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April 19, 2018
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A good bit of the success that you have with your Thin Client VDI environment and related endpoints is going to be based on the relationship and quality of your vendor’s Tech Support. Let’s take a look at Thin Client Tech Support in three ways; 1) Preventive approaches to take for less need of Tech Support, 2) Tips for dealing with Tech Support, and, 3) Thinking ahead in terms of future infrastructure projects and the expert Tech Support you will want.
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March 20, 2018
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If you’re an IT professional in the world of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), you’re certainly aware that traditionally-based networks including LAN, WAN, VPN etc., can manage and deliver quite good communication and connectivity via endpoints like Thin & Zero Client devices, etc. But, what about VDI in the Cloud? And, what are the benefits of a Cloud VDI environment, if any?
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February 22, 2018
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In a world full of VDI endpoint options, it may be a bit daunting trying to scale down and determine which Thin and/or Zero Clients may be just right for you. The key is to first start looking at your end users, and then to start looking at VDI endpoint Client options...
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January 18, 2018
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A Thin Client is a lightweight, small piece of solid-state hardware designed for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solutions. With these devices, everything in your desktop environment is stored on your server or data center, as they virtually replace individual PCs and their related individualized storage. The Thin Client is a low-cost, locked-down, small form factor device that saves energy and IT resources. Its management and deployments are easy and centralized via a software utility. Now, when a Thin Client comes with a wireless optional feature, a Wireless Thin Client … then, you have all of this and more.
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December 14, 2017
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With the Citrix announcement of its codec capabilities by incorporating Citrix H.265 support into their XenApp and XenDesktop Platinum editions, Citrix VDA has never looked better. When leveraged with NVIDIA GPUs, graphics performance not only improves, but bandwidth consumption also reduces; by 50%. Although not without some drawbacks, this is exceptional news in the world of VDI and related display graphics.
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November 16, 2017
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One of the key benefits of moving your local computing environment to a Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environment is security; VDI security… along with energy savings, cost savings, incredible performance, and centralized management, of course. But, none of that is truly really important unless your data, your information, and everything related to that, is secure.
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November 02, 2017
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What is a Thin Client and what are its benefits? To start off, a Thin Client is and was never a Fat Client. But, Thin Clients will often cut the fat right out of unwanted spending, overuse of power consumption and space, noisy environments, unsafe lack of security, and more.
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October 31, 2017
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Nothing to be afraid of here... take a short break with us from your daily grind and become an informed little ghost or goblin in a matter of ghoulish minutes. We're touching base this month on the September 19th Citrix Receiver for Linux 13.7 release and how it allows for users of Linux OS-based devices, such as Thin Clients, to access virtual desktops and hosted applications delivered by XenDesktop & XenApp. Boo! We're also conjuring up some key FYI reminders about Citrix HDX RealTime Optimization Pack for Skype for Business (RTOP 2.3) while we're at it!
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October 18, 2017
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If you have not heard, VMware has announced their release and availability of the VMware Horizon Virtualization Pack, which includes Skype for Business on Linux – and the benefits are something to talk about. Here are some things you might not know that go along with this amazing new Linux functionality.
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September 07, 2017
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Tired of costly Zero Client Management Software and confusing Support Agreements? 10ZiG Technology makes Zero/Thin Client Management easy with our simple, user-friendly, highly-functional "10ZiG Manager." Server-based or web-based, the 10ZiG Manager is always FREE with Client purchases, including unlimited users/licenses... and makes endpoint management, configuration, and deployment efficient and effortless.
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