Is VMware’s new bundle for Citrix customers a transparent “Trojan Horse” ?

Today’s accepted definition of a “Trojan Horse” is a person or thing intended to secretly undermine or bring about the downfall of an enemy or opponent. As we all know, this originated from the tale of the Trojan War.

In this tale, the Greek attack strategy was to use their “Trojan Horse” in an attempt to infiltrate the formidable walls surrounding the City of Troy.  The key to their strategy was that their soldiers were hidden in the wooden horse “gift.” They waited for nightfall to exit the horse, then opened the gates of Troy from the inside letting the rest of the Greek army in to decimate the City of Troy and ultimately end the war.

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Dare To Compare — You’ll be Glad You Did!

Hi, I am Chris Akerberg, President and COO of Liquidware Labs. I’ve never been one to write blogs but I felt compelled to share a few of my thoughts during this very exciting time in our market space. You’ve probably been hearing a lot of noise about upcoming innovations from the key players in desktop technologies.  All this noise, for us, is great news. We are happy the market is getting further educated on the true value of cutting-edge developments in User Environment Management,  Application Layering and End-user Visibility.  Today, VMware has given this feature set a specific name ( Workspace Environment Management).  Whatever you want to call it we have believed for years these key elements would be needed to successfully deploy VDI – especially non-persistent VDI — remember those debates during VMworld 2013 spearheaded by Gunnar Berger?dare2compare2015 However, the reality is that, we at Liquidware Labs have been quietly and confidently promoting this vision and executing on this strategy since our inception in 2009.  It is validating and exciting to see the market “heat up” recently over these core pillars of VDI and desktop management.  We haven’t been making noise, but we’ve been making some serious progress. And we ask that you “Dare To Compare” us against any other offerings on the market today.  You can trial and learn more about our Essentials Suite Bundle or TRY 25 FREE licenses today. You will be glad you did. Continue reading