RES Workspace Manager 2014 Supporting VMware Horizon View 6

We recently released RES Workspace Manager 2014 Service Release 2, which brings support for the latest and greatest version of VMware Horizon View…6. In line with previous versions, we enable: Support for Blast Protocol Support for PCoIP Support for RDP Improved TSClient Addresses Important VMware View Agent qualification Displaying Agents We’ve additionally enhanced how we display […]

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RES Workspace Manager Service Release 2 – Now Available

RES Workspace Manager 2014 Service Release 2 (SR2) is now available. SR2 includes new key functionality, platform updates, and customer-requested enhancements that further enable our customers to deliver a highly scalable, secure, and fast workspace; delivering a great experience for the end user and easier management for IT. The following are highlights of some of the […]

RES Software’s “IT Store” ties self-service, desktop management, and IT automation together

By: Brian The following is an excerpt from the blog… Gabe and I were the judges for the Desktop & End User Computing category for the “Best of VMworld” 2014 awards. In addition to our winner, we selected two finalists, and one of those was RES Software’s IT Store product. Usually IT self service […]


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 […]

Using RES Virtual Desktop Extender with VMware PCoIP

Introduction RES Virtual Desktop Extender (VDX) is compatible with VMware View including both protocols, Microsoft RDP and VMware PC-over-IP (PCoIP). Installation RES VDX requires the installation of the VMware Virtual Printing option during the VMware View Agent install as shown in the screenshot below. This is required in order for RES VDX to be able […]

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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 […]