New VMware Software-Defined Data Center Solution
Posted By Dane Christensen
October 15, 2019
We are pleased to announce a new product that: Cuts costs and downtime, Maximizes IT control, and, Reduces risk in VMware software-defined data centers. ControlUp Analyzer is deployed as a virtual appliance and allows VMware vSphere™, vSAN™, Horizon, and NSX™ administrators to remove configuration and security risks and provide end-users with a great experience. Analyzer […]
Our VMworld 2019 Video Diary
Posted By Leeza Malachevsky
September 10, 2019
In August 2019, over 20,000 of the world’s brightest IT professionals gathered to preview and celebrate VMware’s new and emerging technology at VMworld. For us, VMworld is a chance to catch up with existing customers, meet new customers, and showcase the technology we’ve created to optimize VMware-specific environments. This year, the ControlUp crew gathered at […]
ControlUp Automation – Optimizing 6 Million Sessions
Posted By Trentent Tye
August 27, 2019
ControlUp captures metadata of community members. This leads to innovation like allowing customers to compare their logon times vs the wider community. I reached out to the ControlUp Research team and asked a question that I had been thinking about.  What percentage of users are idle or in a disconnected state over the course of […]
See Us at VMworld 2019
Posted By Dane Christensen
August 22, 2019
If you are attending VMworld 2019, visit us at Booth 1651 to see how ControlUp can give you virtualization superpowers. We’ll be showing our most recent solutions and some old favorites: We’ll demonstrate ControlUp Real-time Automated Actions, which allows IT admins to proactively solve recurring problems in their infrastructure. We published over a dozen brand-new […]
Introducing ControlUp for Virtual Servers
Posted By Dane Christensen
August 20, 2019
In early 2019, we conducted many customer interviews to learn about the challenges they face when managing their virtualized data center. Using those insights, we began work on a solution to make it easier for data center administrators to control and manage their virtualized data centers.  Today, we are happy to announce the general availability […]
ControlUp Automation: Session Resource Optimization
Posted By Trentent Tye
August 09, 2019
Session optimization is a common challenge, whether you’re managing a Citrix, VMware Horizon, RDS, or WVD environment (or an environment composed of all three). We’ve been working on a approach to attacking the problem, creating scripts and adding triggers to make the result more comprehensive and powerful. And we’ve done it! These new trigger/script action […]
Reading Between The IT Lines, Issue #5
Posted By Efrat Schneider
June 13, 2019
So, what’s hot and what’s not this week in the IT world? Join me for a quick tour of who’s who and who really isn’t. Citrix   Although it feels like Citrix is sort-of putting more focus on their new SaaS micro apps workflow and integration engine (a recent Synergy keynote and the new design […]
ControlUp Automation – Session Timeout Per Application
Posted By Trentent Tye
June 03, 2019
Server Silos  When I was a Citrix administrator, I hated having server silos.   I worked extremely hard to minimize the number of silos in our environment.  This made management of virtual machines easier, reduced configuration sprawl and made the environment more consistent.  This is a very big challenge, though. When you are able to […]
Reading Between The IT Lines – Issue #4
Posted By Gadi Feldman
May 22, 2019
Howdy tech fans and welcome to yet another edition where I review what’s hot – and what’s not – in the IT sphere. Check out my latest impressions.   Microsoft This is a really great article about where and how Microsoft should expand its business in the SaaS-first world. And a very nice discussion about […]
Reading Between The IT Lines – Issue #3
Posted By Gadi Feldman
April 30, 2019
So, what’s new in the IT pond this week? Let’s take a quick tour and find out what’s hot and what not – coming up…. EUC VMware is going to partner with Microsoft to extend the upcoming Azure’s WVD service with Horizon. Or in other words, Horizon users will be able to connect to WVD […]
Spring-cleaning vSphere Datastores using PowerShell
Posted By Ton de Vreede
April 29, 2019
Datastores in any typical virtualized environment are critical components that hold virtual disks, snapshots, and other data that keeps your VMs alive. Like any storage, over time datastores tend to fill up, and when the percentage of used space reaches worrying levels it’s time to look for stuff that can be thrown away in order […]
Reading Between The IT Lines – Issue #2
Posted By Gadi Feldman
April 16, 2019
Welcome to the second edition of our roundup of what’s hot and what’s not in the IT world. Hope you enjoy the tour. Let’s get started: EUC You might tend to neglect it, but now is finally the time to pay serious attention to optimizing your VDI workloads. Link A new version of the beloved […]