Category: Technology Trends

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 »

It’s Time to Disrupt PoS

Written by: Chantell CombergerPublished: September 24, 2018

Guest Blog:  Chantell Comberger, Vice President, Business Development, Retail, CPC My colleagues at IGEL and I are campaigning these days for disruption of the end user computing (EUC) environment. No longer are the old-fashioned ideas of local endpoint computing working. It’s a virtual, nimble, lightning-fast world and we need to enable this environment, rather than… Read More »

Three Priorities Driving Thin Client Adoption

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: September 18, 2018

Thin clients are a great story of how technology can successfully evolve to help drive efficiency and innovation in end user computing (EUC).Today, thin clients have evolved into modern, Linux OS-driven, affordable devices that offer a simple, secure and flexible solution to delivering EUC. These attributes are attracting a new generation of customers looking for… Read More »

Cloud Growth is Changing the Endpoint Landscape

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: September 13, 2018

You hear it constantly: the cloud is changing everything. Yes, it’s changing file storage and sharing, application development and hosting, data protection and disaster recovery processes and business intelligence for digital transformation. But, endpoint computing too? You bet. Just to recap some key cloud statistics, IDC estimates that 60% of infrastructure spending will be on… Read More »

Warum Linux die Welt regieren wird

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: September 12, 2018

In seiner Zukunftsprognose „Why Software is Eating the World” aus dem Jahr 2011 sagte Marc Andreessen voraus, dass einige Softwareprinzipien ganze Geschäftsmodelle revolutionieren werden. Grund dafür sei die Möglichkeit des Linux-Codes: Er erlaubt Offenheit und Kooperation, wie die Integration von Communities und bestehenden Ökosystemen. Daher sei Linux in der Lage, traditionelle Geschäftsmodelle nicht nur radikal… Read More »

Improving Endpoint Performance with Workspace Analytics

Written by: Jeff KalbergPublished: August 18, 2018

The following article first appeared in APM Digest on July 11, 2018. You can also read it on the APM Digest site here. Digital transformation continues its reign as the popular business topic of the day, competing with security for the amount of attention and anxious debate it provokes. A recent Gartner survey notes that 62% of… Read More »

Convert all your machines into (permanent or temporary) fully functional, fully managed thin client devices, in under three minutes!

Written by: Bas van KaamPublished: August 16, 2018

The following is a guest blog post from Bas van Kaam and originally appeared on http://www.basvankaam.com. If it sounds to good to be true, it usually is. Well, not in this case. The IGEL UDC3 software, which stands for Universal Desktop Converter, transforms any x86 based machine into a fully functional and managed thin client… Read More »

Security: The Key to End User Computing Fulfilling on its Promise

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: August 9, 2018

As solution providers in the channel work to employ state-of-the-industry end user computing (EUC) solutions for their customers, security is a top-most consideration. For the channel, IGEL’s suite of endpoint management software and thin clients have been optimized to deliver secure enterprise computing, no matter where employees are working. Our channel partners’ customers are using… Read More »