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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

The High Cost of Using VDI

October 25, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

As cloud-based solutions and user mobility become more mainstream, there's a lot of buzz surrounding virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments like Citrix, VMware and Windows Virtual Desktop. And for some organizations that are looking to deliver virtual desktops to their end users, large-scale VDI solutions like these may make sense.

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Application Virtualization, Cloud Migration, Digital Transformation, 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

How to Increase Free Trial Completions by Eliminating Downloads & Installs

August 15, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

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...

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Filed Under: Independent Software Vendors, Software Sales, Legacy Application Modernization, Legacy Applications, Best Practices

What To Do When VDI is Overkill

July 15, 2019
By Robb Henshaw

I recently came across a brilliant blog post from Brian Madden at VMware entitled “How to convince your users that VDI is good for them.” The post makes a particularly salient point at the end, which is this: “Only use VDI where it makes sense!”

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

Cloud Migration Challenges Your IT Department May Be Facing

June 20, 2019
By Andrew Miller

Cloud shift is in full swing and with it comes cloud migration challenges. Gartner projects that by 2020 more than $1 trillion in IT spending will be directly or indirectly affected by the shift to the cloud, making it “one of the most disruptive forces since the early days of the digital age.”

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Application Virtualization, Cloud Application Migration, Cost Savings, Cloud Migration

Royal Technologies Goes "All-in" on Chrome OS

March 17, 2019
By Cameyo

The following is a case study Google published on the Google Cloud Blog. Click here to see the actual post.

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Technology, Application Virtualization, Cloud Migration, Chromebooks, Google Cloud Platform

Application Virtualization Made Easy with Cameyo

December 06, 2018
By Andrew Miller

Traditional application virtualization has a bad rap. We constantly hear horror stories of how difficult it is to deploy, how complex it is to manage and how expensive it is. Press articles have been dedicated to sharing the difficulties of the technology. At Cameyo, we have done what was once thought to be impossible. We made application virtualization simple, easy to manage and cost...

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Filed Under: Legacy Applications, Application Virtualization, Cloud Application Delivery, Application Modernization