DABCC - IT Community News Weekly - 04/28/2017

IT Community News Weekly - 04/28/2017

IT Community News Weekly shares the the latest community created news, videos, software, infographics, tips and tricks posted to DABCC.com over the past week. Browse through the list and you might just find something that interests you. 

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Remote Desktop Manager (RDM) for Windows vs. RDM for iOS

By Devolutions on Apr 28, 2017 10:27 am

Recently, I looked at the differences between RDM for Windows and RDM for Android. But don’t worry, I haven’t forgotten all of you iPhone and iPad fans, because today we’ll be comparing RDM for Windows to RDM for iOS (and to be honest, I’m kind of an Apple fan myself!). About RDM for iOS First […]

Work Anywhere on Any Device with VMware Horizon Apps – Video Demo

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 10:04 am

Want a unified digital workspace with access to any app at any time in any place? See how VMware Horizon Apps delivers virtualized applications to leading companies and schools in an enterprise-secure, consumer-simple solution. Learn more at http://dabcc.com. This video is from the fine folks at VMware EUC.

What’s new in VMware ESXi 6.5 storage Part I: UNMAP

By opvizor on Apr 28, 2017 09:47 am

Cody Hosterman published an article about whats new in ESXi 6.5, you can find Cody’s article here or simply scroll down. There is quite a bit of new stuff in this release and there have certainly been quite a few blogs concerning the flagship features. I want to take some time to dive into some new […]

Citrix: Apps are On the Move, What’s a CIO to Do?

By Citrix Systems on Apr 28, 2017 09:37 am

People have been on the move for a while — workspaces, applications, and data are increasingly accessed from mobile devices. This has had a big impact on application delivery. For any business these days, its all about apps and its all about the customer experience delivered by these apps. Now applications are on the move […]

A Beginner’s Guide to XenApp and XenDesktop on Azure

By FSLogix on Apr 28, 2017 09:23 am

Deploying Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop in Microsoft Azure is an interesting solution for everybody who wants to deliver Windows desktops or applications from the public cloud. Citrix and Microsoft are working closely together to develop this modern application delivery platform based on Azure Resource Manager (ARM). This article introduces the multiple variants of hosting XenApp […]

Citrix NetScaler 12 supports VMware Horizon PCoIP

By RobBeekmans.NET by Rob Beekmans on Apr 28, 2017 09:11 am

On April 27th Citrix released the latest version of their NetScaler product, Release 12 Build 41.16. This release enables proxying PCoIP which is the primary protocol used with VMware Horizon. The protocol was licensed from Teradici in 2008, Amazon also licensed the protocol for their AWS offering in 2013. Remote access to VMware Horizon is provided with […]

Do Developers Really Want Invisible Infrastructure?

By eG Innovations on Apr 28, 2017 09:03 am

There are so many complexities associated with infrastructure – most developers can’t know them all, and sometimes it seems like they don’t want to know. But the truth is that a well-performing application makes it appear as if the infrastructure is invisible, and of course programmers have always wanted to divorce their efforts from any underlying […]

VMware: Empower the Digital Workspace

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 08:50 am

Businesses of all sizes are creating a digital workspace, delivering anytime, anywhere access to all applications, services and resources across all devices – desktops, tablets and smartphones. What is the digital workspace? What will a digital workspace do for your IT organisation and your business? Get a crash course on the digital workspace and how to […]

Why an Application SLA Must Match Your Infrastructure

By Turbonomic on Apr 28, 2017 08:30 am

There is no doubt that you’ve seen the use of the mathematical operator <= meaning ‘less than or equal to’ at the other side of the equation. The reason that this is important is that it relates to the assigning of application SLA (Service Level Agreement) metrics to your applications. In other words, you have […]

DockerCon 2017 Day 1 Highlights

By Docker on Apr 28, 2017 08:20 am

What an incredible DockerCon 2017 we had last week. Big thank you to all of the 150+ confirmed speakers, 100+ sponsors and over 5,500 attendees for contributing to the success of these amazing 3 days in Austin. You’ll find below the videos and slides from general session day 1.All the slides will soon be published on […]

Consumer-Driven Innovation for Healthcare

By LUA on Apr 28, 2017 08:05 am

Healthcare is transitioning into a more consumer-focused industry. Patients are increasingly more active in managing their own healthcare. They are able to gather more information about medical conditions, illnesses and treatment options. Overall, patients are able to have more of an informed opinion and say in their care than in the past. This is an […]

NVIDIA Adds Six AI Startups to Its GPU Ventures Portfolio

By NVIDIA on Apr 28, 2017 07:57 am

As the AI ecosystem continues its global expansion, NVIDIA is expanding its portfolio of startup investments, adding six companies in three countries over the past year. In addition to providing funds for future growth, we offer these startups NVIDIA’s advice and perspective as the world’s leading AI computing company. This can take the form of […]

