Cameyo Blog


Complexity is the Enemy of Security - Latest Citrix Security Flaw Makes That Clearer Than Ever

January 17, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

At this point you’ve certainly seen endless numbers of articles and posts about the critical security flaws in Citrix’s Appliance Delivery Controller and Gateway products. The flaw - CVE-2019-19781 - is a vulnerability that allows an attacker to run a command on your system or read files on your server. There have already been a few proof of concept exploits released by researchers.

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Filed Under: Technology, Cloud Migration, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Security, Citrix

Cameyo’s 2019 Year in Review

January 09, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

There’s often confusion about when Cameyo was founded as a company and when we launched our platform. The reason for that is because our technical founder and CTO, Eyal Dotan, first recognized the need for virtual application delivery - the ability to deliver legacy Windows applications to any device - over 10 years ago. Back then, he created a free program called Cameyo Packager, which...

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Technology, Best Practices, Cloud Application Delivery, Cost Savings, Cloud Migration, RDP Issues, Digital Transformation, 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

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

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

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