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    From Apples to Apples: Are You Switching from Citrix to VMware?

    XenDesktop to Horizon. Do you really want more of the same?

    At least once a week, I encounter a Citrix customer who’s planning to switch to VMware Horizon. And each week, I pause and find a diplomatic way to say that, while Horizon is a great product, there are significant consequences that should be taken into account before anyone takes the plunge. Consider the long deployment cycle, the high level of complexity and cost, the long-term vendor lock in…. The list is long. I should know since I worked with many VMware customers who made the move from Citrix to VMware.

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    Topics: VDI

    What Ruben Spruijt, Mark Bowker, and I discussed during our webinar

    The Past, Present and Future of VDI

    Yesterday, I chatted with Ruben Spruijt and Mark Bowker about VDI during an enlightening 1-hour webinar. We felt the conversation was important because historically VDI technology has faced numerous obstacles to its success, preventing many companies from deploying it. Namely, it has generally been known to have high total cost of ownership (TCO), many performance issues, and a high level of complexity.

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    Topics: VDI

    Future of VDI: 5 Topics We’ll Unpack During Tomorrow’s Webinar

    Topics: Webinar

    Get Your vTax Refund Early!  Avoid the vTax! Part 2.

    Topics: vTax

    VMware Wants to Increase Your vTax!

    Topics: vTax

    Faster VDI? - Workspot vs. Citrix (Attention Coffee Lovers!)

    Topics: exit citrix

    Infographic: TCO Comparison between Workspot and XenDesktop or Horizon

    Topics: VDI, TCO

    Q: What did Brian Madden, Gabe, Puneet and I talk about for an hour? A: VDI Technology

    Topics: VDI

    Brian Madden, Gabe, and Me Are Getting the Band Back Together Live!

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    Simple VDI Anyone? These Architects Say Yes!

    Topics: VDI

    Citrix Migration – A Fork in the Road

    Topics: VDI, exit citrix

    Is It Time To Break Up With Citrix? Another 4 Reasons.

    Topics: VDI

    Do you have an exit-Citrix strategy?

    Topics: VDI

    What's next for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM)?

    Topics: Workspace as a Service, BYOD, VDI

    From Plumber to Producer:  CIOs are the New CEOs in Training.

    Topics: VDI

    Single- vs. Multi-Tenant VDI: Which One’s Better for DaaS?

    Topics: DaaS, VDI

    Do You Know About the Latest VDI Solutions? (Don't be left behind.)

    Topics: VDI

    The 5 Year End User Computing Roadmap: VDI Solutions After VDI 1.0

    Topics: VDI

    3 Ways to Improve IT Compliance in 2016

    Topics: BYOD, it compliance, VDI, compliance

    Powering Paradise: Kauai Island Utility Cooperative Solved BYOD

    Topics: BYOD, BYO, VDI

    5 Tips for Troubleshooting Citrix HDX Performance & Connection issues

    Topics: VDI

    3 Reasons IT Procrastinates on VDI Solutions (And How to Overcome)

    Topics: VDI

    VDI Solutions: 3 Ways to lower IT Costs with VDI 2.0

    Topics: Workspace as a Service, VDI

    VDI Solutions: 3 Ways VDI 2.0 Improves Security (and Stops Shadow IT)

    Topics: Workspace as a Service, VDI

    VDI is an 8% solution. Stop wasting your time on it.

    Topics: Workspace as a Service, VDI

    5 Reasons to consider RDS over HDX

    Topics: Workspace as a Service, VDI

    McCourt Global: Year Long Journey to Securing iPads in the Enterprise

    Topics: BYOD, iPad Security, iPad productivity

    VDI 2.0 to expand VDI usage from 5% to 20% and Greenfield Opportunities

    Topics: DaaS, VDI

    Anatomy of VDI 2.0 with Workspot and Nutanix Acropolis

    Topics: VDI

    Workspace or VDI? 6 Questions to Consider

    Topics: Workspace as a Service, VDI

    Brian Madden Finds Workspot Plus Nutanix Interesting.  (And then More Interesting.)

    Topics: Workspace as a Service, VDI

    Simplify VDI for ROBO:  7 pictures, no big deal!

    Topics: BYOD, Enterprise Mobility, VDI
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    From Apples to Apples: Are You Switching from Citrix to VMware?

    XenDesktop to Horizon. Do you really want more of the same? At least once a week, I encounter a Citrix customer who’s planning to switch to VMware Horizon. And each week, I pause and find a...Read more

    What Ruben Spruijt, Mark Bowker, and I discussed during our webinar

    The Past, Present and Future of VDI Yesterday, I chatted with Ruben Spruijt and Mark Bowker about VDI during an enlightening 1-hour webinar. We felt the conversation was important because...Read more

    Future of VDI: 5 Topics We’ll Unpack During Tomorrow’s Webinar

    In the early days, VDI technology at scale seemed impossible Back then, I was at Citrix working with the largest customers as they considered hosting tens of thousands of XenDesktop VDI...Read more

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