DABCC Radio: Cloud, Desktop, Mobility, Virtualization Podcasts (Citrix, VMware, Microsoft)

DABCC Radio: Cloud, Desktop, Mobility, Virtualization Podcasts (Citrix, VMware, Microsoft)
By Douglas A. Brown (DABCC.com)
About this podcast
DABCC Radio is IT News talk show hosted by Douglas Brown, MVP, CTP, vEXPERT. Douglas interviews the who’s of the Citrix, Microsoft, VMware related cloud, desktop, EUC, mobility, security, storage, and virtualization world! DABCC Radio is hosted by Douglas A. Brown, MVP, CTP, vEXPERT Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years. Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV. DABCC Radio - Where Smart People Listen © 1999-2017 DABCC, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Episodes (Total: 129 / Page: 1)
Sept. 14, 2017 · 00:43:06
In episode 291, Douglas Brown interviews Vadim Vladimirskiy, CEO and Co-Founder at Nerdio. Vadim and Douglas discuss the Nerdio Virtual Desktop-centric IT-as-a-Service platform, Nerdio for Azure. Vadim explains the who, what, how, and why of the Nerdio solution, plus much more. About Nerdio for Azure Nerdio for Azure (NFA) is an IT automation platform for Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs). NFA offers ridiculously simple provisioning, management, and optimization of complete IT environments in the Microsoft Cloud. It addresses the critical challenges faced by CSPs in migrating their small-and-medium-sized business (SMB) clients to the Microsoft Cloud, as well as easily managing these environments on an ongoing basis. The company will be exhibiting at Booth 1645 to demonstrate how NFA empowers CSPs and their customers to streamline deployments and management, enhance global reach, and more. Nerdio can migrate entire IT environments to Azure in just a few clicks and a couple of hours. NFA offers numerous key benefits, such as complete flexibility to configure desktop size on a per-user basis and provide any combination of dedicated virtual desktops and shared RDS sessions for the best combination of performance, isolation, and cost. NFA also supports heavy graphical workloads for engineers and designers, such as the ability to run CAD, architectural, and video editing software using Azure’s GPU-enabled instances. Most uniquely, NFA affords cost savings and optimization through an intelligent Auto-Scaling functionality that automatically adjust compute resources by dynamically resizing or shutting down remote desktop hosts and VDI desktops when not in use. For more info, please visit http://getnerdio.com/ About Nerdio Nerdio, a pioneer in IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS), provides complete virtual IT for small-to-medium sized organizations and the MSPs/CSPs who serve them. Nerdio’s fully-automated private cloud platform delivers expertise and reliability of comprehensive IT infrastructure at your virtual fingertips - virtual hardware, software, security and 24/7 tech-nerd-support. Nerdio for Azure is the first IT automation technology that delivers easy provisioning and management of virtual desktop-centric environments on the Microsoft Cloud. Nerdio, a part of Adar, Inc., was founded in 2005.  For more info, please visit http://getnerdio.com/ Vadim Vladimirskiy, CEO and Co-Founder of Nerdio As a creative technologist with an aptitude for business, Vadim Vladimirskiy is the head honcho at Nerdio. He was the key driver behind the evolution of Nerdio - bringing ITaaS to the masses in cost-effective, standardized packages. With over a decade of impressive IT experience and education, Vadim has applied his ever-growing knowledge in creating and sharing his vision of how organizations can finally benefit from comprehensive yet affordable IT. Vadim has successfully build an innovative, high-growth business - with a culture that let’s people have fun along the way. When he’s not actively pushing the IT envelope, Vadim spends his time at home, with his loving wife and four boisterous kids. About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Global Technology Evangelist at IGEL Technology and the Founder of DABCC. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and end-user computing technologies and markets. At DABCC, Mr. Brown worked with hundreds of companies assisting in their marketing and as a technical advisor.  Douglas is a sought-after speaker and has spoken at many leading industry events, such as Citrix Synergy and VMworld.  He has been writing about end-user computing technologies for almost two decades. Prior to DABCC, Douglas worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix project management and deployment solution, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million downloads. Additionally, his peers and...
Sept. 10, 2017 · 00:36:10
In episode 260, Douglas Brown interviews Liam Crilly, Director of Product Management at NGINX. Liam and Douglas discuss NGINX, how they help with Microservices and how NGINX can help customers shift their workloads and applications to the cloud. Liam does a great job bringing us up to speed on why NGINX means to us! Learn more, read the ‘Introducing the Microservices Reference Architecture from NGINX’ white paper referenced in the podcast here https://www.nginx.com/blog/introducing-the-nginx-microservices-reference-architecture/ About NGINX NGINX is the heart of the modern web, powering half of the world’s busiest sites and applications. The company's comprehensive application delivery platform combines load balancing, content caching, web serving, security controls, and monitoring in one easy-to-use software package. About Liam Crilly Liam is the Director of Product Management at NGINX. He is a highly effective Product Manager with a track record of creating and maintaining successful products. Motivated by customer satisfaction and committed to solving problems with a business-minded application of technology. Always approached with determination, executed with efficiency and managed successfully to completion. Follow Liam on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/liamcrilly Connect on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/liamcrilly/ About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Global Technology Evangelist at IGEL Technology and the Founder of DABCC. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and end-user computing technologies and markets. At DABCC, Mr. Brown worked with hundreds of companies assisting in their marketing and as a technical advisor.  Douglas is a sought-after speaker and has spoken at many leading industry events, such as Citrix Synergy and VMworld.  He has been writing about end-user computing technologies for almost two decades. Prior to DABCC, Douglas worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix project management and deployment solution, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million downloads. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix awarded Douglas the inaugural “SE of the Year” award in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was acknowledged as a MVP by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry.  He has also been awarded with the Citrix CTP from 2006 to 2016 and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support of the IT community. Mr. Brown was awarded a US Patent relating to “social content management”, US#8903912. Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV. Follow Douglas on Twitter at http://twitter.com/douglasabrown Connect on LinkedIn here, https://www.linkedin.com/in/dabcc —— Watch more DABCC Radio podcast episodes here, http://www.dabcc.com/dabcc-radio/
Sept. 5, 2017 · 00:54:18
In episode 289, Douglas Brown interviews Bob Allred, EUC Practice Manager at Right! Systems. Douglas and Bob discuss the current state of the End-User Computing market, workspace transformation and what that means to Right! Systems and their customers plus much more. ABOUT RIGHT! SYSTEMS Since 1993, Right! Systems Inc. has provided business-driven, multi-vendor IT solutions to clients worldwide. Drawing on deep industry expertise and a portfolio of interrelated consulting, application, and infrastructure services, our solutions can help you gain control of your enterprise-wide technology, increase productivity and end-user satisfaction, refocus talent and energies on your core business, and decrease total cost of ownership. Our ability to provide solutions that adapt to our customer’s ever-changing markets begins with a collaborative effort that allows you to seamlessly integrate technologies to meet your changing needs. As a leading technology services company and a comprehensive provider of consulting, integration, procurement and support services, Right! Systems professionals are there every step of the way. We work directly with you to provide insightful analysis and industry-specific counsel on strategy, best-practices, technology and management; from the design phase through implementation and beyond you can be sure we have a solution that will work for you. Learn more at http://www.rightsys.com/ About Bob Allred Bob heads up the EUC Practice Manager at Right! Systems. Bob has worked for Right! Systems for over 10 years and before that spent 7 years with Catholic Health Initiatives. Bob holds the following certifications, Citrix CCE-V, CCP –Mobility, CCP-Networking, Citrix Specialist-Virtualization. About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years. Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV. Follow Douglas on Twitter at http://twitter.com/douglasabrown Connect on LinkedIn here, https://www.linkedin.com/in/dabcc
Aug. 22, 2017 · 00:50:28
In episode 288, Douglas Brown interviews Jed Ayres, CEO and President of the Americas and Global Chief Marketing Officer at IGEL Technology. Douglas and Jed update us on what’s new at IGEL, their 800% growth, the upcoming VMworld 2017 festivities (hence IGEL is giving away a Tesla to one lucky winner), what’s coming in the future and much more. Jed is an amazing guy and you after listening you will truly understand why everyone is talking about IGEL! About IGEL OS IGEL OS revolutionizes access to virtualized desktops and applications. Currently in its 6th generation, this time-tested operating system standardizes your endpoints, provides for adaptive configuration and granular control, while giving users a familiar, trouble free workspace. Supporting more remote display protocols than any solution on the market, IGEL Linux 10 is purpose-built for enterprise access to virtual environments of all types. Learn more: https://www.igel.com/igel-os-universal-desktop-operating-system/ About Universal Management Suite (UMS) Universal Management Suite (UMS), IGEL’s endpoint management software, has revolutionized endpoint management. Unlike Dell & HP whose confusing array of management tools only work on their own devices, IGEL offers a single endpoint management solution that gives IT automated backend control while delivering a familiar, trouble-free environment for users. Purpose-built to simplify complex enterprise environments, UMS supports diverse operating systems, databases and directories. This smart, simple and secure management software lets IT easily manage any remote endpoint. Learn more: https://www.igel.com/igel-ums-universal-management-suite/ About UMS Add Ons ICG - Extend the Universal Management Suite to endpoints running outside the company network, whether that’s in remote branch offices, at home offices or by roaming road warriors. Using only a standard internet connection, IGEL Cloud Gateway enables transparent and secure endpoint management anytime, anywhere. Learn more about the IGEL Cloud Gateway - https://www.igel.com/igel-cloud-gateway-icg/ HA - High Availability, HA, is an optional extension for the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) and enables the UMS to offer any degree of scalability, availability and redundancy. With HA, even large-scale thin client environments (500 or more end devices) can be simultaneously reconfigured. Learn more about HA - https://www.igel.com/high-availability-option-for-ums-ha/ UCB - With the Universal Customization Builder, UCB, the firmware for IGEL Universal Desktop thin clients can easily and reliably be expanded and adapted to meet your needs. For example, you may choose to install local device drivers or special applications. You can even set important Windows registry keys- without detailed knowledge of Shell or Windows scripting. Learn more about UCB - https://www.igel.com/universal-customization-builder-ucb/ SWP - The Shared WorkPlace, SWP, can be optionally licensed as an enhancement of IGEL’s thin client software. It allows user-dependent configuration based on setting profiles created in the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) and that are linked to the user accounts in the Active Directory. Learn more about SWP - https://www.igel.com/shared-workplace/ IMI - With the IGEL Management Interface, IMI, the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) can connect via a standard REST API to existing enterprise management systems (such as Microsoft System Center or IBM Tivoli). In addition, IMI provides the interface for REST-compatible programming languages to connect autonomous systems together. Learn more about IMI - https://www.igel.com/igel-management-interface/ UMA - The IGEL Unified Management Agent, UMA, for Windows 7 or 10 delivers Unified Management of the future, today. Devices running a Windows 7 or 10 operating system and an installed UMA are reliably and securely managed by our Universal...
