Category: Technology Trends

Two Peas in a Podcast

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: April 12, 2017

What’s better than working with people on your same wavelength, who share your vision of delivering technology that helps the workforce have an easier, more productive endpoint experience?  Doug Brown, our new Global Technology Evangelist, and I recently sat down to explore what we’re doing at IGEL in terms of software innovation, and why the… Read More »

Endpoint Management Cannot be an Add-On

Written by: Jeff KalbergPublished: April 11, 2017

As the global leader in thin client endpoint management, we at IGEL Technology are keenly aware of product announcements that focus on hardware while failing to acknowledge the key differentiators of firmware and more importantly device management. A case in point: Recent published reports speak to Dell’s introduction of a new, low cost, terminal device,… Read More »

Fünf Mythen über Thin Clients

Written by: Erhard BehnkePublished: April 10, 2017

Viele IT-Administratoren denken, sie wüssten alles über Thin Clients. Doch meist stammt dieses Wissen aus längst vergangener Zeit. Aber in der Welt der Thin Clients hat sich einiges getan. Aktuelle Thin Client-Lösungen – ganz egal ob software- oder hardware-basiert – sind prädestiniert für den Einsatz im modernen Unternehmen. Höchste Zeit also, mit fünf gängigen Mythen… Read More »

Client léger vs. Client lourd : la réalité environnementale

Written by: Fred MilonPublished:

Vous pourriez choisir de travailler avec des clients légers en environnement VDI pour de nombreuses raisons : ils sont faciles à utiliser, rapides à déployer, coûtent moins cher à l’achat, sont gérables à distance, permettent d’automatiser la sécurité… Ils présentent également de nombreux avantages en termes de protection de l’environnement, et sont de fait particulièrement… Read More »

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 »

La virtualisation pour renforcer la flexibilité et la sécurité des collaborateurs mobiles : quoi de neuf en 2017 ?

Written by: Fred MilonPublished: March 31, 2017

Cette tribune a été publiée le 30 mars 2017 sur Les attentes en terme de mobilité des collaborateurs, notamment les derniers arrivés de la génération Z, révolutionnent les usages informatiques en entreprise. Plutôt que de les subir, les DSI peuvent faire le choix des dernières technologies innovantes de virtualisation pour les maîtriser. Une récente étude… Read More »

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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Even Kim Kardashian Doesn’t Need a Smart Hairbrush

Written by: Simon RichardsPublished: March 24, 2017

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 »