Top EUC News This Week: Horizon 7 + Skype for Business, VMworld Europe & Much More

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In top end-user computing (EUC) news this week: Horizon 7 and Skype for Business, Windows 10 at VMworld Europe, New Horizon Cloud hands-on lab and so much more. Let’s Get Technical A new technical whitepaper for Microsoft Lync 2013 and Skype for Business on VMware Horizon 7 is now available. The whitepaper will help you with system requirements and configuration steps to deploy Skype for Business on virtual desktops. Get the technical paper here. Coming Soon: VMware Horizon Cloud Hands-On Lab Read Read more [...]

VMware Horizon 7, Skype for Business, and Lync 2013: Updated Technical White Paper

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As a follow-up to our previous announcement on VMware Horizon 7 with Skype for Business, we are happy to announce that the technical white paper on this topic has been updated. Microsoft Lync 2013 and Skype for Business on VMware Horizon 7 is now available to help you with system requirements and the steps to configure and deploy Skype for Business on VMware Horizon 7 virtual desktops. Download the updated Microsoft Lync 2013 and Skype for Business on VMware Horizon 7 white paper now! Thank Read more [...]

Deep Dive into VMware Horizon Blast Extreme Adaptive Transport

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Building a transport for desktop and application virtualization is a multi-dimensional problem. Users can access these remote applications and desktops from anywhere: From the same site as where the infrastructure is hosted over LAN; From a remote branch office over WAN/cloud; From their favorite coffee shop over public Wi-Fi; or On the move and accessing the remote infrastructure over mobile networks. Given that end users can be located anywhere, the network conditions at their disposal can also Read more [...]

VMware Horizon Cloud Hands-on Lab Coming Soon!

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We announced the release of the VMware Horizon Cloud Hands-on Lab at VMworld Las Vegas last week! This lab is a guided tour of Horizon Cloud, and is designed to introduce you to the Horizon Cloud Service. We designed and built this fully functional, self-contained lab within our VMware Hands-on Labs environment, where labs are accessible from around the world. The Horizon Cloud Hands-on Lab consists of eight modules that guide users through the following activities: Module 1, Horizon Cloud Hosted Read more [...]

3 Missteps UX Designers Should Avoid

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After receiving my master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction from University of Michigan in 2014, I landed my first UX role at VMware AirWatch as an User Experience Designer. While I’ve enjoyed seeing my hard-earned degree put to good use over the last several years, I’ve also been confronted with a variety of unexpected challenges that many UX Designers in my position have faced, all of which have helped me grow and continue to learn as my career develops. While many UX professionals Read more [...]

Empowering the Digital Workspace: How Mecklenburg County Does It

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In Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, a move to Windows 10 is part of a larger digital workspace program that delivers the apps and data that county employees need, on any device, whenever and wherever they are. The ultimate goal is to help the county’s 6,000 employees serve the county’s citizens more effectively. “Your desk is not just where you physically sit; your work can follow you everywhere you are.” —Preston Teal, Senior IT Business Analyst, Mecklenburg County Windows Read more [...]

Marketing Internal IT to Line-of-Business

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Public Clouds make marketing internal IT to line-of-business a must do item A couple of weeks ago I posted the first in a series of blogs on big things that IT teams need do to ensure that they remain relevant to their end users.  In that blog, I introduced a list of seven things that IT teams should do to be successful. I also covered the first item which was providing self-service to end users for infrastructure and application services.  Today I’ll pick up from where I left off Read more [...]

VMworld 2017 – The Ops Perspective Part 3

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  That’s a wrap! VMworld US 2017 is officially over. It’s been a very exciting week with all the great announcements such as the availability of VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware Cloud Services, PKS, and App Defense to name just a few!! We’ve heard about the future of operations management and the present with cool solutions such as Wavefront. But we can’t forget about the rock stars of VMworld. Yes, Blink 182 rocked the house at the Customer Appreciation party, but I’m Read more [...]

Ready for a single monitoring console? How to unify Microsoft SCOM and vROps

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By: Lora Johnson   Over the years, Microsoft shops have naturally moved towards Microsoft SCOM as their monitoring tool of choice. While Microsoft SCOM offers significant visibility and management capabilities, it is specific to your Microsoft resources — meaning that these often operate in a silo away from the rest of your IT stack, and can make troubleshooting more challenging than it needs to be. Even so, it can feel like you have to throw your investment into Microsoft SCOM away in Read more [...]

VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon with NVIDIA GRID—Coming Soon

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Co-Author: Cris Lau, senior product manager for VMware EUC. In recent years, more and more VMware Horizon customers have come to rely on VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon to provide end-to-end visibility into the health, performance and efficiency of their Horizon, as well as Citrix, virtual desktop and application environments—from the data center to the devices. And we’re about to pump up those reliable metrics even more. Expanding on our existing Read more [...]