I just got off a vendor briefing with Amazon Web Services on their Workspaces product and I compiled a list of frequently asked questions that I thought I’d post in my blog. I hope it helps those of you that are looking for answers. If there are any I didn’t ask please let me know [...]
Entries Categorized as 'SBC'
by Gunnar Berger | November 20, 2013 | 2 Comments
by Gunnar Berger | November 15, 2013 | 4 Comments
Amazon announced this week that they are offering their own Desktop as a Service (DaaS) offering. Before I dig into this let’s set the record straight: technically speaking there was absolutely nothing new in this announcement.
by Gunnar Berger | October 15, 2013 | 2 Comments
At the stroke of midnight last night Desktone was acquired by VMware. I realize this is a smaller vendor that many people don’t have much knowledge of so I’ll share with you the high level value this acquisition gives VMware, then I’ll do my typical thing and talk about what I’m excited about.
by Gunnar Berger | October 11, 2013 | 6 Comments
I take a lot of heat about my view of virtual desktops. I don’t think a week goes by that I’m not involved in some public debate about which should I use RDS or VDI. In fact a large part of my job is in helping our clients make that decision. The long and the [...]
by Gunnar Berger | October 8, 2013 | 3 Comments
Last night Microsoft put out a blog “Microsoft unleashes fall wave of enterprise cloud solutions” buried in that long announcement is this little gem: Further, with Windows Server 2012 R2 Microsoft is introducing the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, available for download in application stores later this month, to provide easy access to PCs and virtual [...]
by Gunnar Berger | September 6, 2013 | Submit a Comment
Understanding the difference between RDS and VDA licenses I spent too much time this week digging into RDS and VDA. I shot a lot of videos had a lot of long conversations all because I once and for all wanted to understand licensing as it pertains to VDI. In the end… I still don’t 100% [...]
by Gunnar Berger | September 3, 2013 | 12 Comments
I’ve been out and about a lot this year presenting my researching on “Attacking the High Costs of Desktop Virtualization” and although I could give this presentation in my sleep I realized after my presentation at Gartner Catalyst that I needed to address a question that has come up in every presentation during Q/A: What [...]
by Gunnar Berger | August 6, 2013 | 2 Comments
Imagine this; you’re fresh out of college where you used an Android, iOS, and maybe even a Chromebook for the past four years. Your first day on the job you are given a laptop that weighs more than most of your other devices combined, it’s running Windows XP (an OS you haven’t used in years), [...]
by Gunnar Berger | June 3, 2013 | 3 Comments
At events like Microsoft’s TechEd it can be hard to hear the important updates through all the announcements. I wrote this blog while cramped in the keynote and honestly it can get a bit overwhelming because there are a ton of announcements and not all of them are very interesting to an analyst that focuses [...]
by Gunnar Berger | May 23, 2013 | 6 Comments
A few weeks ago I sat down with Citrix to discuss their upcoming announcements at Citrix Synergy. Due to my coverage area I was very interested in many of the changes made in XenDesktop 7. As many of you are now aware Citrix has completely overhauled this solution and attacked the complexity issue straight on. [...]