Vector’s international installed base ranges from 2 PC/Server instances of remote control technology to multi-campus IT asset and service management instances in the 10,000 PC+ range. In plotting a development course we look at the challenges our customers face and the investment options open to them. It appears they all face exponential growth of problems to solve, demands to meet, and … Continue reading Is there a Moore’s law for software?
Software Distribution: who still needs it? One theme we come across often is a need for an automated software distribution method that makes it easy to keep applications deployed and updated, particularly where the target PCs are defined by reference to a combination of characteristics. For an example, an application may be regarded as a companion product … Continue reading Software Distribution: relevant for virtual as well as physical systems.
Following commentary on cloud computing and related topics such as data security in the cloud is a fairly thankless activity, given the amount of unsubstantiated views and commentary from non-practioners. But I recently turned up one sober, cool-headed analysis of the relevance of cloud computing in different scenarios; the article highlighted areas in which cloud would … Continue reading Keeping a cool head in the clouds
We are pleased to have pursuaded Warren Free, Business Development Manager at our exclusive EMEA partner Virtual Network Partners, to have given up some time to providing an update on their experiences in positioning application streaming to the UK market. Regular updates from Warren should enable us to track the evolution of the UK market’s attitude to application virtualisation in … Continue reading Application Virtualization: UK market realities: Guest post
While everyone we talk with seems to be comfortable with the concepts of server virtualization, and understands the idea of making better use of idle CPUs with multiple virtual machines, we get the clear impression that the positioning of application virtualization in the enterprise is still suffering from lack of clarity. Benefits can include reduced licensing … Continue reading Applications on Demand – Streamlined Provision or Expensive Anarchy?
My contacts at Endeavors Technologies Inc have confirmed that they expect to have their new Application Jukebox® streaming software running on their booth at Camp Conference’s focus on Virtualization, April 3. This would be one of the very first public showings for this streaming implementation and it would worth investigating for the significant differences it … Continue reading Application Jukebox – on show at Camp IT Conference, O’Hare, April 3rd.
Since my company was appointed as an integration partner for Endeavors Technologies Inc, for their AppExpress and Application Jukebox application streaming software, we have been engaging on the topic with our customers and new prospects in our broad mid-range market of organizations with between 250 and 25,000 desk- and laptops. Many CIOs and CTOs can … Continue reading Is application virtualization a substitute for proper planning?