Use Amazon WorkSpaces on Your Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ With the New Samsung DeX

By Amazon Web Services on Apr 28, 2017 07:45 am

It is really interesting to watch as technology evolves and improves. For example, today’s mobile phones offer screens with resolution that rivals a high-end desktop, along with multiple connectivity options and portability. Earlier this week I had the opportunity to get some hands-on experience with the brand-new Samsung Galaxy S8+ phone and a unique new […]

Citrix: Spring Into Service: The Citrix Global Day of Impact

By Citrix Systems on Apr 28, 2017 07:21 am

Corporate social responsibility has long been at the core of Citrix culture. Even before our first Global Day of Impact campaign in 2010, we encouraged and supported volunteer efforts by our team members around the world. Giving back is part of our who we are year-round, but we’ve made a special push this April in […]

VMware: Understanding Layer 2 Extensions for the Hybrid Cloud

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 07:04 am

Taking a VLAN and extending that broadcast domain across two sites can be identified by many names including; Data Center Interconnect (DCI), Data Center Extension (DCE), Extended Layer 2 Network, Stretched Layer 2 Network, Stretched VLAN, Extended VLAN, Stretched Deploy, Layer 2 VPN.  With all these different aliases, it’s no wonder why people are confused […]

VMware: Bootstrap the VCSA onto vSAN 6.6 with Easy Install

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 06:50 am

If vSAN is configured by vCenter, how do you deploy vCenter on top of vSAN? Sounds a bit like a chicken and egg scenario, huh? vSAN is part of a cluster configuration in vSphere. To create a cluster, a datacenter must first be present, and that must be part of a vCenter instance. At least that’s […]

Microsoft Video: SQL Server 2017: BI enhancements

By Microsoft on Apr 28, 2017 06:30 am

In this video, we discuss the new Analysis Services features in SQL Server 2017. We will cover Power Query connectivity, modeling enhancements such as Detail Rows allowing users to easily see transactional records, and improved support for ragged hierarchies. Download SQL Server 2017: Now on Windows, Linux, and Docker: http://dabcc.com This video is from the […]

What’s the Buzz? Industry Responds to ClearSky’s Data Protection News

By ClearSky Data on Apr 28, 2017 06:09 am

When ClearSky Data launched in 2015, we had big plans: to give CIOs and IT pros the ability to access all their data, anywhere they want it, anytime they need it. From the minute we came out of stealth mode, our team was thinking about how to improve customers’ experiences immediately, as well as two […]

Citrix: How Citrix is Striving to Reimagine the Future of Work

By Citrix Systems on Apr 28, 2017 05:58 am

The world we live in today is barely recognisable from just 10 or even five years ago. As we react to the aftermath of significant political and economic change, organisations have been forced to accept slower long-term economic growth, creating new and innovative business models to survive and thrive. The downturn has also had ramifications […]

451 Report: Surge in managed services is good news for service providers

By HP Enterprise on Apr 28, 2017 05:49 am

Service providers, start your engines. According to the Managed Infrastructure Market Overview 2016 study conducted by 451 Research, managed hosted infrastructure will grow for the next several years to encompass more than $129BN in spending. In fact, the managed hosted infrastructure market is on track to double in size by the year 2019. That means […]

VMware Cloud Foundation Video – Preparing to Image your First Rack

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 05:32 am

In this video, we demonstrate how to deploy the VMware Imaging Appliance (VIA) in preparation for imaging a new Cloud Foundation rack. From the fine folks at VMware TV.

VMware Cloud Foundation Video – Expanding a Workload Domain

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 05:30 am

In this video, we show how to expand an existing workload domain by adding additional capacity using the VMware SDDC Manager From the fine folks at VMware TV.

VMware Cloud Foundation Video – Deleting a Workload Domain

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 05:26 am

In this video, we show how to delete a workload domain using VMware SDDC Manager. From the fine folks at VMware TV.

VMware Cloud Foundation Video – Creating a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Workload Domain

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 05:25 am

In this video, we demonstrate the creation of a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, or VDI Workload Domain using the VMware SDDC Manager. From the fine folks at VMware TV.

VMware Cloud Foundation Video – Automated Patching and Upgrades with VCF Lifecycle Management

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 05:23 am

In this video, we provide an overview on how to use the Cloud Foundation Lifecycle Management feature to upgrade the unified SDDC From the fine folks at VMware TV.

VMware Cloud Foundation Video – Creating a Virtual Infrastructure Workload Domain

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 05:22 am

In this video, we demonstrate the creation of a Virtual Infrastructure Workload Domain using the VMware SDDC Manager. From the fine folks at VMware TV.

VMware Cloud Foundation Video – Deploying Your First Rack using Bring-Up

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 05:20 am

In this video, we demonstrate how to connect to the SDDC Manager and configure the Cloud Foundation unified SDDC platform to instantiate the foundation for your private cloud. From the fine folks at VMware TV.

