Category: IGEL community

IGEL and Partners Are the Endpoint Prescription for Healthcare

Written by: Dan O'FarrellPublished: June 20, 2019

In the healthcare industry, early attempts at desktop virtualization were oftentimes hampered by Windows PC limitations or lacking the robust security framework HIPAA and other regulations demand. Healthcare IT today is transitioning from this unproductive and vulnerable approach to a much more secure end-user computing (EUC) model that can support Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and… Read More »

Is DaaS Dastardly or Doable?

Written by: Simon TownsendPublished: June 6, 2019

When will DaaS have its day? Right now, DaaS adoption remains at the bottom of the hockey stick curve but many dynamic changes are afoot that eventually should move things forward. First and center is Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), due to be in full distribution later this year. Secondly, WVD via Azure or Citrix… Read More »

“Byte-Sized” Book Project is Almost Here

Written by: Bas van KaamPublished: May 2, 2019

It all started with a simple email in late 2018. We exchanged a couple of ideas, followed a by a phone call a few days later. Instantly we were both enthusiastic about the idea: ask various IT communities from all over the world to send us their personal Cloud-related design principles, architectural recommendations, tips, tricks,… Read More »

IT Gets Fancy: Out of the Garage and into the Lab

Written by: Simon TownsendPublished: May 1, 2019

IT needs to evolve and the growing complexity of the endpoint estate is certainly a driver. Where once IT people were endpoint ‘mechanics’ keeping hardware assets running like a smoothly functioning automobile, IT is now a very different game.  The advent of endpoint software assets and sophisticated workplace analytics, the exponential growth of applications and… Read More »

IGEL Technology Crushes Dell Provisioning for VMware Workspace ONE

Written by: Jeff KalbergPublished: April 15, 2019

Summary: “Zero Touch” Windows PC provisioning is a myth! Windows belongs in the data center, not on the edge (particularly Windows 10) Windows provisioning is about the “latest” updates and patches; anything that requires a “master” image is inevitably going to slow down endpoint updates (you just can’t be sure it’ll work for every endpoint).… Read More »

2019: The Year DaaS Comes of Age

Written by: Simon ClephanPublished: November 29, 2018

IDC estimates that 60% of infrastructure spending will be on public or private cloud by 2022 as organizations continue to seek ways to lower hardware costs and increase productivity by leveraging cloud-native applications.  Gartner sees DaaS reaching “essential” feature parity with VDI in 2019. Within these trends, IGEL sees a growing interest in Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) as… Read More »

IGEL names 400th IGEL Certified Engineer

Written by: René ReckerPublished: November 26, 2018

To coincide with the start of the new Partner Program 2018, the Education and Training division at IGEL was restructured and a new, global certification program named ICE (IGEL Certified Engineer) has been launched. The first ICE training course was unveiled this year at IGEL’s EUC DISRUPT, event series held in Bremen, Austin and Sydney.… Read More »

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1000 is such a Grand Number! IGEL Community reaches 1000 Members

Written by: Doug BrownPublished: October 29, 2018

I’m thrilled to announce the IGEL Community have achieved the 1000-member mark in just 317 days (ten months).  This is a fantastic number, and I thank you all for being a part of it! 1000 reasons to smile today! If you are not one of the 1000 don’t worry, join the IGEL Community now! Of… Read More »

Security: The Key to End User Computing Fulfilling on its Promise

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: August 9, 2018

As solution providers in the channel work to employ state-of-the-industry end user computing (EUC) solutions for their customers, security is a top-most consideration. For the channel, IGEL’s suite of endpoint security and optimization software and endpoints have been optimized to deliver secure enterprise computing, no matter where employees are working. Our channel partners’ customers are… Read More »

Why Linux will Rule the World

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: July 12, 2018

Back in 2011, Marc Andreessen wrote “Why Software is Eating the World.” In his prediction he outlined key software principles that are changing the game for business. Software advantages include its openness, collaboration, communities and ecosystems making it able to not just disrupt traditional business but eat it up.   Andreessen couldn’t have been more… Read More »