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New Licensing Options Help Citrix Customers Minimize Workforce Disruption in a COVID-19 World

April 14, 2020

COVID-19 is here, the office is a ghost town and employees are self-quarantined at home, hanging out of drive through windows, in a mask and gloves or possibly suited up like they work in a clean room somewhere. How do you manage a (hopefully) temporary surge in employees working in ways most of us never […] Read More

Doing the Math Before the Math Does In your VDI Environment

September 20, 2019

No less than 12 times over the last 18 months we have seen the following VDI disaster strike unsuspecting companies. One article telling others to beware won’t make a difference in the big scheme of things. But if this cautionary tale can save just one of you potential victims, that would be a worth the […] Read More

Five steps small and medium enterprises should take to build better VDI environments

August 26, 2019

There are five simple steps that small and medium enterprises can (and should!) take to get on top of VDI challenges and deliver a better user experience. 1. Assess and develop your VDI environment management talent. If the IT team is one guy, or even an extensive team with no significant practical Citrix/VMware experience (or […] Read More

Are Virtual Desktops (VDI) Right for your Business?

November 14, 2016

 Virtual Desktops (VDI) can be a fantastic business enabler and productivity enhancement, but VDI is not a fit for every business or every situation.  The question is, does it make sense for you. With Virtual Desktops, work is no longer a place, work can happen anywhere it makes sense for an employee to be. Read More

Six Consequences of Getting the End User Experience Wrong with Virtual Desktops

April 26, 2016

Implementing a virtual desktop infrastructure is no small undertaking. Thousands of decisions go into building such a system, each more critical than the next. In architecting a virtual desktop (VDI environment), a smart system architect will ask “What is the best solution for the environment?” An even smarter architect will ask, “Does the solution meet […] Read More

PCs vs. Citrix XenDesktop

March 29, 2016

If you’re reading this, odds are you’re currently managing a desktop PC environment but have or are considering adopting a virtual desktop infrastructure such as Citrix XenDesktop. Or perhaps you’re trying to decide between XenApp and XenDesktop. Read More

12 Ways Desktop Virtualization is Transforming IT

February 24, 2016

Check out this infographic that details 12 ways app and desktop virtualization is transforming IT.   Read More

Why Measuring End User Experience Matters in a VDI Environment

May 18, 2015

A couple of years ago we won a bid with a large financial services organization to assist them with building out a Citrix VDI environment.  As part of the bid we recommended two additional products that would give this customer something they did not yet realize they needed which was deep visibility into their virtual […] Read More

What’s the Difference Between Citrix and VDI?

April 8, 2015

Here at Whitehat we occasionally get questions related to virtualization and the technologies we work with. The answers to those questions end up here on our blog for others to find that might have the same question. Q: What is the difference between Citrix and VDI? Read More

The Most Innovative Virtual Desktop Environment on the Market

February 5, 2015

  Whitehat’s CloudDesktop solution allows organizations to move all their applications and desktop to the cloud. They are able to access their virtual desktop through an Internet connection. Users are able to access their desktops through any device, anywhere. Benefits Security: Organizations will no longer have important information on computers. A user name and password is […] Read More

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