It’s done, I made it, I ordered it, I bought it, now own it: The Apple MacBook Air 13 inch. This is my second day to introduce myself into the new world of OS X and to be honest, I thought it would be much easier. There are a lot of barriers to cross once … More #Apple in da house: My personal #BYOD experience
With Windows 8 Microsoft introduced the new Companion Device License (CDL) for VDI. What does it mean? Great article from Gabe Knuth. Important to know: […] CDL allows employees to use up to four other devices (per primary licensed device) to connect to their virtual desktop, regardless of where they’re located. By “device,” I mean … More Microsoft Windows 8 Companion Device License (CDL) for VDI – what does it mean?
As users are getting more and more liberated through different kinds of wokstyles, IT technologies are merging together. IT consumerization and BYOD will be two main drivers. From my perspective three major topics are converging: 1. Laptop & Desktop PCs: PC refreshments and migration to new operating systems are classical drivers which won’t change in … More The Convergence of Virtualization, PCs and Mobile Devices
BYOD – Bring Your Own Device and consumerization of IT are major drivers for the Post-PC era. Mhm, Post-PC era, what does it really mean? I heard the term first from CEO Mark Templeton at Citrix Synergy SFO last year and was not able to start of with the terminology. In 2010 Citrix was talking so … More Post-PC era – What is it and why is it so important?
Read an interesting article at ZDNet from Dan Kusnetzky and wondering the same question: “Why hasn’t desktop virtualization taken over the world?” Three thoughts about that: 1. Different view and definition about desktop virtualization Desktop Virtualization has different meanings for each individual. From an abstract view I don’t agree with Dan that desktop virtualization is … More Why hasn’t desktop virtualization taken over the world?
Last week I attended the Citrix Synergy conference in Barcelona, and I’d like to provide my 2ct of my personal observations. It was my fourth Synergy in a row and probably one of the interesting ones. Synergy events are always worth attending, as the latest in virtualization and cloud strategies, products, and best practices are … More My 2ct from Citrix Synergy Barcelona