Category Archives: Monthly Highlights

Monthly Highlights – May 2010

Every month I will try to wrap up some highlights about virtualization news, personal experience or other IT related items which had my attention, this time May 2010:

May is traditionally a month with several holidays. So, last month I took some time to have a few days off to have a holiday in France with my family. Had a wonderful time, throwing rocks in the water with my 6-year old son, can life be more beautiful?

Back to the real world, what happened at Citrix Synergy?
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Monthly highlights – April 2010

Every month I will try to wrap up some highlights about virtualization news, personal experience or other IT related items which had my attention, this time April 2010:

April was quite a busy month, working on several projects from working on a SharePoint (for Document Management) infrastructure till extending a Citrix XenApp based infrastructure. This last one is an interesting one, because we will combine Citrix XenApp, VMware vSphere, Microsoft App-V and RES PowerFuse to deliver a real state-of-the-art user experience.

Because of the busy month, I’m still catching up on some articles, so this time a short wrap up.


The Microsoft Management Summit 2010 was held in Las Vegas, this is where the System Center products are put in the spotlight. There’s a lot to talk about, new releases, product announcements, to have a closer look; view the keynotes, keynote 1 and keynote 2.
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Monthly highlights – March 2010

Every month I will try to wrap up some highlights about virtualization news, personal experience or other IT related items which had my attention, this time March 2010:

Ongoing discussions about VDI; Desktop Virtualization is hot, 2010 will be the year of desktop virtualization. Last month a lot discussion about the display protocols, ICA (HDX) vs PC-over-IP. The discussions are a nice read. There will be use cases for both products. User Experience will be an important part in terms of user adoption. That’s why the display protocols are important.
Citrix developed HDX for ICA and are a step ahead of VMware, just because VMware doesn’t own PC-over-IP. What if Teradici will be acquired by another company? As a VMware View customer, should you switch back to RDP?
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Monthly highlights – February 2010

Every month I will try to wrap up some highlights about virtualization news, personal experience or other IT related items which had my attention, this time February 2010:

February was a month with several tweet peaks about virtualization and application delivery news. Actually it was a pretty busy month with some nice releases and good discussions.

Dell acquires KACE, there was already some movement on the hardware market where you could see hardware vendors were looking for virtualization cooperation in combination with systems management. KACE-logoSee VMware and Cisco and last month Microsoft and HP.
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