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

Author's posts

Comparing VMware View and XenDesktop on iPad

It was hard to create a title for this article because I normally don’t publish competitive analysis between products, protocols or architectures. I like to talk about products and technology from an optimistic and opportunistic approach. You rarely see me bashing vendors or products. I don’t do that because I believe nowadays every company has …

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The VDI Read/Write Ratio Challenge

I spend a lot of time writing blog posts but I also spend time with customers and their VDI projects. During my time with customers I have identified that read/write ratios in VDI environments could be anything from 50/50 to 20/80 in favor of writes. It turns out that every once in a while someone …

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View Composer Agent Initialization Error (16)

This is not new and has been already highlighted by VMware in the KB1026556. However, if you are running a Proof of Concept or planning to run VMware View in your homelab this may be a good solution. (this workaround helped me a number of times) By default, the View Composer QuickPrep process uses Microsoft …

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