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Citrix Systems today launched the new Citrix Ready Open Desktop Virtualization program to further accelerate large-scale enterprise virtual desktop deployments with Citrix® XenDesktop™. The Citrix Ready Open Desktop Virtualization program includes more than 10,000 products from over 200 vendors that have been validated as ready to deploy in production environments with the recently launched XenDesktop 4. The Open Desktop Virtualization program helps make virtual desktops a safe choice for enterprise-wide deployment by eliminating the guess work and ensuring customers that XenDesktop 4 has been tested to work with the software, hardware and services they already uses in their IT environments today. Products that have been verified to work with XenDesktop 4 include thousands of applications, servers, storage systems, backup solutions, client devices, printers, deskt... (more)

AppSense Sees Acceleration in Desktop Virtualization Implementations

AppSense reported a 50 percent increase in U.S. revenue for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008. Its global business—which includes a growing customer base of over 4,000—realized a 30 percent increase in worldwide revenue, continuing its trend of 30 percent growth each year since 2005. AppSense is focusing on the U.S. market, having doubled its investment in the U.S. over the last two quarters with increased investment planned again for the current fiscal year. New U.S. customers this fiscal year include JP Morgan Chase, Lowes, United Airlines, Wachovia, Wal-Mart, ESPN, Applied Materials, and CB Richard Ellis, among others. AppSense counts 15 of the top 20 banks worldwide as customers, with nine of them actively using AppSense software to personalize their virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments. AppSense software enables organizations to reduc... (more)

Virtualization Conference & Expo 2009 West: Call for Papers Closing

Now held three times a year, in New York, Prague, and Silicon Valley, the organizing principle of each International Virtualization Conference & Expo remains the same: our aim is to ensure, through an intense and carefully chosen program of technical and strategic breakout sessions, that attending delegates leave each Conference with abundant resources, ideas and examples they can apply immediately to leveraging Virtualization, helping them to maximize performance, minimize cost and improve the efficiency and flexibility of their Enterprise IT endeavors. The Call for Papers for the 7th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, which will be held in Santa Clara, CA, on November 2- 4, 2009, is currently still open. The submissions URL is here, and the deadline for submissions is June 30, 2009. Topics welcomed include every aspect of virtualization. For example: ... (more)

AppSense Webcast Reveals Desktop Virtualization Secrets

Successful virtual desktop rollouts can only be realized if user acceptance is equivalent to that of a local PC. Standardized virtual desktops must be ‘personalized' on-demand by treating the user as another ‘layer' of the desktop...this is user environment management. In his session at Virtualization Conference & Expo 2008 West, Jon Wallace of AppSense discussed how to manage the most important component of the desktop - the user personality. Click here to view Jon Wallace's presentation. Jon Wallace is a Principal Technical Consultant for AppSense with over 10 years of experience. Having begun his technical career with an ASP before moving to AppSense, he has a well-rounded understanding from the end user, reseller and software company perspective. It is for this reason Jon runs a technical evangelism program to technically develop the AppSense channel and transf... (more)

The VDI Chronicles – Desktop Virtualization

In the beginning was the PC and, while it was always a difficult platform to manage, let’s not forget what was good about it. PCs put computing in the hands of users and gave them great flexibility in how they worked and what they could do. It is certain that we would not have got to the interactive immersive environments we now take for granted if we had stuck to mini and mainframe computers. For a start the PC spurred the massive software industry we know today by creating a market for every kind of application. But there is no getting away from the fact that PC’s are a challenge to manage in large numbers. At the root of the problem is the fact they were originally intended to be bought by individuals and used as personal devices. Consequently management has always been an afterthought and has lead to us implementing a range of band-aid solutions to get control. W... (more)

AppSense Unveils Next Generation Enterprise File Sync & Share with DataNow Enterprise

