It was a huge Marketing event April 9th, when VMware announced the next major version of its End-User Computing flagship Horizon. All Marketing activities and channels were focusing on this only live event opened by Sumit Dhawan. More than 20,000 people participated this webcast. The recording can be found here: Tune in to our live stream NOW for … More #VMware #Horizon6 – my 2cents
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
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?
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
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
In my previous posts I have written about the Post-PC era as well as about convergence of technologies. Since my last post about the importance about mobility, I would like to update the view on convergence of IT and business processes in enterprises: In this graphic the inner circle stands for IT technologies and is like … More Convergence of IT and business processes in today’s enterprise
As a Product Manager I am preaching mobility like a pastor. It started 2011 for the first time, when Smartphone shipments outpaced PCs where I liked the terminology of the Post-PC era. This year 2013 analysts forecast that tablets and smartphones will double PCs. That is a huge turnaround and it will continue if for … More #Mobility shift should be number one focus for software vendors
This year I had the privilege to attend a fascinating Citrix Summit & Synergy in Barcelona. Compared to the event last year in Barcelona and this year in San Francisco Citrix has a much stronger mission and vision statement complemented with its product solution. So what happened? The top topics and story from Citrix stayed the … More #Citrix Synergy Barcelona 2012 recap