Category: Technology Trends

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 »


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 »

Travailleurs mobiles emprunts de liberté, IGEL vous protège !

Written by: Fred MilonPublished: March 3, 2017

Oui, c’est vrai, c’est parfois grisant de sauter hors du réseau de l’entreprise, d’ouvrir ses applications sur son téléphone ou sa tablette, et d’avancer dans son travail. A la maison. A la pause déjeuner. Rapidement. Cela engendre malheureusement des risques de sécurité, laissant des données à la merci de cyberattaques et ouvrant une voie royale… Read More »

Aus für LiMux: Chancen blieben ungenutzt

Written by: Heiko GlogePublished: February 22, 2017

Nun ist es amtlich: Die Stadt München stellt ihre Rechner bis Ende 2020 wieder auf Windows um. Das endgültige Aus für das 2003 gestartete Vorzeigeprojekt LiMux kommt nicht überraschend, die praktischen Probleme mit Linux als Desktop-Betriebssystem für die öffentliche Verwaltung waren zu groß. Doch die aktuell folgende Debatte mit politischen Schuldzuweisungen, Lobbyismusvorwürfen seitens Microsoft und… Read More »


Thin Clients, Virtualization Are Answers to Mobile Worker Demands

Written by: Jeff KalbergPublished: January 25, 2017

Thin Clients and Virtualization Answer to Mobile Worker Demands A new global market report predicts the mobile applications market sector to almost double by 2021, from $12.2 billion to nearly $24 billion. We are witnessing a permanent shift in where and how people work. Millennials, notably, enter the workforce with the expectation they can enjoy… Read More »

Thin Clients Deliver High-Application Performance | IGEL Thin Clients

Written by: Jeff KalbergPublished: January 12, 2017

Delivering High-Application Performance via Thin Clients In the past IT looked at thin clients with little expectation beyond doing much more than the simplest graphically intensive task, perceiving that their performance fell short of the PC. Technology and the marketplace have since changed drastically. Virtualization and dramatic improvements in remote display technology have enabled a… Read More »

New Desktop Era Promises More Freedom for IT Administrators

Written by: Simon RichardsPublished: December 22, 2016

For many IT administrators the feeling of being shackled to the desktop will be familiar involving an endless round of responding to helpdesk tickets raised by users, running security patches and rolling out upgrades. But a new desktop era is upon us in the form of the managed workspace which will help solve these day-to-day… Read More »

A Few Reasons Why VDI is the Way of the Future…

Written by: IGEL ContributorPublished: December 20, 2016

There are many good and obvious reasons why enterprises all over the world are moving to virtual workspaces. Easier management, lower running costs, better use of resources. However, there have always been an equally valid set of reasons why the company should NOT move to a virtual solution, too; cost of deploying RSDH software, lack… Read More »

En environnement VDI, la cybercriminalité passe aussi par les postes de travail : 6 étapes pour s’en prémunir

Written by: Fred MilonPublished: December 14, 2016

Cette tribune a été publiée le 13 décembre 2016 sur Pour sécuriser les environnements de travail multi-terminaux et multi-locations, les entreprises doivent développer une stratégie de gestion des points d’accès autour des technologies client léger. L’histoire de la cybercriminalité se répète, mais n’en est pas moins affolante. La dernière faille de sécurité annoncée par… Read More »


Reaching an Armistice from the Protocol Wars is Possible

Written by: Simon RichardsPublished: November 22, 2016

Trying to manage IT today, I’m reminded of the famous US Navy SEAL saying “the only easy day was yesterday.” Simply put, it means tomorrow will be harder. Heads of IT departments might nod sagely at this. They have to deal with a range of conflicting challenges delivering day-to-day IT operations while keeping costs down… Read More »