EUC1230 Session Notes – Technical Battleground: View vs. Citrix XenDesktop – VMware Partner Exchange

Matt Lesak presenting. I'm staying somewhat general…the presenters are committed to calling out positive things about View/vSphere which I appreciate. Note: being completely upfront, I work with Citrix products as well…what I like the most right now is how VMware + Citrix is driving this space so fast….competition = good. More after the jump... View … Continue reading EUC1230 Session Notes – Technical Battleground: View vs. Citrix XenDesktop – VMware Partner Exchange

Session Notes – VMware vSphere 5 Storage Troubleshooting Boot Camp – VMware Partner Exchange

Summary = great design considerations around VDI and awesome deep dive by Mostafa -- buy his book when it comes out. Presenters = Mostafa (VCDX #02) for Troubleshooting and Jeff Whitman & Jim Yanik (both Senior SE's) for initial VDI part. Note: as with all my session notes this is a mix of what's on … Continue reading Session Notes – VMware vSphere 5 Storage Troubleshooting Boot Camp – VMware Partner Exchange

Cisco VXI – all together now – “There’s something to this VDI thing”.

It's been about a month now since Cisco announced VXI (PDF overview here)-- think VDI but with the middle letter mixed up for a little bit of originality.¬†For various bits of official analysis (as I don't know that I should claim full "official" status), you can go here (eWeek), here (ZDNet), or here (Brian Madden). … Continue reading Cisco VXI – all together now – “There’s something to this VDI thing”.