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How to SaaSify Your Apps - Moving to the Cloud with Cameyo

May 08, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

Being able to deliver your software from the cloud via a Software as a Service (SaaS) model is becoming more and more critical for most software vendors. But too often, independent software vendors (ISVs) find the process of redeveloping their desktop software for the web is far too expensive, too time-consuming, and doesn’t deliver the same user experience their customers are used to. 

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Filed Under: Independent Software Vendors, Legacy Application Modernization, Legacy Applications, legacy application, Cloud Shift, Virtual Application Delivery

Enabling Remote Learning (and Saving a Company) During COVID-19

April 27, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

It's no secret that helping others is one of the greatest sources of joy. Here at Cameyo, that has always been at the center of everything we do. It's not about building technology for technology's sake and then hoping you can find a market for it. We've gone through great lengths to ensure that every aspect of our Virtual Application Delivery platform was built with a specific focus on...

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, legacy application, Education, Remote Work, COVID-19

Helping a Global Financial Institution Deliver Critical Apps to Thousands of Users

April 20, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

Even before the sudden surge in remote work due to the pandemic, many global organizations were already looking for more cost-effective and secure solutions for providing all of their people located outside of corporate headquarters with access to their business-critical apps. 

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, legacy application, Digital Transformation, Windows 7, Virtual Application Delivery, Remote Work, Working From Home

Why VPNs are NOT the Solution for Remote Work

March 23, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

As organizations around the world struggle to enable millions of remote workers, the use of VPNs is skyrocketing. And for most organizations, that is a huge mistake.

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, legacy application, Virtual Desktops, Virtual Application Delivery, Remote Work

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

Get Your Checklist for Windows 7 Application Compatibility

February 12, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

Even though the end-of-service (EOS) date for Windows 7 was January 14, 2020, it is reported that 28 percent of all Windows PCs are still running Windows 7. You'd think that, with the extensive advanced warning, organizations would have migrated from Windows 7 a while ago to avoid the steep cost of the Microsoft Extended Security Updates (ESUs). So what's holding people back from migrating? 

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, legacy application, Windows 10, Windows Virtual Desktop, Windows 7, Virtual Application Delivery

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

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

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