Industry's First Enterprise-Class Solution Gives Consumer-like File Access and Sync to End-Users Across All Devices with No New Storage or Infrastructure Costs NEW YORK - September 25, 2013- AppSense, the leading provider of enterprise workspace management solutions, today introduced DataNow Enterprise providing users secure anywhere access to corporate data. Unlike other corporate file, sync solutions, DataNow Enterprise allows IT to leverage its existing on premise or cloud storage investments - eliminating the costs of purchasing new storage and migrating data - while offering end users an unparalleled consumer-like experience. DataNow Enterprise also adds enterprise storage connectivity options and provides an extensive set of new security and policy features. "When looking for a file access and sync solution for our business, we needed a product that was not ... (more)

MCPc Enables Mobile Business With Anyplace Workspace(TM)

CLEVELAND, OH -- (Marketwire) -- 03/19/12 -- MCPc, Inc., a leading national technology products and solutions provider, announces anyplace workspace™, an approach to business technology dedicated to helping organizations reap the benefits of the modern, mobile IT ecosystem. Organizations with an anyplace workspace empower their employees to work from anywhere and on any device -- all in a well-managed, secure environment. About Anyplace Workspace The anyplace workspace is built upon five core pillars of the IT environment: devices, desktop, network, data and support. Devices: What endpoints -- personal systems and print, including tablets, smartphones, laptops, thin clients and PCs -- are best for each user segment within an organization? How can we enable secure, mobile printing from non-traditional devices? Desktop: How should information be delivered consistentl... (more)

Global IT Thought Leaders and Professionals Converge in Washington, D.C. for WWT’s Geek Day 2012

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today that Geek Day 2012, the company’s two-day, vendor agnostic learning and networking event focused on collaboration, wireless, mobility, security, data center and virtualization technologies, kicks-off Wednesday at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The ninth annual Geek Day features 61 learning labs and 32 breakout sessions from more than 50 of the world’s leading technology vendors. Over two days, Geek Day provides attendees with hands-on learning, networking and presentations from technology leaders including futurist Syd Mead. “We’re excited to host Geek Day 2012, which is a truly unique event bringing together IT experts, industry thought leaders and professionals from around the globe ... (more)

Geek Day 2013 Draws IT Professionals to San Francisco for Premier Educational and Networking Event

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today that Geek Day 2013 will be held March 27 - 28 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. Now in its ninth year, the two-day educational and professional networking event will feature live demonstrations of nearly 200 cutting-edge wireless and mobility, data center, virtualization, security and collaboration products and solutions from more than 50 leading IT manufacturers as well as breakout sessions, in-depth classes and multiple opportunities for professionals to network with peers and industry thought leaders. There is no charge to attend Geek Day. For more information or to register, visit www.geekday.com. “Geek Day 2013 promises to be an extraordinary opportunity for IT professionals to experience the most advanced ... (more)

The Cloud-Based Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Market 2013-2023

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The Cloud-Based Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Market 2013-2023 http://www.reportlinker.com/p01027065/The-Cloud-Based-Virtual-Desktop-Infrastructure-VDI-Market-2013-2023.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=IT_Hosting Report Details Companies are often held back by an inflexible and complex IT infrastructure that cannot keep up with the changing needs of business. These restraints result in slow deployment of critical applications and services, limited resources, poor operation management, and unpredictable system integration. Virtualised servers and desktops hold the key to more efficient IT management. Although virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) has historically been deemed too expensive, the recent surge of cloud co... (more)

I Was at the Taping Of Cloud Computing Expo Power Panel in Times Square

I arrived in New York City this morning to attend the Cloud Computing Expo for the next three days. SYS-CON folks invited me on Sunday for the taping of the Cloud Computing Expo Power Panel which was taped at the Reuters Studios in Times Square. The live taping of the show was a blast. I met the panelists at the studio as well while watching the SYS-CON.TV show in the green room. The green room is actually gray and brown. The Cloud Computing Power Panel will be broadcast at the Cloud Computing Expo, March 31 - April 1, 2009, Roosevelt Hotel, in New York City. Two Cloud Computing Expo Power Panels taped today at SYS-CON's Times Square Studios featured rtghe following panelists: Werner Vogels - VP & CTO, Amazon.com; John Engates - CTO, Rackspace; Rod Fontecilla - Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton; Hal Stern - CTO of Sun's Global Sales Force; John Engates - CTO, Rackspace;... (more)