Windows 10 IOPS


We live in a multi-dimensional world, but our analysis of Windows 10, to date, has been focused on a single aspect… single server scalability.

I think it is time for us to look at another aspect: storage. Continue reading Windows 10 IOPS

Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock to Making Your FlexCast Decision


We all wish picking FlexCast was as easy as playing Rock-Paper-Scissors. In reality, the FlexCast decision is more like Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock. Unfortunately, many people go down the path of Rock-Paper-Scissors-Gun-Ligntning-Devil-Dragon-Water-Air-Sponge-Wolf-Tree-Human-Snake-Fire There is a lot of anxiety with making the FlexCast decision because it directly impacts the capabilities of the assigned users. When should I pick Pooled VDI vs. Hosted Shared Streamed VHD vs. Streamed VDI PvD vs. Remote PC This decision is even more challenging because there is no single question that can be asked to decide the appropriate model. So let’s not ask a single question. Let’s ask 6 J … Continue reading Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock to Making Your FlexCast Decision

Project Accelerator Question 1 – Technical Skillsets


One of the first questions that Project Accelerator asks you is what technical skillset you current have, with a list of about 20 different technologies.  Why do we care? Let’s say you have App-V experience, then when you get to the application delivery portion, we will probably recommend you use App-V for a subset of applications. They same can be said for hypervisors as well. We might recommend vSphere or Hyper-V instead of XenServer for your deployment.  I can hear Citrix people saying “Are you kidding me?”, but it is true. The most important goal is to make you successful. … Continue reading Project Accelerator Question 1 – Technical Skillsets