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

NLVMUG UserCon 2016

As some of you may have read on my twitter feed, I will be presenting on this year’s VMware User Conference in the Netherlands. The NLVMUG UserCon is the biggest UserCon in the world and will be organized on the 17th of March 2016. The next best thing after VMworld you might say. There are multiple tracks you can follow like SDDC, Cloud Native Application, Hybrid Cloud and of course the... Read more

The road to VCDX, Part 1: Introduction to the journey

As some of you have may have read, I started my journey in becoming a VCDX. A VMware Certified Design eXpert. Basically, it’s a validation of becoming a certified architect. In the past two years as a consultant at ITQ, I had the opportunity to design some great infrastructures for some of the biggest companies in the Netherlands. But also as a VMware PSO contractor, I did some great design... Read more