VMware Instant Clones – Ron’s Cool Feature of the Week
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VMware Instant Clones – Ron’s Cool Feature of the Week

For the latest episode of my video series, I brought Tom Campbell back on. Tom wanted to talk about Instant Clones, why they are important, and how they differ from other virtual desktop provisioning models. This feature has been around for several years now, but I am often amazed that it is not the default…

Get started with ControlUp Remote DX and VMware Horizon
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Get started with ControlUp Remote DX and VMware Horizon

Recently, we announced two new additions to Advanced Monitoring for VMware Horizon Powered by ControlUp – Remote DX and Scoutbees. Today, we will focus on Remote DX and show you how easy it is to enable and use it to better manage virtual desktops and apps. To learn about Scoutbees, see our previous post, Day-One…

Day-One Horizon Monitoring with ControlUp Scoutbees
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Day-One Horizon Monitoring with ControlUp Scoutbees

In an earlier post, we provided a general overview of Remote DX and Scoutbees, the two new additions to Advanced Monitoring for VMware Horizon Powered by ControlUp. In this article, I will show you how easy it is to enable and use Scoutbees, a synthetic monitoring solution from ControlUp. One reason we are really excited…

Using JWT with Access and UAG to combine internal and external Connection Servers – Ron’s Cool Feature of the Week
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Using JWT with Access and UAG to combine internal and external Connection Servers – Ron’s Cool Feature of the Week

For the latest episode of my video series, I spoke with Nick Burton, a VMware EUC Champion, vExpert, Consultant Extraordinaire, and all-around smart guy. Nick published a blog back in July on how to combine internal and external Connection Servers (often kept separate due to different authentication requirements for external access) using a JSON Web…

Introduction to ControlUp Scoutbees and Remote DX for VMware Horizon Environments
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Introduction to ControlUp Scoutbees and Remote DX for VMware Horizon Environments

Over the years, VMware Horizon has proven itself to be exceptionally reliable and resilient. However, the network infrastructure on which it runs can interject issues that can be difficult to monitor and troubleshoot – an issue which has been exacerbated by the large-scale migration from office to remote work environments. For the most part, we…

Gain Insight and Compliance with VMware Horizon® Desktop Recording™
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Gain Insight and Compliance with VMware Horizon® Desktop Recording™

Gaining visibility into end-user activity when users are working virtual desktops and application sessions can be challenging for administrators since these resources are accessed remotely. The ability to record and replay sessions as needed allows admins to troubleshoot issues, ensure compliance and security, and monitor activity. Now available on VMware Horizon is VMware Horizon® Desktop…

What’s New in VMware Horizon 8 2111: Service, security, and experience features
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What’s New in VMware Horizon 8 2111: Service, security, and experience features

VMware Horizon newest release 8 version 2111 is now available and includes new features that deliver extended service, security, tool optimizations, and enhanced admin and end-user experiences all designed to improve Horizon and the delivery of virtual desktops and apps. This blog will cover the key features released. For a complete list, visit the VMware…

VMware Horizon and Google Chromebooks Deliver Cost-Effective Workspace Solution with a Special Pricing Offer
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VMware Horizon and Google Chromebooks Deliver Cost-Effective Workspace Solution with a Special Pricing Offer

Holiday season is right around the corner. As you gear up your business – whether it is ramping up full-time hiring or adding seasonal workers to manage the holiday rush – you will need to equip employees with the devices and applications they need to stay productive. But this might not be as easy as…

Horizon Session Recording – Ron’s Cool Feature of the Week
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Horizon Session Recording – Ron’s Cool Feature of the Week

I’m back with episode #3 of Ron’s Cool Feature of the Week.  In this series, I talk with VMware product managers, engineers, and field engineers to dig into and find cool and sometimes overlooked features within our product stacks. Some of these will be new and exciting with lots of fanfare, and others may just…

VMware Horizon next-gen architecture to support Azure Virtual Desktop on Azure Stack HCI
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VMware Horizon next-gen architecture to support Azure Virtual Desktop on Azure Stack HCI

This week at Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft announced a Tech Preview for a new feature that allows Azure Virtual Desktop to run on-premises via Azure Stack HCI. This new feature of Azure Virtual Desktop addresses some customer needs related to using the features of Azure Virtual Desktop, like Windows 10 Enterprise multi-session, in environments with data…