Megan's Day Three VLOG at VMWorld

Megan's Day Three VLOG at VMWorld

Today was my third and final day tat VMworld! I cannot believe how quick this week has gone and how much I have had! Take a look at my VLOG summarising my day!

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Megan's Day two VLOG at VMworld

Megan's Day two VLOG at VMworld

So yesterday was the second day of VMworld 2018 and once again was packed with extremely good session, announcements and content. Watch my video to find out what I got up to and learnt on day 2 of VMworld!

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My interview with Shawn Bass - By Megan Warren #VMworld 2018

My interview with Shawn Bass - By Megan Warren #VMworld 2018

Today, myself, the rest of the ComputerWorld team and our customers who are out at VMworld 2018 were lucky enough to get a chance to hear about VMware’s EUC vision and strategy from the main EUC man himself, Shawn Bass, CTO of EUC at VMware.

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Certificate Authentication for Horizon View Access with UAG

Certificate Authentication for Horizon View Access with UAG

Unified Access Gateway (formally Access Point) is used to secure external access for a Horizon View.  There are numerous advantages over using Security Servers, which are still supported, noticeably the lower resources required to run and the removal of the necessity to pair with a dedicated security server.  Not to mention the lack of Windows!  In a multi-site environment with redundancy that is a significant reduction in deployed resource.

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Is the office heading the way of the high street?

Is the office heading the way of the high street?

I’ve recently been involved in several conversations with customers and within ComputerWorld regarding office space and the future of the office.

Whilst this isn’t an area I profess to be a specialist in, it does tie in with something that’s close to my heart. That is “workspace transformation”. Or to use a less fancy phrase, the way we work and get stuff done.

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Rethink the way you manage your users desktops

Rethink the way you manage your users desktops

The time has come, If you are managing your users desktops in the same way as you were 5-10 years ago, you've got it very wrong! You no longer own the device or host application the user is using but it's still YOUR responsibility!!

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Start with why

Start with why

All too often technical conversations start with the what (What technology!) and forget about the why or the how. I think this can also be true of the tasks we undertake on a regular basis as well. We are too quick to get on, get it sorted, complete the task and don't actually stop and think why am I doing this. 

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VMware UEM Troubleshooting

VMware UEM Troubleshooting

UEM has pretty decent in-built logging which can and should be used to initially troubleshoot both slow logon and application launch times.  As it crops up for me relatively frequently I thought I would do a video running through some of the processes I use.

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Slow Windows Logon? Enable Verbose Messages

Slow Windows Logon? Enable Verbose Messages

Slow Logons can be a real pain.  I am in the business of trying to create as fantastic a user experience as possible, so a 2 minute logon is not a good start, especially if we are talking about a non-persistent VDI environment where every logon is an initial logon!

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VMware UEM script repository

VMware UEM script repository

The ability for EUC administrators to easily deploy scripts who may not have access to NETLOGON shares and group policy management can be tricky.  UEM provides an environment variable created by default pointing to a script repository in the Configuration share.

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