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You Don't Have to Eliminate Legacy Windows Apps to Stay on the Cutting Edge

November 11, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

In a recent conversation with one of the end-user device (EUD) industry’s leading analysts, he quipped, "After the apocalypse, three things will still be around: cockroaches, Twinkies and legacy Windows apps."

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Filed Under: Independent Software Vendors, Legacy Application Modernization, Legacy Applications, Application Virtualization, Cloud Application Migration, Application Modernization, Cloud Shift, Virtual Application Delivery, Digital Workspaces, SaaS

How 7 Key Remote Work Topics are Trending

November 05, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

As a company that’s always been fully remote (and whose technology enables secure remote work for millions), it’s a habit to keep our eye on the related trends in this space. What are the hot topics among industry experts and pundits? Which problems are customers seeking answers to? How are domestic and global events changing the way we think about and model the workplace?

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Filed Under: Application Virtualization, Virtual Desktops, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Virtual Application Delivery, Remote Work, Working From Home, Digital Workspaces, Future of Work, Remote Learning

Virtual Desktops or Virtual Apps? A Case Study

October 06, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

If there's one thing that's clear, it's that there isn't much clarity on the definition of "Digital Workspaces." To some, that means providing a full virtual desktop to every user. Here at Cameyo, our focus when it comes to providing a Digital Workspace is to make sure everyone has access to all of the apps they need to be productive from anywhere, on any device. 

But to clarify - that doesn't...

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Filed Under: Application Virtualization, Education, Virtual Desktops, Virtual Application Delivery

Is It Time to Re-Evaluate the Security of Your Remote Work Solutions?

August 06, 2020
By Brandon Lee

Your organization, like many, has no doubt undergone a tremendous change in the way employees carry out their daily tasks since the beginning of the year.  As the shift for the majority has been to a remote workforce, organizations have had to adapt to the needs at hand due to COVID-19.

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Filed Under: Application Virtualization, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Security, Virtual Application Delivery

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 and DaaS

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 and Desktop as a Service (DaaS) products like VMware and Windows Virtual Desktop. And for some organizations that are looking to deliver virtual desktops to their end users, large-scale VDI or DaaS products 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