Category: Technology Trends

Client léger vs. Client lourd : la réalité environnementale

Written by: Fred MilonPublished: April 10, 2017

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 »


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 »