• November 23, 2008 23 Nov'08

    The Best of Two Worlds in App-V

    In our latest master level training class on Microsoft App-V 4.5 in Boston last week, Christopher Cawvey asked a question that lead us down an unexpected path; through it we may have discovered a new way to deploy virtual applications to terminal ...  Continue Reading

  • November 21, 2008 21 Nov'08

    Details about Microsoft Calista start to emerge, but much is still unknown

    It's been almost a year since Microsoft bought Calista Technologies, a non-shipping set of technologies that leverages host and client-based GPUs for 3D and multimedia remoting. Since the acquisition, Microsoft has been mum about the technology.  Continue Reading

  • November 19, 2008 19 Nov'08

    BrianMadden.com is now part of TechTarget

    I'm happy to announce that we have been acquired by TechTarget. This is really cool because it means that Gabe and I can focus 100% on writing and interacting with the community, and we don't have to be weighed down by all the operational minutia of...  Continue Reading

  • November 19, 2008 19 Nov'08

    Viewpoint on GM and IT

    We've all been hearing about how the big 3 automakers are coming with "hat in hand" to Washington to get their hands on $25 billion to help them survive. There are many opinions out there about this and I'm not going to share everything I think ...  Continue Reading

  • November 18, 2008 18 Nov'08

    Virtual Desktops and N=1

    This will probably shock a lot of you, but this will probably be my shortest post ever. It's been the buzz for quite some time.  Continue Reading

  • November 18, 2008 18 Nov'08

    Geek Speak Road Trip #2 Registration Info

    hey all, well now that we have a few things solidified (nothing like cutting it short on time huh?), I wanted to share with you all here in the Midwest the registration link for the event.  Continue Reading

  • November 17, 2008 17 Nov'08

    XenApp 5 Feature Profile: Special Folder Redirection

    Now that the early adopters have had their fun with XenApp 5, the path has been cleared for the wait-and-see crowd to get their hands a little dirty in the sandbox. Citrix has announced over 50 new features and enhancements, and we're going to take...  Continue Reading