Unidesk’s Ron Oglesby to Present Desktop Virtualisation Strategies for Success and Best Practices at BriForum Europe May 10 in London

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Expert speaker from Unidesk to speak at two sessions desktop virtualisation technology at London event.


Who:        Ron Oglesby, Chief Solution Architect, Unidesk®

What:    BriForum 2011 London Break-out Session – “Server Virtualisation: SUCCESS! VDI: Not So Much. Why VDI Adoption Has Been Slow and How Desktop Virt Will Change the Future”

In this session, VMware vExpert, Citrix CTP, and Microsoft MVP Ron Oglesby will discuss why server virtualisation has been so successful, but desktop virtualisation has had relatively limited acceptance thus far. Ron will also take an in-depth look at the acceptance pattern and reasons for adopting server virtualisation, and talk about why those same reasons are not sufficient to drive adoption of virtual desktops. Tues., May 10 10:25-11:40 Session Breakout Room 3

BriForum 2011 London Breakout Session – “Completely Configuring Your Desktops via Windows 2008 R2 GPOs: How to Live Without "Registry Hacks" in Your Images!”

In this session, Ron will present best practices for GPO implementation for desktops and show you how to completely configure your desktops via group policy in Windows 2008 domains. The configurations will include: basic desktop look and feel; start menus and icons; configuring printers and applications; custom application GPO templates; adding "non standard" registry entries; and applying preferences via the GPO. You’ll learn how to stop hacking your desktop image's registry and, instead, maintain all changes where they are easily found and audited... the AD domain's GPO structure. Tues., May 10 2:55-4:10     Session Breakout Room 3

When/Where:    Tues., May 10, 2011, Home stadium of the Chelsea Football Club in London

About BriForum and Unidesk

BriForum is the only technical event that is 100% dedicated to desktop virtualisation, VDI, application virtualisation, and Remote Desktop Services. This is your exclusive opportunity to participate in 30+ technical breakout sessions led by expert speakers who provide the most independent, advanced, technical information and best practices around this constantly evolving space. These top-notch industry analysts, bloggers and best-selling authors are dedicated to desktop virtualisation technology and offer the latest tips, tricks, and verified techniques that can be applied immediately within your organisation. They talk honestly and openly about technical challenges they have faced, how they solved them, what works and what does not work.

Unidesk® Corporation (http://www.unidesk.com) enables customers to centralize more desktops on data center servers and realize the full potential of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Unidesk’s patent-pending desktop layering technology works with VDI access solutions such as VMware View™ and Citrix® XenDesktop® to sustain all desktop customizations for end users, while enabling IT to provision and patch all desktops from a single set of shared operating system and application images. By creating uniquely personal, storage-efficient, and easy-to-manage virtual desktops on VMware infrastructure that can satisfy almost any use case, Unidesk VDI management software reduces IT operations costs up to 80%, cuts data center storage costs up to 70%, and fosters a more productive, agile workforce. Unidesk Corp. is a privately-held company with headquarters in Marlborough, Mass, USA.

Unidesk® is a registered trademark of Unidesk Corporation. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.


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