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  • Look out Pano, Sun, Ncomputing! Wyse Project Badger is their entry into the "zero client" space.

    Details are starting to emerge about something called Wyse Project "Badger," a software solution that will challenge the so-called "zero" clients like those from Pano Logic, Sun, and Ncomputing. Badger (which should come out of beta...
    Brian Madden on January 29, 2010 : 13 comments , 10,140 views
  • iPad fever is going around, and we caught it! Is this the ultimate desktop virtualization client?

    I wasn't going to write anything about Apple's iPad for fear of being labeled a "fanboy," but I just can't help it. Yes, I want one, even though the name kind of sucks. (iSlate was cool, I thought.) Yes, it's mostly because it's...
    Gabe Knuth on January 28, 2010 : 10 comments , 7,978 views
  • Everyone who needs VDI already has it

    Citrix, VMware, and other vendors are spending millions trying to convince customers that they need VDI. The reality is that everyone who really needs VDI is already using it. There are 500-700m corporate desktops in the world. The number of VDI users...
    Brian Madden on January 27, 2010 : 6 comments , 8,747 views
  • "A fool with a tool is still a fool"--words of wisdom in IT

    When you've been building desktop and application virtualization solutions for so many years, you have to be blind not to spot the typical patterns which re-occur in almost every project. Actually, it's fun to identify them when you talk to your...
    Jeroen van de Kamp's Blog on January 25, 2010 : 14 comments , 15,239 views
  • BriForum 2010 Call for Papers is officially open, you too can present!

    We've talked a bit about BriForum 2010 in the past, which will take place June 15-17 at the Chicago Hilton. This year's BriForum will be just about the same as BriForum 2009, except we'll have real food at the party and it will take place...
    Brian Madden on January 25, 2010 : 1 comments , 4,160 views
  • Brian Madden TV #27 - 2010 trends and predictions

    For our first episode of 2010, Brian & Gabe sat down in the same room as their very first episode from a year ago. Today's episode is about about the desktop virtualization trends that will be important in 2010. Specifically, they discuss: Client...
    Brian Madden TV on January 22, 2010 : 2 comments , 8,455 views
  • A Local User Group Goes Virtual with Virtualization Alliance

    So I'm helping run this local user group, Virtualization Boston , here in the Boston area. Being based on Virtualization, we like to use whatever virtualization we can. Now we have decided to put on an event and make it virtually available to others...
    Tim Mangan on January 20, 2010 : 7 comments , 2,900 views
  • New Free App-V Self Support Tool (and how to make friends at the helpdesk)

    When you deploy App-V applications on laptops and pc's, expect a lot of helpdesk calls. While App-V is a mature application virtualization solution, it is interesting to see that a simple design decision does actually not make a lot of sense…...
    Jeroen van de Kamp's Blog on January 19, 2010 : 0 comments , 8,433 views
  • Gabe's solicitation for prognostication (or, please send in your predictions for 2010!)

    Here's your invitation (ok, I'll stop with the -tion's) to comment or email us with your thoughts/predictions for 2010. This week, Brian and I will be together at our company meeting in Boston, and while we're there, we're going to...
    Gabe Knuth on January 19, 2010 : 5 comments , 2,725 views
  • Is the world ready for the BYOPC / employee-owned PC?

    We've written quite a bit about the Bring-Your-Own-PC (BYOPC) / employee-owned PC concept over the years. (Check here and here if you're not familiar with the concept.) Now that Citrix and VMware are getting closer to releasing their client hypervisors...
    Brian Madden on January 18, 2010 : 25 comments , 12,409 views
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