(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?
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
(Image Source: http://windowsteamblog.com/cfs-file.ashx/__key/CommunityServer-Blogs-Components-WeblogFiles/00-00-00-59-23-metablogapi/6201.Win8Logo_5F00_01_5F00_thumb_5F00_23669D8A.jpg) There have been so many negative press, tweets and prejudice in the last past month about Microsoft Windows 8: Windows 8 is an OS designed and build for desktops and now used for tablets – this won’t work out. Therefore it is not usable on both form factors. Metro design sucks; especially developers … More #Microsoft #Windows 8 – not too bad for the enterprise and #BYOD?
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