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How to use FSLogix Office 365 Containers with Ivanti/RES ONE Workspace

Posted by Brandon Lee on Dec 5, 2017 12:17:14 PM

In today's modern workspace we're seeing a shift towards running non-persistent environments. Devices run from a single Golden Image and user data is saved in roaming, streamed, or hybrid profiles. This has a lot of benefits, but it comes with a big drawback in managing the Microsoft Office 365 cache. In Chris Twiest's latest blog, Why you should use FSLogix Office 365 Containers and how to use them with Ivanti/RES ONE Workspace, he explains what the problems are, how FSLogix Office 365 Container solves them and how to integrate the solution into your Ivanti / RES ONE Workspace environment. 

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Topics: Office 365, Outlook, FSLogix Office 365 Container for Citrix, OneDrive, Skype for Business, Ivanti, RES ONE Workspace

How to mix FSLogix Office 365 Containers and Online Mode in non-persistent Citrix Environments

Posted by Brandon Lee on Nov 30, 2017 4:05:21 PM

Sometimes it makes sense to use online mode in non-persistent Citrix environments. In James Kindon's latest article, FSLogix or Office Online - Selective use in Non Peristent Environments, he breaks down the considerations of catering for environments where some need profile containers and Cached Exchange Mode, while online mode should suffice for the rest. He specified three easy to drive technologies to achieve this goal.

  • AppLocker
  • Restricted Groups
  • Citrix Workspace Environment Management
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Topics: Citrix, Office 365, Outlook, Cached Exchance Mode, FSLogix Office 365 Container, Citrix Workspace Environment, Online Mode

Microsoft: Resolving OneDrive for Business in non-persistent environments with FSLogix

Posted by Brandon Lee on Oct 27, 2017 1:13:04 PM

In a recent article on microsoft.com, Dealing with OneDrive for Business in non-persistent environments (under the Office 365 in RDS and VDI deployments topic), the results of the RDS Gurus report, testing the FSLogix Office 365 Container solution for roaming OneDrive for Business local cache is examined. 

According to this Microsoft knowledge base article, “the OneDrive for Business sync app isn’t supported for client sessions that are hosted on Windows 2008 Terminal Services or Windows 2012 Remote Desktop Services (RDS)." So, what can you do? 

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Topics: RDS, Office 365, FSLogix Office 365 Container, OneDrive for Business, RDS Gurus

Kevin and Kevin at Microsoft Ignite 2017

Posted by Brandon Lee on Oct 25, 2017 1:03:55 PM

Kevin Kaminski interviews Kevin Goodman at Microsoft Ignite 2017 to discuss FSLogix including the challenges that companies face when migrating to Office 365.

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Topics: Microsoft Ignite, Office 365

Microsoft Ignite 2017: Hunting down answers with Dr. Benny Tritsch

Posted by Brandon Lee on Oct 3, 2017 1:29:53 PM

In Dr. Benny Tritsch's latest blog, RDS Unchained: Benny Tritsch's report from Microsoft Ignite 2017, he hunts down real answers at Microsoft Ignite. Between presenting his own session about remote end-user experience benchmarking using REX Analytics and manning the FSLogix booth, Benny puts his sleuthing skills to work to investigate the latest developments surrounding Microsoft 365, RDS and Azure, in this fantastic wrap-up blog of Microsoft Ignite 2017!

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Topics: RDS, cloud, Microsoft Ignite, Azure, Office 365, Windows 10 S, Microsoft 365

Frontline Chatter Podcast: A catch-up with Kevin Goodman

Posted by Brandon Lee on Sep 19, 2017 11:32:49 AM

On the latest Frontline Chatter Podcast, Kevin Goodman, CEO and Founder of FSLogix, sits down for a catch-up on all things FSLogix.

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Topics: Citrix, cloud, VMware, FSLogix, Frontline Chatter Podcast

Microsoft: Significant Improvement Using FSLogix

Posted by Brandon Lee on Aug 23, 2017 4:03:38 PM

In a recent article on microsoft.com, Dealing with Outlook search in non-persistent environments (under the Office 365 in RDS and VDI deployments topic), the results of the RDS Gurus report comparing FSLogix Office 365 Container and native User Profile Disk roaming solution is examined.

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Topics: Microsoft, Microsoft RDS, Outlook, OST, UPD, RDS Gurus

RDS Gurus Benchmark and Analyze Outlook Performance in Non-Persistent Environments

Posted by Brandon Lee on Aug 22, 2017 1:50:30 PM

In the latest installment from RDS Gurus, Outlook Performance in Non-Persistent Environments Using FSLogix's Office 365 Containers, they ran  performance tests on Outlook in non-persistent environments using FSLogix’s Office 365 Containers solution. The goal was to illustrate the user experience of remote desktop users working in an RDS environment configured to use FSLogix Office 365 Containers relative to the typical user experience when using native RDS UPD technology. The primary focus was to measure how performance degrades when multiple users are simultaneously working with Outlook (“noisy neighbor effect”).
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Topics: non-persistent VDI, Office 365, Outlook, FSLogix Office 365 Container, RDS Gurus

DABCC Podcast - FSLogix: Solutions for the Digital Workspace, Office365, Citrix & VDI

Posted by Brandon Lee on Aug 22, 2017 1:14:27 PM

Douglas Brown, of dabcc.com, sits down with Jim Moyle to feed him a little "noise and grief." Combined with some humorous anecdotes of what it means to be a technical evangelist, these two industry experts keep it light while discussing industry trends. Hear what Jim has to say regarding FSLogix and the state of the EUC world, DaaS, Citrix, economics of the cloud, Office 365 and much more! 

Listen to the Podcast at dabcc.com

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Topics: VDI, Citrix, cloud, Office 365, FSLogix

Concurrent access to Office 365 Containers, VHDAccessMode Explained!

Posted by Brandon Lee on Jul 18, 2017 1:20:03 PM

WilkyIT goes into detail on the topic of allowing concurrent access to the Office365 Container using VHD Difference disks to achieve this frequent requirement, especially in Citrix environments.

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Topics: Citrix, VHD, FSLogix Office 365 Container, Citrix XenApp, Concurrent Access

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