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7 Million Reasons Why RDP Security is Still a Big Concern

February 20, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

Back in September we released two security solutions focused specifically on one of the key vulnerabilities that lead to ransomware and brute-force attacks - and that vulnerability is RDP. In 2019 ransomware and brute-force attacks increased by 118% according to the McAfee Labs Threat Report - and much of that access was gained by brute-force attacks to open and exposed remote access points...

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Best Practices, legacy application, Digital Transformation, Cloud Shift, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Security

Improving the Education Experience While Optimizing Infrastructure and Reducing Cost

February 11, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

The following is a transcript of our recent webinar on how to improve the education experience while optimizing infrastructure and reducing cost, featuring a great panel including Google for Education, Homer Central School District, and Cameyo. 

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, legacy application, Education, Chromebooks, Google Cloud Platform, Digital Transformation, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Webinar, GCP, Virtual Application Delivery

App Compatibility - The Biggest Roadblock in Windows 10 Migration

January 21, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

According to Statcounter.com, 27% of Windows desktops are still running Windows 7 - despite the OS officially reaching the end of its life on January 14. Tech publication Gadget confirms this, stating that “around 28 percent” of the estimated 1.3 billion active Windows users are still on Windows 7. That means that there are still roughly 364M Windows 7 devices in the enterprise today.

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Filed Under: Legacy Application Modernization, Cloud Application Migration, Application Modernization, Windows 10, Digital Transformation, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Windows Virtual Desktop, Windows 7

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

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

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

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