VDI vs. RDSH doesn't matter if users don't need full Windows desktops

 

Brian Madden, who I’m sure you are familiar with, is a desktop virtualization expert and blogger who recently wrote an excellent article on the classic VDI vs RDS battle, and more particularly, what the real reasons are for both solutions: VDI vs. RDSH doesn't matter if users don't need full Windows desktops.

 

This is very true and even more-so for the SMB channel where budget and time constraints can halt a VDI migration plan before it even starts. The thing is, some companies do have an actual need for VDI, but most can suffice with RDS. And not everyone in a single organization will need VDI, maybe a small percentage of users, but again, most can suffice with RDS.

 

It’s all about the applications. People have work to do; they need apps to get that work done. RDS gives you just that: Applications (and the other goodies as well). New advancements in Microsoft’s RDS allow... Continue Reading...

 

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

 

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