Personalization Virtualization

Personalization Virtualization covers isolating the user’s persona, settings, customizations, and data from the environment supporting the user. This is an area of increasing importance as users adopt multiple devices including potentially a desktop, a laptop, a smartphone and a table, and want some consistency in behavior across these devices.|This will also be an important area of IT departments who wish to ensure that users get a consistent experience and consistent access to information across devices like computers, tablets and phones, and operating systems like Windows, IOS and Android.

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    Quest delivers IE 6 rescue package

    November 14, 2011
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    With a little over 28 months left until Microsoft ends all support for Windows XP and with Internet Explorer 6, the time to consider their replacements is long overdue. While Microsoft and others have acted to deliver tools to assist with Windows 7 migration activities little effort has been made to address the challenge of…

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    Citrix Synergy Barcelona 2011: A review – If you tolerate this, your children will be next

    November 2, 2011
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    What this also means is that for software companies focused on delivering applications and data to users, their solutions cannot be solely focused on virtualisation and the cloud: cannot be focused purely on thin and mobile. At the same time, IT departments need to be more business aware, because the business is increasingly IT aware.…

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    Citrix and Quest get serious about Application Compatibility

    October 27, 2011
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    This week we saw the announcement of two very similar acquisitions. Quest Software announced on October 24 that they were acquiring ChangeBASE and on October 26 Citrix Systems announced they were acquiring AppDNA. Both solutions provide application compatibility testing for the Windows platform.

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    Consumerization of IT: AppSense and Centrix Software alliance recognise its more than just “how can my CFO justify their iPad”?

    September 28, 2011
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    Consumerization of IT: AppSense and Centrix Software alliance recognise its more than just “how can my CFO justify their iPad”?

    AppSense, a leading provider of user virtualization technology, and Centrix Software, provider of unified end-user computing solutions, have announced a strategic partnership to provide organizations with a comprehensive, user-centric transformation program. Do you need a user-centric transformation program? How could this alliance help your business manage IT beyond the 'single-PC-for-every-user' era? If they can help…

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    A Look At The Horizon

    September 19, 2011
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    One of the cool things about attending VMworld every year is seeing what is new on the horizon and this year, ironically, there is something called Project Horizon and the first milestone of that project called VMware Horizon Application Manager. Horizon is a hosted service that will centrally manage the provisioning, access and usage of…

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    News: Citrix acquires RingCube to enhance Virtual Desktop offerings

    August 12, 2011
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    Citrix announced the acquisition of RingCube, adding a new wrench to their virtual desktop delivery toolkit. The RingCube vDisk solution uniquely delivers a complete desktop environment without having to virtualize the underlining operating system.

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    Does VDI need User Virtualization, or does User Virtualization need VDI?

    August 11, 2011
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    VMware view to release RTO profile solution. Is this lagging behind Citrix who have bought Ringcube? View now has profile management - but that isn't user virtualisation. Does VDI need User Virtualization, or does User Virtualization need VDI? User Virtualization has the capacity to extend across desktop delivery boundaries because the user workspace, their applications…

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    Performance Management for Desktop Virtualization (VDI) and Presentation Virtualization (SBC)

    Performance Management for Desktop Virtualization (VDI) and Presentation Virtualization (SBC)

    Ovum’s research found that desktop virtualization currently represents approximately 15% of the business PC market. However, this figure is dominated by the Presentation Virtualization model (12%), typically used in call datacenter-type environments, and has been for the last 10 years. If PV/terminal services are excluded, the next generation of solutions aimed at CIOs, from the…

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    AppSense set to grow US operation in preparation for IPO

    July 25, 2011
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    Five months since Goldman Sachs took a reported 28% stake in UK desktop virtualization specialist AppSense, the signs are that it is starting to expand its US presence by hiring a new Silicon Valley design team that will be based in the company's Santa Clara offices.

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