26 octobre 2010

Just Enough App, Please

Once upon a time an IT user named Goldie Locks tried to access her company’s applications… I’ll spare you the rest of the analogy. Some devices are too big, others too small, and some are just right. Of course, “just right” often depends on the application being consumed. I talk a lot with clients about user-centric computing and the fact that many in today’s mobile workforce do not want to be tethered to a single physical device. “Give me my apps on my terms” may represent a Utopian user viewpoint, but it’s still one that’s a... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2010

VMware View 4.5: Ready for the Large Enterprise

Today at VMworld North America, VMware announced the availability of VMware View 4.5. The View 4.5 Premier release represents a significant milestone as it places VMware is very select company with Citrix as the only two vendors that offer enterprise-ready server-hosted virtual desktop (SHVD) solutions. For us to consider View 4.5 enterprise-ready, it had to meet all requirements in the Burton Group Server Hosted Virtual Desktop evaluation criteria. The evaluation criteria was developed over a five month period. During that... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2010

A User-centric Microsoft Licensing Model? Not Yet, but Getting Closer

There are some physical things in life that I like to associate with as part of my identity. My Jeep Wrangler is one of them. My laptop is not. How I live and work is not defined by a physical compute device, but rather by my online identity. Email, Twitter, accessing documents and meeting notes on SharePoint, tracking client engagements in Salesforce, evaluating and testing virtualization solutions in my lab – those are all part of my day. My PC? It’s just what connects me to my online work space and personal space. Sorry Latitude... [Lire la suite]
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