Aug. 21, 2017 · 01:01:35
In episode 287, Douglas Brown interviews Jim Moyle, Technical Evangelist at FSLogix. Jim and Douglas discuss what’s new at FSLogix around their Office 365, App Masking, and Java offerings. Jim also shares with us why he joined FSlogix along with his views of the state of the EUC world, DaaS, Citrix, and much more. About FSLogix FSLogix is the leading innovator of solutions that reduce the amount of hardware, time and labor required to support desktop virtualization platforms. With implementations ranging from less than 1,000 to over 50,000 users, FSLogix Apps enhances the user experience while reducing support requirements for public and private cloud implementations.   FSLogix is a Microsoft partner, Citrix Ready partner and Best of Synergy winner, and VMware Technical Alliance Partner.  The company is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with offices in Salt Lake City, Colorado Springs, Boston, the Netherlands, and London, England. Learn more about FSLogix at https://fslogix.com About Jim Moyle Jim Moyle is an infrastructure technologist with almost two decades of passionate involvement in the IT industry. Over the last decade he has been a specialist in the Server Based Computing, application and desktop delivery sector. He has worked with many blue chip companies around the UK including being involved in the architecture and delivery of some of the largest Citrix farms in Europe. He also enjoys speaking at various industry events such as BriForum, E2E and Citrix Synergy and you can find him sharing knowledge on his blog, on twitter at @jimmoyle and on the Citrix IRC Channel. Follow Jim on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/jimmoyle About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years. Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV. Follow Douglas on Twitter at http://twitter.com/douglasabrown Connect on LinkedIn here, https://www.linkedin.com/in/dabcc
Aug. 11, 2017 · 00:50:54
In episode 286, Douglas Brown interviews Carlos Carreras, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Business Development at DataCore Software, Don Frame, Lenovo Data Center Group Brand Director, and Patrick Oliveri, Lenovo North America Storage Product Manager, Data Center Group. Together we discuss the DataCore / Lenovo partnership and their joint offering, the Lenovo Storage DX8200D Powered by DataCore, along with the who, what, why, and how. Really wonderful conversation on what can be done with Lenovo and DataCore Software. About Lenovo Storage DX8200D Powered by DataCore As data growth continues to outpace IT budgets, you need a brand new approach to storage. The Lenovo Storage DX8200D powered by DataCore appliance allows you to architect block and file storage for faster performance while simplifying operations. This validated, turnkey solution provides easy scalability and single pane management at a fraction of the cost of legacy systems—without trade-offs in availability, reliability or functionality. Lenovo’s global leadership and innovation includes industry-leading reliability and world-class performance for business-critical applications and cloud deployments. You can directly obtain a single point of contact for 24/7 technical assistance from Lenovo’s support organization, which is rated #1 for overall x86 server customer satisfaction. Learn more about the http://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/data-center/storage/software-defined-storage/Lenovo-Storage-DX8200D-powered-by-DataCore/p/77X2SHESH08 Learn more about DataCore Software here: http://www.datacore.com/ About Carlos Carreras, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Business Development at DataCore Software Carlos Carreras drives worldwide alliances, business development and OEM strategies to increase DataCore's market presence. Carreras brings over fifteen years of executive level sales expertise to DataCore. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Carreras served as Vice President of Americas Sales at DataCore. Prior to DataCore, he was general manager of Latin America at Vignette, where he developed and executed Vignette's expansion into Latin America cultivating key relationships with customers and strategic partners, resulting in significant revenue growth in the region. Prior to Vignette, Mr. Carreras served in a variety of management and executive positions at IBM including Vice President, Storage Systems Sales, Americas, where he was responsible for sales, channel development, support and marketing of IBM's Storage Solutions across a multi-billion dollar territory encompassing the United States, Canada, Mexico and South America. About Don Frame, Data Center Group (DCG) Brand Director, Lenovo North America As Lenovo moves from integration of the x86 server line purchase from IBM, Don Frame is responsible for leading product marketing and management to drive Lenovo’s enterprise products business into the future of the Data Center.  He's leveraging over 20 years' experience in product development, technical marketing and product training to make sure Lenovo channel partners find success and to establish Lenovo as the #1 trusted Data Center advisor to customers. About Patrick Oliveri, North America Storage Product Manager, Data Center Group (DCG), Lenovo North America As Lenovo expands its global DCG footprint, Patrick Oliveri is specifically responsible for defining and supporting the DCG Storage Products in North America. With over 20 years experieince in the tech industry, Patrick brings a wealth of Data Center product knowledge and experience to help make sure that Lenovo channel partners find success and to also establish Lenovo as the #1 trusted Data Center advisor to customers. About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all...
Aug. 6, 2017 · 00:49:53
In Episode 285, I caught up with the CTO of Liquidware, Jason Mattox. There have been many changes in the application layering and user environment management (UEM) market in the last year. Liquidware remains the independent solution for Workspace Environment Management, including UEM, App Layering, and User Experience Monitoring. We spend most of this podcast discussing the industry and the latest features in ProfileUnity and FlexApp including new per session application layering in FlexApp, new exclusive on demand Click-to-Layer options, and Role Based Admin and Auditing.   About Liquidware Liquidware™ provides industry leading platform-agnostic desktop solutions for hybrid Windows desktop environments including Citrix® XenApp/XenDesktop, VMware Horizon View®, Amazon WorkSpaces and physical Microsoft® Windows PCs. The company’s Stratusphere solution delivers visibility into desktop environments and supports assessment, design, monitoring and diagnostics (Health Checks). ProfileUnity provides just in time delivery of User Profiles, application and user rights management and context-aware policies. FlexApp delivers advanced Application Layering. The solutions are available in an extremely cost-effectively priced bundle called Liquidware Essentials. Liquidware products are Citrix Ready, VMware-certified, and are available through a global network of partners. Learn more about Liquidware here: http://www.liquidware.com About Jason Mattox Jason Mattox is the CTO at Liquidware and is well-known in the virtualization community for his world-class knowledge and leadership in end user computing. In his role as CTO, Jason actively drives product development and product roadmaps for the company. About Jason E. Smith Jason E. Smith heads the Product Marketing team, strategically focusing on go-to-market strategies for the company's innovative desktop solutions. Jason frequently speaks on desktop computing technologies at such events as Citrix Synergy, VMworld, and VMware Partner Exchange. About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years. Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV. Follow Douglas on Twitter at http://twitter.com/douglasabrown Connect on LinkedIn here, https://www.linkedin.com/in/dabcc
July 28, 2017 · 01:23:14