Compare EUC Solutions. Who Has the Simplest VDI in the Cloud Era?

By Workspot on Apr 28, 2017 05:05 am

In the first blog in this mini-series I presented a matrix that illustrates how fragmented EUC solutions are today. It’s a mess! The various legacy offerings have become so complex and disjointed that it’s difficult for IT teams to know where to start crafting a solution for the unique needs of users. If you’re responsible for […]

Top Ten Tips for Windows 10 Migration

By Ivanti on Apr 28, 2017 04:59 am

Windows 10 is the largest single reboot of Microsoft’s operating system since Windows 7 was introduced almost eight years ago. Although it has been generally available for almost two years, only 10 percent of companies have Windows 10 fully in production, according to a recent study by Dimensional Research. Additionally, according to the same study, […]

How Cisco Digitally Transformed Its Workforce?

By Cisco on Apr 28, 2017 04:44 am

Digital transformation starts with people and an organizational culture that’s aligned toward a unified vision of business transformation. Creating a more virtual, collaborative, flexible, and productive workforce is very important to become a digital business. If you are going to attract and retain the best people, you need to create a work environment that empowers […]

VMware Cloud Foundation Technical Introduction Video

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 04:20 am

See how VMware Cloud Foundation brings together the core SDDC building blocks of compute virtualization (with VMware vSphere), storage virtualization (with VMware vSAN) and network virtualization (with VMware NSX), together with the automation capabilities of the VMware SDDC Manager, into a new unified SDDC platform that provides a vastly simplified SDDC experience From the fine […]

VMware Cloud Foundation Network Overview Video

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 03:56 am

The VMware SDDC Manager allocates cloud capacity into workload domains.  Each workload domain is backed by a vSphere cluster and is managed by its own vCenter Server instance.  In each workload domain, a virtual distributed switch is created with multiple VLAN-backed port groups to logically segregate and isolate the different traffic types.  VMware NSX is […]

Microsoft Azure IoT Gateway SDK packages now available

By Microsoft on Apr 28, 2017 03:45 am

Back in November, we announced the general availability of the Azure IoT Gateway SDK. We’ve already heard from a number of customers who are leveraging the open source Gateway SDK to connect their legacy devices or run analytics at the edge of their network. It’s great to see quick adoption! With the Gateway SDK’s modular […]

VMware: How Apps Steal Data from You

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 03:28 am

Domingo Guerra, Appthority’s president, cofounded the company in 2011 to help the enterprise solve new security challenges in an increasingly mobile, app-centric world. He is the leader of Appthority’s Enterprise Mobile Threat Team, where he specializes in identifying mobile app risks and behavior trends, and advising the enterprise of the business risk associated with data […]

VMware: Deluxe Corp Evolves Business Model With VMware

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 03:10 am

Deluxe Corp is familiar with evolution. The 1.8 billion dollar organization had to pivot its business model in recent years to keep pace with changing industry trends. Initially a company focused primarily on printing checks, Deluxe Corp is undergoing a transformation to become a marketing and general service provider within the financial industry. To ensure […]

NVIDIA: Learn How Software Writes Software for AI Cars at GTC

By NVIDIA on Apr 28, 2017 02:59 am

You’ve seen the headlines. You’ve heard the buzzwords. Everyone is talking about how self-driving cars will change the world. But there’s a much deeper story here — one we’re telling in full at our GPU Technology Conference, May 8-11, in Silicon Valley — about how AI generates software with amazing capabilities. This is what makes […]

Beautiful Music for SharePoint Midmarket Customers: HPE StoreVirtual 3200 and SharePoint MiniRole

By HP Enterprise on Apr 28, 2017 02:39 am

Microsoft SharePoint has a new friend that we’ve tested in our new Reference Architecture: SharePoint 2016 on HPE ProLiant DL380 and HPE Store Virtual 3200. Sing praises for response per second increases that boost performance and lower cost. I’m sure everyone reading this blog has a friend that they count on in good times, bad […]

Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop on Microsoft Azure Cost Calculator!

By Citrix Systems on Apr 28, 2017 02:22 am

Back when we first announced the Cost Calculator, we were working on several features integral to modeling the costs of deploying Citrix XenApp on Microsoft Azure. We’re pleased to share that we have released those features … and many more. The Cost Calculator now has the ability to: Save and compare cost estimates with an Azure AD account Export […]

VMware vSAN Storage Policy Assigned to vSphere Replication Replicas

By VMware on Apr 28, 2017 02:09 am

VMware vSphere Replication (VR) is a replication feature that is included with vSphere Essentials Plus Kit and higher editions of vSphere. Replication is configured on a per-VM basis with RPOs as low as five minutes. It is compatible with vSAN, as well as, other datastore types such as VMFS, NFS, and vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols). […]

Microsoft Video: Get started developing apps with SQL Server 2017 running on Linux

By Microsoft on Apr 27, 2017 04:20 pm

In this short video we will walk you through everything you should know as a developer: the acquisition and installation process, the connectors: node, .net, php, and key management tools. Download SQL Server 2017: Now on Windows, Linux, and Docker: http://dabcc.com This video is from the fine folks at Microsoft.

