• I’m currently implementing a VMware Horizon View environment with Windows 8.1 non-persistent desktops. The customer has Office 365 licenses for the users and has no right to use a KMS license activation server for Office 2013. Activation of Office 365 Pro is done by the user: The Office 365 administrator assigns an Office 365 license […]

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  • June 19, 2014 - Sven Huisman

    Horizon View 6 – Cloud Pod Architecture

    In this blogpost I will share my experience with one of the new features of Horizon View 6: Cloud Pod Architecture. What are the use-cases, advantages and disadvantages and I will show how to configure a Horizon View Cloud Pod Architecture. Cloud Pod Architecture Horizon View can be implemented acording a so called “block” and […]

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  • With VMware Horizon View you can use thinprint to allow users to use the local connected printer to print. For example, when users connect from home and they have a local installed printer, Thinprint connects the local printer in the session using the Thinprint driver. This printer will become the default printer during the session. […]

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  • May 14, 2014 - Sven Huisman

    Fusion ioVDI hands-on experience

    I recently got some hands-on experience with Fusion ioVDI which I would like to share. Fusion ioVDI software is a desktop-aware solution for VDI. ioVDI uses shared storage to store the virtual desktops and Fusion-io ioDrives or ioScale cards to offload IO traffic. ioVDI has the following features: – Write Vectoring Accelerates desktop performance by […]

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  • I sometimes come across a VDI environment where a certain setting is not set according best practices. The setting I refer to is a well known best practice, but is still often forgotten. The setting can be set two different ways and I discovered that one way will not (always) work. I’m talking about the […]

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