In episode 284, Douglas Brown interviews José Arvelo, Practice Manager of the Workplace Practice at Accelera solutions. Douglas and José have a very lively conversation about the current state of End-User Computing, IT security, and Accelera Solution’s new Connected Workspace solution. José and Douglas have a grand time discussing all this and much more… This was a really fun episode to record! We think you will love it! About Connected Workspace Accelera’s Connected Workspace is a Desktop as a Service (DaaS) offering that allows organizations to provide secure, anytime, anywhere, access to desktops, applications, data, and IT services from any device. We make it our mission to provide a secure, production-ready IT solution that is delivered as a cloud service in a predictable, pay-as-you-go model. Our customers have been drawn to Accelera’s Connected Workspace because it provides a better approach to employees’ workplaces; one that is simple, flexible and affordable. To learn more about Connected Workspace, go to: http://bit.ly/2t3m1l5 About José Arvelo José is currently Practice Manager of the Workplace Practice at Accelera solutions, focused on helping customers transform their workplace with virtualization, mobility, and cloud solutions. He is passionate about driving value for customers while increasing profit and revenue for the business. He’s responsible for managing high-performing pre-sales and delivery teams consisting of architects, consultants, and systems engineers. Prior to Accelera, he was Assistant Vice President of Information Technology for a financial institution valued at $1 billion in assets leading Cyber Security, Systems Engineering and Support Services. Highly focused on providing innovative value-added solutions that drive revenue growth and promote customer success. You can follow José on Twitter at @josearvelo. About Accelera Solutions Accelera Solutions is a leading provider of cloud, mobility, and virtual computing solutions. We have over 15 years of experience with desktop, application, and server virtualization technologies. We leverage technologies from leading manufacturers to create best-of-breed solutions including fully customizable cloud services, BYOD and enterprise mobility solutions, as well as desktop, application, and server virtualization. Leveraging technologies from Microsoft, Citrix, VMware, and others, Accelera has successfully deployed solutions for over 1,000 commercial clients, and more than 400 federal, state, and municipal government clients. Our solutions minimize risk, drive cost savings, improve security and maximize efficiency in both government and commercial organizations.  Accelera’s consultative support from the desktop to the datacenter offers a virtual computing infrastructure which simplifies IT systems into a centralized, easily-managed environment. Our engineering experts can lead you through a readiness assessment, analysis and design, build and test, and into a production rollout, as well as provide ongoing managed services, staff augmentation, and training. We hope to earn your business by providing the same level of service that has earned us awards from across our ecosystem of cloud, mobility, and virtualization partners. For more information about how Accelera can help your Cloud and Mobility needs, go to: http://bit.ly/2t3CSVg About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug...
June 26, 2017 · 01:00:20
In episode 283, Douglas Brown interviews Vitaly Mzokov from Kaspersky Lab plus Sagnik Datta from Citrix Ready.  Together we discusses the Kaspersky Lab security solution, Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop (VDI) security and the current state of the security world including ransomware and WannaCry. About Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Kaspersky Lab’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky Lab technologies and they help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them. For more information visit http://www.kaspersky.com. Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition protects data stored on file servers running on Windows from damage caused by malicious software. Kaspersky Security for Virtualization Light Agent Kaspersky Security for Virtualization | Light Agent delivers the latest security technologies – in a form that’s optimised to help you achieve high consolidation ratios and boost return on investment from your Microsoft Hyper-V or Citrix Xen virtual servers and / or desktops. Additional Resources •Kaspersky Security for Virtualization •eBook – 4 Features Your Security Solution Needs in a Virtual Environment About Citrix Ready Citrix Ready identifies recommended solutions that are trusted to enhance the Citrix Delivery Center infrastructure. All products featured in Citrix Ready have completed verification testing, thereby providing confidence in joint solution compatibility. Leveraging its industry leading alliances and partner ecosystem, Citrix Ready showcases select trusted solutions designed to meet a variety of business needs. Through the online catalog and Citrix Ready branding program, you can easily find and build a trusted infrastructure. Citrix Ready not only demonstrates current mutual product compatibility, but through continued industry relationships also ensures future interoperability. Learn more at https://citrixready.citrix.com About Sagnik Datta   Sagnik Datta is the Technical Marketing Specialist for Citrix Ready working with over 1000 Citrix Technology Partners supporting their technical integration with Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp and go-to-market activities in Financial Services, Healthcare and Education vertical hosting such as webinars, technical blogs, podcasts and white paper. Reach out to him at www.linkedin.com/in/sagnikdatta    About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years. Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show,...
June 23, 2017 · 01:03:49
In episode 282, Douglas Brown interviews Andre Leibovici, Field CTO and VP of Solutions and Alliances at Datrium. Douglas and Andre truly have a very lively discussion on everything from the future of EUC to Open-Convergence. Andrew also explains why he left Nutanix for startup Datrium. This is a fun conversation and you will leave laughing a bit and learning a lot! A truly must listen to episode and one of our favorites! About Datrium Datrium is the leader in Open Converged Infrastructure for private clouds. Datrium converges storage and compute across primary application and data management workloads—modeled on public cloud IaaS versus traditional converged infrastructure or hyper-convergence—for vastly simpler performance, predictability and protection. The company is led by the founders and early top architects of Data Domain and VMware. Datrium has been named to Gartner’s Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2016. For more information, visit www.datrium.com and follow @datriumstorage on Twitter. About Andre Leibovici - Field CTO and VP of Solutions and Alliances Andre worked at Nutanix as a Sr. Director for Alliances Engineering and Vertical Alliances, at VMware as a Sr. Staff Architect in the CTO Office and at EMC. Andre’s expertise is backed by 25+ years’ industry experience in IT and managing teams for large organizations. Andre has authored two books on VMware Horizon View published by Packt Publishing. He has also written over 600 articles and white papers on subjects such as security, virtualization, cloud computing, health IT and web-scale technologies. Andre is a frequent speaker including delivering the keynote addresses at many VMware VMUGs and vForums across the globe, and .NEXT Tours in Canada, Ecuador, Colombia and Brazil. Andre has presented at Citrix Synergy as well as at 5 VMWorlds. Andre is also involved with tech innovation, and angel investing and has mentored multiple Silicon Valley startups thru his association with Alchemist Accelerator, including YotaScale, Swipe, SalesIntel, Performance Sherpa, OpenChannel, Keewi, and Deferpanic. Andre’s blog (myvirtualcloud.net) has been consistently voted as one of the Top 15 virtualization blogs in the world. Follow me on Twitter @andreleibovici GitHub https://github.com/aleibovici About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years . Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV. Follow Douglas on Twitter at http://twitter.com/douglasabrown Connect on LinkedIn here, https://www.linkedin.com/in/dabcc
May 19, 2017 · 01:11:28
