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Healthcare IT and Empowering the End User in an NHS World

September 30, 2014

By: Ward Priestman Healthcare IT Consultant, Priestman Consulting If ever you needed proof that the Government’s Tech Fund was having a positive impact on healthcare organisations’ engagement with technology, this year’s Healthcare Efficiency Through Technology Expo (HETT) was it. A lot busier than previous years, IT professionals and clinicians alike were « Read More

RES Workspace Manager “Installation on Demand”

September 25, 2014

By: Rene van der Linden renevdlinden.nl In a RES Workspace Manager environment it is easy to present an application to an end user (Identity). Most of the time, the challence is to install the application on the Laptop / Desktop. There needs to be consistency between the application deliverd and « Read More

MDT and RES Automation Manager – Let’s come together (in Sweet Harmony)

September 24, 2014

By: Rens Hollanders renshollanders.nl More and more I encounter companies who already own a distribution mechanism, or already have implemented the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and are looking for a distribution mechanism or deployment mechanism. Since MDT is free to use, and RES Automation Manager costs a fraction of the cost « Read More

Display Logon Message with RES Workspace Manager

September 22, 2014

By: Rene van der Linden renevdlinden.nl In the case of implementing changes to your RES Workspace Manager 2012 and higher (RES WM) Environment, you need to inform your users what is changing for them. You can publish a message on your Intranet or send a mail to your end users, but you won”t « Read More

RES Workspace Manager – Inject Java Security level for users

September 17, 2014

By: Rens Hollanders renshollanders.nl Today I encountered a challenge which I think needed to be shared with you all. Currently I’m working with other colleagues on building a brand new Citrix XenApp 7.5 environment based on Server 2012 R2 x64 in combination with RES Workspace Manager 2014 SR1, together with « Read More

Automated XenDesktop 7.5 Build with RES AM

September 5, 2014

By: Max Ranzau www.resguru.com From the BuildingBlock Dept. You may recall a couple of years ago that I published a RES Automation Manager buildingblock for Citrix Xen Desktop 5.5, XA and PVS.  Today it’s my pleasure to publish a new buildingblock that will do the same for Xen Desktop 7.5. It’s « Read More

RES Software’s “IT Store” ties self-service, desktop management, and IT automation together

August 27, 2014

By: Brian Maddenwww.brianmadden.com The following is an excerpt from the www.brianmadden.com blog… Gabe and I were the judges for the Desktop & End User Computing category for the “Best of VMworld” 2014 awards. In addition to our winner, we selected two finalists, and one of those was RES Software’s IT Store « Read More

Updated: DB Cleanup Tool 2.0

August 18, 2014

By: Max Ranzau www.resguru.com From the Tools-R-Us Dept. You may recall a while back in February, I reported on a cool utility to address the issue with clearing individual log files in RES Workspace Manager. There’s now a new version 2.0 out from one of our community heroes (=someone who « Read More

RES Automation Manager Tip – Identification Method

August 12, 2014

By: Marcel Venema www.marcelvenema.com The default value for Identification method on the Global Setting tab of the RES Automation Manager console is ‘Unique GUID generated by RES Automation Manager’. Other options are ‘Computer domain name & NetBIOS name’ and ‘MAC address of the first enabled network interface card’. The default « Read More

How to save Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Modern User Interface Tiles Layout using RES Workspace Manager

July 28, 2014

By Edwin Friesen edwinfriesen.nl In Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 the Menu Start is different from Operating Systems before. The picture below is an example of the new Menu Start or Modern User Interface (MUI) and also called Tiles interface. To be able to save a customized Modern « Read More