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  • Video: Brian Madden explains the Consumerization of IT in 3 minutes

    Here's a quick video interview I did at VMworld last month with David Spark about the Consumerization of IT . I think I had been talking for about three days straight at this point, so my voice is starting to go, but I think it's a good overview of how...
    Brian Madden on September 30, 2011 : 3 comments , 5,682 views
  • Did Amazon just enter the desktop virtualization space with their Silk web browser?

    Yesterday Amazon announced a new tablet device (called the Kindle Fire ) which will be a 7-inch tablet running Android. They also announced a new web browser for the device called Amazon Silk . But unlike regular browsers which run locally on the device...
    Brian Madden on September 29, 2011 : 4 comments , 6,939 views
  • Could ThinApp Factory enable Bring Your Own (Thin)Apps?

    A few weeks ago (last week maybe? They all run together…), Jeroen van de Kamp posted about a Login Consultants solution they've called BYOApp . BYOApp is a solution that allows for automatic sequencing of applications as a sort of User Installed...
    Gabe Knuth on September 27, 2011 : 7 comments , 5,789 views
  • Why Microsoft is not getting serious with desktop virtualization in Windows 8

    Ever since Microsoft released a bunch of details about Windows 8 at their BUILD 2011 conference a few weeks ago, I've been getting questions like, "Is it true that Microsoft is finally getting serious about desktop virtualization with Windows 8?" or ...
    Brian Madden on September 22, 2011 : 8 comments , 12,568 views
  • After the VMworld 2011 buzz, a look at VMware AppBlast

    As usual, I came away from VMworld thinking that VMware really has their act together. I was high on AppBlast, Horizon, Persona, and PCoIP offload cards, and for good reason--it's all cool technology that grows their desktop virtualization offering today...
    Gabe Knuth on September 20, 2011 : 8 comments , 10,018 views
  • Bring Your Own Application with Microsoft App-V

    Once in a while you encounter a simple but brilliantly refreshing idea. This happened to me a couple of weeks ago. My colleague Matthias Wessner was in the Amsterdam HQ for a visit, and dropped by my office. He asked if I had seen the movie he mailed...
    Jeroen van de Kamp's Blog on September 19, 2011 : 11 comments , 8,915 views
  • What I saw at Intel Developer Forum 2011

    Hi Everyone.. Jack Madden here. This is my first blog post since I joined TechTarget a few weeks ago. I now live in San Francisco, and the 2011 Intel Developers Forum took place a few blocks from our office. While most of the content was outside of our...
    Jack Madden on September 16, 2011 : 0 comments , 4,749 views
  • Brian's coming to Europe in October: Free events in London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, & Paris

    I'll be spending about three weeks in Europe in October speaking at several events on desktop virtualization. The main events are three of TechTarget's one day " Desktop Virtualization 2011 " road show events. These events are free, and at each one I...
    Brian Madden on September 15, 2011 : 0 comments , 3,626 views
  • Hyper-V will be included as part of Microsoft Windows 8 - what does that mean for client-side virtualization?

    There's been an increasing amount of buzz lately around the fact that Windows 8 will be shipping with integrated Hyper-V (or at least features of Hyper-V). Nerds and admins and such ( Tim , Benny , et al.) will be happy to hear that they don't need to...
    Gabe Knuth on September 14, 2011 : 5 comments , 7,444 views
  • Brian & Gabe sign a 4-year extension with TechTarget

    I'll follow up my tweet today to confirm that Gabe & I have signed a 4-year extension with TechTarget. Our old deal was set to expire at the end of this year, so we're now committed through the end of 2015. TechTarget acquired our company in November...
    Brian Madden on September 13, 2011 : 1 comments , 4,051 views
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