VMware User Environment Manager, Part 2: Complementing Mandatory Profiles with VMware User Environment Manager

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By Josh Spencer, Architect, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware With significant contributions from Stephane Asselin, Lead Senior End-User-Computing Architect, Customer Success Team, VMware from a Jim Yanik, Senior Manager, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware Pim Van De Vis, Product Engineer, User Environment Manager, Research & Development, VMware Overview In Part 1 of this two-part blog-post series, we presented an overview of how to implement Microsoft mandatory profiles. Read more [...]

[SlideShare] Gotta Secure Them All—Enterprise Apps!

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Here are 10 facts about the unrelenting flood of apps at work and IT’s daunting task to secure them all. 10 Facts About Secure Enterprise Apps Enterprise Mobile Apps 1. 80% of employees say mobile technology is critical to their job. (CCS Insight) 2. IT is strained to deliver mobile apps. Only 10% of app development budgets fund mobile apps. (Gartner) 3. On average, it takes 6-12 months to develop an enterprise app. (Dell EMC and VMware) [Related: (Infographic) 5 Red Flags Your EUC Environment Read more [...]

VMware User Environment Manager, Part 1: Easier, Faster Windows Logins with Mandatory Profiles

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By Stephane Asselin, Lead Senior End-User-Computing Architect, Customer Success Team, VMware and Josh Spencer, Architect, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware With significant contributions from Jim Yanik, Senior Manager, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware Introduction In this two-part blog-post series, we discuss: Creating a mandatory user profile using an Unattend.xml file with the CopyFile parameter for Windows 7, 8.1, and 10. Combining the strengths of mandatory user profiles Read more [...]

Basic Network Configuration with vSphere Integrated Containers Engine

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The following is article was written by Andrew Chin of the vSphere Integrated Containers engineering team at VMware This post will discuss basic network configuration options when deploying a Virtual Container Host (VCH) to use vSphere Integrated Containers Engine (VICE).  For general information on vSphere Integrated Containers and Virtual Container Hosts, please see the vSphere Integrated Containers Engine documentation, VCH Static IP Address A common use case is to give Read more [...]

Forrester Intelligent Operations Total Economic Impact (TEI) Study for VMware

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Some good Friday the 13th News – the results are Scary Good VMware commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying the tools within its vRealize Intelligent Operations solution. The solution comprises three modules — vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, and vRealize Business for Cloud — and is designed to automate and simplify the performance, troubleshooting, Read more [...]

Auto Deploy performance boost with reverse proxy caches

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The latest release of VMware vSphere includes beneficial improvements to Auto Deploy, including a new graphical user interface, a new deployment workflow, and various manageability and operational enhancements. One of the operational advancements is a dramatically simplified caching capability. There are several reasons why you might consider adding reverse proxy caching to your Auto Deploy infrastructure. For starters, this design will reduce the load on the vCenter Server Appliance and Auto Deploy Read more [...]

For Retail IT, It’s All about IoT & Mobility at NRF 2017

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Customers’ increasing access to the cloud and social media drive the need for retailers to be more flexible. Today’s retailers need to access and push out information very quickly. Known as the consumerization of retail, this trends creates new opportunities for retailers, while placing new operational burdens on stores and their associates. Retail CIOs and IT leaders look to shift to the digital workplace by supporting workforce optimization, engagement, collaboration and security. They Read more [...]

How to Gain Full Monitoring into Hadoop Clusters

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By: Lora Johnson Because of its flexibility, scalability, resiliency, and power, Apache Hadoop is the big data solution of choice for many organizations of all sizes. However, one of the challenges that users face comes with visibility. The size and organization of the distributed database makes it difficult — if not impossible — to get the insight necessary to understand how your Hadoop clusters are performing. And because of that, if issues do arise, it can be challenging at best to Read more [...]

New! VMware 2016 State of the Digital Workspace Report

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Download the new VMware report to gain insights on the digital workspace from hundreds of global organizations. More effective mobile workers and satisfied users—in 2016, over half of business and IT leaders saw these results out of deploying digital workspace technology. That’s one of many new and valuable findings in the VMware report, The State of the Digital Workspace. [Read the executive summary at VMware Radius.] Last July, VMware asked more than 1,000 business decision makers Read more [...]

Announcing the VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition Multi-Site Reference Architecture Paper

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Organizations want to keep the business operating during an extended or catastrophic technology outage, providing continuity of service and allowing staff to carry out their day-to-day responsibilities. VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition Multi-Site Reference Architecture provides best practices and architectural blueprints for building a deployment that addresses these issues. This reference architecture describes a typical configuration and requirements for a two-data-center strategy, which can Read more [...]