RES Software released the RES Suite 2014, which includes the RES IT Store (including RES Automation Manager for desktops) and RES Workspace Manager, on February 3rd 2014. While these solutions may seem familiar, here are five things most people don’t know about the RES Suite 2014, did you? 1. It Covers the Entire IT Services […]
RES Software is a long-standing Citrix partner with a large percentage of our customers using RES Software products to support their Citrix deployments. This has been the case since the inception of RES Software (1999) and continues today with deep integration with Citrix’s XenDesktop and XenApp products. At RES Software we believe that we’re able to provide […]
Companies are providing wireless network access to make end users more productive. This has become especially important and evident in the healthcare space where there are lives at stake. Nothing is more critical than being able to do what you need to do to save lives. This use case inspired RES Software to give IT […]
For those of you familiar with RES Software, it should be no surprise that we have a strong heritage as a key component of a successful desktop virtualization deployment…first with RES Workspace Manager in 1999, later with RES Automation Manager in 2005 and now with the RES IT Store. RES Software is also a strong […]
By: Sean Donahue by Guest Blogger Dave Cusack (A persona of Sean Donahue) The Beginning In the beginning, there was a simple Microsoft stack…a single car to drive…a single trusted vendor. Nothing could be better…and I got it all for “free”! I deployed it in my PoC — my test environment. My users got along fine […]
“Thou shalt not apply software updates to production systems…” was one of the 10 commandments of IT that Ross Perot brought down from Mount EDS (Electronic Data Systems) in the early days of “Data Systems.” As preached, a recent article by The Register, would lead us to believe that customers are negatively impacted by applying the VMware vSphere replication update. In fact, according to the article as well as a post in the VMware Knowledge Base, this update is so detrimental that it would require a VR rebuild and for replication to be created from scratch.
By: Sean Donahue I write this as I sit at Chicago O’Hare International Airport and wait for my seat belt extension (Note to self: eat less steak with customers). I just attended my first BriForum in Chicago. It was an interesting experience to say the least. BriForum – In With the In-Crowd Being a grizzled veteran […]
By: Sean Donahue When 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 […]
In the pursuit of the ultimate virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment, we are often misled by the platform vendors that every app, user, and use case is suitable for VDI. While extending the virtual desktop with local apps can offer tremendous advantages, the sad reality is that not every application is suitable for a hosted desktop environment. But all is not lost. Incorporating reverse seamless technology can allow applications that use local peripherals like VoIP to work seamlessly in your hybrid desktop environment.
By: Sean Donahue Every Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployment starts with the best of intentions. You strive for simpler desktop management, reduced storage costs, better central control, increased efficiency and security. Whatever your reason you may find yourself on the brink of a user revolution that can topple your VDI. Analysts say that 50% of VDI […]