Find me at the VMUG in Belgium and North West UK

Last month, the VMUG in the Netherlands (NLVMUG) was held in the 1931 venue in Den Bosch. It was a great event that included 2 sessions of my own and some of my ITQ colleagues as well. Next month, I will make my official debut as an international VMUG speaker as I will be presenting at the Usercon in Belgium as well as the one in the North West UK (Manchester).... Read more

Help me get my sessions to VMworld 2017

It has been an awesome week. Yesterday, I became a VMware End-User Computing (EUC) Champ for 2017 and this makes me very proud. A couple of years ago I made the decision to focus on VMware EUC technology and that brought me where I am now. I also submitted some papers for VMworld 2017 sessions which brings me to my next goal in life: present at a VMworld conference. Presenting... Read more

User Experience Troubleshooting Deep Dive, Part 3: protocol metrics

In part 1 and part 2 of the User Experience Troubleshoot Deep Dive Series I focussed on explaining what metrics to look at and how to monitor them. In the next coming parts I would like to dive deeper in the metrics. Part 3 is dedicated to protocol metrics, so PCoIP and Blast Extreme/BEAT. Why not RDP you would say? RDP doesn’t have that much that can be monitored and... Read more

NLVMUG Session

NLVMUG UserCon 2017

In a couple of weeks from now, the next best thing after VMworld will take place. On the 16th of March, the 1931 venue will be the place to be if VMware technology is your thing. The biggest UserCon in the world, the Dutch VMUG (or NLVMUG) is raising the bar in 2017 after a great edition in 2016. This year has a couple of new tricks up it’s sleeve. The... Read more

ITQ

Change is the only constant

Let me start by wishing you guys all the best in 2017! 2016 has been  the biggest rollercoaster in my career. vExpert 2016, VMware EUC Champion, VMworld Las Vegas and Barcelona and last but not least: VCDX-DTM. All stuff I am really, really proud of, and which I couldn’t have achieved without the help of my employer, ITQ. All this made me think. Last year I have been working as a... Read more

vROps Custom EUC dashboard

User Experience Troubleshooting Deep Dive, Part 2: How to monitor?

In the previous post I explained some things around metrics and which one you could monitor if you want to be aware of what is happing around the User Experience (UX) of your end users. In this post I would like to show you how these metrics can be monitored. vRealize Operations 6.4 is quite complete with all kinds of out-of-the-box dashboards. But in case you would like to create... Read more

User Experience Troubleshooting Deep Dive, Part 1: How to start?

Many customers that I have visited are struggling with their User Experience. And quite often they have the tools to actually monitor it, but they have challenges in interpreting the right information. There are many solutions on the market that can be used to monitor the User Experience, but configuring them to show the right information can be hard. And where should you start? What information is useful? On regular basis I... Read more