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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Windows 7 IOPS for VDI: Deep Dive

Came across this thorough analysis of Windows 7 IO behavior put together by Jim Moyle. The document named “Windows 7 IOPS for VDI: Deep Dive” cover many Windows 7 IO aspects with specifics for VDI sizing and deployments. The paper yet explains how to measure IO at the guest OS, hypervizor and application layers, including …

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PCoIP Recommended Practices for Networking Devices

Display protocols for VDI are still very much a subject to be discussed, and in most environments tuned. The out-of-the-box setting from ANY of vendor will work for many situations; however every environment presents different challenges, making optimization a must. I previous articles I have covered PCoIP optimization from a display protocol standpoint. My article …

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VMworld Session 2185 – VMware View Design Mega-Session

Jason Langone and I have designed a session for VMWorld 2011 to cater for those VDI technical Jedi and Ninjas that are interested in some real-life large deployment (technical) design information. We are not planning to cover the basics about how VMware View components work. We will provide you with some in-depth understanding about how …

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