Virtualization

FSLogix – Create more portable computing sessions when using physical devices

FSLogix is a set of solutions that enhance, enable, and simplify non-persistent Windows computing environments. This solution are appropriate for Virtual environments in both public and private clouds. This sol...

VR market takes a stab at the enterprise

According to Forrester Research, there will be 52 million units of virtual reality head-mounted displays by 2020. This is in part due to the businesses and consumers that are becoming VR users. However, Forrest...

Microsoft’s HoloLens Platform is Open to Partners

  Microsoft took a leap this week, deciding to open it’s Windows Holographic platform to hardware developers creating virtual and augmented reality devices. Windows 10 partners can create their own m...

Can’t Install AV on a Hyper-V Host or it Breaks Networking… Wow

Problem: Antivirus and Hyper-V (Why can’t I start my virtual machine?) A little while ago our support team ran into some problems starting virtual machines after they install antivirus software in the managemen...

Bootcamp – Windows on a Mac?

Mac’s are really popular because of the design of their laptops. The metal casings are pretty steamlined and very durable. Because of this people are using Mac’s more and more. However many busin...

Hyper-V: Shrinking a VHD

If you are using Hyper-V virtual machine, with thin provisioned (or dynamic) virtual disks, you may find yourself needing to compact those virtual disk files (.VHD) to reclaim free space. Typically you would co...

Beefy Thin Client-HP Compaq 8200

bva is doing more and more VDI installations within the small to medium size businesses.  The request for having sessions that have many screens is one of the main requests that we get with is always an interes...

VMware vSphere 5 is Really Impressive Technically

BVA really likes vShere and have a lot of confidence in the product and offering.  On July 12 VMware launched vSphere 5, a cloud computing infrastructure suite that essentially is a one-stop virtualization shop...

SolarWinds Virtual Manager 4.0

Are you thinking of running your VMware virtual infrastructure on Amazon’s EC2 public cloud service? You might want to look at SolarWinds’ Virtualization Manager 4.0. An integrated virtualization manager, it t...

bva’s Recommended SAN for Virtualization

BVA has been performing many virtual implementations in recent months and over the course of 10 years we have been involved with many different types of SANs on the market.  Shared storage for the small to medi...