrix, Digital Workspaces, daas, VMware

What is the "New Normal"?

July 07, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

Everywhere you turn these days, there’s someone else talking about the “New Normal.” In a world where all of our routines, processes, and realities have been turned upside down, it’s natural for people to want to put labels on things to help make sense of all of the change.  

We’re certainly no exception. We’ve been talking about the “New Normal” for months as a way to make sense of all of the...

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Filed Under: VDI, Remote Work, Working From Home, Digital Workspaces, daas

Enabling Distance Learning for 350,000 Students

July 01, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

Distance learning has been a growing trend for years, but that trend was clearly accelerated by COVID-19.  During the current pandemic, schools need to be able to ensure that students can work with any software, on any device. While some schools have 1:1 initiatives that provide each student with a device, in most cases students are currently working from their family’s personal devices at...

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Filed Under: Education, Remote Work, Working From Home, Distance Learning

FBI Warns Hackers Are Targeting Schools via RDP Vulnerabilities

June 29, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

Last week the FBI sent out a Private Industry Notification (PIN) alert to all K-12 schools warning them that "cyber actors are likely to increase targeting of K-12 schools during the COVID-19 pandemic because they represent an opportunistic target as more of these institutions transition to distance learning." (via ZDnet)

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Filed Under: RDP Issues, Security, Virtual Application Delivery, Remote Work, Distance Learning

How to Eliminate VPNs While Enabling Remote Work

June 24, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

VPNs were created back in the late 1990’s to allow site-to-site connection by virtualizing network access at the TCP/IP level. The primary use-case at the time was to connect various corporate offices into a unified network. Since then, VPNs have grown in popularity and have been used for many more use-cases - many of which depart significantly from the original intent and function of the...

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Filed Under: Technology, Remote Work, COVID-19, VPN, Working From Home

IT Efficiency is Key to Justifying Investment in VDI & DaaS - and That’s a Problem

June 23, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

When it comes to justifying the investment in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) or Desktop as a Service (DaaS), a recent survey by the analysts at Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) reveals that the highest-rated factor (with 38% raking it the top concern) is the need to increase IT efficiency. This means that organizations place a lot of value in the ability to break through challenges that...

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Filed Under: Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Virtual Application Delivery, daas

Can Remote Work Help Save Jobs?

June 19, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

In a conversation with CNBC’s Jim Cramer, Cisco’s CEO Chuck Robbins shared some of his thoughts on how remote work is changing the landscape of “business as usual” moving forward. Last week, we wrote about how Cameyo has always been a virtual team and the value of being able to hire the best talent, no matter where they live

Cisco’s Robbins agrees:

“I think this has given us confidence that...

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Filed Under: Digital Transformation, Remote Work, Working From Home

Extending Digital Workspaces Throughout Africa with Microsoft Azure

June 17, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

As organizations around the world adapt to the new normal - one where the concept of "internal" and "remote" employees is replaced by all employees being a hybrid - the need for Digital Workspaces to ensure productivity from anywhere is great than ever. 

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Filed Under: Legacy Application Modernization, Digital Transformation, Virtual Application Delivery, Remote Work, Working From Home, Digital Workspaces, Azure

Remote Work and the Beneift of Hiring Talent Wherever It Lives

June 11, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

When the pandemic forced everyone to work from home, that immediately led to months of speculation about whether or not this great “remote work experiment” would actually change people’s (or, the bigger question, business’) opinions of whether or not working remotely is a viable long-term alternative. It’s safe to say at this point that the tide has changed. 

Prior to the pandemic, many...

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Filed Under: Remote Work, COVID-19, Working From Home

Survey Reveals the Hidden Costs of VDI and DaaS

June 09, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

As you may have seen, last week we released a new survey &  report by Enterprise Research Group (ESG) which reveals that organizations currently using virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) or Desktop as a Service (DaaS) products list cost, complexity, and security as their primary issues with these technologies (you can download the full version of the report for free here). So today, we wanted...

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Filed Under: VDI, Remote Work, COVID-19, Working From Home, Digital Workspaces, daas