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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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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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Understanding Virtual Desktop (VDI) GPU Technologies

by Gunnar Berger  |  October 23, 2013

It’s time for me to admit something; while I have been sharing quite a bit in blogs and research lately around high end graphic technologies with virtual desktops, I've been...

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VMware Acquires Desktone

by Gunnar Berger  |  October 15, 2013

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...

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That is why you fail

by Gunnar Berger  |  August 6, 2013

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...

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Virtual Desktop: GPU Testing

by Gunnar Berger  |  June 21, 2013

My lab in growing at an enormous pace. The culprit of this is my current mission to push the limits on what you can do with a GPU inside of...

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TechEd Announcements that enhance End User Computing

by Gunnar Berger  |  June 3, 2013

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...

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Micro servers and virtual desktops. Crazy idea or eventual reality?

by Gunnar Berger  |  April 10, 2013

For the past few years I've had an idea that I’d repeat over and over to anyone that would listen to me. I've been given a hard time about it on twitter, have been...

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User Experience Comparison: Microsoft RDP8 + RemoteFX

by Gunnar Berger  |  February 1, 2013

I can't believe its been over 3 months since my last blog. I've been busy working away on protocol papers comparing the user experience of RDP8, PCoIP, and ICA/HDX. I...

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