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  • ControlUp - The free management tool I wish I had when I was a full-time admin

    Have you heard of ControlUp yet? Smart-X, its creator, has received a bit of press lately for it due to it's simple, unique approach to monitoring and management. I had a chance to meet with Yoni Avital and Asaf Ganot when I was at Citrix Synergy in Barcelona...
    by Gabe Knuth on December 08, 2011 : 5 comments , 8,914 views
  • Everyone is making VDI too hard: it's really just a desktop form factor change

    A lot of people throw around phrases like "big deal," "game changing," and "transformational when describing VDI. But in VDI is not a big deal. It's not game changing. In fact, VDI is nothing more than a form factor change. It's the same desktop you've...
    by Brian Madden on December 07, 2011 : 7 comments , 8,089 views
  • Brian & Gabe LIVE #13: with guest Brian de Haaff. We discussed GoToManage, CarrierIQ, the Amazon Kindle Fire and more!

    Happy Tuesday! This week we had a sponsored guest, Citrix Online's Brian de Haaff ( @paglo ). Brian was CEO and co-founder of Paglo, an IT-as-a-Service provider that acquired by Citrix in 2008. The Paglo technology became the core of several of Citrix...
    by Brian Madden on December 06, 2011 : 0 comments , 4,407 views
  • Desktop virtualization is not a "free pass" for lack of desktop management

    Some people suggest that I don't like desktop virtualization because of some recent articles I've written like Desktop Virtualization is NOT about saving money , Why Microsoft is not getting serious with desktop virtualization in Windows 8 , and The myth...
    by Brian Madden on October 18, 2011 : 5 comments , 8,591 views
  • Wanova Mirage: now with more layers

    Last week I met with Wanova’s Ady Degany to shoot some videos and hear about new capabilities in their Mirage product. Mirage divides your client’s hard drive into layers and syncs them with your datacenter, giving you a few new management...
    by Jack Madden on October 18, 2011 : 1 comments , 4,627 views
  • Two new free tools from Login Consultants: SCCM Status Indicator and App-V Package Analyzer

    While Brian (and maybe you) might disagree, I believe that BrianMadden.com should be more about the "enterprise desktop" and end user client computing in general. The current focus on server-based computing and desktop virtualization is too limiting....
    by Jeroen van de Kamp on September 11, 2011 : 2 comments , 6,482 views
  • Virtual User Environment Manager - the FREE UEM solution from VirtuAll Solutions

    Back in June, Pierre Marmignon of VirtuAll Solutions and CitrixTools.net released the first version of his FREE Virutal User Environment Manager (VUEM). You may remember the news from late March when, just as he was set to release VUEM, RES Software intervened...
    by Gabe Knuth on August 05, 2011 : 0 comments , 5,983 views
  • Brian Madden TV #35: MMS 2011 Roundup - SCCM, RES, App-DNA, & Gabe's Bitchin' View

    Gabe was in Las Vegas at the Microsoft Management Summit this week. (If you missed it, check out his keynote live blog and written wrap-up .) Then recorded a demo of the RES's Max Ranzau about their Reverse Seamless product . Finnalt, App-DNA's Paul Schnell...
    by Brian Madden TV on March 25, 2011 : 2 comments , 6,571 views
  • MMS 2011 wrap-up: SCCM, apps, and the desktop make for a good show

    This year marks the second time I've attended the Microsoft Management Summit, and I have to say that I took a lot more away from the show this year than I did last year. Last year, I was on the prowl looking for Microsoft-specific directions on desktop...
    by Gabe Knuth on March 24, 2011 : 0 comments , 6,716 views
  • Should Citrix just buy BigFix and AppSense and dominate the Windows desktop?

    Let’s kick off our pre-BriForum weekend with a fun thought exercise: As Citrix has evolved from a terminal server-based company to an end-to-end desktop virtualization company, they’ve obviously grown their potential market. And now that they’re...
    by Brian Madden on June 11, 2010 : 12 comments , 10,253 views
  • Video demo of McAfee A/V Offloading virtual appliance from Citrix Synergy 2010

    At Synergy, McAfee announced their new virtual endpoint security platform, called MOVE (Management for Optimized Virtual Environments). A key part of this platform, called A/V Offloading, removes the need to run an antivirus solution inside each virtual...
    by Gabe Knuth on June 04, 2010 : 4 comments , 6,246 views
  • Video demo of AppDNA AppTitude from MMS 2010

    Before we get to the Synergy videos, there's a few left from my trip to Microsoft Management Summit back in April. This video is of AppDNA's Samit Patel showing off their AppTitude application migration product, which actually won Best of Show...
    by Gabe Knuth on May 18, 2010 : 4 comments , 6,047 views
  • Video demo of RES PowerFuse from MMS 2010

    In the last video from MMS 2010, Bob Janssen of RES Software showed off PowerFuse and the updates they've made to the product since we last took a look at it. RES has 'caught up,' so to speak, in the user environment management space, and...
    by Gabe Knuth on May 18, 2010 : 2 comments , 4,436 views
  • Monitoring in Virtual Environments (sponsored by eG Innovations), from BriForum 2008

    This is a video of a breakout session from BriForum 2008. Session Description: Based on our customer experiences, in this session eG will outline the fundamental monitoring needs of a typical Virtual environment. How is this different from monitoring...
    by Brian Madden on June 18, 2008 : 0 comments , 1,042 views
  • Benchmarking VDI / TS Desktop performance with the free Login VSI utility, from BriForum 2008

    This is a video of a breakout session from BriForum 2008 , presented by Jeroen van de Kamp and Bernhard Tritsch. Session Description: How many times have you seen performance benchmarks published? Wouldn't it be nice if you could also replicate those...
    by Brian Madden on June 17, 2008 : 0 comments , 862 views
  • PowerShelling Terminal Services and Citrix Revisited, from BriForum 2008

    This is a video of a breakout session from BriForum 2008 , presented by Shawn Bass and Jason Conger. Session Description: Windows PowerShell is a new command line shell and admin-focused scripting language with more than 130 standard command line tools...
    by Brian Madden on June 17, 2008 : 0 comments , 834 views
  • UserEnv Logging - A Comprehensive Analysis, from BriForum 2008

    This is a video of a breakout session from BriForum 2008 , presented by Kevin Goodman. Session Description: In this session Brian and Kevin detail everything you wanted to know about UserEnv Logging but didn't know where to look. After this session...
    by Brian Madden on June 17, 2008 : 0 comments , 2,021 views
  • Journey to the Center of the Windows Server 2008 Virtualization Platforms: TS and Hyper-V, from BriForum 2008

    This is a video of a breakout session from BriForum 2008 , presented by Bernhard Tritsch. Session Description: As an IT professional responsible for virtualization platforms based on Windows Server 2008, you need to dig beneath the surface if you really...
    by Brian Madden on June 17, 2008 : 0 comments , 1,200 views
  • Quest Software, Provision Networks Virtual Access Suite - Help, my connection broker is on steroids! (sponsored by Quest Software), from BriForum 2008

    This is a video of a breakout session from BriForum 2008 , presented by Patrick Rouse. Session Description: This session will provide an overview of who Quest Software is, and why it matters. An overview will be provided on the current state of Provision...
    by Brian Madden on June 16, 2008 : 0 comments , 783 views
  • My Application Won't Work! from BriForum 2008

    This is a video of a breakout session from BriForum 2008 , presented by Rick Mack. Session Description: This session will be a discussion of tools that are available to find out what applications are doing. Rick will show some examples on the use of the...
    by Brian Madden on June 16, 2008 : 0 comments , 683 views