Cost analysis: VMware Horizon View vs Citrix XenDesktop

When I’m advising customers on desktop solutions it’s an obvious battle between VMware, Citrix and Microsoft. Customers are becoming more and more cost aware due to the economic circumstances but the demand for audio/video and real time communication is growing. When Server Based Computing (SBC) is a viable … [Read more...]

VMware continues to lead

The virtualization landscape is evolving. Nowadays two-thirds of x86 server workloads are virtualized, the market is mature and competitive and enterprises are evaluating the cost-benefits of switching technologies more than ever. For years and years VMware has been the clear market leader but Microsoft and Citrix have … [Read more...]

VMware: VMware image customization is in progress … every reboot

Last week I cloned some Citrix XenApp servers by a customer, after multiple reboots I saw boot message: VMware image customization is in progress …   Solution: Open the Registry Editior, path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\BootExecute   Remove the value: … [Read more...]