apache Guacamole

Apache Guacamole

Overview Apache Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway. It supports standard protocols like VNC, RDP, and SSH. it is called clientless because no plugins or client software are required. Thanks to HTML5, once Guacamole is installed on a server, all you need to access your desktops is a web […]

Microsoft RDS licensing

Microsoft RDS licensing demystified

Overview Love it or hate it, Remote Desktop Licensing (RD Licensing) remains a core responsibility for IT admins to maintain operational efficiency and legal compliance for any given Remote Desktop infrastructure. For many years however this subject matter has remained a source of misinterpretation amongst both customers and Microsoft engineers […]

SBC-VDI

SBC vs VDI terminology and comparison

There are two techniques to execute desktops in a datacenter and present it to end-users: Server Based Computing (SBC). Also known as ‘presentation virtualization’ and ‘session virtualization’. Invented by Citrix when it launched WinFrame in 1995. It basically is able to host multiple user sessions on a single operating system. Each […]