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

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  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. vSphere 5.0 New .vswp file & Storage Tax on VDI — 32 comments
  5. How to Access Windows 8 CP via PCoIP with VMware View — 30 comments

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A VMware View POC with XtremIO

It’s no news that EMC acquired Israeli storage start-up XtremeIO for $430 million. But what exactly is XtremeIO? XtremIO storage system is based on a scale-out architecture. The system starts with a single building block, called an “X-Brick”. An X-Brick by itself is a highly available, high performance SSD only SAN storage appliance featuring redundant …

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Automating Desktop in ‘Already Used’ State in VMware View –Part 2

Sometimes non-persistent desktop pools become unusable over time. If a desktop that is set to refresh on log off is reset, the desktop goes into the Already Used state. This security feature prevents any previous session data from being available during the next log in. Note: The View Desktop can also go into a Already …

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Setting VMware View Desktop State Remotely

Automation has been always the best friend of good System Administrators. Automating repetitive tasks is a key enabler in most IT environments. However, VMware View has some known limitations when talking about automation and remote management. Besides the Graphical User Interface, local PowerCLI is the only supported management methodology. I say local PowerCLI because none …

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