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[Press Release] Login VSI method achieves official patent status

Login VSI method achieves official patent status

 

An important next step for the de-facto industry standard in VDI performance testing

Boston, United States – October 16th, 2017: Login VSI (www.loginvsi.com), the industry leader in VDI and SBC performance testing, is proud to announce that the unique Login VSI methodology is now officially patented. After a four-year filing process, the formal patent has been awarded as of October 10, 2017. In addition to the method the patent protects widely used metrics such as VSImax, VSIbase and the VSI threshold, used by all major IT vendors in VDI reference architectures and presentations.

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Citrix Cloud on AWS

I was recently afforded the unique opportunity to collaborate on a project to test capacity out of a Citrix XenApp on AWS deployment. The goal of the project was to independently determine the maximum user density for a few different EC2 instance types running XenApp 7.14.

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[Press Release] Login VSI adds Predictive Power to Login PI

 

The next phase in virtualized desktop availability and performance testing

Barcelona, Spain – September 13th, 2017: Today Login VSI (www.loginvsi.com), the industry leader in VDI and SBC performance testing, announces the new version of Login PI, v2.1, which introduces new and highly anticipated predictive power to this fast-growing availability and performance testing solution.

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[Press Release] Login VSI Announces Multimedia Workload

 

VDI Like a Pro survey shows 2.5x growth of those using GPU in VDI and SBC solutions

August 30, 2017VMworld USALogin VSI, the industry standard in VDI and SBC performance and availability testing, announces the availability of the new Login VSI Multimedia Workload. This new workload helps organizations to more accurately test and scale their virtualized desktop environments leveraging GPUs, and to effectively mimic even the most diverse end-user populations.

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Join us at VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas

With VMworld Las Vegas only a month from now many of us have been or are wading through the session catalog including myself. I have to say the list of sessions are so good this year that I have to choose between overlapping sessions as winner Tuesday afternoon where I can pick from 4 interesting sessions at the same time.

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The reason why your SBC or VDI users prefer their laptops

The reason why your SBC or VDI users prefer their laptops

Users are becoming more resource intensive when it comes to graphically rich media and you’ve seen it with many web applications, Microsoft PowerPoint, rich-media websites built with HTML 5, and even other business critical applications like radiology applications. These are all apps you’d expect to see at some point in a modern workspace, virtual or not.

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Custom Workloads

 

As a Sales & Support Engineer here at Login VSI, I am constantly working with current and prospective customers, helping them apply our virtual user technology to solve their unique testing and desktop performance problems. I’m often asked whether the Login VSI and Login PI software can handle “custom workloads,” that is, application workloads that run different applications or tasks than those contained in the array of standard workloads we include with the product. The answer of course is yes!

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[Infographic] Battle of the Virtual Environments

Many discussions in the End User Computing, VDI and SBC space are not just about performance best practices and product comparisons. With so many VDI and SBC deployments out there, it can be challenging. It is only logical to wonder how these real-world VDI and SBC environments are used and how they are built, especially when you consider the rapidly changing VDI/SBC landscape. VDI Like a Pro recently released the results of the State of VDI/SBC Union Survey 2017 and researched the state of the Virtual Environments. 

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[Infographic] The Rise of DaaS

Despite all the challenges, there are several key factors driving DaaS adoption especially as the workforce is continuously changing and so are the demands for workspaces. VDI Like a Pro recently released the results of the State of VDI/SBC Union Survey 2017 and researched the status of DaaS in businesses. 

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