Application Management

  • Softricity Purchase: Year 2 and beyond

    It has been about two years since Microsoft purchased Softricity, and probably a good time to take one more look at what has happened since, and is happening now. [For reference, when Microsoft purchased Softricity, I spoke with Brian Madden in one ...  Continue Reading

  • VMware ThinApp helper configuration utility

    VMware ThinApp, former know as Thinstall, offers functions that other Application Virtualization solutions cannot offer. It is no problem for Thinstalled applications to be executed within a few seconds on a workstation, where no client is installed...  Continue Reading

  • Thinstall + Wine = Windows apps without Windows?

    At my training class in Brisbane last month, one of the students, Sharin Yeoh, demoed Microsoft Office 2007 running locally on a Linux desktop via Thinstall packages on Wine. My inner geek response was "This is the coolest thing I've ever seen!"  Continue Reading

  • User Workspace Management with RES PowerFuse

    User workspace management with RES PowerFuseIntroductionLarge software suppliers are so focused on the management and maintenance of ICT systems that they tend to forget the other important half, the user side, of this management. Users would like ...  Continue Reading