The Outcome Economy: How the Industrial Internet of Things is Transforming Every Business Book

By IT Books on Apr 27, 2017 01:04 pm

Everything and everyone is becoming interconnected. The Internet of Things is transforming the ways in which new value is being created in practically every business and every workplace. In the Industrial IoT, roles must change and rules are meant to be broken. This is where the value is. This is the new opportunity. This book […]

VMware Cloud Foundation Video – Imaging Your First Rack

By VMware on Apr 27, 2017 12:50 pm

In this video, we demonstrate how to use the VIA appliance to perform the initial configuration of the physical switches and servers in the rack, stage the SDDC software bundle, and deploy the VMware SDDC Manager in preparation for deploying VMware Cloud Foundation. From the fine folks at VMware TV.

VMware Video: Professional Services Helps Insurance Company

By VMware on Apr 27, 2017 12:01 pm

As a highly regulated business, West Bend Mutual Insurance (WBMI) needed to protect its customer data and mitigate risk. Therefore, WBMI transformed its security posture selecting VMware NSX as its security solution. VMware Professional Services helped WBMI achieve its timelines for NSX resulting in reduced OPEX costs. From the fine folks at VMware TV.

NVIDIA At GTC, Glimpse the Future of Makers, Intelligent Machines and More

By NVIDIA on Apr 27, 2017 11:50 am

They’re coming by air, land and sea. Drones, robots, underwater submersibles — even an AI city, or at least the applications that power it — will all be under one roof at our GPU Technology Conference, at the San Jose Convention Center from May 8-11. Lots to Do with a GPU At the eighth annual […]

Microsoft Video: Developing Xamarin based data-driven intelligent applications using Azure Data Services (ADS)

By Microsoft on Apr 27, 2017 10:53 am

Requirements of modern apps have driven the industry to use a broad range of technologies for storing data within an app. Azure provides storage technologies that support these architectures. This session demonstrates how to use these in the SaaS application scenario. With Azure Database Services, you can quickly design, deploy, and manage apps that are […]

VMware: How to Pinpoint Storage Problems in Your SAP Environment

By VMware on Apr 27, 2017 10:30 am

When using SAP native tools such as SAP Solution Manager, there isn’t visibility into the underlying virtualization layers, leaving a blind spot in understanding the complete performance story. The virtualization layer includes, but is not limited to, the virtual machine, ESXi server, CPU, memory and storage. If I am an SAP administrator, the ability to […]

Business in Real-Time Using Azure IoT and Cortana Intelligence Suite: Driving Your Digital Transformation

By IT Books on Apr 27, 2017 09:46 am

Learn how today’s businesses can transform themselves by leveraging real-time data and advanced machine learning analytics. This book provides prescriptive guidance for architects and developers on the design and development of modern Internet of Things (IoT) and Advanced Analytics solutions. In addition, Business in Real-Time Using Azure IoT and Cortana Intelligence Suite offers patterns and practices for […]

VMware Cloud Foundation Storage Overview Video

By VMware on Apr 27, 2017 09:39 am

VMware Cloud Foundation leverages vSAN ready-nodes to implement a simple, efficient and highly scalable storage architecture for the SDDC.  Leveraging the automation capabilities of the SDDC Manager it’s easy to create workload domains and provision new vSAN data stores.  vSAN radically simplifies storage and makes it easy to deploy a modern software-defined data center. From […]

SCCM Patch Management Admins Spending More Time Researching Vulnerabilities after Microsoft Retires Security Bulletins

By Flexera Software on Apr 27, 2017 09:20 am

Microsoft no longer publishes security bulletins.  Last November they warned that the Security Bulletins on Patch Tuesday would be discontinued and they followed through on their promise with the April 2017 edition.  Information about software vulnerability is now only found on the Security Update Guides portal (SUG). While the portal is searchable by CVE, KB […]

Simplifying the Monitoring of Multi-Hypervisor Infrastructures

By eG Innovations on Apr 27, 2017 09:06 am

Over the years, many enterprises have achieved tremendous cost reductions and management simplicity through virtualizing their IT infrastructure. According to Gartner, while some firms have virtualized over 90% of their servers, on an average, most firms have over 75% of their servers in a virtualized infrastructure, indicating the growth and maturity of the x86 server […]

