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.
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.
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.
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.
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...