Last year, Microsoft announced they will stop with Azure RemoteApp. They plan to shut down the RemoteApp definitely by the end of August 2017 when they will launch a partnership with Citrix and to offer Citrix XenApp Express as a replacement. However, there is a small problem, Citrix`s software is still not available and new purchases of RemoteApp ended on the October 1st 2016.Read More
The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on the 25th of May 2018.
This regulation has the goal to protect the European citizen’s personal data. This should be achieved by regulating what information is stored and how it’s processed on one hand and by improved security measures on the other hand.Read More
The following post was based on “Will HTML5 browsers become the new go-to VDI client?” by Brien Posey, published on Nov 2, 2016, on Tech Target.
More and more browser-based clients are slowly becoming the standard as many cloud-based applications are using the browser interface. HTML5 clients enable users to access remote desktops and applications through a Web browser which lets them work from any device, anywhere. When HTML5 first emerged, the user experience needed some improvements, but now browsers use protocols that make it simple and easy to use.Read More
“Telework is a form of organizing and/or performing work, using information technology, in the context of an employment contract/relationship, where work, which could also be performed at the employer’s premises, is carried out away from those premises on a regular basis.” (Definition of European Framework Agreement on Telework, Article 2)Read More
From smartphones and tablets to laptops and television, 90% of all media interactions today are screen-based. As consumers, we balance our time between smartphones, tablets, PCs and televisions, meanwhile learning to use these devices altogether to achieve our goals. (1)
When it comes to technology, our personal habits always influence our working habits. We are getting used to managing many different devices. We are used to the commodity of having many options, so when translated into a business setting, this multi-device behavior becomes the multi-screen preference.Read More
The following text is a contribution from a freelance writer, Jenny Holt.
It all seemed like such a perfect idea. My office job would switch into a remote job – I would work from home, spend more time with the kids and the dog, cut out the dreaded commute, and spend more time gardening, baking, and reading books in the conservatory. Yes, those things were all done, but the work went terribly and I learned some harsh lessons when remote work turned into no work. Working from home is a positive experience, but only if you put the hard work in and do it smart.Read More
Azure RemoteApp was the official Microsoft way to run your Windows Desktop Applications on Azure and access them from any device. The service was only available for a short time before Microsoft closed the solution stating that you would need a partner’s software to complete a solution.Read More
On Feb 7th, 2017, VTM News reported that many electronic devices such as laptops hit the second-hand market whilst still full of confidential data. Erasing – or removing – hard drives clearly isn’t part of the default procedures. Even when it comes to a large organization such as the Federal Government of Belgium. Read More
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