Category: Technology Trends

IGEL Expands Client, App and Device Support with IGEL OS 10.05.500 Release

Written by: Matthias HaasPublished: December 21, 2018

IGEL development has been busy extending support across the IGEL OS – ensuring agile endpoint computing compatibility across a complete spectrum of clients, applications, hardware and peripheral devices. In fact, as part of our commitment to supporting our customers with compatibility for the latest EUC technology, IGEL maintains support standards for more than 80 third-party… Read More »

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Windows Virtual Desktop – Schlüssel zum goldenen Zeitalter der Virtualisierung?

Written by: Simon BinderPublished: December 17, 2018

Hätte man mich vor einiger Zeit gefragt, was ich von einer Multisession-Windows 10-Maschine aus der Cloud halten würde, hätte mir die Idee wahrscheinlich gefallen. Doch dann drückte Microsoft bei der Entwicklung auf die Bremse und wollte nicht mehr so richtig über das Thema sprechen. Ich habe nicht mehr daran geglaubt, dass Windows den Sprung ins… Read More »

Windows Virtual Desktop – Is it the Missing Piece?

Written by: Simon BinderPublished: December 11, 2018

The following is a guest blog post from Simon Binder, Microsoft MVP – Enterprise Mobility and Principal Solution Architect, Digital Workplace, ATEA. Simon will be a featured speaker at this year’s European DISRUPT EUC 2019 conference in Munich. If someone had asked me a few months ago what I would think about a multi-session Windows 10… Read More »

„Tendenz steigend“ – Stadt Münster stellt auf IGEL um

Written by: Marco RaffelPublished: December 3, 2018

Die Verwaltung der Stadt Münster richtet derzeit neben rund 50 IGEL Thin Clients auch rund 270 Home-Office-Plätze für ihre Mitarbeiter ein – „Tendenz steigend“, so Stefan Schoenfelder, Betriebsleiter bei citeq, dem IT-Dienstleister der Stadt Münster. Die vorhanden Thin Clients werden entweder durch vollwertige IGEL Thin Clients ersetzt oder auf das IGEL OS konvertiert. Im Verwaltungsnetz… Read More »


2019: The Year DaaS Comes of Age

Written by: Simon ClephanPublished: November 29, 2018

IDC estimates that 60% of infrastructure spending will be on public or private cloud by 2022 as organizations continue to seek ways to lower hardware costs and increase productivity by leveraging cloud-native applications.  Gartner sees DaaS reaching “essential” feature parity with VDI in 2019. Within these trends, IGEL sees a growing interest in Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) as… Read More »

„Getting Serious“: Microsoft macht weiterhin ernst bei virtuellen Desktops und übernimmt FSLogix

Written by: Simon TownsendPublished: November 27, 2018

FSLogix ist eine relativ junge, aber dennoch sehr relevante Softwarelösung, die speziell zur Behebung von solchen Problemen entwickelt wurde, die sich häufig im Zusammenhang mit virtuellen Desktop-Umgebungen beim Einsatz von Office 365 und nicht-persistenten Desktops ergeben. Diese Übernahme verdeutlicht noch einmal, dass es Microsoft wirklich ernst meint, wenn es um den Einsatz virtueller Desktops und… Read More »


Microsoft Acquires FSLogix – Microsoft Continues to “Get Serious” about Virtual Desktops!

Written by: Simon TownsendPublished: November 19, 2018

If you haven’t already heard, then today Microsoft confirmed it has acquired FSLogix. FSLogix is a relatively young but extremely relevant software solution which specializes in solving common challenges seen in virtual desktop environments when deploying Office 365 and non-persistent desktops. This acquisition is yet another step which further validates that Microsoft is very serious… Read More »

New Release of IGEL Universal Management Suite Includes Mobile Device Management for iOS

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: October 9, 2018

Managing those iOS devices just got a lot easier. With the availability of the latest version of the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS), version 5.09.100, IGEL is offering a free preview of Mobile Device Management (MDM) Essentials for UMS for up to five iOS devices. New UMS capabilities don’t stop there. The new version also… Read More »

Windows Belongs in the Data Center, Not on the Endpoint

Written by: Simon ClephanPublished: October 2, 2018

Microsoft has recently announced extended support for Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU) until 2023. Relief, you say? Now I don’t have to step up my plans to migrate to Windows 10. Not so fast… First, even though extended support for Windows 7 was extended from January 2020 to January 2023, it’s still an option you’ll… Read More »

Key Trends behind Linux’s Momentum for EUC

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: September 26, 2018

Linux is fast becoming the OS of choice for the end user computing (EUC) environment. While Windows market share has remained flat, Linux-based endpoint devices are capturing more market share as organizations respond to Linux’ superior customization, security and performance benefits. Notably, Linux-OS powered thin clients are experiencing significant market growth, providing organizations with EUC… Read More »