Day 2 VLOG from IGEL #DISRUPT

Day 2 VLOG from IGEL #DISRUPT

Today was our second and final day at IGEL DISRUPT. Today was focusing all around the industry, what challenges people are facing, what technology they are seeing enter the market and ultimately what technology they think will be leading and interesting in 2019.

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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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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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How to enable Session Collaboration in VMware Horizon 7.4

How to enable Session Collaboration in VMware Horizon 7.4

In a previous post I talked about the new session collaboration feature in VMware Horizon 7.4 and this post looks at how to enable this feature.

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Migrating to Windows 10 and more with Liquidware (@Liquidware)

Migrating to Windows 10 and more with Liquidware (@Liquidware)

At our annual conference 'Define Tomorrow' I met with Peter von Oven of Liquidware to discuss how their product set was helping meet and exceed these demands. Liquidware have a comprehensive suite of tools that help with three key stages of any workspace transformation project. 

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NVIDIA Grid Update at VMworld 2017 Barcelona

NVIDIA Grid Update at VMworld 2017 Barcelona

We talk to Jason Southern and Luke Wignall of NVIDIA at VMworld 2017 in Barcelona. They discuss the latest updates to the NVIDIA GRID product range including the new P40 card that uses the latest pascal chipset. NVIDIA also demonstrate the technology in action including a preview of vMotion for vGPU based workloads. 

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Converting a PC to a Thin Client with the IGEL UDC3

Converting a PC to a Thin Client with the IGEL UDC3

There are many reasons you may decide to convert an existing PC or Laptop into an IGEL thin client and indeed probably an equal number of ways on how to achieve this

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The worlds smallest thin client review - The IGEL UD Pocket

The worlds smallest thin client review - The IGEL UD Pocket

The guys at IGEL were nice enough to send me an IGEL UD Pocket recently for me to evaluate, the UD pocket is a bootable USB thin client that can be used to turn any X86 hardware into a thin client. I have been using the UD Pocket for the last month and have recorded a video with my thoughts and experiences of the device. 

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Top 5 Tips for View VDI Deployment

Top 5 Tips for View VDI Deployment

In order to achieve a successful VDI deployment, there are numerous factors to take into consideration, I have picked a few below around some of the technical aspects that are important to get right. 

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