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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

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

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

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

Moving to Windows 10 without abandoning your Windows 7 applications

January 03, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

If your organization relies on any Windows 7 applications, then you are painfully aware that Microsoft is discontinuing support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020 - in less than two weeks. And like many organizations, you may be holding off on migrating to Windows 10 because you’re concerned about whether or not your Windows 7 applications will be compatible.

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Windows 10, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Windows Virtual Desktop, Windows 7

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