About Al Solorzano

Father, Nerd, Sports Fanatic, Comic book aficionado. "That What I Do I Drink and I Know Things" - Tyrion Lannister “I can’t hear you over the deafening sound of my own awesomeness.” - Sterling Archer

How Entisys360 Cloud Cost Optimization Services Reduced a Client’s Cloud Spend by 33%

By |2019-08-21T14:32:20-07:00August 21st, 2019|Blog, Citrix, EUC, News Stories|

By Lauren Dunnevant (@CTXLDY), Enterprise Architect, Entisys360 Within the last two years, Entisys360 has seen a major increase in our customers moving to or preparing to move their virtual app/desktop workloads to the public cloud. Challenges with planning a traditional on-premises architecture are very well-known, and typically include things such as time to procure resources [...]

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Navigating the VDI/DaaS Brokering Market

By |2019-08-08T07:48:37-07:00August 7th, 2019|Blog, EUC|

This week's blog post is another long one. Our blog from last week, "Critical questions to ask that can make or break your cloud hosted virtual desktop deployment", focused on questions to help you identify where workloads should be located. This week we are approaching the problem from a different point of view. What [...]

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Critical Questions that Can Make or Break Your Cloud Hosted Virtual Desktop Deployment

By |2019-07-30T10:30:44-07:00July 30th, 2019|Blog, EUC, Technology|

When AWS WorkSpaces was first announced, Entisys360 began having many conversations with clients concerning Desktops as a Service (DaaS) offerings. These included the pros/cons, total cost, “cloud first” business initiatives, and handling of legacy applications in the Modern IT infrastructure.  Now, with the recent announcement of Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), along with Citrix/VMware [...]

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Everything you need to know about Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop

By |2019-07-31T13:44:06-07:00July 22nd, 2019|Blog, Microsoft, News Stories, Technology|

Microsoft announced Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) at their Ignite conference in late 2018. We knew the announcements would be interesting to our clients running VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure), but we wanted to see more before we started discussing it with our clients.  Now that more information has become public, we thought it was good time [...]

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What We Learned at Nutanix .NEXT 2019 (Anaheim, CA)

By |2019-07-19T13:20:07-07:00May 13th, 2019|Blog, News Stories, Technology|

Written by: Al Solorzano (@TheAlSolorzano) & Matt Baran (@mbaran5) As the Ron Burgundy quote goes: The first Nutanix conference we attended was a Partner Only conference in Denver in 2014. Maybe 100-150 total people. The next year, 2015, was the first client event held in Miami at the Fontainebleau with ~1000 clients, partners and vendors. [...]

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Citrix ADC Security and You!

By |2019-06-22T16:25:25-07:00April 23rd, 2019|Blog, Citrix, News Stories, Technology|

By Matt Baran (@mbaran5) Principal Architect, Entisys360 ROBOT, POODLE, HSTS – What do they all mean, and what’s with some of the names? To begin with, we must go back in time a little bit to around early 2018. It was then that I started to notice that Citrix was releasing new firmware versions for [...]

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What I Learned at NVIDIA GTC 2019 (San Jose)

By |2019-06-24T11:24:20-07:00April 4th, 2019|Blog, Technology|

First of all, it is always humbling to be dumbest person in the room.  PHDs everywhere (some people even with multiple PHDs)!  I think everyone should feel this once in your life because it really helps get you motivated to get back to learning new stuff on a daily basis (and hopefully not be the [...]

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What I Learned at IGEL DISRUPT EUC 2019 (Silicon Valley)

By |2019-02-11T15:18:46-07:00February 11th, 2019|Blog, Technology|

By Al Solorzano, Vice President of End User Computing, Entisys360 (Twitter: @TheAlSolorzano) My story starts when I was a young whipper snapper working as student at the IT Help Desk at UC Davis in 1998. I was shown Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 TSE running Citrix MetaFrame 1.8 by a fellow student/co-worker. I was not impressed. Who [...]

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What I learned at Citrix Summit 2019

By |2019-01-18T15:19:55-07:00January 18th, 2019|Blog, Citrix|

By Al Solorzano, Vice President, End User Computing, Entisys360 Just got back from Citrix Summit last week. Great to see the EUC community partners and friends once again. I guess someone (Entisys360) won another award (Citrix 2018 Partner of the Year - US) but that's another article. Anyway at last Citrix Synergy, Citrix started to unveil [...]

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Technology Insights: Citrix Local Host Cache (LHC) Monitoring

By |2019-01-18T06:47:17-07:00January 15th, 2019|Blog, Citrix, Technology|

By Troy Couch, Enterprise Architect, Entisys360 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (formerly known as Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop) leverages SQL Server to host the required Site database. Citrix and Entisys360 recommend a highly available SQL Server deployment as a best practice. A highly available SQL Server setup should protect against a database outage, but there are times [...]

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