VCDX

The road to VCDX, Part 4: Discipline

Wow, again it has been a few weeks after the last post around my journey in becoming VCDX-DTM. And what a past few weeks it were. If anyone told me it was this hard, I would probably laughed at them. Since the last blog I learned something about myself I didn’t think I had: Discipline. Let’s get back in time a few weeks. My design got roasted big time. But…

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VMware announces AirWatch Express

Today, VMware announced a new version of the Mobile Device Management Suite called AirWatch Express.  AirWatch Express is a more admin-friendly, less complicated version of AirWatch that mainly focusses on SMB and Telco customers. AirWatch Express will be available for only $2,50 per User per Month and contains a couple of new cool features that are hopefully coming to the normal AirWatch Suite as well. Simplified Console The first thing... Read more

The road to VCDX, Part 3: Get challenged!

So, it has been a while since the last post around the road to achieving the VCDX certification. There are a couple of reasons for that of which I will explain some of them in this post. The main reason for my absence is that I have been working quite hard to write my design. And that has been a great challenge (and still is). The project that I have... Read more

VMware EUC Champion 2016

Some of you may already have read it on twitter or on the news site of my employer ITQ: I have been rewarded with the End-User Computing (EUC) Champion status for 2016! Something I am really proud of and truly honored to have achieved. The last couple of years at ITQ have been a rollercoaster with this being another example. So what is the End-User Computing Champion reward? This is... Read more

What’s new in VMware Identity Manager and Access Point 2.7?

Today I noticed that the release notes for VMware’s Identity Manager and Access Point version 2.7 are made available. A quick overview of what’s new: VMware Identity Manager (vIDM) 2.7 Workspace ONE app providing standalone Mobile Application Management featuresYou can use the Workspace ONE app to distribute public mobile applications to unmanaged devices through the Workspace ONE app catalog. Users can single sign-on between the Workspace ONE app and productivity apps... Read more

New EUC releases

Today, VMware announced a few new releases of existing products within the EUC portfolio. I summarized all of the newly released features and enhancements in this blogpost. Horizon 7.0.1 Configure the clipboard memory size for VMware Blast and PCoIP sessions  View administrators can configure the server clipboard memory size by setting GPOs for VMware Blast and PCoIP sessions. Horizon Client 4.1 users on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X systems can... Read more

vSphere Land Nominations

Another first timer! Every year Eric Siebert organizes a voting for the top Virtualization Blogs from his own news site, vSphere Land. And this year, vHojan.nl is nominated for best VDI site. How cool is that?! So how does it work? Well, go to this link and select 12 sites that you would like to add to your favorite list. And of course I hope you will select vHojan.nl as your... Read more

The road to VCDX, Part 2: Where do I get started?

This is part 2 in the blog series about me trying to become VCDX6-DTM. This part is dedicated to give you an idea in what needs to be done before I can actually apply for a design defense. As I mentioned in part 1, I already created an Horizon Detailed Level Design for a VMware PSO customer last year that I will use for the VCDX submission. Unfortunately, when comparing my already created... Read more

NLVMUG 2016 recap

It already has been a couple of weeks after the NLVMUG 2016 (Dutch VMUG Usercon). The worlds biggest VMware Usergroup gathering. Although a lot of recaps are already available, I would like to focus a little bit on all the End-User Computing sessions. First of all, Raymond van ‘t Hag and Ton Hermes presented the new Workspace One Suite with some nice demos. They fully showed the new interface of... Read more