Category: Tips & Tricks

How to Configure Amazon AppStream 2.0 on Your IGEL-Powered Endpoint

Written by: Jeff KalbergPublished: June 4, 2019

Amazon AppStream 2.0 is a fully managed application streaming service that enables IT to manage desktop applications used by their organization and securely stream them to any computer. With AppStream 2.0, organizations can scale to meet any number of users across the globe without acquiring, provisioning, and operating hardware or infrastructure. Built on AWS, AppStream 2.0… 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 »

“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 »

IGEL OS Firmware Explained!

Written by: Doug BrownPublished: April 17, 2018

IGEL recently released an update to the IGEL OS in version 10.04.100.  This made me think, maybe it is time to share with you a bit about IGEL OS updates, how they are delivered, where you can download them and what it means to you. IGEL OS updates are available as downloadable firmware available free… Read More »

Raising Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) at the Endpoint | IGEL

Written by: Jeff KalbergPublished: September 14, 2017

Waste Not, Want Not: Raising VDI Performance at the Endpoint Delivering the best possible virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) performance means taking a fresh look at what ‘desktop’ means today. The endpoint, or desktop, now can be a physical endpoint, a software-defined endpoint, a traditional laptop, a phone or tablet. A recent story in APM Digest… Read More »

Who Says Charity Begins at Home?

Written by: Simon RichardsPublished: May 4, 2017

For charity and not-for-profit organisations raising funds is a well-documented challenge but many of these organisations also struggle to keep their IT costs and administration time under control. Often these organisations have multiple, widely dispersed local offices and centres. Every cent spent keeping the technology on these desktops working is money not spent on the… Read More »


Tips & Tricks: Cut the Wires with IGEL Bluetooth Support

Written by: Harald SallerPublished: September 22, 2016

Is it time to go wireless? Now with IGEL you can. As of IGEL Linux version 5.10.100 you can connect or disconnect your Bluetooth devices conveniently using the Bluetooth tool. From your keyboard and mouse to headsets, smartphones and more, now you can pair your IGEL endpoint with your favorite Bluetooth devices in a snap.… Read More »

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Trucs et Astuces : Emportez votre IGEL partout grâce à Café Wireless

Written by: Fred MilonPublished:

Savez-vous que vous pouvez accéder à toutes vos données professionnelles en déplacement ou simplement au café du coin ? IGEL vous le permet ! Vous pouvez en effet connecter votre terminal mobile via votre point WiFi préféré grâce à l’IGEL Café Wireless. Dès la version 5.3.100 de l’IGEL Linux, y compris avec l’IGEL UDC2, IGEL… Read More »

Tips & Tricks: Take Your IGEL on the Road with IGEL Café Wireless

Written by: Harald SallerPublished: September 13, 2016

Are you hot for hotspots? Need to know you can access your work files while traveling or at the local coffee shop? IGEL has you covered. Now you can use your mobile devices at your favorite WiFi hotspots with IGEL Café Wireless. With IGEL Linux version 5.3.100 or higher, including IGEL UDC2, automatic WiFi roaming… Read More »