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erikw | 12 Mar 2012 | 0 comments

March 2, 2012 will be a date that should be remembered. At that date the decision was made to build the largest VDI in the Cloud architecture. An incredible 1.200.000 VDI desktops should be started in the Cloud waiting for end users.

As almost every device is supported, it will change the world of computing as we know it right now. Why buy a PC if you can have access to your own fully supported desktop at a fraction of the price? Every day you logon you will get a complete new PC, with your own personal settings and your own software. And you can use it any time, any where and on any device.

May 1st we will have the first 100.000 desktops up and running and we will have over 400 applications packaged. And it will grow and grow.

So now we have an incredible task to build up the team that is going to develop and deploy the VDI desktop and ensures that all applications can run in this desktop.

And the technology that enables us to make this happen is...

riva11 | 07 Feb 2012 | 0 comments

Need to copy large folders form one network folder to another location? Here a nice tool that compare files and folders and copy only changed files.

The tool called Copy Changed Files has a a simple interface to copy files from one location to another using using filters or comparison criteria based on date and time or binary compare option.

Main Features

  • Copy changed files only
  • Binary comparison of files using a database of file hashes.
  • Save last run time, for incremental backup of changed files only
  • Multi threaded
  • Append current date to destination directory or file for easy version maintenance
  • Set from directory
  • Set to directory
  • Set the from date, to scan for files changed after that date
  • Compare date AND time
  • Maintain directory structure in destination directory
  • Exclude files from copying, ex. thumbs.db


riva11 | 09 Jan 2012 | 0 comments

MyUninstaller tool is helpful to find the correct uninstall string for whatever installed software application.

This portable tool shows a list of all installed application with a lot of details and additional information that the standard Add/Remove applet doesn't display: product name, company, version, uninstall string, installation folder, etc.

Other interesting feature is the export function that allows to save all information into a text file or HTML file, this can be really helpful in case of you will have to re-install manually you current software after a PC migration.

System Requirements: Any version of Microsoft Windows from Windows 98 to Windows 7

Link :     MyUninstaller

erikw | 03 Jan 2012 | 0 comments

Customers who use Symantec Workspace Virtualization can choose between the Standard Version or the Pro Version that includes streaming. Between SWV and SWV Pro you can also use SMART. And there is a new version available that you can use to centraly manage your applications, and give the end user some control on his layers like activate, de-activate and reset.

The new version can be downloaded from our website or you can send me a message and I will ensure you get a version.

Just like SWV, DinamiQs SMART is free for home and personal use. In the world of VDI DinamiQs has set new standards for speed, efficiency and end-user experience. Part of the DinamiQs VDI stack is S.M.A.R.T., which has developed into a full fledged Desktop and Software management application.

The S.M.A.R.T. software helps end-users access those applications that they are entitled to. S.M.A.R.T. allows self-service and self-repair of these –packaged applications....

FrankB | 17 Nov 2011 | 28 comments

You wonder, where is the new version of SVS Multitool?

Well, it is called SWV MultiTool now.

Are you willing to beta test? Will you be an active beta tester? Then send me a message and we'll send you the latest beta.

Kind Regards, FrankB

erikw | 03 Nov 2011 | 4 comments

What once started as a website for Virtualization nerds has become the huge Symantec community of today.

I can still remember the day's that Altiris Juice started. What a cool idea to reward contributors and give space for those nerds.

And wow.

Looking at my stats I just saw that within three weeks i will be celebrating my 5 year membership:

Member for: 4 years 49 weeks

If I think about this, there is no other webiste that I visit and contribute to as long as what i still call juice.

And that is what it is for me

for almost 5 year Symantec connect gives me juice in my work.

Keep up the good work.

ohzone - CherylPeterson | 27 Oct 2011 | 0 comments

Here is the list of top 20 Symantec Workspace Virtualization Technotes for the past quarter. Browse this list and see if your issue is listed here

Document ID Document Title
DOC3714 Endpoint Virtualization Suite 6.1 SP7 Release Notes
TECH146060 Adobe Reader X layer error when opening a PDF file - Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library.
Program: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe
DOC2406 Symantec Workspace Virtualization 6.1 SP7 User's Guide
DOC3208 Symantec Endpoint Virtualization Suite 6.1 SP6 MP1 release notes
Scott Jones | 17 Oct 2011 | 0 comments

We're looking for someone with good customer-facing skills and a strong packaging background to work as a Symantec Business Critical Engineer, supporting the Symantec Endpoint Virtualization Suite on site at a major customer in the Jersey City (NYC Metro) area. To view the posting, please click on the link below and select Advanced Search, then enter 605170 for the "Job Opening ID."

This is my new team at Symantec, but I tell you as impartially as possible that this is an awesome opportunity to play an important role with one of the largest application streaming and virtualization implementations anywhere.

Feel free to contact me directly!


riva11 | 26 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

I have collected some informative videos published on youTube , that you may find helpful to see Symantec Workspace Virtualizazion in action.

Here the a short list of examples about how to install , configuring and use Symantec WV.

Installation and configuration:


How to use SWV:

FireFox 64 Bit - Import...

Christine Ewing | 15 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

Join us at CCIB in Barcelona October 4–6 to Surround Yourself with the kind of invaluable knowledge, quality interactions, and fun laid-back environment you'll only find at Symantec Vision 2011.

Sessions this year will start with the new Product Vision and Strategy Forum where our experts will discuss Symantec's strategic plans addressing today's challenges in building an agile Enterprise Infrastructure adopting key trends such as Virtualization, Cloud and Mobile architectures.

From there you'll have access to in-depth specialized knowledge tracks, technical sessions, hands-on labs, and one-on-one opportunities to choose from. You'll also be able to take advantage of discounted training and certification exams, and more.

The Systems and IT Management track features best practices to help you optimize client and server management processes,...