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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

Best Practices for Web Enabling EXE

April 24, 2018
By Andrew Miller

If you’re like most schools, over the years you’ve made significant investments in Windows applications. And a critical part of continuing to capitalize on that investment requires those applications be updated and working properly. This probably brings to mind three letters that drive you crazy - .exe.

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Filed Under: Legacy Application Modernization, Best Practices, Application Streaming, Cost Savings, Application Modernization, legacy application

No App Left Behind - Legacy Windows on Chromebook or another device

April 10, 2018
By Andrew Miller

For as long as school budgets have existed, wisely spending funds has been an issue. One of the challenges schools face is keeping pace with technology. Enter cloud technologies - which bring the promise of cost-efficient tools for managing school IT environments.

Today, most schools have mandates in place to move everything to the cloud, giving all of their students access to applications and...

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Filed Under: Legacy Application Modernization, Legacy Applications, Cloud Application Migration, Application Modernization, Cloud Migration, legacy application