State of End User Computing


Original Air Date: Thursday, February 16th at 12:00 AEDT

Virtualization Review and Redmond magazine are pleased to announce this special half-day Tech Insight 2017 webcast exploring the state of end user computing today!

VDI and end-user application virtualization solutions have come a long way in recent years, allowing for rapid deployment, massive scaling, and high-definition user experiences. 

Join us to discover breakthrough trends for EUC/VDI and learn how you can leverage the momentum for your organization in 2017.

Agenda: 12:00 - 16:00 AEDT

12:00 Keynote - State of VDI: What Does 2017 Hold?
A recent survey conducted on behalf of Citrix revealed that organizations are now leveraging virtual desktops for a wide range of benefits way beyond cost economics and seamless provisioning. In this session you'll explore the latest IT trends in desktop and application delivery and hear insights from industry experts and leaders.

Mark Bowker, Senior Analyst, ESG
Sachin Chheda, Director, Solutions Marketing, Nutanix
Carisa Stringer, Director, Product Marketing, Citrix

13:00: Customer Session - Best Practices for App and Desktop virtualization
The session will cover deployment challenges, migration and best practices for EUC and also touch upon future desktop and app virtualization trends. This session explores benefits, technical details and real world customer examples of an innovative solution that integrates Citrix® XenDesktop/ XenApp with Nutanix® Acropolis and Prism.

Theresa Miller, Citrix CTP, VMware vExpert, Microsoft MVP, 24 x 7 IT Connection, Founder and CEO
Preethy Padman, Sr. Manager Solutions Marketing, Nutanix
Eduardo Molina, Citrix CTP, Nutanix NTC, VMware vExpert, Consulting Systems Engineer at RoundTower Technologies, Inc.
Amar Mahadeviah, Regional Director, Virtual Workplace Solutions, Wipro

14:00: Tech Session - Getting Up Close and Personal with MCS and PVS
Take a deep dive into the inner workings of Machine Creation Services and Provisioning Services, including implementation best practices for both technologies. You’ll learn about the weak spots and the benefits of each, and hear how they compare to the competition.  You will also look into the behavior of both technologies on different hypervisors.

Brian Suhr, Sr. Tech Marketing Engineer, Nutanix

15:00: Tech Session - The Future of GPU Computing and the Move to Windows 10
Windows 10 is a game changer in the end-user computing space, and migration is on everyone’s list today. Additionally, GPU represents one of the best ways to accelerate graphical performance in this new environment. In this technical session, we’ll cover what the evolving future is for GPU computing and running modern apps in Windows 10 environments.

Tony Paikeday, Director Product Marketing, NVIDIA

Why Should You Attend?

  • Expert Input - Hear directly from industry leaders and get proven strategies for building, managing, and scaling datacenters.
  • Best Practices - Deep dive on the hottest topics including mobility, Win 10 migration, user experience and security.
  • Exclusive Access – Engage with our experts and get your technical questions answered.

Don't miss this opportunity! Watch now!


  • Brian Suhr

  • Carisa Stringer

  • Mark Bowker

  • Preethy Padmanabhan

  • Sachin Chheda

  • Theresa Miller

  • Tony Paikadey

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