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XenDesktop 4 licensing whats the commotion all about?

By Edwin

Everywhere in the blogosphere you read articles about the license change Citrix wants to make. With XenDesktop 4 Citrix wants to go from a CCU licensing model to a named user model. The user-based licensing in XenDesktop 4 means that customers pick the users they want to deliver virtual desktops or apps to. In... »

Advertising @ VMWorld by Citrix

By Edwin

  Some things don’t need words Like it…way cool                        Tweet This Post »

What an SMB wants – VMware Take Note – Microsoft Understands

By Edwin

  There is this misconception that an SMB wants everything for Free or nearly Free. This is simply not the case. SMBs are willing to pay for products, it is just they want a great return on their investment. It is not be about “bells and whistles”, but it is about getting more bang... »

Technical and commercial comparison of Citrix XenServer and VMware

By Edwin

  Just a few years ago, when you where looking for server virtualization solutions you had limited options. The server virtualization market has entered a new phase, where powerful and capable solutions such as Citrix XenServer and Microsoft Hyper-V offer a compelling and feature-rich alternative to VMware. As this white paper shows, XenServer surpasses... »

Hyper-V now has 24% of Virtualization Market ?

By Edwin

  On Allen Burchill’s blog I found an article where he mentions that Microsoft already should have a 24% market share in the virtualization market. I would like to know where Allen gets his numbers from? 24% for a version 1 Hyper-V product seems to high for me and would be a real tread... »

Briforum Day 3; The finals

By Edwin

  Last week Thursday was the final day of Briforum 2009. On this day I followed another 4 sessions. After that we stayed until Friday in Chicago and went home. Satisfied with my head full of information and after a great Briforum 2009. To all the presenters I want to say: “ Guys it... »

Edwin Friesen rewarded with VMware vExpert tilte.

By Edwin

Edwin Friesen an collegue of mine at Ictivity is rewarded with the vExpert title by VMware. VMware is giving this award to individuals who have contributed significantly to the community of VMware users over the past year. Edwin congratulations from my site and keep up the good work. Tweet This Post »

Citrix XenApp 5.0 Feature Pack ?

By Edwin

On the Citrix Community blog Sridhar Mullapudi and Vinny Sosa posted an article about the new XenApp 5.0 Feature Pack.In crisis economic times everybody is doing more with less but Citrix decided to took the other way around.Earlier this week Citrix announced to release XenServer Enterprise for free and now they are going to change... »

Citrix “Project Encore” Partnership Announcement with Microsoft

By Edwin

Citrix has a proven track record of partnering with Microsoft to add value on top of the Windows Server platform, primarily focused on application and desktop computing. Citrix and Microsoft are now unveiling “Project Encore”, the next big chapter in our relationship, extending our alliance into the world of server virtualization. Both companies believe... »

Citrix Essentials released !

By Edwin

Citrix Essentials product line consists of five broad categories of capabilities:   Automated lab management streamlines the process of building, testing, sharing and delivering throughout the application lifecycle, from development labs into the production environment. Advanced storage integration featuring Citrix StorageLink™ technology exposes the advanced data and storage management features in today’s storage systems... »