VMware: Simplifying App Access & Management with Workspace ONE

By VMware on Apr 27, 2017 08:58 am

In today’s mobile cloud world, it’s all about the apps. Apps are what help your workforce be productive and successful. Unfortunately, employees do not often use the apps their company provides. Studies have shown that with each extra step required for onboarding a new app, you lose 7% of your user base. Six steps to […]

Citrix: Getting Started with Citrix Management Solutions for OMS

By Citrix Systems on Apr 27, 2017 08:46 am

This article serves as a tutorial to get you started with Citrix Management Solutions for the Operations Management Suite (OMS). There are several steps you must follow, from creating an Azure account to deploying and validating the management solutions. OMS manages all your data in Azure in a workspace. You can use the workspace for […]

Citrix Introduces Citrix Management Solutions for OMS

By Citrix Systems on Apr 27, 2017 08:27 am

Many companies are beginning to use cloud or hybrid cloud solutions for the advantages they offer compared to pure on-premises solutions. In the monitoring space, the Microsoft Operations Management Suite is a key cloud solution. Currently, several Microsoft Management Solutions for OMS exist but not many from third parties. The scene is changing as more […]

The Turbonomic Workload Chart & The Current State of Your Datacenter

By Turbonomic on Apr 27, 2017 08:19 am

Who doesn’t love a good graph or chart? They sometimes seem to be the lifeblood of any good organization, their accession to a report capable of defending or damning a position, causing the approval or denial of a myriad of resources. Most charts are static, capturing a single point in time. For some purposes (tectonic […]

VMware Named One of the Best Workplaces in the Bay Area by Great Place to Work and Fortune

By VMware on Apr 27, 2017 07:45 am

VMware strives to provide an environment where innovation thrives and all employees can reach their full potential. So, we’re proud to announce that our organization has been named one of the Best Workplaces in the San Francisco Bay Area by consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune. VMware came in no. 15 on the […]

Citrix Values Are “True North” for Successful Partner Relationships

By Citrix Systems on Apr 27, 2017 07:29 am

This blog post is the first in a series covering the Citrix core values and their relevance for our partner ecosystem, both at a high level and on a day-to-day basis. I’ve said it multiple times, but it’s worth repeating: the Citrix experience is a special one whether you’re a customer, a partner or a Citrix […]

1703 App-V Sequencer and Templates Explained

By FSLogix on Apr 27, 2017 07:09 am

One of the new features of the 1703 Sequencer mentioned in TechNet “What’s New” page involves templates. No, Microsoft didn’t do what we asked to make it easy to always load the sequencer with a Template using a registry setting like we did in 4.x. But they did solve an issue that traps everyone when […]

Gartner: You Don’t Have to Be a Disruptor to Be Disruptive

By Gartner on Apr 27, 2017 06:58 am

Nearly every organization is considering or undertaking some form(s) of digital transformation. Nearly every technology and service provider (TSP) is attempting to tailor its offerings to organizations undertaking transformation. [editor’s note – the tally officially became “every” for both of the above during the writing of this blog] Digital disruptors like Amazon/Amazon Web Services (AWS), […]

VMware: Virtual Network Provisioning via the Hypervisor

By VMware on Apr 27, 2017 06:32 am

>We’ve shared other resources with you before that discuss what network virtualization is and the essential of micro-segmentation. Today, we’re taking a look at provisioning virtual networks.According to our free whitepaper Network Virtualization Makes Your Life Easier: Virtual networks can be provisioned using a cloud management platform (CMP) that requests virtual network and security services for corresponding […]

Gartner: Networking for Office365

By Gartner on Apr 27, 2017 06:12 am

One of my top inquiry topics with Gartner clients is Networking questions and challenges surrounding Office 365.  Further, in surveys we’ve conducted, performance is the fourth overall technical problem reported with O365, and network issues are a top cause of these performance issues. The biggest networking challenges when running Office365 we see from our clients […]

Citrix: Get Rewarded when Customers Purchase Citrix Essentials on the Azure marketplace

By Citrix Systems on Apr 27, 2017 05:50 am

Ask yourself: have you influenced any of your customers recently to purchase a Citrix Essentials service on the Azure Marketplace? Or, are any of them thinking about taking the leap? If so, then there could be a check waiting for you! Sound too easy? It’s meant to, as we continue to look for new ways […]

Qwant’s Privacy Focus Changes Search Engine Game Using AI

By NVIDIA on Apr 27, 2017 05:30 am

On a PC, a phone or from TV, people want information. They want it at home, at work and on the move. And they want it 24/7. They also want, but seldom get, their privacy along with it. The upstart search engine Qwant is using AI, powered by NVIDIA technology, to change that game. The […]

Citrix OMS monitoring Tech Preview

By IT Blog by Marius Sandbu on Apr 27, 2017 05:15 am

So Citrix recently released a Tech Preview which allows monitoring of your Citrix infrastructure using Microsoft OMS. Now I’ve been a fan for OMS for quite some time, and I try to use it as much as possible. OMS also comes in a free tier which allows uploading of 500 MB of data each day […]

