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Leostream Blog

Why Leostream is the Blue Apron of Cloud Computing (and Workspaces-as-a-Service is the frozen dinner). 

Here at Leostream, we have been in the “providing access to desktops and applications that don’t live at your desk” space since the early-2000s. That space has been called many different things since then, but the idea has stayed the same. First, it was called VDI, …

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Will The Cloud Save Me Money?” Is The Wrong Question. Instead Ask

Is It Worth The Cost?”, We’ve all heard how moving to the cloud can save us money. We trade capital expenses for operating expenses

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How Micro Focus Uses LoadRunner and Leostream to Validate PCoIP In A VDI or Hosted Environment

In a recent article, Micro Focus highlights how LoadRunner and the Leostream Connection Broker can work together to validate Teradici PCoIP in your VDI or hosted environment.

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Life on the Edge: What is Edge Computing and What Are the Key Benefits?

Edge computing is poised to take the server computing world by storm. Edge computing is a best of both worlds approach – combining the flexibility, scalability and ease of access of the cloud, with the privacy and security of the private datacenter.

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The wait is over – Leostream 9 is here!

We are pleased to announce that, as of this week, the Leostream 9 platform is generally available! The Leostream 9 platform is a complete VDI or hosted resource management solution for on-prem, public cloud, and hybrid cloud environments.

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How to Choose a Public Cloud for Your Hybrid Cloud, VDI, or Desktops-as-a-Service Solution

As the hybrid cloud continues to build steam, enterprise IT professionals are scrambling to choose a public cloud that is both cost-effective and adequately supports their end users compute requirements,

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Migrating your VDI environment to Windows 10? Time to reevaluate the rest of your stack!

Change is hard. Particularly change that requires you to rethink your IT processes or that disrupts your employees’ jobs. So, it’s not surprising that many organizations are still blissfully running Windows 7 (because no one deployed Windows 8). But the end of extended support for Windows …

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What is a Connection Broker and Why is it an Essential Component of your IT Infrastructure?

So, the year of VDI never quite arrived. Without placing any blame, we can certainly assert that the slow traction for VDI had primarily to do with the hefty licensing fees associated with the VDI stack. Moreover, with the advent of the public cloud, on-premises private …

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Industry News

How High-Performance Workstations are Changing the IT Landscape for Good.

Virtual and hosted workstations are the wave of the future, enabling a new group of users to reap the benefits and flexibility of traditional RDS and VDI. The key to a successful virtual workstation deployment is a connection broker that allows you to connect users, control access, …

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Partners

Leostream Partner, Amulet Hotkey, Takes High-Performance Workstations to the Next Level

Leostream partner Amulet Hotkey unveils their newest line of CoreStation solutions, with support for brokering through Leostream. These high-performance workstations are ideal for remote access for power users or graphics-intense applications. Brokering these workstations with Leostream is the ideal solution for building a data center environment …

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Industry News

NVIDIA vGPUs are a VDI Game-Changer for the Media and Entertainment Industry

Leostream partners NVIDIA released a webinar this past week discussing “What’s New with NVIDIA vGPU Solutions October 2018.” At Leostream, we are particularly excited about the NVIDIA vGPU advances, as they are the missing puzzle piece for one of the most underserved markets in the VDI …

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Press Mention

Storage Review: Connection to Wyse 5070 Clients with Leostream

This week, we are thrilled to be featured in Tom Fenton’s review of Wyse 5070 clients as his connection management platform of choice! Read the review here 

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Support

Managing Multi-User VNC Servers with Leostream

Topics tend to come into Leostream Support in waves. The latest stream of questions center around managing multiple simultaneous connections to a Linux machine running a VNC server. This allows several users to share one Linux machine while giving each user an independent session, similar to Microsoft Remote …

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Press Mention

Virtualization Review: Get Flexibility for Your VDI Deployment with Leostream 9 Connection Broker

This week, we are so excited to be featured in Virtualization Review! In this article, Tom Fenton discusses all the details of implementing Leostream 9 in a VDI deployment. Read the article here     

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Support

Spectre and Meltdown: How to protect your Connection Broker

By now, you’ve likely heard about the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities and their potential consequences. Fortunately, there’s very little chance your Connection Broker is in danger, but there are some precautions you may want to take. For more information on whether your Leostream Connection Broker is at risk …

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Support

Key Considerations When Migrating to a New vCenter Version

If it’s time to migrate to a newer version of vCenter Server, you’ll need to consider your VMware vSphere Center setup in your Connection Broker. You can always create a new Center, import desktops as duplicates, and then delete the old Center once they’re all imported. …

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Support

Center Scans and Refresh Intervals: Tips and Tricks

Some of the most common issues we see in the support queue have to do with center scans and refresh intervals. A center scan is when we query your center for any changes, and the refresh interval refers to the frequency of the center scans.     …

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Press Mention

Brian Madden: What’s Leostream up to? Their wide-ranging broker is just as valuable in today’s cloud world.

We are thrilled to be featured once again by Jack Madden of BrianMadden.com. Get his latest take on the Leostream platform. Read the article here. 

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Support

Using the Teradici Connection Manager with Leostream

If you’ve read through our Teradici Cloud Access Platform quick start guide, you may have discovered that you need the PCoIP Connection Manager to get your PCoIP connections working with the Leostream Connection Broker. We’re here to highlight the steps of the Connection Manager configuration process   …

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Support

Stuck in Desktop Limbo: Why isn’t my desktop getting released?

An essential part of the Connection Broker’s job is to smoothly allocate and assign desktops to users based on various rules. With Policy and Release Plan settings, you can optimize desktop usage, ensuring that desktops that aren’t in use become available for people to access, while …

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