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  • Brian Madden Video: Considerations for Building a Successful Desktop Virtualization Pilot Program

    Desktop virtualization is a radical new way of doing things. Therefore it’s important to get things right from the start.
    Sponsored Links on April 30, 2011 : 0 comments , 449 views
  • Will layers matter in time to change the desktop management landscape?

    This post started as a comment on Brian's article titled " MokaFive plans to release 'Layering' as its own product. Nice! " but I think this topic is important enough to warrant a blog post with it's own commentary. First, I want to say that it is refreshing...
    AppDetective on April 27, 2011 : 8 comments , 9,058 views
  • My love/hate relationship with Windows Thin PC (WinTPC)

    When I wrote a few weeks ago about the possibility of using Windows XP as a RemoteFX client , I also mentioned that Microsoft has suggested that Windows Thin PC would alleviate the need to run Windows XP. So, I carved out some time last week and sat down...
    Gabe Knuth on April 26, 2011 : 13 comments , 54,489 views
  • MFCOM to PowerShell: How to Make the Transition , a video from BriForum 2010

    Here's one of the sessions that we just didn't have room to bring to London this year, so our loss is your gain! This session ranked in the top ten of all sessions at BriForum 2010 Chicago. Enjoy! Presenter: Jason Conger Co-Presenter: Brandon Shell MFCOM...
    Videos on April 21, 2011 : 0 comments , 4,461 views
  • BriForum 2010 session videos are now free to the public!

    It's that time of year again when we like to show you what you missed last year at BriForum (and why you should go this year!), so today we're releasing all of the BriForum 2010 Chicago videos for free to the public! We hate turning great sessions down...
    Gabe Knuth on April 20, 2011 : 0 comments , 5,310 views
  • 8 Common Mistakes of Windows 7 Migration

    Join this interactive webcast to learn more about common mistakes that people make during the OS migration project
    Sponsored Links on April 19, 2011 : 0 comments , 462 views
  • MokaFive plans to release "layering" as its own product. Nice!

    We've talked a lot about layering over the past few years. (If you're not familiar with the concept, Gabe wrote a great intro article in 2009.) We've also seen a fair amount of products that offer some sort of layering capability, including Atlantis ...
    Brian Madden on April 19, 2011 : 10 comments , 9,715 views
  • Does Quest+MokaFive = threat to Citrix?

    Last week Quest Software announced that they would begin selling and supporting MokaFive's client-based desktop virtualization product. This means that Quest can now offer a very complete (albeit not integrated) solution to support datacenter desktops...
    Brian Madden on April 18, 2011 : 8 comments , 15,669 views
  • Do SIDs matter anymore? Do we really need Sysprep for VDI?

    I had another reminder today that SIDs *do* matter in a virtual Windows environment! We used to religiously change SIDs with a variety of third-party tools (e.g. Ghostwalker, newSID, etc.), but between Mark Russinovich stating that SID changes were no...
    Guest Bloggers on April 13, 2011 : 6 comments , 41,246 views
  • System Performance: It's (still) time to change the timers!

    While working on my presentation for BriForum on Perceived Performance, I was reminded of another performance related white paper that I wrote seven years ago titled It's Time to Change the Timers , which was about the need to change the basic system...
    Tim Mangan on April 13, 2011 : 4 comments , 5,713 views
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