Virtualize SAP – Risky or Not?

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By Girish Manmadkar, VMWare Professional Services Consultant In years past, some IT managers were not ready to talk about virtualizing SAP due to technical and political reasons. The picture is very different today, in part because of the increased emphasis on IT as a strategic function towards ‘Software–Defined Data Center’ (SDDC). Virtualization and the road Read more...

The Proof is in the Impact

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Today’s challenging business environment is a convergence of many changes. In this new business paradigm, IT executives are faced with determining how to best direct their staff, how to redesign IT processes, and how to use technology to grow businesses and/or fundamentally shift business models. Anticipating and staying abreast of these challenges requires thought leadership Read more...

Part I: Storage Boon or Bane – VMware View Storage Design Strategy & Methodology

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By TJ Vatsa, VMWare EUC Consultant INTRODUCTION I am writing this blog to share my thoughts and experiences when it comes to architecting enterprise virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions. While some schools of thought believe that a one size fits all approach provides a low cost, modular deployment strategy, I believe in a different perspective, Read more...

Four Commonly Missed and Easy to Implement Best Practices

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By Nathan Smith, VMware EUC Consultant I want to highlight a few of the best practices in a View deployment that are often overlooked but easily corrected.  My highlights are based on our practice’s collective experience with one  of the services offered by EUC Professional Services, the Desktop Virtualization Health Check. These are normally undertaken after Read more...

“Status-Quo” or “Status-Go” in a BYOD World?

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By Mike Marx, VMware EUC Consultant Why do virtual desktop implementations always follow the Status-Quo?  Numerous times, I have encountered administrators that are fearful of change for one reason or another.  An exciting virtual desktop strategy will quickly change into a routine humdrum desktop replacement project when the only incentive seems to be: “This is the Read more...

The Art of Possibility

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By Scott Harvey, Vice President of Professional Services for the Americas Welcome to our new VMware Consulting blog.  Drawing from our extensive experience delivering tens of thousands of services engagements to our clients around the world, our consulting services team has unique insight into how best to leverage cloud computing and virtualization to drive transformation and Read more...