Tag Archives: vdi

Update on my Book

As you may know, I released my first book last October: Citrix XenApp® 7.5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions. I had to opportunity to speak at both Citrix Synergy and BriForum Denver conferences this year on the same topic.  My book has received strong … Continue reading

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Speaking at Citrix Synergy 2015

I’m happy to announce that I am presenting at Citrix Synergy again.  I had the privilege to speak at Synergy in 2011 on VDI Storage.  This year I am presenting on XenApp 7.6 Architecture, based in part off my book which … Continue reading

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New Article: Planning for Desktop as a Service

In July, I had the pleasure of speaking at BriForum in Boston. BriForum is a popular vendor-neutral conference focused on virtualization and mobility technologies. My first session was titled Where To Stick It: VDI Storage Considerations; you can read more … Continue reading

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New Article: VDI Storage Considerations

In July, I had the pleasure of speaking at BriForum in Boston.  BriForum is a popular vendor-neutral conference focused on virtualization and mobility technologies.  My first session, which was very well received, was titled Where To Stick It: VDI Storage Considerations. During the … Continue reading

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Speaking at BriForum

This morning I was able to speak at BriForum.  This is my first time attending or speaking at BriForum … great venue! My morning session was Where to Stick It: VDI Storage Considerations.  The session went well with good audience … Continue reading

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VDI Planning Guide: Highly Available Desktops

My latest article “VDI Planning Guide: Highly Available Desktops” has been published at E-Commerce Times under their Expert Advice section: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/73429.html A key advantage of virtualization is the ability to decouple an operating system from its hardware layer. This improves … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: VDI: Are you Ready?

Base on my article Are you ready for VDI?, in this webinar we discuss the importance of identifying exactly what VDI means to your organization, how to determine if VDI is right for you and how to make it a … Continue reading

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Are you ready for VDI?

More companies are investigating the benefits of implementing a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).  If you are one of those companies then you need to ask yourself, “Am I ready for VDI?”  The first step is identifying exactly what VDI means … Continue reading

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Citrix Synergy 2011

If you are thinking about going to Synergy this year, I will be assisting in moderating the XenClient learning labs (SYN409D) during Summit and speaking as part of the XenDesktop team during Synergy. This is an exciting opportunity for me! … Continue reading

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XenDesktop 5 Deep Dive: Machine Creation Services (MCS) on vSphere 4.1

As promised, I have published my Deep Dive around MCS over at The GenerationV Site: http://tinyurl.com/4tzpfts. Check it out! The data is abstracted, but all the source came from a real-world pilot. The question posed was, “What is the impact … Continue reading

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