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Nirmal R | 27 Nov 2012 | 1 comment

I've been asked this question several times, so I thought it might be worth blogging it.

You are probably aware that a load balancer is required if you need your Symantec Workspace Streaming environment to be highly available, scalable, robust and all that good stuff. Now, when you do setup a load balancer, you need to make sure it has been setup correctly with all the necessary configurations implemented the way you intended it to be. Check out the connect article where it talks about configuring load balancer with Symantec Workspace Streaming.

After you think you have configured it all well, the moment of truth is when the users use. Or should that be the moment of truth? To avoid any escalations and embarassment, ideally you should test these configurations. Ideally, the following 5 functionalities should be tested.

Health check of the nodes...

riva11 | 14 Nov 2012 | 1 comment

Microsoft has released the Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview , this new version is available in many different languages such as English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, etc.  This Release Preview version is compatible with Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2.

System Requirements :

  • Computer with a 1 gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 100-200 MB hard disk space
  • Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 32 bit and 64 bit , Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) 64-bit

Download the IE10 Release Preview from following link: Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview

The offical MS webpage asks you to select the OS and system type  (32/64bit), below you find the direct download links for Windows 7 32 and 64 bit....

riva11 | 14 Nov 2012 | 0 comments

Free e-Book for IT professionals:  Introducing Windows 8 - An Overview for IT Professionals.

Nice eBook to get introduced to all the new IT Pro management capabilities in Windows 8, a good way to discover all the new improvements in this latest Windows release.

Here listed 11 chapters of detailed technical content covering the following key improvements for supporting PCs with Windows 8:

  • Hardware Innovations
    Touch; Long battery life; Thiner, lighter, faster; Sensors and security; New Form Factors
  • Experiencing Windows 8
    Walk-through the new UI and key improvements to Task Manager and File Explorer.
  • Customizing and Configuring Windows 8
    Profile customization, Tile...
AndyN | 30 Oct 2012 | 0 comments

Thanks to everyone who attended our Virtualization & Streaming Webcast on October 24th. The topic was virtualizing Internet Explorer.

Additional Information & Resources for Virtualizing IE:

  • ...
riva11 | 26 Oct 2012 | 0 comments

I'd like to suggest the interesting ebook " Deployment guide for Microsoft Office 2013 " available for free download from Microsoft in Microsoft Word (.doc), .epub, .mobi, and .pdf file formats.

Download link :

.DOC Format
.EPUB Format
.MOBI Format
.PDF Format

Table of contents :

  • Getting help
  • Volume activation of Office 2013
  • Plan volume activation of Office 2013
  • Volume activation methods in Office 2013
  • Deploy volume activation of Office 2013
  • Use tools to configure client computers in Office 2013
  • Customize installations of Office 2013
  • Customize Setup before installing...
hugo_parra | 10 Oct 2012 | 4 comments

Continuing our commitment to help you, our users, get the most value out of the Endpoint Management solutions, the product team is sponsoring twelve groups on Connect. In these groups, you will find the best how to videos, articles, and product extensions available. By participating in one or more of these groups (depending on your needs and interests) you will gain access to best practices and content that has been reviewed by our subject matter experts. You will also find access to insightful advice from other users and a trusted conduit for submitting ideas for new content and improvements to our product team.

All these groups are live now! We encourage you to join these sponsored groups and start collaborating with our product team to make our solutions as valuable to you as they can be. 

Current Endpoint Management Sponsored Groups:

jennifer_penney | 28 Sep 2012 | 0 comments

If you are an existing customer who previously purchased support for one of Symantec's endpoint virtualization products, or interacted with Symantec Enterprise Support Services (ESS) you most likely received an email from Symantec saying that an online self-service account—or SymAccount—has been created for you.  Please know that this is a valid email and  part of the upgrade to Symantec's tech support experience. Symantec has created these new accounts as part of the migration effort to the new platform.
To learn more about Symantec's Tech Support Experience and enhanced online case management capabilities, please visit Support Online.

AndyN | 20 Sep 2012 | 0 comments

Thanks so much to all who attended yesterday's Virtualization and Streaming webcast!

Replay link:

Also, we promised to provide some additional details:

1. We are taking applications to participate in the 7.5 Beta for Symantec Workspace Virtualization (SWV) and Symantec Workspace Streaming (SWS). If you would like to apply to participate, please go to the link below and submit your request:

2. Hardware targeting information. See the...

ohzone - CherylPeterson | 20 Sep 2012 | 0 comments

Virtualization has become THE buzzword within the IT community; in some circles it’s even bigger than Cloud. As with any new technology the buzz comes along with a considerable amount of hype and risk. Virtualization does have very tangible benefits to organizations, however wading through what’s real and what’s not can be a challenge. Join Symantec for a webinar on September 26 at a.m. PDT to find out how to avoid risks while reaping the cost saving benefits of virtualization. Register today!  

ohzone - CherylPeterson | 19 Sep 2012 | 0 comments

Siemens Professional Education is training more than 10,000 students to be the next generation of business and technical leaders at the German electronics and electrical engineering giant. The dynamic, automated endpoint virtualization solution Workspace Streaming is helping to increase productivity with controlled, guaranteed access to any Windows based applications from any location at any time, including remote and mobile users. Workspace Streaming is saving $1.3 million annually via simplified application delivery and reduced support costs/disruption.

Read more about it here: Siemens Professional Education