VDI and Storage: Deep Impact

December 11, 2009

AWESOME document!!! This is a MUST read. http://virtuall.eu/download-document/vdi-storage-deep-impact Ruben Spruijt blogged about it on Brian Madden’s web site, and received a lot of great comments worth reading. Here is the PDF incase the link above does not work: VDI_and_Storage_-_Deep_Impact-v1.0.pdf Since the release of this document, there has been some fantastic comments and blogs posted around […]

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WAN Emulation for VDI and SBC Testing

November 29, 2009

WANem (Wide Area Network Emulation) is an awesome tool for emulating a WAN in your test/dev environment or even a demo lab. I use it in my demo lab to show customers how the technologies might behave in their environment. WANem is a piece of software running on Knoppix, a well-known Linux distribution based on […]

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A collection of VDI Multimedia Test Material

June 21, 2009

This page will be a collection of multimedia test material for a VDI deployment…

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Understanding Microsoft Licensing for a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Environment

May 27, 2009

Here is an excellent whitepaper titled “Understanding Microsoft Licensing for a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Environment” that simply explains the licensing requirements without needing a PHD to sift through the information and Briefs posted on Microsoft’s Overview of Licensing for Virtualization web page. More specifically I’m referring to the Brief on Licensing Windows Vista for […]

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Displaying useful connection information on the desktop wallpaper

October 27, 2008

Updated on 6th April 2010… Like most IT professionals, I’ve been using Bginfo to embed some useful information in the wallpaper of a users Desktop for some years now. So what you say! Well…not too long ago Warren Simondson of CTRL-ALT-DEL IT Consultancy created a couple of cool utilities called TSBackdrop and PCBackdrop. I was […]

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