A Promising VMWare Solutions Provider

CloudConnect has been recognized by CIOReview Magazine as one of the top 20 most promising VMWare Solution Providers of 2018. We have joined the ranks of others on CIOReview’s top 20 list, including players like Veeam, Nakivo, and Zerto. From their article: “Organizations continue to embark on the digital transformation journey moving from centralized data centers…

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CloudConnect featured on Radio Entrepreneurs!

Thank you Jeffrey Davis and the rest of the Radio Entrepreneurs team for sharing CloudConnect’s Story! Listen to the full audio segment here.

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What is IQMAP?

At CloudConnect, we know organizations buy technology to solve business challenges (that’s a sugarcoated way of saying solve their pain).  But solving their pain isn’t without pain for you.  How long do you spend performing discovery work, generating proposals, integrating products from multiple vendors, proofing contract language, and calculating margins?  Not to mention following up…

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Three Letters that will change Remote Application Delivery Forever

Enlightened Data Transport, also referred to as Adaptive Transport is a new mechanism in ICA, that enables Citrix to intelligently switch between TCP and UDP. UDP enables a best-effort and responsive user experience when network conditions are highly latent or lossy. UDP allows packets to arrive out of order, maintain session connectivity, and discards frames…

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Ransomware: How to reduce your risk of being hit

How do you prevent zero day ransomware?  The answer is surprisingly simple, and it’s built into most copies of Microsoft Windows.  Design and implement an AppLocker Policy.  Now, I will admit, without proper training, AppLocker can be challenging to setup and configure (so I’ll talk about how we make it very simple in a minute)…

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Bridging the Gap between Active Directory and the Cloud

A smooth migration to the Cloud largely hinges on cloud resources being able to resolve the Security Identifiers (SIDs) of the organization’s original Active Directory Domain and thus mutually authenticate on premise resources and existing user accounts with Kerberos. While solutions like DirSync and SAML (without KCD) may keep the sign on experience consistent between…

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The Death of the Thin Client

I can’t tell you how many CloudConnect partners have asked me “what do you recommend for devices when connecting to the CloudConnect platform?” Existing PCs, thin clients, new workstations, BYOD, tablets, smartphones…they all have their pluses and minuses, and for the most part, they will all work with any Citrix platform. Unless their office is…

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A New Cloud Model

As an IT administrator or managed services provider, how do you address the questions posed by executives that have surrounded Cloud for over a decade? How should we deploy our cloud solution? Should we own the hardware and deploy it ourselves? What workloads should we move to the cloud? How do we ensure the solution…

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Cloud Migrations Are Set To Dominate In 2017

Businesses ranging from small to global are utilizing Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Desktop-as-a-Service to deliver the fastest, most efficient information technology solutions for their users. As Cloud technology matures, comprehensive and capable cloud-based platforms are rapidly changing the way knowledge workers experience, share, and protect their digital resources. Given today’s IT landscape, the reliance on managed service providers…

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Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 are Available on CloudConnect

CloudConnect is pleased to announce that, beginning this week, Windows Server 2016 is widely available on CloudConnect, along with Windows 10 (emulated) for Citrix and RDS virtual desktop deployments. View the press release here. Windows Server 2016 has been strongly anticipated for use with Citrix and RDS virtual desktops. As the server counterpart to Windows 10, the…

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