News: First zero-client supported softphone client released for VMware Horizon View – VoIP for PCoIP

Counterpath and Teradici officially announced the release of the Bria Virtualized Edition softphone last week.  Enterprise customers now have access to the first UC (VoIP) solution for Teradici PCoIP Zero Clients for VMware Horizon View virtual desktop (VDI) deployments, both on-site and desktop-as-a-service (DAAS). The Bria client enables voice calling (Via USB headset), IM and […]

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WSUS Cleanup Wizard

Do you use WSUS (Windows Server Update Service)?  If so, you don’t have to keep stealing more space on your SAN as this server’s disk growth seems to get out of control over time! There’s a really easy way to prune old data, and keep your systems running smoothly. Following the steps from TechNet, simply […]

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VMware Horizon View External Security Server and POODLE Vulnerability

Using VMware Horizon View and an External Security Server?  You may be vulnerable to “Poodle” (CVE-2014-3566)! VMware has released several KB’s on the issue. VMware Products and CVE-2014-3566 (POODLE) (2092133) Disabling SSLv3 connections over HTTPS to View Security Server and View Connection Server (2094442)   In regards to Horizon, 5.3.3’s release notes clearly state that […]

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Be Productive – Plug in your headphones

If you’re like me, sometimes the only way to get anything accomplished at my desk is to plug in my headphones, shut the door, turn on the tunes, and just be 100% focused to the task at hand. I found a great user-created playlist on Spotify called “Ultimate Productivity”.   Links below. http://playlists.net/ultimate-productivity spotify:user:joannabutler:playlist:79qTNVTCnMWaouFmjZt6eF   Share your favorite […]

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Resize LUN protected by Recoverpoint and SRM

This is not a task that I do very often, but when I do, I seem to forget the “gotchas” in this process.  Documentation is not cohesive, so below are my steps to follow. **If you have RecoverPoint 3.5 SP1 or later and the VNX splitter with a VNX running OE for Block 05.32 or […]

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vCloud Air On Demand Beta – Available Now

VMware just announced at VMworld the creation of the Amazon attacker called vCloud Air On Demand. Read more about the release here: http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-newsfeed/VMware-Unveils-New-vCloud-Air-Mobile-and-Hybrid-Cloud-Services/1872978 Sign up for the beta here: http://vcloud.vmware.com/service-offering/core-compute-services/ondemand

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Gearing up for VMworld 2014 Part 3: Before the Conference Begins

There’s a lot to do for an attendee before VMworld 2014 begins… Schedule your sessions Meet with Vendors (both new and existing) Plan to visit every booth in the solutions exchange Stay connected at the event Schedule Builder Advice:  Don’t schedule too many sessions.  I can only handle about 3 a day.  All conference attendees have access […]

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Gearing up for VMworld 2014 Part 2: San Fran for Dummies

This post is not meant for dummies, but as a few simple reminders about visiting San Francisco for either the newbies or the regulars. Transportation Getting to and from SFO International Airport is easy with multiple options – you’ve got traditional Taxis (about $40-50 to downtown), shuttles like Supershuttle, or public Transportation (i.e, Bart). Once […]

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Gearing up for VMworld 2014 Part 1: Conference Overview

VMworld 2014 is right around the corner.  This will by 5th straight VMworld Conference and I’m pretty pumped! VMworld 2014 will be great for several reasons: Slammed agenda full of amazing content. Conversations and networking with industry experts. Networking and relationship building with new and existing vendors you work with. Learning the direction of VMware […]

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Zimbra ZCO 8.0.7 causes Outlook to crash

Anyone experiencing this issue with Zimbra?  We’re running 8.0.7 (Since 4/14/2014) and Microsoft Office 2010.  We are of course running the Zimbra Connector for Outlook (ZCO) version 8.0.7.  Within a few days of each other last week, I had 5 users experiencing Outlook crashes (BEX64 error) due to ZCO crashing. Seems that the correlated event […]

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