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COVID-19 Shines a Light on the Shortcomings of VDI & DaaS

June 04, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

For the past 3+ months, every organization has had to deal with the shift to remote work due to COVID-19. And as a new report by Enterprise Research Group (ESG) reveals, when faced with the need to enable people to work from home quickly, many organizations simply went with what they knew (or vendors they already worked with for other technology needs), which resulted in a large spike in...

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Windows Virtual Desktop, Citrix, Remote Work, COVID-19, Digital Workspaces, daas

How EasyPower Increased Software Trials by 400%

May 21, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

Most software companies have a similar goal when it comes to marketing to new customers – make it as easy as possible for prospects to demo/trial your software. The sooner the potential customer can experience the power of your solution for themselves, the shorter the sales cycle will be. 

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Filed Under: Independent Software Vendors, Software Sales, Legacy Applications

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

How MSPs Can Play a Critical Role in Enabling Remote Work

March 12, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

As the World Health Organization (WHO) declares the coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic, MSPs are one of many parties facing big challenges in how to operate their businesses during these times. Many MSPs travel extensively to their customers’ offices but are now finding themselves needing to limit (or cancel altogether) travel so that they don’t risk getting and/or spreading the virus. 

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, MSP, Virtual Application Delivery, Remote Work

Protecting Your People AND Their Productivity with Remote Work

March 09, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

There has been an unprecedented increase in remote working over the past few weeks due to COVID-19 (the coronavirus). Many of the largest companies in the world including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, HP, Intel, Microsoft, Twitter and more are now either “recommending” that people work from home or - in some cases - mandating it. In fact, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has officially...

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, 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