The sudden shift in how we work has been challenging for many businesses. For some it validated their technology platforms, and for others exposed their limitations. Regardless of the outcome, it is important to take these experiences and update your technology roadmap.
Remote access and collaboration have been key components of Stringfellow technology roadmaps since 2006. It all started with moving users to "hosted" Exchange mailboxes, which sounds very dated in today's world of Office 365 services. Today we focus on a cloud-first and servers-to-services mentality for all our roadmaps.
Virtualization is difficult to understand. The technology itself is complex, and the industry is dominated by vendors that the average business owner has never heard of. Almost everyone knows Microsoft though, and its virtualization platform just got a big speed boost that won’t cost users a thing — if they know how to take advantage […]
Azure and XenDesktop may not be household names, but the newest partnership between Microsoft’s cloud platform and Citrix’s virtualization client are making big waves in the industry. Announced at Citrix’s annual partner Summit, the newest thing in virtualization is a win for everyone. For those who don’t know, Azure is Microsoft’s build-it-yourself cloud platform. With […]
Citrix is one of the biggest names in the virtualization sector. It currently services over 330,000 organizations, and by teaming up with Microsoft to expand its cloud-based software delivery, the company hopes to give that number a boost. While the news of this partnership does mean winding down one popular software as a service, a […]
The server-less future is closer than you think.
I have been predicting that Microsoft would soon allow workstations to be joined directly to their Office 365 cloud-based domain (Azure AD for you techies) for some time, and that time has come. What in the world does this mean to me, you ask? Well, it means that one of the few remaining reasons to have a server onsite is fading away.