In episode 281, Douglas Brown interviews Brad Peterson, Vice President of Marketing at Workspot. Douglas and Brad discuss the current state of the Desktop Virtualization world, along with what happened to the “Year of VDI”, the the future of solutions like Citrix XenDesktop and VMware Horizon View, plus a bit about why they feel Workspot is the solution and VDI 2.0! About Workspot Workspot has reinvented Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) with its cloud-native VDI 2.0 and Desktop-as-a-Service 2.0 (DaaS 2.0) solutions. Workspot solves the corporate challenge of securely delivering apps, desktops and data to any device and helps organizations achieve unprecedented time-to-value for VDI implementations. With a focus on customer satisfaction, Workspot offers the shortest implementation times in the industry. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company received the Best of VMworld 2016 Gold Award for Desktop and Application Delivery solutions. For more information on Workspot’s risk-free, turnkey solutions, visit: www.workspot.com. About Brad Peterson Brad leads marketing strategy and operations for the company’s vision of securely delivering apps and desktops in a cloud, mobile, and hyper-converged era. Previously, Brad was Vice President of Marketing at DocuSign, the global leader in eSignature and Digital Transaction Management. Before DocuSign, Brad worked with Citrix for almost a decade where he built the global EBC program, produced solutions videos driving millions in pipeline, and was a regular keynote speaker for Citrix and partner events globally. Brad joined Citrix in 2004 through the acquisition of Net6, where he relocated to the Citrix EMEA headquarters in Switzerland and launched the new security appliance business over a two-year period to a $30M run rate. Brad has also held executive roles at Net6 (acquired by Citrix), Octane (acquired by E.piphany), BayStone (acquired by Remedy) and Auspex (IPO). Brad holds a Master of Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering degree from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years. Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV. Follow Douglas on Twitter at http://twitter.com/douglasabrown Connect on LinkedIn here, https://www.linkedin.com/in/dabcc
May 15, 2017 · 00:59:06
In episode 280, Douglas Brown interviews Bill Kleyman, Chief Technology Officer at MTM Technologies. Douglas and Bill have a very lively conversation about the current state of End-User Computing and the drive toward Digital Transformation. Bill does an amazing job sharing his views along with introducing us to the NEW MTM Anywhere App. About MTM Anywhere App MTM’s Award Winning ANYWHERE APP is a Secure Workspace and Virtual Desktop environment for delivering Applications and Data Access. The solution bundles infrastructure, application and desktop image management, environment administration and remediation, monitoring and support for a monthly per user price. ANYWHERE APP allows any (authorized) end user to access their applications and data securely from any device, from anywhere on any infrastructure (public, private or Hybrid cloud). Fully Managed •Proactive End User Experience Monitoring •Predictive Management of Core Infrastructure •Image Development, Management and Patching •Fully Administrated and Re-mediated virtual environment •Measured customer satisfaction as high as 4.8 out of 5 Customized to Meet Specific & Complex Needs •Consume as OPEX (per user per month) or as CAPEX or both •SLA/KPI Based Service •Auto Scaling Capable: Scale Up, Down and Out Secure ANY App Your Apps & Data •Company Data centrally managed and maintained •Security policy enforcement enabled •Regulatory compliance •Standardize and Secure Browsing for web based applications Learn more at: https://anywhereapp.com About IGEL Technology IGEL delivers powerful unified endpoint management (UEM) software that is revolutionary in its simplicity and purpose-built for the enterprise. The company’s world-leading products, including the IGEL Universal Management Suite™, IGEL OS™-powered thin and zero clients, and all-in-one thin client solutions, deliver a smart and secure endpoint management experience that shifts granular control of thin and zero client devices from the end user to IT. This enables enterprises to remotely control all thin client devices from a single dashboard interface. IGEL has offices worldwide and is represented by partners in over 50 countries. For more information on IGEL, visit http://www.igel.com. To download the IGEL UMS or the IGEL Universal Desktop Converter™ (UDC), request a 12-minute demonstration of the IGEL OS or request evaluation hardware visit https://www.igel.com/demoit/ About Bill Kleyman, Chief Technology Officer, MTM Technologies Bill is an enthusiastic technologist with experience in datacenter design, management, and deployment. His architecture work includes large virtualization and cloud deployments as well as business network design and implementation. Bill enjoys writing, blogging, and educating colleagues about technology. During his day job, Bill is chief technology officer at MTM Technologies, where he interacts with some of the world's largest and most interesting companies. About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has...
May 9, 2017 · 00:53:42
In episode 279, Douglas Brown interviews Dane Young, Virtualization Practice Manager at Entisys360. Douglas and Dane discuss Entisys360’s new Workspace Cloud offering, what it is, the design, what it means to us, along with how they have incorporated IGEL’s UMS management software and end-point devices in to the offering. IGEL’s end-point management solutions in technical detail. Matthias explains what’s, the why and how, and all in deep technical detail! Learn the technical ‘how’ behind why everyone is talking about IGEL! About Entisys360 Workspace Cloud At Entisys360, we believe that digital workspaces should function in a way that maximizes uptime, promotes optimal productivity, and performs in accordance with our clients’ business requirements. The Entisys360 Workspace Cloud solution goes beyond Infrastructure-asa-Service and Desktop-as-a-Service, and is a robust Workspace-as-a-Service offering that delivers on ‘cloud first’ business priorities by: •Providing anytime access to applications, desktops and mobility via any device, from anywhere in the world •Supporting migration of on-premises apps to the cloud, all while minimizing the pain typically associated with updating antiquated virtual infrastructure technologies •Leveraging core Citrix technologies hosted entirely by Entisys360 and delivered as a service •Providing on-demand scalability that addresses unpredictable changes in the business and consumption patterns •Shifting the burden from CAPEX costs to the more predictable OPEX costs Read the Entisys360 Workspace Cloud Solution Overview Brief: http://www.entisys360.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/e360_workspace_cloud_032017_f.pdf Learn more at: http://www.entisys360.com/solutions/desktop-transformation/workspace-cloud/ About IGEL Technology IGEL delivers powerful unified endpoint management (UEM) software that is revolutionary in its simplicity and purpose-built for the enterprise. The company’s world-leading products, including the IGEL Universal Management Suite™, IGEL OS™-powered thin and zero clients, and all-in-one thin client solutions, deliver a smart and secure endpoint management experience that shifts granular control of thin and zero client devices from the end user to IT. This enables enterprises to remotely control all thin client devices from a single dashboard interface. IGEL has offices worldwide and is represented by partners in over 50 countries. For more information on IGEL, visit http://www.igel.com. To download the IGEL UMS or the IGEL Universal Desktop Converter™ (UDC), request a 12-minute demonstration of the IGEL OS or request evaluation hardware visit https://www.igel.com/demoit/ About Dane Young DANE YOUNG (@youngtech) is a Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), VMware vExpert and EUC Champion, and technology enthusiast. Dane is the Virtualization Practice Manager at Entisys360 in Northern California specializing in application, desktop, and server virtualization technologies from Citrix, Microsoft and VMware. Dane maintains a virtualization focused blog that can be found at http://tech.daneyoung.com. He has obtained a number of technical certifications from Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware. Dane currently holds Master of Business Administration and Management Information Systems degrees. You can learn more about Dane at http://www.daneyoung.com. About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug...
