Cloud first, mobile first – how to build products in a #PostPC era

        Last week I was able to do some homework and was watching some Microsoft videos from the latest #TechEd2014. One was about Windows 10 management and the evolving requirements in the enterprise:   (Source: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2014/WIN-B334) This was like a déjà-vu from different venues I was able to participate or watch. The story resonates very … More Cloud first, mobile first – how to build products in a #PostPC era

PC sales are going up again #PostPC

Last night I was researching more details about the latest PC sales figures. Last month I’ve found an interesting article at TechCrunch about it: PC sales are up and tablets down http://t.co/2NjgpSmlMI — @Virtual_Patrick (@Virtual_Patrick) August 24, 2014   Reasons about the change are mentioned in the article: Businesses and consumers alike are again purchasing PCs, … More PC sales are going up again #PostPC

My Top 7 IT Trends for 2014 from an end-user computing view

(Picture: http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8378/8358208394_63d8cc1a35_o.jpg by artisrams under creative commons) Usually I am just reading in several blog posts or articles about IT trends, but this year VMware asked to write some of my predictions – so here we go. Instead of writing about all IT trends I will try to focus on end-user computing and enterprise IT. Mobility … More My Top 7 IT Trends for 2014 from an end-user computing view

#Amazon announced #DaaS with #WorkSpaces – a game changer for #VDI in 2014?

BOOM – what an announcement from Amazon today: Announcing Amazon #WorkSpaces is a fully managed desktop computing service in the cloud. http://t.co/Bu7uqa6ggw #aws #reinvent — Werner Vogels (@Werner) November 13, 2013 This is a real game changer for me. There is a lot going on and Amazon is now absolutely in the Desktop as a … More #Amazon announced #DaaS with #WorkSpaces – a game changer for #VDI in 2014?

#VMware hangout with @JoeBaguley & @psaffo about the future of IT

Over a week ago, I had the pleasure to be invited to an exclusive QA session from VMware with Joe Baguley, VMware EMEA CTO and futurologist Paul Saffo to discuss technology past, present and future. It was the first time of having a Google Hangout which turned out as an amazing and exhausting experience for me. Joe and Paul were … More #VMware hangout with @JoeBaguley & @psaffo about the future of IT

#Citrix #XenDesktop 7 – my notes from #CitrixSynergy

Citrix released the first part of the Project Avalon with the codename Excalibur at Citrix Synergy 2013 in Los Angeles. Project Avalon was announced as the Giant step into Cloud Transformation, so what is it really? Citrix invested heavily in their existing product infrastructure with the question: “What could  XenDesktop & XenApp look like if we … More #Citrix #XenDesktop 7 – my notes from #CitrixSynergy