(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
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?
Citrix Germany invited their community in the beginning of this week 10/21st and 22nd for their Technology Exchange event 2013 – #CitrixTEX2013. This event became very popular after Citrix canceled Synergy Europe this year. Attendees were partners and customers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the so called DACH region. With more than 700+ attendees, the … More #CitrixTEX2013 – an exec summary and what’s next with #ProjectMerlin
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
Citrix Synergy keynote from Mark Templeton started with The Who & is now over with great announcements for this year. The show is very exciting and inspires me a lot. I really love the open culture and things people do and talk. For all who are not able to visit or join the conference, I’d … More #CitrixSynergy Keynote – Executive Summary
Finally arrived yesterday in Los Angeles for Citrix Summit which starts today. First impressions of LA are different compared to San Francisco, and still wondering why Citrix moved the show from SFO to LAX. Waking up early this morning I’ve got it. Citrix bets on Excalibur which is part of Project Avalon: So the conference … More Why #CitrixSynergy moved to Anaheim and #Citrix bets on #Excalibur
In my last post I have explained a little bit about my view on “Convergence of IT technologies and enterprise business processes“. Today I’d like to dig a little bit deeper into vendor offerings in those areas, especially when it comes to the technology stack explained in my first post “Defining Desktop virtualization – a … More Today’s Workspace Complexity: Product Vendor Technology Matrix for End-users – an attempt