Citrix Doesn’t Want XenDesktop Used for Disaster Recovery

I read an interesting blog post on the Citrix website about how we should not use XenDesktop as a disaster recovery strategy.  My initial thought was “huh?”  Why in the world would I not want to use XenDesktop as a DR strategy? And why wouldn’t Citrix want to sell me product? I’m not going toContinue reading “Citrix Doesn’t Want XenDesktop Used for Disaster Recovery”

Is the iPad a Better Thin Client than a Workstation?

With the release of the Citrix client for the iPad I have to ask the question.  Is the iPad a better Windows 7 Tablet than any native device that PC Manufactures can create?  I want to look at the iPad as a serious Thin Client device. I recently purchased an iPad to play around withContinue reading “Is the iPad a Better Thin Client than a Workstation?”

What is Application Virtualization

This is a pretty good article explaining application virtualization here.  I think all the virtualization terms can get rather confusing.  I first got introduced to application virtualization through Altiris a few years ago.  I thought it was a good platform for us IT folks that would commonly install and uninstall tools for testing on ourContinue reading “What is Application Virtualization”