The road to VCDX, Part 5: Waiting, waiting..

It has been a while since the last post around my Road to VCDX-DTM. After the last post, the waiting began. Waiting for that email that says “Please come over to Palo Alto and defend the phonebook-sized-pile of stuff you sent in”. And so it happened.. But let’s begin with what happened after the submission. I flew to Las Vegas to attend VMworld in the US. As soon as I…

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VMworld 2016, What’s new in EUC?

Yep, again a great week full of announcements, networking, technical sessions, parties and fun with the ITQ team. VMworld 2016, the Barcelona Edition is yet again a blast! Last Friday I attended a Citrix Usergroup event in the Netherlands. Lot’s of great community people and speakers. One of those speakers was Shawn Bass, the CTO for VMware’s EUC products. After his session about the VMware ecosystem and his vision around the... Read more

VMworld 2016 Must-sees

This year I was one of the lucky ones to being able to attend both VMworld events. In this post you can read my review on the Las Vegas edition of VMworld. The post you are reading now is dedicated to a list of sessions that in my opinion are must-sees at the Barcelona edition of VMworld 2016. Also, it will be a great chance of seeing me in Barcelona... Read more

Cloud Pod Architecture with F5 LTM or NSX

In 2014, VMware announced a new feature in Horizon 6 called Cloud Pod Architecture. This feature can make sure that you can run Horizon based VDI/Remote Apps from multiple data centers and that the maximum number of desktops can exceed 10,000 per Horizon implementation (by setting up multiple POD’s with 10,000 desktops each). To use this feature, it is a best practice to set up load balancing as well. And... Read more

Review of VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas

2016 is a year full of highlights with stuff like the EUC Champion program and my road to VCDX. And the VMworld conference in Las Vegas is also one of them. This post is my review of this year’s US version of VMworld and I would like to explain why it’s one of my highlights. This year’s VMworld US Edition was held in the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas due to maintenance... Read more

VMworld 2016: What’s new in Horizon 7.0.2?

One of the two best weeks of the year is in progress. VMworld 2016 and this year’s US version is located in Las Vegas. traditionally, a lot of announcements were made around new features and new products. Let’s find out what’s new in Horizon 7.0.2. Blast Extreme Support for over 60 thin/zero clients by Dell, HP, Igel, 10ZIG, Fujitsu and Atrust Grid GPU support for nVIDIA Grid K1, K2, M6,... Read more

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