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  • PVS Resource Usage Part 1

    Some people are saying that PVS is complex. I personally don’t think that PVS is complex looking from an infrastructure endpoint, but it can be complex to understand the concept of PVS and the new way of working. When people get that part, the complexity...
    Wilco van Bragt on November 26, 2014 : 0 comments , 21 views
  • News of 25 November 2014

    XenDesktop 7.x internals cheat sheet, configuring certificates RDS, RDS User Session Control and MDT deploy XenDesktop 7.x on HP Moonshot. Read more... Read More...
    Wilco van Bragt on November 25, 2014 : 0 comments , 41 views
  • It’s almost 2015, and using MDM to manage BYOD is still up for debate.

    As we’re getting close to 2015, there’s a debate that stands out: Should we use mobile device management to manage employees’ personal devices, or should we leave them unmanaged and use mobile app management instead? This debate stands...
    Jack Madden on November 25, 2014 : 2 comments , 1,820 views
  • Improvements to configuring Remote Desktop Service Host certificates in Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

    In a previous blog post we explained how to configure Remote Desktop certificates for Windows 7. In Windows 8 (and 8.1) and Windows Server 2012 (and R2) configuring Remote Desktop certificates has become easier: 1. It is no longer required for the template...
    Terminal Services Team Blog on November 24, 2014 : 0 comments , 51 views
  • Integration components: How we determine Windows Update applicability

    Last week we began distributing integration components through Windows Update . In the November rollup, integration components were made available to Windows Server 2012/2008R2 virtual machines along with Windows 8/7 virtual machines running on Windows...
    Windows Virtualization Team Blog on November 24, 2014 : 0 comments , 49 views
  • The problem with EMM is it doesn't enable businesses to do anything they can't do without it.

    On BrianMadden.com, we like to say that we focus on the broad space of "end user computing," though really that's just a fancy way of saying we cover desktop virtualization and enterprise mobility / EMM. We've put down a lot of words this year talking...
    Brian Madden on November 24, 2014 : 7 comments , 1,995 views
  • News of 21 November 2014

    Database Sizing Tool for XenDesktop 7, Connection Leasing GPO Template and RES WM App-V integration. Read more... Read More...
    Wilco van Bragt on November 21, 2014 : 0 comments , 42 views
  • Thanks to Apple and Google, more vendors can offer mobile app management. How do these new products stack up?

    As I’ve written in the past , there are a large number of software vendors that provide MDM functionality—way more than just the top handful of enterprise mobility management-oriented vendors. There was a surge of activity a few years ago...
    Jack Madden on November 21, 2014 : 0 comments , 1,398 views
  • VMware Horizon with View Now Compatible with SIGNificant E-Signature Solution from XYZMO

    By Tony Huynh, Product Line Manager, End-User Computing, VMware For the past several months, VMware has been working closely with XYZMO to enable SIGNificant—a cutting-edge e-signature solution—to work seamlessly with VMware Horizon with View virtual...
    VMware End User Computing on November 20, 2014 : 0 comments , 41 views
  • Self-Help Resources for VMware End-User Computing

    By Gina Daly, Technical Writer for Technical Marketing, End-User Computing, VMware Are you making the most of the available online resources to find information about VMware End-User Computing products? Knowledge is power, as they say, and we are committed...
    VMware End User Computing on November 20, 2014 : 0 comments , 45 views
  • Did VDI grow up, or did our expectations come down?

    We've been writing a lot in the past year or so about how VDI has started to turn the corner and people are actually starting to use it in a big way now. But I have to wonder—is this because VDI actually got better, or is it because our once-lofty...
    Brian Madden on November 20, 2014 : 2 comments , 2,971 views
  • News of 19 November 2014

    RD Gateway with Azure Multifactor, Impact of Folder Redirection, RD Gateway on Azure fixed and RDCMan 2.7 released. Read more... Read More...
    Wilco van Bragt on November 19, 2014 : 0 comments , 52 views
  • Rogue departments are buying cloud services outside of IT? I guess they can do FUIT, too.

    When we talk about cloud service adoption in general (DaaS, SaaS, etc…), the overwhelming majority of arguments against such solutions has to do with corporate policy or trust issues rather than technical problems (not that those don’t exist...
    Gabe Knuth on November 19, 2014 : 0 comments , 1,732 views
  • Microsoft Azure Desktop Hosting: RD Gateway Farm Deployment Guidance Updated To Support Azure Load Balancer Client IP Affinity

    Hello everyone, this is Clark Nicholson from the Remote Desktop team. I am writing today to let you know that the Azure Load Balancer now supports client IP affinity which resolves the previous incompatibility with the RD Gateway role service. You can...
    Terminal Services Team Blog on November 18, 2014 : 0 comments , 70 views
  • BlackBerry has come a long way in the past year, but is it enough to attract EMM customers who don’t use BlackBerry devices?

    Last week in San Francisco, BlackBerry hosted an event to mark the arrival of BES12 and map more of their enterprise plans. There’s no doubt that a lot has changed at BlackBerry in the last year. They’re going in a unique direction with their...
    Jack Madden on November 18, 2014 : 0 comments , 2,783 views
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