Category Archives: Virtualization – Desktop

Five Minutes on Desktop as a Service

When deploying any new application or service to our customers (internal or external), the choices for exactly how that service is delivered are growing at what seems to be an exponential rate.  New Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) offerings are driving innovation and … Continue reading

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Home Lab 3.0

Finally Got it Right… For those of you who have been following my progress (thanks for sticking around), there have been some changes to the home lab setup.  You may recall, in my post last fall – Home Lab, Part … Continue reading

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Vmware’s Project Horizon looks promising…

So, I may be a little late to the game (I know Brian Madden has already blogged about this a couple times), but let me just write it for the record – I love Vmware’s new direction with Project Horizon!! … Continue reading

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Five minutes on the Cloud…

This past spring, while i was still with VMware, I entered a Cloud Video Whiteboard contest.  The idea was to see who could create the best 5 minute whiteboard (and video themselves) on the topic of Cloud Computing.  My entry … Continue reading

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The Contrarian View on VDI, Part 3- Avoiding Traps

In my post, Contrarian View on VDI I describe some of the challenges surrounding a virtual desktop project. In Part 2, I set forth some expectations for organizations looking to take on a virtual desk too project. In this final … Continue reading

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The Contrarian View on VDI, Part 2- Setting Expectations

In my post The Contrarian View on VDI, I tried to outline some of the challenges of pursuing a desktop virtualization project for a company. In the face of all this, what’s the point? Why bother? All this fuss about … Continue reading

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The Contrarian view on VDI…

I am going to apologize in advance for the length of this post. It represents several years of discussions and ruminations that have been percolating in the brain… Let me be clear – I am a fan of VDI, in … Continue reading

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