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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

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

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

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

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