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The Cloud Haters Club

15 March 2017

A broad perspective on the cloud market for the 'cloud haters' from a relatively independent perspective.

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Citrix Management as a Service

24 January 2017

Magnify Express from GlassHouse provides a great compromise, between not being able to fully outsource, yet still gaining access to a true ‘as a service’ offering for premium monitoring, alerting and reporting toolsets for virtual desktop infrastructure, regular environment reviews and access to senior Citrix specialists for support incidents, should they arise.

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AWS Migration Automation Whitepaper

16 January 2017

A technical whitepaper about cloud migration tools for Amazon Web Services.

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AWS & VMware Partner - Industry Viewpoint

18 October 2016

The recent VMware & AWS partnership announcement raised specter across the industry last week, notably questioning why would VMware do this and why is it good for AWS? In support of quick reading and pointed content, here's a quick breakdown of the impacts.

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PVS vDisk Auto Updates

24 August 2016

​We all know and love Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) vDisk versioning in PVS 7.x and how this has enriched PVS administrators lives by significantly reducing the administration overhead involved with updates, but did you know you can further streamline the image release process by automating the boot of a PVS maintenance VM and integrating into SCCM/WSUS?

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Citrix & AWS Best Practices Workshop

23 August 2016

Citrix and AWS have teamed up with GlassHouse to present this informative session.

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Deepening Ties Between Citrix and Microsoft

22 August 2016

​The move of Kirill Tatarinov into the CEO role at Citrix from his previous role of leading the Business Solutions Division at Microsoft has resulted in more willingness for collaboration between these two software powerhouses, particularly in the areas of Windows 10, Office 365, and Mobile Device Management.

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SSL Certificate Pinning with NetScaler

11 August 2016

​The Public Key Pinning Extension for HTTP (HPKP) is a web security feature that tells a web client to associate a specific cryptographic public key with a certain web server to prevent Man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks with forged certificates. Defined by RFC7469, HPKP is currently supported by FireFox (versions 35 and above), Chrome (versions 38 and above), and to a limited degree by Opera (version 38 and above), with Microsoft noting that the inclusion of the standard in Internet Explorer and Edge is under consideration.

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Public Cloud Market Consolidation

11 August 2016

We see a 2-horse race for the foreseeable future for public cloud IaaS services, between Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services.