Microsoft Video: What’s new with Azure Machine Learning

By Microsoft on Apr 26, 2017 03:30 pm

In this session, learn how you can transform your key business scenarios with Azure Machine Learning. You’ll learn how to get started by easily building your own custom model, training and deploying it as a simple web service. We’ll also cover how to quickly create Cortana Intelligence Solutions from preconfigured solutions, reference architectures, and design […]

VMware Video: Simplifying App and Access Management with Workspace ONE

By VMware on Apr 26, 2017 03:03 pm

VMware Workspace ONE combines identity and mobility management to provide frictionless and secure access to all the apps and data employees need to work, wherever, whenever and from whatever device they choose. This video is from the fine folks at VMware Airwatch.

Amazon WorkDocs iOS App Now Lets You Save Files Directly to WorkDocs, and Open Files Stored in Your WorkDocs Account Using Other Apps on Your Device

By Amazon Web Services on Apr 26, 2017 02:02 pm

The Amazon WorkDocs iOS app now supports file sharing between the WorkDocs app and other apps on your iPhone or iPad, provided they also support file sharing across apps. You can send files from the app you’re using to your WorkDocs app so you can store them in your WorkDocs account. You can save photos […]

Security aspects when moving to the public cloud – PaaS

By IT Blog by Marius Sandbu on Apr 26, 2017 01:30 pm

So this is a follow-up on my previous blogpost on Security Aspects on public cloud –> http://dabcc.com in this blog post I will focus more on what security aspects you ned to think about when considering using platform services. Platform services comes in different shapes and colours, but in the core essence you have a […]

Cloud is not the Future….It is the Now!

By Flexera Software on Apr 26, 2017 12:40 pm

Are you using cloud infrastructure in your organization? If you are not using the cloud to deliver applications or IT services today, you will be soon. Cloud services are not the future…they are the now. Enterprises of all sizes are embracing cloud services for many reasons. One key driver is the ability to immediately access […]

Atlantis TechJam Video: How to deliver the best virtual workspace using your existing hardware

By AtlantisSDS on Apr 26, 2017 12:20 pm

Hugo Phan and Ruben Spruijt discuss how to use software to solve the core problems faced in desktop virtualization and be able to use the hardware you already have. You can try this out for yourself today.

VMware Video: VMware vRealize with NSX

By VMware on Apr 26, 2017 11:50 am

Overcome obstacles to speed application delivery and ensure quality of services. Learn how the combination of VMware vRealize Suite (cloud management platform) and VMware NSX (network virtualization) help drive agility and greater efficiencies in IT service delivery. This video is from the fine folks at VMware NSX.

Download server change for Xen releases

By The Xen Project on Apr 26, 2017 11:27 am

The official way to get the Xen hypervisor and other Xen Project downloads is via the the http://dabcc.com website. If you get Xen via the links on the website, you do not need to read the rest of this message.We are aware that some users have been visiting the download server directly. That download server […]

Liquidware FlexApp Layering- The fastest and most efficient packaging today! #Dare2Compare

By Liquidware Labs on Apr 26, 2017 11:07 am

Liquidware FlexApp Layering – The fastest and most efficient packaging today! Dare2Compare to other solutions in the Citrix and VMware ecosystems. There isn’t another solution available that is more efficient at packaging applications. Other solutions can take up to 40 minutes to package a simple application. Save time, save money, save sanity, choose FlexApp. Application […]

VMware’s Wavefront Acquisition: Analyst’s View

By VMware on Apr 26, 2017 10:46 am

Many of you may have seen the recent announcement on VMware acquiring Wavefront, a Palo Alto-based cloud analytics firm. You can learn the initial details about the acquisition from the blog article written by Ajay Singh, the General Manager and SVP of the VMware Cloud Management Business Unit. Now, I am glad to share with you […]

DockerCon 2017 Day 2 Highlights

By Docker on Apr 26, 2017 10:35 am

Following the general session highlights from DockerCon Day 1, we’re happy to share with you the video recording from general session day 2. All the slides will soon be published on our slideshare account and all the breakout session video recordings available on our DockerCon 2017 youtube playlist. Here’s what we covered during the day 2 […]

What is your backup strategy for Cloud based IaaS deployments?

