The VDI OpEx Challenge: "Time is Money"

The VDI OpEx Challenge


"Complicated is time, and time is money."


When talking about deploying a VDI solution rather than RDSH, I very much agree with the statement “there is too much focus on just talking about the CapEx and a lot more light needs to be shone on the OpEx components.”


In reality, while you’ve changed the game when it comes to customization and control, you’ve also just managed to add new licensing costs, management tools, and some extra headache to your plate. This means... Read More...


Success Story | Konect = SMB Citrix Alternative | Exclusive Technologies

Konect Elite = The SMB Citrix Alternative


"I have been using Konect for about 7 years now as a replacement for Citrix XenApp and it has been fantastic…"

- Jon Cormier, Owner, Exclusive Technologies

  • Needed an easy to use program that could be used for apps, remote desktop and virtual clients
  • Needed simplicity and reliability at a good price
  • Needed to support various Server Hardware and Operating Systems
  • Needed to support a growing number of various tablets and mobile devices
  • Needed the total solution in one package in an easy to use management GUI

Second to those requirements, Exclusive Tech implements various types of Server Hardware – including Dell, SuperMicro, HP, and Lenovo – and also uses both XenServer and HyperV for server virtualization, depending on customer needs and wants. The new publishing tool needed to be able to publish servers, desktops and apps from any Windows OS, regardless of the hardware or the hypervisor. 



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Success Story | Konect + Server 2012 + HyperV | Publishers Service Associates

Mobility Made Easy!

"Behind the fantastic product is some of best service I have ever had in a tech vendor…"

- Jason DeBloois, Technical Resources Manager, Publishers Service Associates

  • Needed to maintain centralized subscriber databases
  • Needed to provide remote customers with secure access to these databases
  • Needed to eliminate management headache of old solution
  • Needed to lower management costs with new solution


Success Story | Konect + Server 2008 R2 | The Ansel Adams Gallery

Mobility Made Easy!

"Migrating from our legacy system cut our annual administrative overheads by more than 75%.”

- Matthew Adams, President, The Ansel Adams Gallery

  • They have a complex POS system that needs to be onsite.
  • NPS (National Park Service) requires administrative functions to be housed outside the national park.
  • Needed to centralize branch locations for multi-site workers.
  • Needed website, accounting, bookkeeping and general administration to be done remotely.
  • Needed high end art sales operates remotely.
  • Needed an easy and secure way to provide remote access to mobile workers.


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