Author Archives: Jeff Wettlaufer

Today RES Software announced an exciting new addition to the RES Software portfolio that answers one of the biggest challenges users and IT face today — securing and compliant access to user data.  Without an enterprise-class solution, users have adopted their own "Follow Me Data" solutions, and brought personal, public and cloud-based services into the office, bypassing structured corporate services with personal, consumer services.  This has created risk for the business, and unless IT can provide seamless solutions to the user, the trend will continue. RES HyperDrive is a secure way to deliver Follow Me Data and file-sharing with the enterprise-class security of on-premises technology. Available on ... READ MORE>>
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Happy New Year. Recently I guest blogged on about the upcoming year in our industry and what it means to the RES portfolio. Here are some highlights.

With the increasing adoption of devices such as smartphones, tablets, touch sensitive screens and sub compact, ultra portable hardware, enterprises are going to realize that their employees are using these to access data and applications throughout the day. Android, Windows 7 (with the launch of Windows 8) and iOS all have enterprise and consumer experiences people desire. The biggest point of disruption to the IT department is Christmas, as new technology floats into the hands of corporate users. ... READ MORE>>
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Hi everyone, we wanted to make you aware of a great webcast panel discussion coming up this week. On Nov 10th, 11AM ET (4PM GMT) we will be joined by 451 Group’s Rachel Chalmers, Research Director of Infrastructure Management; an analyst well known for her research on desktop virtualization.

This session is hosted by BrightTALK, and will cover trends faced by IT today and how context aware computing can answer the challenges brought to organizations through Consumerization, BYoPC, BYoT, BYoD and more. Context aware ‘IT as a Service’ is all about managing the user in the way they want to work, in the location they prefer, using ... READ MORE>>
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By Jeff Wettlaufer, Senior Director Global Product Marketing

Hi everyone, this week we are announcing the launch of RES Automation Manager 2012 at Citrix Synergy Barcelona.

Automation Manager 2012 delivers the automation of tasks beyond the traditional command line. It bridges client, datacenter, physical, virtual and cloud services with centrally managed, relationship-oriented tasks and runbooks. Automation Manager 2012 also provides the ability to consistently provision complex tasks across an unlimited number of repositories by a range of IT staff levels with centralized automation, auditing and delegation of control. Automation Manager 2012 provides lifecycle management to network resources. It allows administrators to provision ... READ MORE>>
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imageThis week, Microsoft has released the Developer Preview of Windows 8 to the world.  This release comes with some significant enhancements for End User, Administrator and the Developer Community.  What does it mean for Virtualization, CoIT/BYoPC, Workspace Management, Context Aware computing and Task Automation?

Windows 8 is fundamentally an evolution of Windows 7. Under the hood, Windows 8 is still running basically the same architecture as Windows 7. Improvements are however all over the place, and in this post, we will cover these improvements over 6 ... READ MORE>>
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