An Architect’s Guide to Desktop Virtualization


What does it take to be a desktop virtualization architect? Being able to say “It depends” in twelve different languages is a great start. English (American): It depends English (Australian): It depends English (British): It depends English (Canadian): It depends German: je nachdem Spanish: eso depende French: elle dépend Dutch: het hangt ervan Italian: dipende Swahilli: inategemea Chinese: 视情况而定 Japanese: それは場合による Translations courtesy of Google Translator. For all I know, I just said “My hovercraft is full of eels” in many different languages.  Seriously, the reason why an architect says “It depends” so much is because we don’t have enough … Continue reading An Architect’s Guide to Desktop Virtualization

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