Andre Leibovici

Andre currently works at Datrium as Field CTO and VP for Solutions and Alliances. Andre also worked at Nutanix as a Sr. Director for Alliances Engineering and Vertical Alliances, at VMware as a Sr. Staff Architect in the CTO Office and at EMC. Andre’s expertise is backed by 25+ years’ industry experience in IT and managing teams for large organizations. Andre has authored two books on VMware Horizon View published by Packt Publishing. He has also written over 600 articles and white papers on subjects such as security, virtualization, cloud computing, health IT and web-scale technologies. Andre is a frequent speaker including delivering the keynote addresses at many VMware VMUGs and vForums across the globe, and .NEXT Tours in Canada, Ecuador, Colombia, and Brazil. Andre has presented at Citrix Synergy as well as at 5 VMworld. Andre is also involved with tech innovation, and angel investing and has mentored multiple Silicon Valley start-ups thru his association with Alchemist Accelerator, including YotaScale, Swipe, SalesIntel, Performance Sherpa, OpenChannel, Keewi, and Deferpanic. Andre’s blog ( has been consistently voted as one of the Top 15 virtualization blogs in the world. Follow me on Twitter @andreleibovici GitHub

Most commented posts

  1. How to: Win2K8 w/ PCoIP, Linked Clones, USB, Printing & much more on VMware View (DaaS) — 57 comments
  2. How to Access Windows 2K8 Server via PCoIP with VMware View — 53 comments
  3. Understanding CBRC (Content Based Read Cache) — 33 comments
  4. How to Access Windows 8 CP via PCoIP with VMware View — 30 comments
  5. Open letter to non-persistent VDI fanboys… — 29 comments

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Horizon Application Manager 1.5 – Troubleshooting: Logs and Services

Troubleshooting applications can often be a daunting task if you don’t know  where and what to look for. The list below containing the most important log files and few commands to interact with Horizon Application Manager services will definitely help administrators.  Horizon Service Service log file: /opt/vmware/horizon/horizoninstance/logs/horizon.log Horizon Connector Connector service restart (tomcat): /etc/init.d/tcserver-c2 restart …

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Chatting Desktop-as-a-Service with Scott Davis, VMware EUC CTO

VMware CTO for End User Computing, Scott Davis (@shd_9)and David Stafford, Director for New Markets and Technology (@dstafford), have just published a interesting article about how VMware is tackling the increasing demand for the Desktop-as-a-Service model. In specifically they talk about two successful advanced development projects : VMware View Agent Direct-Connection Plugin and Project Catalyst. …

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VMware View Naming Pattern

Administrators can provision the desktops in an automated pool by manually specifying a list of desktop names or by providing a naming pattern and the number of desktops they want in the pool. These two approaches offer different advantages. If you name desktops by specifying a list, you can use your company’s naming scheme, and …

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