What’s Best for Remote Workers: VDI or VPN?
Apr07

What’s Best for Remote Workers: VDI or VPN?

Due to the restrictions businesses have implemented in response to recent unprecedented events, the majority of the world’s office workers are now working from home, and IT departments are scrambling to figure out how to support the massive increase in home workers. (Shawn Bass and I wrote a blog post a few weeks ago with planning suggestions and first steps you can take.) One of the questions that’s come up repeatedly is, “In this...

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Can BYOD Help While Working Remote?
Mar24

Can BYOD Help While Working Remote?

Shawn Bass and I recently wrote a blog post (and did a webcast) which was a guide for IT workers who suddenly need to support the majority of their users working from home. We answered viewer questions for about 30 minutes after the webcast, and quite a few of the questions were about BYO devices, and how IT can handle them during this emergency. So this blog post will be my quick and dirty guide to BYOD. The BYO Background “BYO” in...

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What to Do If You Suddenly Have to Support 80% of Users Working Remotely
Mar13

What to Do If You Suddenly Have to Support 80% of Users Working Remotely

This blog was written in collaboration by Brian Madden and Shawn Bass, CTO of VMware End-User Computing. In light of current events, many organizations are feeling the effects of life’s unpredictability. With many organizations canceling in-person events and meetings and mandating temporary work-from-home policies, companies are quickly realizing just how prepared they really are in the wake of unexpected events. In the previous blog...

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Join Brian Madden for the 2nd Annual EUC Community Tech Talks & Beer Evening During VMworld Europe
Oct17

Join Brian Madden for the 2nd Annual EUC Community Tech Talks & Beer Evening During VMworld Europe

Following last year’s successful EUC Community Tech Talks & Beer event at VMworld 2018 in Barcelona, I’m excited to announce that we’ll do another one this year. It will take place at the Fira Gran Via on Tuesday, 5 November, from 17:30-19:30. (So you’ll still have time for a dinner afterwards.) We will have beer. The event is free, but space is limited, so you’ll need to register ahead of time. If you’re unfamiliar with this...

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Join Brian Madden for EUC Community Tech Talks & Beer during VMworld US 2019
Aug05

Join Brian Madden for EUC Community Tech Talks & Beer during VMworld US 2019

VMworld 2019 in San Francisco is just about a month away, which means it’s time to start planning your schedule. I’m happy to announce that I’ll again be hosting the evening EUC geek / tech talk / beer / junk food / evening event on Wednesday evening. We did this last year too—my first year at VMware—and it was a great time. Our thinking is that while VMworld is awesome, it’s also awesome, like, very huge, and it seems like us EUC...

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Join Brian Madden for an EUC Community Tech Talks & Beer Evening During VMworld Europe
Oct30

Join Brian Madden for an EUC Community Tech Talks & Beer Evening During VMworld Europe

Next week during VMworld Europe, I’ll be hosting a two-hour evening EUC community event focused on short (15-20min) Workspace ONE and Horizon related tech talks from members of the community. It will take place at the Fira Gran Via on Tuesday, Nov 6, from 6:00-8:00PM. (So you still have time for a nice dinner afterward.) We will have beer. This event is free, however, space is limited, so you’ll need to register ahead of time. EUC...

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