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A Cool Load-Balancer

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 5, 2015

My colleagues just published the 2015 iteration of Cool Vendors in Web-Scale Platforms, which profiles five vendors: NGINX Inc., Nirmata, Particular Software, Phusion, and Varnish Software. In particular, there is...

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Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC)

by Andrew Lerner  |  October 21, 2014

We just published the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC)  (Gartner subscribers only). The Magic Quadrant includes analysis of ten vendors in the ADC market. In going thru the...

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Is VMware's Horizon FLEX the answer to BYOD?

by Mark Lockwood  |  October 14, 2014

At VMworld 2014 in Barcelona today, VMware announced Horizon FLEX, which is essentially a marriage of multiple existing VMware technologies that, together, provide an interesting client-hosted virtual desktop option.  FLEX...

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The Secret Bottleneck of VDI

by Mark Lockwood  |  October 10, 2014

For years, organizations deploying VDI for the first time have felt the sting of the most common issue that plagues virtual desktops: inadequate performance from shared storage.  The storage infrastructure...

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Data Center Conference Networking Track

by Andrew Lerner  |  September 18, 2014

Gartner's 2014 Data Center Conference is being held December 2-5 in Las Vegas and is chocked full of networking content (Data Center Networking, SDN, ADC, WAN, etc.). This conference includes a...

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HP and KEMP Deliver SDN Value Incrementally

by Andrew Lerner  |  June 7, 2014

I don't typically don’t blog about product announcements, but there are occasions where it makes sense (e.g., Cisco and Citrix RISE to the ADC Occasion). This week, there was another...

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The real cost of VDI storage

by Gunnar Berger  |  April 18, 2014

Anyone that has seen me present in the past two years has listened to me rant about the high cost of desktop virtualization and I did not hesitate to put...

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VMware has some big news for EUC

by Gunnar Berger  |  April 9, 2014

Everyone I know has asked for it and today it’s finally here: VMware has finally shipped a SBC product! For those that can’t keep up with acronyms let me help...

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Cisco and Citrix RISE to the ADC Occasion

by Andrew Lerner  |  March 31, 2014

Citrix and Cisco recently announced "deep" integration between the Citrix NetScaler ADC and Cisco's Nexus 7000 switching line.  In a nutshell, this functionality allows a Citrix Netscaler ADC to be...

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XenApp is Back

by Gunnar Berger  |  January 28, 2014

Citrix turns course and has renamed XenDesktop App Edition, XenApp, so we have gone... and I for one am pretty happy about that. Last May I wrote a blog entitled, XenDesktop...

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