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Why Computerworld calls Cameyo “the new alternative to Citrix”

July 09, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

A few days ago, Computerworld ran a feature article with the headline “Cameyo - the new alternative to Citrix.” Obviously, with a bold claim like that, the article has received a lot of attention. And as you’d expect when a large legacy vendor like Citrix is attacked, the article has been met with some skepticism as well. 

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Filed Under: VDI, Citrix, Digital Workspaces, daas, VMware

What is the "New Normal"?

July 07, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

Everywhere you turn these days, there’s someone else talking about the “New Normal.” In a world where all of our routines, processes, and realities have been turned upside down, it’s natural for people to want to put labels on things to help make sense of all of the change.  

We’re certainly no exception. We’ve been talking about the “New Normal” for months as a way to make sense of all of the...

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Filed Under: VDI, Remote Work, Working From Home, Digital Workspaces, daas

IT Efficiency is Key to Justifying Investment in VDI & DaaS - and That’s a Problem

June 23, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

When it comes to justifying the investment in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) or Desktop as a Service (DaaS), a recent survey by the analysts at Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) reveals that the highest-rated factor (with 38% raking it the top concern) is the need to increase IT efficiency. This means that organizations place a lot of value in the ability to break through challenges that...

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Filed Under: Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Virtual Application Delivery, daas

Survey Reveals the Hidden Costs of VDI and DaaS

June 09, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

As you may have seen, last week we released a new survey &  report by Enterprise Research Group (ESG) which reveals that organizations currently using virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) or Desktop as a Service (DaaS) products list cost, complexity, and security as their primary issues with these technologies (you can download the full version of the report for free here). So today, we wanted...

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Filed Under: VDI, Remote Work, COVID-19, Working From Home, Digital Workspaces, daas

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

New Report Reveals Top 3 Concerns Among VDI & DaaS Users Are Cost, Complexity, and Security

June 03, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

A new report by Enterprise Research Group (ESG) reveals that even though 4 out of 10 organizations are currently using virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) or Desktop as a Service (DaaS) products to enable remote work, the top challenges those organizations experience with those products are cost, complexity, and security. You can download the full version of the report for free here.

Over the...

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Filed Under: Virtual Desktops, VDI, Remote Work, Working From Home, Digital Workspaces, daas

Are You Ready for the New Normal?

May 28, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

Just a couple of months ago, most IT departments were forced to scramble to enable remote work for most (if not all) of their workforces. While some viewed that as a temporary challenge at the time, it is now universally clear that people working from home is part of the new normal moving forward. 

But the “new normal” is a term that being thrown around a lot right now, so what does that...

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Filed Under: VDI, Remote Work, COVID-19, Working From Home, Digital Workspaces

Remote Work is Here to Stay - Don’t Settle for a Temporary Fix

May 07, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

A recent survey from CNBC & Change Research found that 42% of respondents nationwide are working from home – a significant increase from the 9% who say they worked “completely from home” before the pandemic. And it has been interesting to witness the evolution of the conversation that organizations have been having about this major shift to remote work. There have been a few notable phases in...

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Filed Under: Digital Transformation, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Windows Virtual Desktop, Citrix, Virtual Application Delivery, Remote Work, COVID-19, VPN, Working From Home

Retail Chain Replaces Citrix with Cameyo

April 28, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

While there is a lot of talk in the industry about virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and Desktop as a Service (DaaS) products, those products (like Citrix, VMware, and Nutanix) simply don't work for many organizations' needs. We talk to companies every day who have tried those technologies and either:

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Filed Under: Cloud Application Delivery, Uncategorized, Chromebooks, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Virtual Application Delivery

3 Lessons Learned from the Surge in Remote Work

April 21, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

In the past few weeks, we have had the honor of helping dozens and dozens of new customers quickly and securely deliver their business-critical applications to all of their remote workers. And we’ve helped our existing customers rapidly expand their virtual application delivery to a whole new group of remote workers as shelter in place orders were enacted.

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Filed Under: VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Citrix, Virtual Application Delivery, Remote Work, COVID-19, VPN, Working From Home