A quick recap of Ivanti Interchange Unplugged Utrecht

Yesterday, the 19th of April, the first Ivanti Interchange Unplugged was held in the Netherlands. The Interchange Unplugged event was held in Utrecht and it was a beautiful sunny day to soak up a lot of knowledge. During the Interchange events (there are multiple world wide) Ivanti shares their vision on IT (Unified IT) and how the Ivanti product range can help you unify and

Start monitoring performance today! With Liquidware Stratusphere UX

A common issue I see at customers is that there are performance issues, but there is no performance monitoring. Often administrators will look at the live performance of a VM in the hypervisor or check the task manager. But this will not give them enough information on why the user experience is deprecated. Also, users often say; “Today the experience is good but yesterday morning

[UPDATED]Automatically create LiquidWare ProfileUnity Filters with OU and Security Group Conditions with PowerShell

When using LiquidWare ProfileUnity you can use filters to create context. By using context, you create a workspace environment that follows the user, making sure he or she will (always) receive all the right resources, like shortcuts, printers, drive mappings etc. never mind their location or the device they are using. But what if you already have Security Groups and Organisational Unit’s (OU) in your Active

Create new Citrix Provisioning target devices, including VMware VM’s, DHCP reservation and AD accounts from a CSV file with PowerShell

As you may know my motto is; Automate Everything. So when a costumer asked me to create almost 100 Citrix Provisioning Services Target Devices with a correlation between MAC and IP address I thought to myself;  let’s create a PowerShell script!’ The goal of the script: Read data from a CSV file (see sample file) with the Hostname, IP Production network, MAC Production network, IP PVS

Create a new vCenter Hosting Connection with SSL Trust in Citrix 7.x with PowerShell

Just a small new blog, as you know my motto is “Automate Everything”! Well, the past weeks I’ve been busy with just that. I’m at a customer and we are creating a completely automated Citrix 7.15.1 Environment deployment. And one problem I ran into was adding the vCenter connection into hosting through PowerShell. I found this blog on the Citrix blogs about this topic: https://www.citrix.com/blogs/2013/10/30/scripting-howto-xendesktop-7-hosting-configuration/

Everything SaaS ? The future of applications and desktops

Lately a lot of companies I visited or talked to are telling me they want to move away from local applications and even their entire SBC/ VDI deployment in favor of going completely SaaS + BYOB (Bring Your Own Device). Is this possible ? What about classic applications ? What about credentials and Single Sign On ? What about your own data ? In this