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Windows 7 Migration and VDI – TBL’s June Lunch and Learn Summary

By Steve Glissman | Jun 16, 2011 | Blinky Fun, Insights

Harley Stagner led off TBL’s Lunch and Learn series with a discussion on virtual desktop infrastructure and how it relates to Windows 7 migration.  As TBL Networks’ lead virtualization engineer (and only VCDX in Virginia)  Harley arrived at the events in Richmond and Virginia Beach armed with a whiteboard, laptop and the promise (which he kept) of no PowerPoint!

Harley began by reviewing the three distinct components of the desktop – the OS, applications and user data.  From there, he discussed how operational efficiencies can be gained by separating these individual components in a virtual desktop environment.  Finally, Harley provided a live demo of entitling VMware ThinApp packages to a desktop pool using VMware View 4.6.

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Thank you to everyone in Richmond and Hampton Roads who came out for our June discussion.  We had a lot of great audience participation and some very insightful questions.  Our July Lunch & Learn topic is “Business Video – Not Just For Teleconferencing,” and the discussion will be led by TBL’s Patrick Tredway.  To learn more and to reserve your spot for either the Richmond or Hampton Roads date, please go to TBL’s Eventbrite site at  http://tblnetworks.eventbrite.com/.

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