Zero Trust M&A Strategy: Adaptive Authentication


Those of us in IT understand the complexities with integrating two separate IT environments into one because of a merger/acquisition. How can we provide access to apps from another company with a zero trust network access (ZTNA) strategy?  This was something recently detailed in the following items Reference Architecture: Zero Trust Mergers & Acquisitions StrategyUser… Continue reading Zero Trust M&A Strategy: Adaptive Authentication

Draining Users from VDI Machine


Living in a very cold climate used to limit my ability to grow fresh fruits and vegetables. But about a year ago, I decided to try my hand at indoor hydroponic gardening. I've had quite a few successes and many, many failures. But I'm getting to the point where I'm harvesting a good number of… Continue reading Draining Users from VDI Machine

Tech Zone Live


Some of the best things in life comes in pairs: Peanut butter and jellyPeanut butter and chocolatePeanut butter and applesPeanut butter and bananasPeanut butter and potato chips (If you've never had a peanut butter and banana sandwich or a peanut butter and potato chip sandwich, you are missing out. Spectacular) And this is the thinking… Continue reading Tech Zone Live

Site Aggregation Connectivity vs Direct Workload Connection


After I posted the blog on Direct Workload Connection, I started to think... Didn't we already have something like this with site aggregation? I even remember when I first talked about site aggregation in 2018 that I drew up this particular diagram When we do site aggregation, we can have a user connect to on-premises… Continue reading Site Aggregation Connectivity vs Direct Workload Connection

Direct Workload Connection


I don't know of anyone who likes road construction, especially road construction that sends you on a multi-mile detour you around the construction. Detours are not as efficient as the direct route. They take more time for you to get to your destination. We will usually get the best experience if we can take the… Continue reading Direct Workload Connection

Considerations for Cloud Desktops – Skillset


Many moons ago when I first got my driver's license, I remember driving down the road in the small town I grew up in. All of the sudden, the engine dies. Luckily, I was able to coast into a parking lot. I parked the car and popped the hood. I'm not sure what I expected… Continue reading Considerations for Cloud Desktops – Skillset

VPN Alternative for Web Apps


There are many technologies out there to continue letting let people work while stuck at home. A big part of the solution you use all comes down to what your typical day looked like. And by typical, I'm talking about life before lockdown. Where you an office-based user? What types of apps did you access?… Continue reading VPN Alternative for Web Apps