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Announcing updates to the Leostream Platform

We are pleased to announce the general availability of the latest Leostream platform, including Connection Broker 9.0.36 and Leostream Gateway 2.0. This release includes several much-anticipated updates. Leostream expands its support for leveraging RADIUS servers to enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) for end-user logins. Updates to multi-factor …

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Leostream to the Rescue

The title of this post says it all. “Leostream to the rescue” was the literal subject of an email I received earlier today from a Solutions Provider who leverages Leostream for their Cloud-based VDI solution. Dewpoint assists their customers with design and implementation of virtual desktop …

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Business Continuity Remote Access Software

Remote Access – It’s not a nice-to-have, anymore. Now, it’s a business continuity essential

Remote Access – It’s not a nice-to-have, anymore. Now, it’s a business continuity essential At Leostream, we build remote access solutions and we’ve been proudly doing so for over 15 years.  We’ve helped organizations across the globe keep their staff connected to the essential desktops, data, …

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Leostream 9 Use Cases

LEOSTREAM 9 USE CASES 1. Connecting users to graphics-intense applications  Who are these people? Engineers, architects, designers, video editors. Generally, highly educated users doing complex tasks. What Industries are they in? Oil and Gas, Semiconductor design, Media and Entertainment, Automotive, Aerospace, Defense What technologies do they …

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Leostream to Provide Out-of-the-Gate Support for the New HP ZCentral Remote Workstation Solution

BOSTON, February 24, 2020 – Today, Leostream Corporation announced their intention to provide out-of-the-gate support for the newly announced HP ZCentral remote workstation solution, including ZCentral Remote Boost (formerly known as Remote Graphics Software). ZCentral customers can leverage Leostream to provide advanced policy-based connection management to …

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A Decade of Leostream

A Decade of Leostream On my daily commute through the Boston traffic, every radio station I turn to seems to be discussing one “best of the decade” list or another. That got me thinking, “Does Leostream have a ‘best of’? How have we grown and changed …

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The D in DR can come in all shapes and sizes, sometimes as small as your web browser. Plan ahead!

If the Chrome “experiment” isn’t enough to convince enterprise IT it’s time to get really serious about Disaster Recovery, I don’t know what will. For those of you out of the loop, last week Chrome dev’s pushed out an “experiment” that primarily impacted users accessing Chrome …

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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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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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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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