Category: Technology Trends

Öffentliche Einrichtungen und moderne Workspaces

Written by: Marco RaffelPublished: July 23, 2019

Viele Kommunen und Behörden arbeiten gerade an der Digitalisierung ihrer Prozesse. Vor allem beim direkten Kontakt mit Bürgerinnen und Bürgern spürt man die Effizienzsteigerung. Dabei stehen IT-Abteilungen unter großem Druck, denn sie sollen alle Elemente der Infrastruktur so ausrichten, dass sie der Erwartungshaltung der Mitbürger entsprechen. Diese wiederum ist sehr hoch, denn sowohl Mitarbeiter als… Read More »

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Schnellstraße statt Sackgasse zum digitalen Arbeitsplatz: Mit Citrix und IGEL zur nächsten Stufe des End User Computings

Written by: Armin RechaPublished: July 22, 2019

Am 21. Mai 2019 stellte der IGEL Partner Citrix auf der Citrix Synergy in Atlanta / USA die neuesten Trends für virtuelle Arbeitsplätze vor. Besonders im Vordergrund stand dabei das Thema Effizienz und Mobilität. PJ Hough, Chief Product Officer bei Citrix sagte wörtlich: „Es gibt heute eine Menge Dinge am Arbeitsplatz, die uns davon abhalten,… Read More »

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Linux OS on Endpoints Outpaces Windows in 2018

Written by: Simon ClephanPublished: June 27, 2019

Linux has reached an exciting new milestone. For the first time ever, Linux surpassed Windows shipments on thin clients in 2018. The study, conducted by IDC, also found that Linux on the endpoint is the fastest growing OS. But we’re not surprised! A number of trends are driving the need for a more secure, more… Read More »

IGEL and Partners Are the Endpoint Prescription for Healthcare

Written by: Dan O'FarrellPublished: June 20, 2019

In the healthcare industry, early attempts at desktop virtualization were oftentimes hampered by Windows PC limitations or lacking the robust security framework HIPAA and other regulations demand. Healthcare IT today is transitioning from this unproductive and vulnerable approach to a much more secure end-user computing (EUC) model that can support Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and… Read More »

Is DaaS Dastardly or Doable?

Written by: Simon TownsendPublished: June 6, 2019

When will DaaS have its day? Right now, DaaS adoption remains at the bottom of the hockey stick curve but many dynamic changes are afoot that eventually should move things forward. First and center is Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), due to be in full distribution later this year. Secondly, WVD via Azure or Citrix… Read More »

Don’t Fear the Zombie

Written by: Mathias HuberPublished: May 23, 2019

Processor vulnerabilities such as Spectre and Meltdown scared computer users in 2018. Now this type of weakness is back with Fallout, ZombieLoad and RIDL. Read what IGEL does to keep our customers safe. Speculative execution is a nifty trick that modern microprocessors use to do their work faster: Regardless of whatever branch program execution will… Read More »

Building a Virtual Desktop for the Optimum Experience – A Comprehensive “Cheat Sheet”

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: May 16, 2019

Anyone familiar with end user computing (EUC) knows that building a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) or Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution in the cloud can be complex. From budgeting and planning to selecting your cloud, platform and solution stack – be it Microsoft, Citrix or VMware – client devices, analytics and more, there’s a lot to consider.… Read More »

Der Countdown läuft: Noch 245 Tage bis zum EOL von Windows 7

Written by: Simon TownsendPublished: May 13, 2019

Das Support-Ende von Windows 7 steht fest. Und nun? Alle Geräte auf Windows 10 migrieren? Studien belegen, dass etwa 40 Prozent der PC-Benutzer immer noch das Betriebssystem Windows 7 verwenden. Am 14. Januar 2020 wird Microsoft das letzte Sicherheitsupdate bereitstellen, danach wird das beliebte Betriebssystem nicht länger unterstützt. Viele Unternehmen bereiten sich auf eine Migration zu… Read More »

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“Byte-Sized” Book Project is Almost Here

Written by: Bas van KaamPublished: May 2, 2019

It all started with a simple email in late 2018. We exchanged a couple of ideas, followed a by a phone call a few days later. Instantly we were both enthusiastic about the idea: ask various IT communities from all over the world to send us their personal Cloud-related design principles, architectural recommendations, tips, tricks,… Read More »

IT Gets Fancy: Out of the Garage and into the Lab

Written by: Simon TownsendPublished: May 1, 2019

IT needs to evolve and the growing complexity of the endpoint estate is certainly a driver. Where once IT people were endpoint ‘mechanics’ keeping hardware assets running like a smoothly functioning automobile, IT is now a very different game.  The advent of endpoint software assets and sophisticated workplace analytics, the exponential growth of applications and… Read More »