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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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Forget the VPN: Key Considerations for Providing Your Dev-Ops Teams with Remote Access to Linux and Windows Sandbox Environments from Any Device

Designing a remote access solution for your essential task workers can is one thing, but developing a remote access solution that makes your devs happy? Well, that’s a horse of a different color. For developers, quick and easy access to sandbox test environments is critical. Even …

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Looking back on 2018 at Leostream

“Wow, where did that year go?” If you’re like me, words like that come out of your mouth at this time every year. To combat that “time flies” feeling, I like to look back at everything we accomplished over the year. A year that’s full may …

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The D in VDI doesn’t stand for what you think

In a previous blog post, I went on a tear explaining why, in today’s world of the hybrid cloud, Leostream is not a VDI company. I still think that’s true if you limit “VDI” to pools of persistent or non-persistent virtual desktops managed exactly the same …

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How Important Is Your Display Protocol, Really?

The answer? It depends. Leostream CEO Karen Gondoly discusses when that expensive, high-performance display protocol really does matter, and when free will work just fine. 

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How A Connection Broker Manages Users: The 8 Step Guide [Infographic]

Ever since virtual and hosted desktops emerged, connection brokers have been used to securely connect end-users to resources hosted in the data center. But what’s really going on behind the scenes? In this blog we pull back the curtain to give you some insight into how …

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Hosting Graphic-Rich Applications in the Data Center – Know your options!

In today’s atmosphere of data consolidation and security, it’s important to know that you can store your corporate data in your corporate data center, and still provide users with the access and performance they need. Advancements in workstation and hypervisor technology have made it possible to …

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Taking the “V” out of VDI. Hosting Physical Desktops in the Datacenter

“We must support a mobile workforce.” “Our users insist we embrace a bring-your-own-desktop (BYOD) initiative.” “We must secure our data in the datacenter!” Just about everyone in IT is faced with one or more of these challenges.

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OpenStack VDI and Desktops-as-a-Service – Its time has come!

In recent blogs, I’ve discussed alternatives to VDI that focused on running desktops on dedicated hardware in the data center. But, not all users’ requirements justify the expense of powerful workstations. For task workers and knowledge workers, VDI can be a viable solution. The trick is, …

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3 Ways to Give Control Back to the End User in a Hosted Desktop Environment

I am sitting at my laptop on yet another cold, snowy New England day, conveniently working from home while the plows systematically clear (yet again) the roads. Not so conveniently, I am installing anti-virus software to scan my system for a potential threat I may have …

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Before you begin – 4 things to consider for large-scale VDI

Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDI) have been around the block, but no matter how many times someone exclaimed, “This is the year of VDI!” that year never came. VDI never went away, either. For some users and certain use cases, VDI remains a viable option for moving …

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Why Use an Independent Connection Broker in your VDI Environment?

In building out a virtual or hosted desktop environment a key part of the equation is how you’re going to pull everything together. Many vendors offer a connection broker as part of a larger VDI management solution. In this scenario, the question becomes why would you …

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The Benefits of a Connection Broker in a Hosted or Virtual Desktop Environment

This blog is part of a series based on our recent eBook on how a connection broker simplifies hosted desktop environments. You can download a copy of the entire eBook here. When moving resources into the data center, whether you are looking to host physical systems or …

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Can OpenStack Break the VMware and Citrix VDI Duopoly?

Are you interested in learning about making OpenStack VDI and DaaS a reality? Watch our webinar for all the details. ————————————————– Of all the well-known names in virtual desktops, two consistently take the cake: VMware and Citrix. Other big players like Microsoft, Oracle, and Red Hat …

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Using a Connection Broker to Support Mixed Virtual and Physical Environments Side-by-Side

This blog is part of a series based on our recent eBook on how a connection broker simplifies hosted desktop environments. You can download a copy of the entire eBook here. When most people think about a connection broker, they think about VDI. The different virtualization vendors …

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Has KVM Won the OpenStack Hypervisor War? (If you can call it a war!)

Mastering the potential of the public or a private cloud is probably a hot topic around your IT department’s water cooler. And, where there are conversations about cloud, there are often conversations about OpenStack.

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OpenStack for MSPs – Bringing Software-Defined Data Centers to Desktops-as-a-Service

———– Let’s say you’re an MSP and you want to add desktops to the list of hosted services you already provide. How do you design your data center so you can easily offer and manage all of these services side-by-side? Simple, use OpenStack in your software …

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Mobilizing the Workforce – How to Handle Task, Knowledge, and Power Users

  Everyone’s going mobile! How many times have I said that in this blog? I’ve personally lost count, but that doesn’t make the statement any less true.  Not only is the workforce getting more mobile, they’re getting more demanding. It’s not enough to allow users to …

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A Close Look at OpenStack and its Potential for Cloud Hosted Desktops [Blog Roundup]

If you’re an avid reader of our blog, you may have noticed our recent focus on OpenStack and its potential for hosted desktop environments.  Missed our recent posts? Fear not! You’ve come to the right place as this blog summarizes what was covered in order to …

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How to Lower IT Costs for Power Users? – Hint: Share those expensive applications!

This blog post is part of a series on supporting power users in a hosted desktop environment. Check out our first blog on Mobilizing the Workforce – How to Handle Task, Knowledge, and Power Users. You can also learn more by watch our on-demand webinar on delivering …

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