By IT Blog by Marius Sandbu on Apr 26, 2017 10:19 am

When moving to public cloud I often find that people I talk with misunderstands what services they actually get when they buy a service in for instance Azure, AWS or GCP for that matter. That is of course something I often find doing myself and not actually reading the different service descriptions. One common misconception […]

Microsoft Video: SQL Server 2017: Adaptive Query Processing

By Microsoft on Apr 26, 2017 10:04 am

Microsoft is introducing a new family of adaptive query processing improvements that will enhance the performance of workloads that have historically been difficult to tune through classic methodologies.  In this session we will discuss new improvements, including interleaved execution for multi-statement table valued functions, batch-mode execution adaptive joins, and batch-mode memory grant feedback. Download SQL Server […]

Citrix: The Farther Away You Go, the Closer Your Apps Are

By Citrix Systems on Apr 26, 2017 09:50 am

The last thing mobile users need to worry about when working while traveling is accessing their apps and data seamlessly. At Citrix, we truly embrace the “work-from-anywhere” mantra. Our IT department uses Citrix NetScaler GSLB to deliver these services via a single URL, giving employees an easier way to access their workspace regardless of where […]

Secure Web Gateway with Citrix NetScaler

By IT Blog by Marius Sandbu on Apr 26, 2017 09:44 am

So with the introduction of Netscaler 12, Citrix has now finally added a feature which I’ve been waiting for a long time, namely the Secure Web Gateway which is a forward proxy! It allows us to use the NetScaler as a forward proxy for our clients and from there can be used to restrict user […]

Microsoft Video: Developing applications with SQL vNext (Linux), Entity Framework, DevOps and Azure

By Microsoft on Apr 26, 2017 09:20 am

It’s the SQL Server as you already know it today, but it’s now native to Linux.  It works with your data, your favorite tools, application frameworks (EF) and programming languages. In this session, we will pull the code for an application running in cloud to a Linux based machine. Test and enhance the application for […]

IGEL Updates IGEL OS – Adds VMware Blast Extreme Protocol to IZ Series Zero Clients

By IGEL Technology on Apr 26, 2017 09:00 am

As the only vendor to integrate the VMware® Blast Extreme Protocol on zero client hardware, IGEL is improving the flexibility and manageability of modern end-user computing environments IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced that it has enhanced the IGEL OS™, adding support for the VMware Horizon 4.4 […]

When Application Delays really matter

By DataCore on Apr 26, 2017 08:45 am

Just imagine the impact of any delay in getting emergency responders to act on a 911 call for help. Could it mean more damage to a property? Could it cause serious injury, or even loss of life? That’s a risk a 911 call center in Medford, Oregon wasn’t willing to take. Multiple times a day, […]

Gartner Survey Shows 85 Percent of Enterprises Will Have Started Windows 10 Deployments by End of 2017

By Gartner on Apr 26, 2017 08:16 am

Security Improvements No. 1 Reason for Migrating Migration to Windows 10 is expected to be faster than previous operating system (OS) adoption, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. The survey showed that 85 percent of enterprises will have started Windows 10 deployments by the end of 2017. Between September and December of 2016, Gartner […]

Availability Gap Inhibits Digital Transformation and Costs Enterprises $21.8M Each Year

By Veeam on Apr 26, 2017 08:05 am

82 percent of enterprises are facing a gap between user demand and what IT can deliver, or an ‘Availability Gap’ Unplanned downtime cost enterprises an average of $21.8 million each per year, up 36 percent YoY 66 percent of enterprises admit that Digital Transformation initiatives are being held back by unplanned downtime 96 percent of […]

Microsoft Video: Deploy an intelligent solution with Solution Templates

By Microsoft on Apr 26, 2017 04:22 am

In this session, we provide an overview of how you can get started with the new Microsoft advanced analytics solution templates, add your own data sets and deploy a fully functional architecture within your Azure account. Check out the solution templates in the Cortana Galleryy: http://dabcc.com This video is from the fine folks at Microsoft.

Microsoft Video: Microsoft Data Amp

By Microsoft on Apr 26, 2017 04:20 am

Put data, analytics and artificial intelligence into the heart of your solutions. Get the latest on big data and machine learning innovations. Join us online April 19, 2017 at 8AM PT for Microsoft Data Amp. Find out more about Microsoft Data Amp here: http://dabcc.com This video is from the fine folks at Microsoft.

Microsoft Video: Adding intelligence to your applications using big data at scale

By Microsoft on Apr 26, 2017 03:33 am

Azure Data Lake Analytics makes it easy to give your big data processing more intelligence by taking advantage of the integrated, cognitive capabilities of U-SQL. Get started with Data Lake Analytics for free, today.: http://dabcc.com This video is from the fine folks at Microsoft.

VMware Video: How to Migrate from AirWatch Inbox to VMware Boxer

By VMware on Apr 25, 2017 02:55 pm

This short demo video walks IT administrators through each step to migrate existing AirWatch Inbox users to VMware Boxer. This video is from the fine folks at VMware Airwatch.

