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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

VDI or VPN for Remote Work? Neither.

April 09, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

There has been no shortage of blog posts and articles recently with opinions on the best and most efficient technologies for enabling your remote workforce. Unfortunately, especially when those articles/posts are written by technology vendors, you can be presented with a false choice that makes it more difficult to assess all of your options. 

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Filed Under: Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Remote Work, COVID-19, VPN, 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

Helping MSPs Build More Profitable and Scalable Virtual Application Delivery Practices

March 11, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

For those of you who may have missed the news last week, we launched a new version of our platform - Cameyo for Managed Service Provides (MSPs) - to help MSPs build more profitable and scalable virtual application delivery practices for all of their customers. And we're excited to note that the announcement was received very well by both the media (press coverage below) and the MSP community. 

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Filed Under: Application Modernization, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, MSP, Virtual Application Delivery

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

App Compatibility - The Biggest Roadblock in Windows 10 Migration

January 21, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

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.

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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

Complexity is the Enemy of Security - Latest Citrix Security Flaw Makes That Clearer Than Ever

January 17, 2020
By Robb Henshaw

At this point you’ve certainly seen endless numbers of articles and posts about the critical security flaws in Citrix’s Appliance Delivery Controller and Gateway products. The flaw - CVE-2019-19781 - is a vulnerability that allows an attacker to run a command on your system or read files on your server. There have already been a few proof of concept exploits released by researchers.

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Filed Under: Technology, Cloud Migration, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Security, Citrix

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