What an amazing briefing today about the latest Windows 10 development. Microsoft is really back after their briefing today showing innovation leadership. The most spectacular announcement first: #Microsoft Announces Revolutionary #Windows #Holographic http://t.co/oiYGtqwgWD < an amazing dream becoming real, want to try it now — @Virtual_Patrick (@Virtual_Patrick) January 21, 2015 This is really disruptive! Forget … More #Microsoft is back on innovation leadership after the #Windows10 press briefing today
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
First of all I wish everyone a Happy New Year! Today VMware UK mentioned me in a tweet: 2014 predictions from @simoneady @jeremyjbowman and @virtual_patrick – http://t.co/dMajQzahQF — VMware UK (@VMware_UK) January 1, 2014 I am very happy about the fact VMware has chosen my latest blogpost about “My Top 7 IT Trends for 2014 … More 2014 predictions from @VMware_UK
(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?
This week I was able to attend a German conference about Cloud Computing and Virtualization from Vogel IT. It was great to see how most speakers repeat to continue to spread the standard message of their vendors – a sign that field marketing in Germany is working. Of course they have been some keynotes added real … More #Microsoft leads Germany, but do they really lead End-User Computing?
Big news hit the PC industry this week when press and analysts announced that PC Sales declined year over year in Q1 with 14%. Three tweets as an example for further sources: 1. Gartner with data: #Gartner WW PC Shipments in 1Q/ 2013 Drop to Lowest Levels Since Q2/ 2009 http://t.co/CHVR6IwE78 < #Apple +7.4% in … More PC Sales Dropped 14% in Q1 compared 2012/2013 – but the PC is not dead!
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?
It’s been a while since the last post, as well as from the survey. First of all I’d really like to thank everybody who participated! I promised to share the results, here you go: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B1_jEMIq7JAnNmFQeWx3dW1qYUk 84% of the participants came from Germany, nearly 93% out of Europe. 42% of the participants still own and use a … More Survey Results: How many different end user devices are you using?