May 5, 2017 · 00:58:11
In episode 278, Douglas Brown interviews Matthias Haas, Chief Technology Officer at IGEL Technology. Douglas and Matthias discuss IGEL’s end-point management solutions in technical detail, what’s new at IGEL, why, how and all in deep technical detail! Learn the ‘how’ behind why everyone is talking about IGEL! About IGEL OS IGEL OS revolutionizes access to virtualized desktops and applications. Currently in its 6th generation, this time-tested operating system standardizes your endpoints, provides for adaptive configuration and granular control, while giving users a familiar, trouble free workspace. Supporting more remote display protocols than any solution on the market, IGEL Linux 10 is purpose-built for enterprise access to virtual environments of all types. Learn more: https://www.igel.com/igel-os-universal-desktop-operating-system/ About Universal Management Suite (UMS) Universal Management Suite (UMS), IGEL’s endpoint management software, has revolutionized endpoint management. Unlike Dell & HP whose confusing array of management tools only work on their own devices, IGEL offers a single endpoint management solution that gives IT automated backend control while delivering a familiar, trouble-free environment for users. Purpose-built to simplify complex enterprise environments, UMS supports diverse operating systems, databases and directories. This smart, simple and secure management software lets IT easily manage any remote endpoint. Learn more: https://www.igel.com/igel-ums-universal-management-suite/ About UMS Add Ons •ICG – Extend the Universal Management Suite to endpoints running outside the company network, whether that’s in remote branch offices, at home offices or by roaming road warriors. Using only a standard internet connection, IGEL Cloud Gateway enables transparent and secure endpoint management anytime, anywhere – Learn more about the IGEL Cloud Gateway •HA – High Availability, HA, is an optional extension for the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) and enables the UMS to offer any degree of scalability, availability and redundancy. With HA, even large-scale thin client environments (500 or more end devices) can be simultaneously reconfigured – Learn more about HA  •UCB – With the Universal Customization Builder, UCB, the firmware for IGEL Universal Desktop thin clients can easily and reliably be expanded and adapted to meet your needs. For example, you may choose to install local device drivers or special applications. You can even set important Windows registry keys- without detailed knowledge of Shell or Windows scripting – Learn more about UCB  •SWP – The Shared WorkPlace, SWP, can be optionally licensed as an enhancement of IGEL’s thin client software. It allows user-dependent configuration based on setting profiles created in the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) and that are linked to the user accounts in the Active Directory – Learn more about SWP •IMI – With the IGEL Management Interface, IMI, the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) can connect via a standard REST API to existing enterprise management systems (such as Microsoft System Center or IBM Tivoli). In addition, IMI provides the interface for REST-compatible programming languages to connect autonomous systems together – Learn more about IMI. •UMA – The IGEL Unified Management Agent, UMA, for Windows 7 or 10 delivers Unified Management of the future, today. Devices running a Windows 7 or 10 operating system and an installed UMA are reliably and securely managed by our Universal Management Suite (UMS). In this way UMA-managed devices fit seamlessly into the IGEL solution portfolio – whether they are thin clients, notebooks or workstations. •Learn more about UMA Download 3 Free Licenses – IGEL Desktop Converter (UDC) & Management System (UMS) – https://www.igel.com/download/ About Matthias Haas As Chief Technology Officer for IGEL Technology, Matthias Haas develops key...
