The Misadventures of Updates – A VMware Story

“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.

Notes from the Road 30 – VMWorld Gets A Gold Star

By: Sean Donahue Unless 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 […]

Grant Tiller

Supporting BYOD with RES Software

 Here at RES Software, we are always keen to talk about the innovative approaches to IT that our customers have taken. As one of Europe’s leading information delivery platforms, Colt is a great example of how organizations can make their own staff more productive as well as reduce costs around desktop management. Read on to […]

Notes From The Road Part 3: VMworld has Come and Gone

By Sean Donahue, Senior Director Global Alliance Marketing Leaving Las Vegas… again. It’s Thursday night / Friday morning and my new teammates here at RES have just dispersed from the Parasail bar at the Wynn where we all enjoyed a team building end of show cocktail. VMworld 2011 has just ended and we are “knackered” […]

RES Monkey

VMworld: To Las Vegas and Back

There was some major positive energy at VMworld Las Vegas last week, and RES had a great time being a Gold sponsor at the event. Attendees were eager to learn about the technology vendors in the Solutions Exchange, and we had some great discussions about how RES Software can enhance VMware View deployments, especially in […]

The Era of the Hybrid Desktop is Upon Us

   Bill Corrigan was recently named Chief Marketing Officer of RES Software. I am very happy to have joined a great team at RES Software led by visionary CTO and Founder, Bob Janssen. Bob is the “godfather” of user state virtualization and has been perfecting the technology for nearly 12 years. Throughout the industry, he […]

RES Wisdom and VMware Virtual Center

The content of this post is a bit more complicated than usual, but if you need to implement a change inside a VM in a vCenter environment with vMotion and DRS, I believe it’s worth the read. In RES Wisdom 2009 you can create a connector to an ESX(i) host to manipulate VMs. This way, […]