Tag Archives: Data

JUL
18
By Bob Janssen, CTO

Major desktop transformation projects are inevitable for most organizations. Windows 7 deployments, application or desktop virtualization rollouts and introducing VDI are all common initiatives for many organizations. But how can desktop administrators make critical decisions about changes to their infrastructure without fully understanding their environment, especially from the user perspective? Enter RES Baseline Desktop Analyzer.   Baseline Desktop Analyzer is a free, online, Microsoft Windows Azure-based service that enables IT to quickly gain visibility of their desktop infrastructure from the user point of view. Assessing real-life user data is nothing new to RES. Workspace Manager already includes Desktop ... READ MORE>>
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JUL
14
The wait is finally over. Ruben Spruijt of PQR has released the highly anticipated User Environment Management Smackdown. Whether you want to call it workspace management, user virtualization, persistent personalization or user environment management, today’s IT departments implementing desktop virtualization technology are benefitting from solutions that allow them to separate a user’s settings, application and data from the underlying hardware, delivery platforms and devices. And at last, a third-party has developed a full analysis of the technologies available to help IT achieve better management of their users, as well as the IT services those users are offered. In this 100+ page report, Ruben and his team ... READ MORE>>
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MAR
21
With all the hype surrounding Microsoft Management 2011 this week, it’s a great time to reflect on our past history with Microsoft and some exciting future plans. For more than 10 years, RES Software and Microsoft have shared a strong, successful relationship. RES has been an early adopter of each new Microsoft technology, from the first implementations of remote desktops, to the introduction of APP-V and more. We have always embraced new Microsoft technology, and our announcement today surrounding our multi-year strategic commitment to the Microsoft System Center product family is just one example of our future plans with Microsoft. Watch the video below to see RES CTO Bob Janssen and CMO Bill Corrigan explain our relationship with ... READ MORE>>
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FEB
11
Brian Casselman, Systems Engineer

I recently came across a conversation on LinkedIn surrounding tips and experience with Windows 7 migration. With so many organizations in the process of making this move, or planning to do so in 2011, it’s a very relevant and important discussion that I’d like to share my thoughts on. The challenge with user migration for a lot of my customers has been how much energy and effort they want to put into migrating data vs. personality. Data is a no-brainer. This must be moved, or you may be faced with an uprising from the staff. Personality is a whole other topic. How much of the user’s personality is critical to ... READ MORE>>
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FEB
11
In our second IT Insight of the year, we focus on how to introduce context-aware computing into your IT environment. Today, it’s fairly common for people to work from different locations, as well as multiple platforms, all in the same work day. This is why context-aware computing is increasingly important. Wherever they are, users need access to their settings, applications and data, but IT still needs to control how and in what situations they should be able to access it. Creating a context-aware environment allows IT to control what content their users have access to, and when and where they have access to it. Essentially, it allows IT to set the parameters that dynamically create a workspace that is unique ... READ MORE>>
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