May 4, 2017 · 00:41:56
In episode 277, Douglas Brown interviews Arron Fu, Founder and Vice President, Software Development at UniPrint. Plus, we are happy to have Sagnik Datta, Technical Marketing Specialist at Citrix Ready with us. Together we will discuss what’s new with the UniPrint VDI, Mobile, and Cloud printing solution for Citrix and much more! About UniPrint UniPrint Infinity™ printing solution eliminates Citrix printing issues and extends the capabilities of Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop technology to printing. Based on its patented, award winning PDF-based Universal Printer Driver (UPD), UniPrint™ converts and encrypts print data into much smaller sized PDF print jobs, enabling fast data transmission and secure delivery of printing across multiple platforms from anywhere, on any user device, to any printer. At the same time, UniPrint's UPD negates the need to install multiple manufacturer printer drivers on the application server or VDI image, making printer deployment and management much simpler. As a result, Citrix network printing is much easier, more stable and more cost effective than ever before. For more information please visit: www.uniprint.net LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/uniprint Twitter: https://twitter.com/UniPrintVPQ About Citrix Ready Citrix Ready identifies recommended solutions that are trusted to enhance the Citrix Delivery Center infrastructure. All products featured in Citrix Ready have completed verification testing, thereby providing confidence in joint solution compatibility. Leveraging its industry leading alliances and partner ecosystem, Citrix Ready showcases select trusted solutions designed to meet a variety of business needs. Through the online catalog and Citrix Ready branding program, you can easily find and build a trusted infrastructure. Citrix Ready not only demonstrates current mutual product compatibility, but through continued industry relationships also ensures future interoperability. Learn more at https://citrixready.citrix.com About Arron Fu, CTO & Managing Partner Arron Fu is a member of the UniPrint.net leadership team and responsible for all aspects of strategic product development. Arron is the creator of the patented and award-winning UniPrint™ universal printer driver technology specifically designed for optimizing printing functionality and simplifying administration in multi-user, server-based computing environments. An IT industry veteran, prior to UniPrint.net Arron spent 15 years in the field of consulting, system installation/integration, and application design and development across business functions, processes and industries. He holds a degree in Computer and Electronic Engineering from the University of Manitoba as well as a number of industry standard qualifications. About Sagnik Datta Sagnik Datta is a Technical Marketing Specialist at Citrix Ready. Sagnik work with Citrix alliances and supports large partner ecosystem (1000+) to help customers make better purchase decision through Citrix Ready Marketplace – http://citrix.com/ready. Major focus in partners product segments such as Thin Clients, 3D CAD ISVs, Printers, Converged, Hyper-Converged, Storage and Servers solutions integrated with XenDesktop, XenApp and XenServer. Responsible to drive vertical industry based applications and solutions, working collaboratively with cross teams in Product Management and Alliances. Day to day activities include supporting partners with technical integration queries, creating test tool kits for partners to easily integrate their solutions with Citrix products, testing solutions to make them Citrix Ready, hosting joint webinars that generate leads for partners, podcasts, creating white papers and technical blogs for Citrix sales teams, customers and wider community etc. Follow Sannik on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sagnik-datta-3050041b About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of...
April 25, 2017 · 00:33:51
In episode 276, Douglas Brown interviews Henrik Rosendahl, Head of Business Development for NeuVector. Henrik and Douglas discuss the newly released NeuVector container security solution. Henrik brings us up to speed on what's new with NeuVector, how it works, what it takes to get up and running, why we need security when deploying containers and much more! About NeuVector NeuVector provides a run-time container security solution that adapts easily to your changing application environment and secures containers at their most vulnerable point – during run-time. NeuVector deploys in minutes and discovers running applications to automatically create a security policy to protect containers. Try NeuVector today http://neuvector.com/try-neuvector. About Henrik Rosendahl Henrik Rosendahl is a serial high-tech entrepreneur living in Napa Valley north of San Francisco, California. Henrik¹s currently Head of Business Development for NeuVector. Previously he served as founding investor and chairman of CloudVolumes Inc. until the VMware acquisition in 2014. He was CEO of Pancetera acquired by Quantum in 2011. Rosendahl was director of Application Virtualization at VMware, Inc., and CEO of Thinstall, Inc. until its acquisition by VMware in 2008. Earlier in his career, he held executive and senior leadership positions at several technology companies in the U.S. and Europe. ­ See more at: www.linkedin.com/in/hrosendahl/ About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years. Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV. Follow Douglas on Twitter at http://twitter.com/douglasabrown Connect on LinkedIn here, https://www.linkedin.com/in/dabcc
April 11, 2017 · 00:48:30
In episode 275, Douglas Brown interviews Jed Ayres, Chief Marketing Officer at IGEL Technology. Douglas and Jed discuss IGEL’s end-point management solutions, what’s new at IGEL, the TESLA giveaway and so much more! This is a first in a series of podcasts Douglas will be hosting with the folks at IGEL and a must listen to podcast! About IGEL OS IGEL OS revolutionizes access to virtualized desktops and applications. Currently in its 6th generation, this time-tested operating system standardizes your endpoints, provides for adaptive configuration and granular control, while giving users a familiar, trouble free workspace. Supporting more remote display protocols than any solution on the market, IGEL Linux 10 is purpose-built for enterprise access to virtual environments of all types. Learn more: https://www.igel.com/igel-os-universal-desktop-operating-system/ About Universal Management Suite (UMS) Universal Management Suite (UMS), IGEL’s endpoint management software, has revolutionized endpoint management. Unlike Dell & HP whose confusing array of management tools only work on their own devices, IGEL offers a single endpoint management solution that gives IT automated backend control while delivering a familiar, trouble-free environment for users. Purpose-built to simplify complex enterprise environments, UMS supports diverse operating systems, databases and directories. This smart, simple and secure management software lets IT easily manage any remote endpoint. Learn more: https://www.igel.com/igel-ums-universal-management-suite/ About UMS Add Ons ICG - Extend the Universal Management Suite to endpoints running outside the company network, whether that’s in remote branch offices, at home offices or by roaming road warriors. Using only a standard internet connection, IGEL Cloud Gateway enables transparent and secure endpoint management anytime, anywhere. Learn more about the IGEL Cloud Gateway - https://www.igel.com/igel-cloud-gateway-icg/ HA - High Availability, HA, is an optional extension for the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) and enables the UMS to offer any degree of scalability, availability and redundancy. With HA, even large-scale thin client environments (500 or more end devices) can be simultaneously reconfigured. Learn more about HA - https://www.igel.com/high-availability-option-for-ums-ha/ UCB - With the Universal Customization Builder, UCB, the firmware for IGEL Universal Desktop thin clients can easily and reliably be expanded and adapted to meet your needs. For example, you may choose to install local device drivers or special applications. You can even set important Windows registry keys- without detailed knowledge of Shell or Windows scripting. Learn more about UCB - https://www.igel.com/universal-customization-builder-ucb/ SWP - The Shared WorkPlace, SWP, can be optionally licensed as an enhancement of IGEL’s thin client software. It allows user-dependent configuration based on setting profiles created in the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) and that are linked to the user accounts in the Active Directory. Learn more about SWP - https://www.igel.com/shared-workplace/ IMI - With the IGEL Management Interface, IMI, the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) can connect via a standard REST API to existing enterprise management systems (such as Microsoft System Center or IBM Tivoli). In addition, IMI provides the interface for REST-compatible programming languages to connect autonomous systems together. Learn more about IMI - https://www.igel.com/igel-management-interface/ UMA - The IGEL Unified Management Agent, UMA, for Windows 7 or 10 delivers Unified Management of the future, today. Devices running a Windows 7 or 10 operating system and an installed UMA are reliably and securely managed by our Universal Management Suite (UMS). In this way UMA-managed devices fit seamlessly into the IGEL solution portfolio – whether they are thin...
