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Leostream and Scale Computing Have Teamed Up To Deliver A Remarkably Simple Hyperconverged VDI Solution: Here’s What You Need To Know

Most large organizations use virtualization in at least some capacity, and over 50% of companies over 250 employees have deployed a full-scale VDI solution. The vast majority of these large-scale implementations are built on the full-stack legacy VDI model offered by the likes of VMware and …

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Hire Remote: 5 Keys to Successful Telecommuting Policies

As millennials hit their early parenting years, and Gen Z enters the workforce, corporate policies that promote work/life balance are a must-have for attracting and retaining top talent. In fact, in a recent survey, 73% of organizations now offer some type of work-from-home policy, so if …

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Millions of Microsoft Windows Machines on the Internet are Still Vulnerable to the BlueKeep RDS Vulnerability

What is BlueKeep? Well, the vulnerability isn’t yet publicly disclosed so it’s not exactly clear what the issue is. CVE-2019-0708 explains that there is the potential for unauthenticated remote code execution with no user interaction required. Using a carefully crafted exploit an attacker could “install programs; …

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Full Stack, Hyperconverged, or Open Source – Deciding how to build your VDI environment

Let’s say you’ve decided to venture down the path of VDI. Great! We fully support that decision! Now where do you begin? The answer to that question – as is typical for so many questions – is…it depends. What type of users are you trying to …

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Re-Thinking the Private Cloud: What it Means to Build a Private Cloud in 2019 (or what to do if you already built one in 2009)

If a colleague came to you and told you that your company needed more compute resources, more virtual desktops, more storage space, what would you do? Is your first instinct still to pick up the phone and call VMware or Citrix? I don’t blame you; we …

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Remote Access for Containers? Just another day for Leostream!

This blog post is a bit of a confession. Last week, I attended Red Hat Summit to watch one of Leostream’s customers talk about how they leverage NVIDIA GPUs in virtualized deployments with Red Hat’s infrastructure portfolio. (The session wasn’t recorded, but you can download the …

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Exploring Linux Distributions: Elementary OS – A Beautiful And User-Friendly Linux Distro

Some of us prefer Linux to Windows but want something with a modern user interface that doesn’t look like it’s something out of the ’90s. Given that you can download a seemingly infinite number of Linux distros, why do I find myself always coming back to …

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Press Release

Leostream To Host Webinar Discussing Custom-Built Private Cloud and Hybrid Cloud Solutions with OpenStack Partner Fairbanks

May 9, 2019 – Waltham, MA Today, Leostream announced they will host a partner webinar “VDI Master Class: Rethinking Your Private Cloud with Leostream and Fairbanks” on May 22, 2019, at 10 AM EDT. “The purpose of this master class is to offer experienced system administrators …

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Google Advances Cloud-Based HPC Solutions For The Enterprise With Google Cloud Platform Support For NVIDIA TESLA GPUs

Earlier this month, NVIDIA announced that Google will be the first cloud provider to offer NVIDIA t4 GPUs and RTX technology for virtual workstations. This is the latest in a string of recent upgrades to GCP as Google posies itself for battle in the enterprise cloud …

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Implementing a KVM Switch: What is it? Why would I want one? Where are the gaps?

We were chatting with a potential customer in the Media & Entertainment industry when a lightbulb switched on in their head. After hearing what our Leostream platform is capable of he exclaimed, “Ah, so you’re a KVM matrix switch!” “Are we?”, I wondered, having never heard …

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How Does Leostream Compare to VMware and Citrix? It’s Not Quite Apples-to-Apples

As we are just returning from an amazing week at SUSECON 2019, I’ve been thinking a lot about the conversations we had at our booth. One of the most frequently asked questions we get is “How does Leostream compare to VMware Horizon or Citrix XenDesktop?” It’s …

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How Do I Protect My Leostream Environment From An External Attack?

In March, in a blog post by their Chief Security Information Officer, Citrix notified the public about potential unauthorized access to their internal network. The FBI believes that the hackers used a technique known as “password spraying”, attempting to gain access by trying a few commonly …

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Press Release

Paris Community Hospital Cures IT Infrastructure Challenges with VDI Solution Running on Scale Computing and Leostream

INDIANAPOLIS – MARCH 19, 2019 Scale Computing, a market-leader in edge computing, virtualization and hyperconverged solutions, today announced that Paris Community Hospital, a full-service emergency medical, surgery and rehabilitation hospital in Illinois, has implemented its HC3 platform to underpin its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution. Working …

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Our Kind of Open: Meet Leostream in Nashville at SUSECON 2019!

I can’t believe we are just one week away from the event we’ve been looking forward to all year – SUSECON 2019 in America’s Music City, Nashville, Tennessee! Not only is it a perfect setting for a week away in April, but we are thrilled to …

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Press Release

Leostream announces the release of Leostream Connection Broker 9.0.34

March 21, 2019 – Waltham, MA Today, Leostream Corporation announced the release of Leostream Connection Broker 9.0.34. This update to Leostream 9.0 includes some minor bug fixes and some much-anticipated upgrades to the Leostream platform. Key updates include –   Additional Centers – Scale Computing, Red …

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Leostream: Under the Hood of a High-Performance Compute and Visualization Platform

I admit it, we’re not that flashy here at Leostream. We focus on our jobs, our customers, our software and don’t spend a lot of time doubling down on how great we are at doing those things. We prefer to talk about our partners’ and customers’ …

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What’s in a name? The Leostream Story

It’s time to finally address the elephant in the room – how did we end up with such a funny name? It doesn’t seem to have anything to do with, well, anything. VDI? Nope. Remote Access? Nope. Connection Brokers? Nope. The story of how the Leostream …

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Enterprise Remote Access for Snow Days: When a VPN Just Won’t Cut It

Well, it’s that time of year again. It seems as though here in Boston we manage to pack the entirety of winter into these last couple weeks – and this year is no exception. As I write this, we are buried under about a foot of …

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Remote Gaming in a Hybrid Cloud: Putting Some Fun in VDI

I love our Leostream customers. They’re a hard-working, friendly, collaborative group, and they come from some very hard-core industries. These companies run the gamut from oil and gas, financial services, healthcare, media and entertainment, and defense, to name a few. I enjoy hearing their stories and …

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Support Blog – Customizing your Leostream Sign In Page

The Leostream 9.0 release modernizes our Connection Broker web interface. As part of that, we made it possible to completely customize and internationalize the look and feel of your Leostream Web browser Login screen. Read on to learn how   Internationalization, AKA, changing the text on …

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