JAN
28
Sean headshotHello world, I have some top-secret information to share. If you have not signed your RES Software NDA, please stop reading. Now! Turn away. Go look at YouTube videos on how to open wine bottles without a corkscrew. When I look at release calendars for 2014, I noticed something pretty amazing. Citrix and RES Software are releasing complimentary solutions back to back. With that, everything you knew about IT is about to change…for the better. Citrix is releasing XenApp 7.5 and XenDesktop 7.5 while RES Software has a game changer release with the RES IT Store. Let’s face it, the pillars of IT this year are ... READ MORE>>
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SEP
27

Sean Donahue…And I am not just saying that because I sleep with the author (Me). This case study truly depicts how organizations can finally get off their “posteriors” and get their Windows, XenApp, and Application Virtualization projects off the back burner and into production. The deadline is quickly approaching people!

sean and pennyOn Tuesday October 1st, it will be my distinct pleasure to broadcast a webinar live with one of the people I hold most dear in this world of virtualization, Penny G from Citrix AppDNA. Penny will join me in discussing the combined power of AppDNA and RES Software in getting our customers to ... READ MORE>>
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SEP
18

Sean DonahueIt may sound salacious for me to say. It may even cause the salespeople at my job to raise the quizzical eyebrow and hastily pen an e-mail to my CEO berating me for promoting the “competition.” But honestly, Citrix UPM is a pretty-damned good solutionin certain use cases.

 ddAs I sit enjoying my third cup of Dunkin Donuts coffee this morning a new blog crawled across my feed titled What’s New in Profile Management 5.0. Bill Powell, a long time Citrite and infrequent blogger, was the writer behind it. Moreover, while the information was not earth shattering or groundbreaking, it ... READ MORE>>
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SEP
05

Sean DonahueUnless you live under a proverbial rock, or are not in the tech industry, you know this past week was the 10th annual VMworld Convention…and what an insane show it was. Not only did VMworld attract a record 22,000+ attendees, but also the energy and enthusiasm was palpable across all three buildings the convention occupied at the Moscone Convention Center. It was reminiscent of some of the gre at trade shows of yesteryear.

Previously I had stated that the large vendor centric conference was dead. I humbly stand capri pantscorrected. VMware kicked it up a notch and the ... READ MORE>>
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JUL
31
Sean DonahueWhen I was young and foolish I ignored some of the biggest pot holes on the road to VDI salvation. But I am here to warn you against the mistakes I have made. 1 - Thou Shalt Not Be a Bandwidth Glutton Since Ethernet, and then fiber, became so prevalent and displaced slower speeds of ARCnet and Token Ring, we all too often take our bandwidth for granted. But when too many users are all accessing virtual desktops in a data center and using our Ethernet as their twisted pair, highway traffic jams can, and will, occur. And what is the result of binary traffic jams? Slow speeds for those users ... READ MORE>>
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