April 7, 2017 · 00:47:52
In episode 274, Douglas Brown interviews Donna Johnson, Director of Product Marketing for NetScaler SD-WAN at Citrix Douglas and Donna discusses Citrix’s NetScaler SD-WAN solution. About NetScaler SD-WAN NetScaler SD-WAN increases the performance and reliability of traditional enterprise applications, SaaS applications and virtual desktops over any network while simplifying the branch network. Businesses rely on branch offices or remote employees to serve customers, to be near partners and suppliers and to expand into new markets. As desktop virtualization increases and applications move to the cloud, IT managers face the challenge of providing applications reliably and without a performance penalty to branch and mobile users. Now enterprises can use NetScaler SD-WAN to software define their WAN, rendering it more scalable, cost-effective and ready to connect to the cloud, while ensuring excellent application performance. At the same time, NetScaler SD-WAN can help you to effectively and economically simplify the branch network with integrated routing, firewall, and WAN optimization capabilities. Why NetScaler SD-WAN • Maintain high performance for mission critical applications even when a network link fails • Improve the virtual desktop experience to branch-office and mobile users and accelerate traditional enterprise applications • Expand WAN capacity with low-cost broadband connections, while maintaining MPLS-level quality and reliability • Support cloud migration with integrated security to protect enterprise data • Simplify IT with integrated routing, firewall and WAN Optimization to reduce network footprint • Secure data across the WAN and to the cloud with strong encryption, application level security policies and data segmentation • Gain visibility into application delivery in order to proactively manage the user experience Learn more at: https://www.citrix.com/products/netscaler-sd-wan/ About Donna Johnson Donna Johnson is currently Director of Product Marketing for NetScaler SD-WAN at Citrix. Throughout her career, Donna has worked with network management and network infrastructure products, holding positions of engineering management, product management and product marketing at companies such as Objective Systems Integrators and Dorado Software. Most recently, she was Director of Products with Talari Networks where she helped define the emerging category of software defined WANs. Donna graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Links to all her blogs here: https://www.citrix.com/blogs/author/donnaj/ About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years. Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV. Follow Douglas on Twitter at http://twitter.com/douglasabrown Connect on LinkedIn here, https://www.linkedin.com/in/dabcc
Feb. 28, 2017 · 00:33:46
In episode 273, Douglas Brown interviews Andrew Parlette, Chief Technology Officer at Tricerat, Inc.. Douglas and Andrew discusses the Tricerat suite of printing solutions, ScrewDrivers, Simplified Printing and Simplified Printing TX. Andrew brings us up to speed on what’s new with Tricerat and he explains how it works, the problems they solve, why we should care and much more. About Tricerat Tricerat exists to make IT simple. By listening and paying attention to system administrator needs, we’ve developed products that not only prevent known system limitations but also maintain and improve the end user experience. By developing simple and effective software, Tricerat has been able to solve IT network problems for over 10,000 customers worldwide and has created many invaluable partnerships with value-added resellers, consultants, and systems integrators. Tricerat has formed critical industry alliances as a Citrix Ready Partner, Gold Certified Microsoft Partner, and VMware Technology Alliance Partner to ensure not only the benefits of today’s technology, but the compatibility for longstanding service in the future. After 15 years in business, Tricerat has experienced rapid growth yet maintained the privately owned and operated atmosphere of a company that is determined to stay on top with true staying power. Learn more at: http://www.tricerat.com/ Andrew Parlette. Chief Technology Officer Andrew Parlette is Chief Technology Officer at Tricerat, Inc. Andrew joined the company in 1999 as a software developer and, more recently as VP of Product Engineering, oversaw technical operations, including direct management of the software development teams and customer service. Under Andrew's direction, Tricerat focuses on providing an outstanding customer experience. Additionally, he concentrates on developing quick-to-market, superior products that fulfill the needs of customers. Apart from his passion for technology, Andrew loves spending time with his family and enjoys the outdoors. Andrew received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland. Connect with Andrew on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/in/aparlette About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years. Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV. Follow Douglas on Twitter at http://twitter.com/douglasabrown Connect on LinkedIn here, https://www.linkedin.com/in/dabcc Listen to more DABCC Radio podcast at http://www.dabcc.com/dabcc-radio/
Feb. 19, 2017 · 00:17:40
In episode 272, Douglas Brown interviews Steve Morton, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Steve and Douglas discuss the road from LANDESK, Wavelink, AppSense, Heat, Shavlik, etc. to Ivanti. Steve explains why the new name, what this means for their customers and partners, and much more. About Ivanti Ivanti is IT evolved. By integrating and automating critical IT tasks, Ivanti is modernizing IT and helping IT organizations successfully automate and secure the digital workplace. Ivanti is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, and has offices all over the world. For more information, visit www.ivanti.com. About Steve Morton, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer As EVP and CMO, Steve Morton provides guidance on Ivanti's strategic marketing and branding initiatives, including the integration of acquisitions like Wavelink, AppSense, and Shavlik into the company. Prior to Ivanti, Steve served as CMO of RES Software and also served as the VP of Product Marketing for Symantec's enterprise product portfolio. In his role at Symantec he was involved in global outbound marketing, including messaging, marketing campaigns, and industry analyst relations. Prior to taking on the global product marketing role, Steve was VP of Product Management for Symantec's endpoint management business, which included the Altiris product portfolio. He has also served in various product, marketing, and services roles at other IT companies, including Peregrine Systems and Folio Corporation. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colorado. About Douglas A. Brown Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years. Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV. Follow Douglas on Twitter at http://twitter.com/douglasabrown Connect on LinkedIn here, https://www.linkedin.com/in/dabcc Listen to more DABCC Radio episodes here at http://www.dabcc.com/dabcc-radio/