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  • Is it time for enterprise IT to use DevOps for smart automation of virtual desktop delivery?

    During my work life of the last decade at Login Consultants I have come across many large-scale RDSH and VDI environments. From my point of view, a lot of these environments suffer from similar structural issues. Over and over again, I see RDSH and VDI...
    Published Sep 16 2014 by Guest Bloggers , 7,674 views, 13 comments
  • The Devil is dead! Slaying the primary barrier to large scale VDI.

    Nick Rintalan and I are just back from another successful BriForum conference where we delivered several sessions. One of the reoccurring themes we have seen at the past several BriForum events as well as other industry events like Synergy is the rise...
    Published Aug 01 2014 by Guest Bloggers , 10,868 views, 16 comments
  • BriForum 2014 Boston DEMO Lab videos are posted!

    At BriForum 2014 Boston this year, I walked around with a video camera recording booth demos with each of our sponsors. Those videos can be accessed below by clicking on the sponsor logo or by browsing through all of our videos at www.brianmadden.com...
    Published Jul 29 2014 by Guest Bloggers , 3,699 views, 5 comments
  • The Pink Elephant in the room: 10 Things we think but keep to ourselves

    1. App Virtualization does not solve application delivery problems. The promise: It’s a buzzword that we have all used for years. “Package” and “virtualize” your applications once and all your application delivery problems...
    Published Jul 16 2014 by Guest Bloggers , 6,217 views, 6 comments
  • BriForum 2014 London DEMO Lab videos are posted!

    At BriForum 2014 London this year, I walked around with a video camera recording booth demos with each of our sponsors. Those videos can be accessed below by clicking on the sponsor logo or by browsing through all of our videos at www.brianmadden.com...
    Published May 23 2014 by Guest Bloggers , 3,981 views, 0 comments
  • Persistent versus non-persistent versus RDSH doesn't matter. CloudVolumes makes it all about the apps!

    By most accounts I've read, the desktop virtualization market is not growing at expected rates. As a result, the big players in the space have made a strong shift towards mobile. However, this new revenue—even if growing fast—is a fraction...
    Published Mar 06 2014 by Guest Bloggers , 9,154 views, 12 comments
  • The real DaaS story is that Amazon embarrassed Microsoft

    Back in December 2012 I wrote a post about Microsoft hosting Windows Desktops on Azure and predicted that they would offer it only on RDS. Rumors started to surface in May 2013 about Microsoft’s Mohoro project , and in November 2013 Amazon embarrassed...
    Published Jan 09 2014 by Guest Bloggers , 10,348 views, 5 comments
  • Despite hiring Sumit Dhawan and Bob Schultz from Citrix, VMware has no choice but to make a mobile acquisition very soon

    VMware continues to state that they are focused on three strategic legs with EUC as number three. So what can they do to achieve this? They have a meaningful presence against Citrix in the VDI market as number two, but that’s not a high growth business...
    Published Jan 07 2014 by Guest Bloggers , 12,400 views, 13 comments
  • Introducing the "customer focused" EUC magic quadrant. Is this a better way to think about end user computing?

    [Note from Brian: We originally published this article the day before VMworld last month, but I think everyone was focused on VMworld and so no one read it. :) It's an interesting idea and I'm curious about peoples' comments, so I've reposted it to the...
    Published Sep 19 2013 by Guest Bloggers , 13,178 views, 3 comments
  • Chapter 2 of The App-V Book (all 298 pages of it!) is now available for free

    It has been 8 months since we delivered the first chapter of the App-V 5 book and today we proudly present the second chapter available for free at www.appvbook.com . Since January 14, we’ve had well over 500 requests through email or through one...
    Published Sep 06 2013 by Guest Bloggers , 10,695 views, 1 comment
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