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  • A closer look at Session Broker load balancing in Windows Server 2008

    Ever since Microsoft came out with Terminal Services, the demand for a real Load Balancing solution has been present. Up until now one would have to turn to third-party software to get a decent Load Balancing product. Citrix Presentation Server is the most well-known example of this. At But at BriForum 2007 In Chicago, Microsoft shocked the SBC world by announcing that Windows Server 2008 will be able to do real Load Balancing. So what about this “Session Broker Load Balancing“ in Windows Server 2008? What does it do? What can’t it do? Is it any good? Can I get rid of Citrix? Well, in this article we’re going to take a closer look at “Session Broker Load Balancing“ in Windows Server 2008 and see if we can answer these questions....
    Gabe Knuth on June 26, 2007 : 32 comments , 112,156 views
  • One year later: A new home for Softricity web site

    Microsoft has finally created a new web site for SoftGrid under a Microsoft URL. It is almost a year since the purchase of Softricity and a good time for a review of the past year for Applicaiton virtualization....
    Tim Mangan on June 25, 2007 : 1 comments , 13,773 views
  • BriForum 2007 Europe: Amsterdam, October 8-10, 2007

    We have the details for our FIFTH BriForum. It will be in Amsterdam this October. Registration is open. The call for papers is open. Sponsor and exhibitor details are available. Let's go!...
    Brian Madden on June 25, 2007 : 1 comments , 14,689 views
  • Citrix Presentation Server Roadmap: 2007-2009

    One of the last sessions from iForum in Scotland last week was "Citrix Presentation Server Futures." This article is a summary of what’s coming in the next few years....
    Brian Madden on June 11, 2007 : 15 comments , 28,815 views
  • Virtualization Migration Solutions Features comparisons Matrix

    This matrix compares the features of the industries most popular virtualization migration products. The focus of the differences between the products is there migration possibilities. The products often offer more then migration possibilities, disaster recovery and back-up on remote sites are among those extra options....
    Ruben Spruijt on June 11, 2007 : 0 comments , 11,932 views
  • Microsoft SoftGrid SP1 release notes

    This article contains the latest detailed information about Microsoft SoftGrid 4.1 Service Pack 1 (SP1). The article includes new capabilities, general information, and known issues for SoftGrid components....
    Ruben Spruijt on June 08, 2007 : 0 comments , 11,954 views
  • A complete listing of all of Citrix's current products

    After walking around iForum for a few days, I realized that even I didn't know about everything Citrix made. With the help of several Citrix employees, I compiled this list. I'll keep this article up-to-date as things evolve....
    Brian Madden on June 07, 2007 : 4 comments , 19,468 views
  • What is the ONE thing that iForum and BriForum have in common?

    Even though we really try to differentiate the two events, there is one common trait....
    Brian Madden on June 07, 2007 : 4 comments , 13,073 views
  • iForum Edinburgh - EdgeSight announcements and notes

    I'm here at iForum Edinburgh, where Citrix gave a presentation on the latest version of EdgeSight. Since I gave a presentation at BriForum, I decided it would be good to hear about their monitoring product straight from them....
    Gabe Knuth on June 05, 2007 : 19 comments , 16,214 views
  • training,

    I just want to let you know that on June 5th, TMurgent and Kevin Kaminski of the Big Hat Group in Alberta Canada formally announce a partnership to develop the first Independent SoftGrid training courses. As mentioned in the press release ( ), both TMurgent and Big Hat will separately offer courses based on these new materials. Customers may schedule courses with either Big Hat or TMurgent directly. ...
    Ruben Spruijt on June 04, 2007 : 0 comments , 12,043 views
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