Analytics for the Internet of Things (IoT) Book

By IT Books on Apr 25, 2017 02:26 pm

Key Features Make better business decisions and acquire greater control of your IoT infrastructure Learn techniques to solve unique problems associated with IoT and examine and analyze data from your IoT devices Uncover the business potential generated by data from IoT devices and bring down business costs Book Description There are unique challenges associated with […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 22nd April 2017

By VMware on Apr 25, 2017 02:00 pm

VMware ESXi “AddVirtualMachine: VM ‘XX’ already registered” warnings keep logging into hostd.log Published Date: 2017/04/18 Platform Erratum messages related to USB controller may be observed on Intel Platforms Published Date: 2017/04/20 The DCUI sometimes displays less memory than is available on the ESXi host Published Date: 2017/04/21 VMware EVO SDDC How to reset the VRM […]

VMware AirWatch Workspace ONE & Office 365

By VMware on Apr 25, 2017 01:34 pm

Consider this: when it comes to securing enterprise applications, you might not have the whole story. You may have heard that an Office 365 application-only security framework can adequately protect your network. However, the truth is that applications remain vulnerable until you secure the entire endpoint. VMware Workspace ONE  offers a better approach, blending flexible […]

Build a Hybrid Cloud Lab into Microsoft Azure with VyOS

By Dave Brett on Apr 25, 2017 01:03 pm

Last week whilst attending the Automation Framework Masterclass in London (check the link for more details and to register) run by Eric from Xenapp Blog we started chatting about the configuration of the virtual VyOS Router and what extra functionality we could bring to the table. In my lab I use Microsoft Routing and Remote Access to […]

Microsoft Video: The app developer’s managed cloud database (overview)

By Microsoft on Apr 25, 2017 12:55 pm

See how to use relational Database-as-a-Service for your applications. See SQL Database for more information: http://dabcc.com This video is from the fine folks at Microsoft.

Unleash the Power of 360° ITSM with ServiceDesk Plus

By ManageEngine on Apr 25, 2017 12:45 pm

Trusted by over 100,000 help desks worldwide, ServiceDesk Plus is the only ITIL® -ready help desk software that lets you manage your support tickets, IT networks, desktops, mobile devices, and Active Directory (AD), all from a single console. With a 360 degree view from your command center, you can monitor and control your entire IT […]

VMware: A Certified Community Warrior

By VMware on Apr 25, 2017 11:22 am

*With the below announcement, nominations are now open for the next Community Warrior* Are you an individual who has achieved a VMware certification in the past 10 years? If so, you may recognize our newest Community Warrior’s handle: @scott28tt. Congratulations to Scott Vessey! Scott is a VMware employee who goes above and beyond his call […]

NEW Citrix! Maintain Your Certification with the Citrix Recertification Program!

By Citrix Systems on Apr 25, 2017 11:02 am

Is your Citrix certification expiring? Don’t lose your Partner status and incentives! Did you know that maintaining your certification status can create up to 37% in potential up-front discounts and back-end payments? Take advantage of #CitrixPartnerLove with the new Citrix Education recertification program to uphold your Citrix Partner incentives. The new recertification program provides partners […]

My Container Security Perspective of the Conference

By NeuVector on Apr 25, 2017 10:45 am

Last week was my first time going to the DockerCon conference, which I’ve heard is now attracting a more serious enterprise deployment audience. It was an exciting experience hearing about several major announcements and participating in interesting sessions. NeuVector was a sponsor and had a booth at the conference. It was great to meet some […]

Cisco: Digital Transformation – Are We There Yet?

By Cisco on Apr 25, 2017 10:26 am

Are we there yet? If you have ever been on a road trip with kids, you know this question well.  The anticipation of reaching our destination never really disappears. I was recently asked by an astute observer of Cisco’s digital transformation, “When will Cisco achieve its goal of becoming a digital company?” His question was […]

Liquidware Labs Stratusphere UX Overview Video

By Liquidware Labs on Apr 25, 2017 10:07 am

Stratusphere UX provides visibility required to more effectively manage desktop performance and the user experience. From the very moment users turn on or connect to their workspace, you have an opportunity to make a solid first impression. Stratusphere UX helps you meet user expectations by providing the visibility necessary for machine boot and login process […]

NeuVector: Container Security Podcast – Episode 276

By NeuVector on Apr 25, 2017 10:03 am

Listen to “Container Security Podcast with NeuVector – Episode 276” on Spreaker. In episode 276, Douglas Brown interviews Henrik Rosendahl, Head of Business Development for NeuVector. Henrik and Douglas discuss the newly released NeuVector container security solution. Henrik brings us up to speed on what’s new with NeuVector, how it works, what it takes to […]

Microsoft: Managing Mobility for Office365 Tweet Chat

By Microsoft on Apr 25, 2017 10:00 am

Got questions about managing Office mobile apps? Want to learn more about Intune? Curious about Azure Information Protection? We have answers. The Enterprise Mobility + Security engineering team will be hosting a Tweet Chat via @MSFTMobility on Wednesday, May 17th from 11:00 -12:00 PDT. Just make sure you use the #EnterpriseMobilityTweetChat hashtag in your questions […]

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