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The Industry is Using Coronavirus to Highlight Remote Work - But Will It Backfire?

February 27, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

As companies take action to protect their workers from the coronavirus outbreak, many have enacted work from home policies to help prevent the possible spread. As a result, we’re seeing a spike in conversation and press coverage highlighting the increase in remote work becoming mandatory. And many advocates are now stating that the coronavirus might be creating the circumstances that finally...

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Filed Under: Legacy Application Modernization, Application Virtualization, Application Modernization, Chromebooks, Virtual Application Delivery

How MSPs Can Overcome Application Delivery Challenges

February 03, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

According to a recent survey of 1,600+ MSPs for the 2019 “State of the MSP Report” by Datto (download the full report here), one of the top three problems that MSPs faced in 2019 was revenue growth. Also revealed in that survey, “Productivity Software” came in at #3 in the top products and services offered by MSPs in 2019. Those two stats illustrate a key challenge (and opportunity) for MSPs -...

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Application Virtualization, Cost Savings, Cloud Migration, legacy application, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, MSP

How to Prepare Your Apps for the Windows 7 Deadline

December 18, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

I was just reading a great article by Erica Mixon of TechTarget's SearchEnterpriseDesktop and SearchVirtualDesktop sites where she provides three great tips on preparing for the upcoming Windows 7 deadline. As you likely know, official support for Windows 7 ends on January 14, 2020. After that, technical assistance and software updates will no longer be available for Windows 7. 

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Application Virtualization, legacy application, Windows 10, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

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

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

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

K-12: Eliminate Your PC Labs with End-of-Year Cost Savings with Cameyo

May 22, 2019
By Jordan Pusey

In a world where K-12 school districts focus on cloud-first strategies and one-to-one computing initiatives, are expensive PC labs necessary? When schools are turning to Chromebook and iPad for cheaper hardware and easier management to reduce costs, they find that there are still edge cases that still involve purchasing a PC lab to support a handful of Windows applications. Cameyo eliminates...

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Filed Under: Technology, Application Virtualization, Cost Savings, Education

Royal Technologies Goes "All-in" on Chrome OS

March 17, 2019
By Cameyo

The following is a case study Google published on the Google Cloud Blog. Click here to see the actual post.

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Technology, Application Virtualization, Cloud Migration, Chromebooks, Google Cloud Platform