Category Archives: Technology Trends

Trouser Change from a Grand when you Buy 10 UD Pockets for £995

You might have read about the spat between MPs and civil servants resulting from British Prime Minister, Teresa May, wearing designer leather trousers from Amanda Wakeley.  They retail at £995.  The saga has focused on whether she is out of touch with ordinary people – due to their cost – especially as politicians have been pushing… Read More »

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2017 Predictions: Security, Windows 10, Mobility Drives Thin Client Adoption

With 2017 upon us, it’s time to reflect on some of the key trends in 2016 and how they will impact IT in the year to come. In the spirit of the New Year, I’d like to offer the following 2017 predictions as organizations respond to key trends from this… Read More »

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New Desktop Era Promises More Freedom for IT Administrators

For many IT administrators the feeling of being shackled to the desktop will be familiar involving an endless round of responding to helpdesk tickets raised by users, running security patches and rolling out upgrades. But a new desktop era is upon us in the form of the managed workspace which… Read More »

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A Few Reasons Why VDI is the Way of the Future…

There are many good and obvious reasons why enterprises all over the world are moving to virtual workspaces. Easier management, lower running costs, better use of resources. However, there have always been an equally valid set of reasons why the company should NOT move to a virtual solution, too; cost… Read More »

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Reaching an Armistice from the Protocol Wars is Possible

Trying to manage IT today, I’m reminded of the famous US Navy SEAL saying “the only easy day was yesterday.” Simply put, it means tomorrow will be harder.  Heads of IT departments might nod sagely at this.  They have to deal with a range of conflicting challenges delivering day-to-day IT operations while keeping costs down as… Read More »

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Why a Thin Client May Replace Your Next PC

Worldwide, thin client use is on the rise while PC sales are slowing down. Part of that reason is the cost of supporting and managing traditional PCs, coupled with the acceptance of mobile devices in the workspace. Another large part of the equation is the rapid rise of cloud computing.… Read More »

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Forget Brexit. Focus on security.

We live in times characterised by the ‘new normal’. Obviously there’s Brexit. Many pundits and politicians really didn’t see that coming and the fallout of leaving the EU has only just begun as the UK navigates its exit. But forget the side show of Brexit. The real meat and potatoes mega issue… Read More »

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Five Myths about Thin Clients

Think you know about thin clients? Most IT administrators think they do and many have dismissed them but the world has changed and the latest thin client hardware and software thin clients are more than fit for purpose. Here are five thin client myths busted that should give you cause… Read More »

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A New Frontier in Virtual Desktops and Applications with VMware Blast Extreme Protocol and IGEL’s Thin and Zero Clients

The following blog is a post developed in conjunction with the VMware End User Computing product marketing team. Optimized for the modern cloud, the VMware Blast Extreme remote experience protocol supports the broadest range of client devices. It delivers an excellent user experience with low CPU consumption by fully leveraging the H.264… Read More »

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VMworld 2016: IGEL’s Team Rocked!

VMworld 2016 was a big success for our IGEL team of super stars!  We were booked from day to night, and were gratified to see that IGEL’s thin client approach is the best fit for organizations needing a secure thin client solution that can also support the way people use their… Read More »

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