Application Virtualization And All Things Enterprise IT.
I've entered into a new venture into IT user group communities by helping form the Citrix User Group Community for Calgary headed by Rod MacCormack. We saw the need to get the local Citrix community reestablished so that Citrix professionals could get together...read more
Since July I have been writing a newsletter for VirtualizationAdmin.com, and I figure it is about time I let's all my other social media readers know about it. I know, sometimes I suck at self-promotion, but I will post the summary each month to the blog going forward...read more
April 22, 2017, the Calgary Microsoft User Group held its first Azure Global Bootcamp event by holding a hands-on event about creating virtual machines. We had a well-attended event having over 30 people in the room.The focus was about deploying Windows and Linux...read more
The Windows 10 Creators Update has hit current branch but will not be available via Windows Update until April 11, 2017. What this means for customers/enthusiasts that want to start using this release of Windows 10 they need to go out to the Windows 10 download site...read more
Today Microsoft has released a set of images for running Windows 10 IoT core on the Rasberry PI, DragonBoard, and MinnowBoard MAX. The announcement had me interested in what the capabilities of the platform would be since I usually end up managing devices through...read more
Alan Rafuse, Crystal and DaveRecently I finished the latest tour of MVPDays in Western Canada and it was a great time reuniting with fellow MVPs and IT professionals. In case you haven't been to an MVPDays event yet you should keep track of the dates, news and...read more
For the latest set of MVPDays events in Western Canada, I had the opportunity to speak about VDI. The MVPDays team was really on the ball this time around to record some of the presentations, so I had the opportunity to have my video posted to Microsoft's Channel 9....read more
In this video, I show how to enable the App-V client and load an App-V sequence side by side with an older version of the same application that is installed traditionally. I explore the differences between an App-V application and the locally installed version so you...read more
The holidays are almost over, but I have been busy with many little side projects. I've meant to produce some instructional videos for years, and I finally got around to making something. I've been teaching App-V since the SoftGrid days and maintain a set of...read more
I had a situation where I needed to get some device information about what was connected to my customer's current Office365 ActiveSync environment. Luckily after searching the Internet, I found this process to be rather simple, and I thought I would put my solution up...read more
Over the years I've generally stayed with a specific piece of advice when performing driver injection when deploying Windows images using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit or System Center Configuration Manager. You start with the expanded driver files and import them...read more
I've been playing around with Azure RemoteApp and App-V in Azure to find a nice little limitation that I think is a huge design consideration. Lately I've been deploying my virtual machines with Azure Resource Manager because it is the future platform and it offers...read more
Enterprise IT Management and Automation
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