There is a lot of noise about Windows 10 and the upcoming release on August 2nd this year. Microsoft is still trying to push Windows 10 into their customer base with free installations, in order to hit their self proclaimed goal to run Windows 10 on 1 billion devices by mid 2018, which is unlikely … More Microsoft Windows 7 Challenges for Enterprises and the Hardware Dilemma with Intel
Again, VMware did another acquisition in the market for End-user computing and bought Immidio. There have been rumors before on several sources like for example Gabe Knuth from BrianMadden.com in his post back in October 2014 “If VMware wants into the UEM space, should they build or buy? A look at who they might target … More #VMware continuous momentum in End-User Computing and acquired #Immidio #EUC
Being at conferences is always inspiring to me. This week I’ve been to Zurich to speak about IT Workspaces in the future. In preparation of the speech I have found a great visual from Gartner which describes best the changes and forces in the mobile and endpoint computing market of the past, today and in the future: … More Reshaping End-User Computing #EUC
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?
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
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!