XenApp is The First Step.


I've heard many people talk about how to start their desktop transformation projects when they are looking at 5000 desktops. How do you even begin? The number of desktops, users and applications is so overwhelming many can't even figure out how to begin. The desktop environment is so vast that making any change looks impossible.… Continue reading XenApp is The First Step.

Design XenDesktop for the SMB


I often receive questions around XenDesktop design like How should I design my XenDesktop environment for 50 or 100 users? What hardware should I use? What if I want to start small and slowly grow the environment? This is an interesting use case, the small to medium business. Do you need all of the bells… Continue reading Design XenDesktop for the SMB

XenDesktop Enterprise Design TechTalk Question & Answer


I recently did a TechTalk discussing XenDesktop Design topics. If you missed it, you can watch the recording. Unfortunately, I didn't have time to answer the questions during the webinar, but I've gone ahead and tried to answer them here. If you have more, please let me know. Thanks Daniel – Lead Architect Q: Can… Continue reading XenDesktop Enterprise Design TechTalk Question & Answer

Fun TechTalk on XenDesktop Enterprise Design


One of the best things about my position is I get to talk to a lot of smart people, do some pretty cool things (like playing around with the iPad), and constantly learn. For example, any idea why you would modify the "Maximum Transition Rate"? Do you even have an idea what it is? I… Continue reading Fun TechTalk on XenDesktop Enterprise Design

ABC School District Webinar Q/A


For those of you who missed the June 18th TechTalk on the design for a 20,000 user environment, missed out. Well, not really.  Luckily, we recorded the presentation so you can watch it whenever you desire.  As you know, the webinar was based on a reference design for a 70,000 user school district.  Links to… Continue reading ABC School District Webinar Q/A

The Virtual School Is In Session, Please Take your Seats


Once upon a time, there was a little school (70,000 users) with a  little problem (desktops over 5 years old) with a little idea. The school was trying to find a way to make the tax money go further. The newest desktops were 5 years old with many more approaching 10 years.  Depending on the… Continue reading The Virtual School Is In Session, Please Take your Seats