Since the beginning of the cloud revolution over the past decade, businesses worldwide have contemplated the best path for the technology driving their business. For the past several years, vendors, resellers, and solutions providers have touted the cloud as the "end all be all" for solving modern technology challenges. However, many organizations have invested fortunes to customize and...
In a recent conversation with one of the end-user device (EUD) industry’s leading analysts, he quipped, "After the apocalypse, three things will still be around: cockroaches, Twinkies and legacy Windows apps."
Filed Under: Independent Software Vendors, Legacy Application Modernization, Legacy Applications, Application Virtualization, Cloud Application Migration, Application Modernization, Cloud Shift, Virtual Application Delivery, Digital Workspaces, SaaS
As organizations around the world adapt to the new normal - one where the concept of "internal" and "remote" employees is replaced by all employees being a hybrid - the need for Digital Workspaces to ensure productivity from anywhere is great than ever.
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.
As companies take action to protect their workers from the coronavirus outbreak, many have enacted work from home policies to help prevent the possible spread. As a result, we’re seeing a spike in conversation and press coverage highlighting the increase in remote work becoming mandatory. And many advocates are now stating that the coronavirus might be creating the circumstances that finally...
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.
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
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.
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.
If you're an independent software vendor (ISV), then you know the value of enabling prospective customers to trial your application or platform. You can talk about the benefits of your software all day - but enabling the customer to actually get their hands on the product and put it through it's paces is what proves the value of your solution. Which is why you likely offer a free trial on your...