Lately I’m talking to a lot of customers who are thinking about desktop virtualization for users with a demand for high end graphics on their virtual desktops. Even the knowledge workers are being supplied with high end graphics these days.
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Past weekend Alex Juschin organised another E2EVC, it was the “E2EVC XX ROME” edition with 120 attendees from 18 different countries. The community mind set on this event is huge counting 20 MVPs, 16 CTPs and 6 vExperts.
On a Microsoft MDT 2012 Update 1 installation that had worked during a test period we needed to deploy a new batch of laptops with a different product number as this batch was different from our tests because the fingerprint readers were removed from the device.
With the upcoming release of Hyper-V 3.0 we see a lot of movement from both VMware and Microsoft on marketing level so all features are promoted, recently this type of marketing became a bit more ugly as VMware launched a ‘Get the facts‘ and older blogs from Microsoft on ‘Windows Server 8: Hyper-V 3.0 Evens the Odds with vSphere‘. Dan Brinkmann posted a very useful overview (from a Microsoft perspective) about the hypervisor on his blog.
During the last couple of projects I did I noticed that Microsoft Lync would prevent my session to log off normally, either on a Citrix XenApp/XenDestop or normal fat client deployment. Somehow running Lync stopped the logoff process and I would the error ”This program is preventing Windows from logging off”: