by Ron Oglesby on Thu, May 9, 2013 at 8:00 AM1 comment, 170 views
One of the common irks I have in talking to customers is that companies have used the words “persistent” and “non-persistent” to mean many different things. Often to confuse the customer or make it seem like they have something when they actually don’t (for example, “persistent” Linked Clone VMs from VMware).
This for me is an issue because persistence is about the user experience and...
by Ron Oglesby on Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 9:00 AM1 comment, 332 views
A few weeks ago Unidesk released its first, official, technical certification. It was not a surprise to those in our community because late last year we offered a “beta” test based on our Unidesk 1.6 software. Then I basically was on hold with a ton of other projects and certification got pushed back until this year. But as George Costanza says "I'm back baby!"
by Ron Oglesby on Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 12:01 PM0 comments, 299 views
Recently I was on a call with our CTO Chris Midgley who introduced a new slide to explain the difference between Unidesk layering and application virtualization with regards to simplicity. The slide was so simple in explaining the core problem with app-virt that I just needed to post it here and give you my take on WHY this problem exists.
by Ron Oglesby on Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 8:00 AM2 comments, 625 views
After my previous blog post about desktop personalization layer backup and repair I wanted to touch on a more surgical repair feature that is often overlooked in Unidesk: our ability to repair single application layers in individual desktops.
To understand how we do this we have to start with an explanation of how an application "gets broken". Let's assume your user has done something to corrupt ...