Should my desktop team or my server team manage VDI?

I have had customers take different approaches in determining who manages the virtual desktop infrastructure.  Enough customers have asked that you should consider these things when making a decision: Politics and budget often determine who owns VDI Well, yes of course… politics.  I’ve seen this many times.  Let’s be clear, politics is the number one killer Read more about Should my desktop team or my server team manage VDI?[…]

Strategic Rowdiness: A business mantra that allows for creativity and growth

It took me a while to coin this phrase that we use internally at DH Technologies. I like this term because it describes our company well. We try to think big picture and always look to the future.  This allows us to focus on emerging technologies and evangelize the ones we believe in.  We are Read more about Strategic Rowdiness: A business mantra that allows for creativity and growth[…]

The shortcomings of virtual desktops

I have never been one to shy away from controversy.  There are a number of things that make virtual desktops great!  Personally, we use virtual desktops internally to keep all our internal documents private and secure while providing a great desktop experience to our company.  It works for us.  We eat our own dog food Read more about The shortcomings of virtual desktops[…]

How do you optimize your virtual desktop image and save up to 40% resources and increase performance?

A non-optimized virtual desktop image consumes additional CPU, memory, network bandwidth, and IOPS.  Why?  Because Windows 7 and Windows 10 weren’t created to be a virtual desktop image.  Additionally, the applications themselves are all greedy selfish little apps that want to consume as many resources as they can with little regard to the other applications.  Read more about How do you optimize your virtual desktop image and save up to 40% resources and increase performance?[…]

5 ways your VDI project can be more successful

Many organizations are moving to virtual desktops for a variety of reasons.  I have had the luxury to observe both successful and failed VDI projects.  For the first couple of years when we started our company, we made a majority of our money by saving failing VDI projects.  Over the years, I began to think: Read more about 5 ways your VDI project can be more successful[…]

DH Tech at Nutanix .NEXT

This past week Nutanix held its first annual .NEXT user conference. Over 1, 000 customers, partners and employees were in attendance. The biggest announcement from the hyper convergence company was the announcement of Nutanix Acropolis – their KVM based hypervisor and the Nutanix Xtreme Computing Platform (XCP), which is powered by Acropolis and the Nutanix Read more about DH Tech at Nutanix .NEXT[…]