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Thin Clients Versus ”Fat” Clients – the Environmental Truth

Written by: Marc DoehnertPublished: April 6, 2017

There are many reasons why a thin client, operating in a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployment, offer a better way to work. Think easy-of-use, fast to install, cheaper to buy, remote management, automated security, just for a start. However, there are a whole host of environmental reasons as well, which have a lot of appeal… Read More »

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What Makes a Thin Client Enterprise Grade? Part 1: Management

Written by: Simon ClephanPublished: April 3, 2017

At IGEL we talk a lot about our thin client software and how it is solving the needs of our mobile workers by delivering a secure, consistent desktop. We also talk about organizations wanting to control costs by converting legacy equipment into thin clients. In the marketplace now, there are technologies, Raspberry Pi included, that… Read More »

Solving the Challenge of Secure Exam Room Desktops with IGEL

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The news this week that hundreds of medical students at one of Scotland’s top universities will be forced to resit exams after a cheating scandal has sent shockwaves through the educational world. Around 270 final year students at the University of Glasgow’s medical school will have to resit after authorities uncovered evidence of “collusion” among… Read More »

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An IGEL Virtualised Workplace is Oh-So Easy to Manage

Written by: Marc DoehnertPublished: March 27, 2017

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), or the virtual workspace as it is otherwise known, sounds complicated. Virtualised anything sounds very modern and sophisticated really, but there are a whole bunch of reasons why a VDI solution makes a lot of sense, and ease of management is right up there at the top of the tree. With… Read More »

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Imprivata and IGEL Partnering Together

Written by: Simon ClephanPublished: March 24, 2017

The following is a letter to our customers about the upcoming support for Imprivata OneSign Single Sign-on (SSO) and Authentication Management. Dear Customer, Thank you for being a customer, we appreciate your business. Imprivata and IGEL have been working hard to ensure your access to the latest features and functionality.  To that end Imprivata has… Read More »

Even Kim Kardashian Doesn’t Need a Smart Hairbrush

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Once upon a time, mobile phones did – unsurprisingly – what they said on the tin. They were tools used for calling people. Then along came Palm, Nokia, and Blackberry who added email, cameras, apps, Internet access and the smartphone was born, with the big winners today obviously Apple and Samsung. Smart phones are clearly ubiquitous today. Even my mother… Read More »

Introducing the IGEL OS

Written by: Marc DoehnertPublished: March 23, 2017

In a recent survey conducted by Microsoft, it was found that 50 percent of IT managers in Australia are seeing a shortage of skilled staff able to help manage their cloud applications. This came up third on the list, right after security and data analytics skills. With a high level of virtualisation in play across… Read More »

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IGEL Wins the Healthcare Thin Client Bake Off! UNC Chooses IGEL for Citrix VDI Deployment

Written by: Simon ClephanPublished: March 21, 2017

It’s always nice to beat the competition but it’s especially satisfying when your solution is clearly the best for an organization ready to take the next step towards a complete virtualized infrastructure.  That’s why it’s doubly pleasing that the University of North Carolina’s healthcare system chose IGEL’s UD3 thin client and endpoint management software to… Read More »

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Don’t Overlook Your Edge Devices

Written by: Enit NichaniPublished: March 20, 2017

You’ve built your strategy for delivering Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop… but what about your endpoints? The security and manageability of your edge devices can have a significant impact on the success of your VDI implementation. Consider answers to the following… How are you unifying the management of your endpoints? What about your existing desktop, laptop… Read More »

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Stick to the Knitting

Written by: Simon RichardsPublished: March 16, 2017

It is one of the best selling business books of all time with over eight million copies shifted and the staple diet of any business school student in late 1980s early 90s. In Search of Excellence was first published in 1982, written by two McKinsey consultants, Thomas Peters and Robert Waterman. In it they looked… Read More »