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. How to Access Windows 8 CP via PCoIP with VMware View — 30 comments
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VMware View 4.5 Linked Cloning Operations Explained (Part 2)

In this second part of VMware View 4.5 Linked Clone Operations article we will explain how Recompose and Rebalance operations work. This article is based on a document created by Keith Johnston. The part one of this article can be found at covers provision, customisation and refresh.   Recompose A recompose operation allows the …

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50,000-Seat VMware View 4.5 Deployment Reference Architecture

VMware released a 50,000-Seat VMware View Deployment Reference Architecture in partnership with NetApp, Wyse, Cisco and Fujitsu. The RA posted on NetApp blog originally in August, 2010 has now been made available at VMware website. The scenario deploys a 50,000-seat environment on 10 NetApp FAS3170 high-availability (HA) pairs using the Network File System (NFS) protocol. …

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VMware View 4.5 Linked Cloning Operations Explained (Part 1)

A document created by VMware’s Keith Johnston explains how VMware View 4.5 manages Linked Clone operations. These LC operations are those tasks executed by View Connection servers through vCenter Server on a daily basis for the purpose of Provisioning and Customisation, Refresh, Re-Compose and Rebalance. I have to mention here that the VMware Desktop Team …

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