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ThinKiosk gets Citrix NetScaler support

So, it is coming, one of the most requested features we have had for ThinKiosk, support for Citrix NetScaler. ThinKiosk for a long time now has supported direct connections via Citrix StoreFront, providing a web-less and significantly faster experience to published StoreFront content, as well as providing the enhanced Workspace control features ThinKiosk is able to offer on top of ...
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ThinKiosk 4.7 Launches

ThinKiosk 4.7 adds several new key features to the ThinKiosk platform. As always we want to thank our customers and the many members of the community that contacted us with ideas for new features and benefits. Below is a download link and details of some the updates in this release What’s new in 4.7: Published Application Support Published application support was ...
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ThreadLocker 3.0 Launches

ThinScale Technology are proud to announce the general availability of ThreadLocker 3.0 Version 3.0 is a major new release with some exciting new features and functionality Below is a download link and details of the changes in this release Key Highlights in Version 3.0: System Wide Monitoring: System Wide monitoring is a new capability that controls the system’s overall CPU ...
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ThinKiosk 4.6.2 now available

ThinKiosk 4.6.2 is now available for download. 4.6.2 is a cumulative update which contains some minor feature enhancements and bug fixes. As always we want to thank our customers and the many members of the community that contacted us with ideas for new features and benefits. Below is a download link and details of the changes in this release What’s new ...
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ThinKiosk 4.6 arrives !

Today we are proud to announce the release of ThinKiosk 4.6. 4.6 adds a number of new key features to the ThinKiosk platform. As always we want to thank our customers and the many members of the community that contacted us with ideas for new features and benefits. Below is a download link and some information about some of the ...
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ThreadLocker 2.1 now available!

ThinScale Technology are proud to announce the general availability of ThreadLocker 2.1. This is a minor update but does include some new key features and functionality. What’s new in 2.1: ThreadLocker Priority: There is now the ability to assign a custom priority to a process when it has been ThreadLocked, allowing you to not only control which cores a ThreadLocked ...
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ThreadLocker 2.0 now available!

Back in 2012 our Product Development Director Andrew Morgan wrote a utility called “ThreadLocker” for dealing with CPU heavy processes or multithreaded processes that have a nasty tendency to cause sluggish performance or even hangs in shared computing environments.You can read all about the original concept here. Our good friend and CTP Barry Schiffer also wrote a really good article about ...
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ThinKiosk 4.5 is here!

Just a quick blog post to let you know ThinKiosk 4.5 is here and with it comes a huge list of new features and functionality requested by you. ThinKiosk 4.5 is a big update, so without further ado, lets get right to it: ThinKiosk Broker Service: HA features are now available in the ThinKiosk Broker. The Broker service can now ...
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What’s New with ThinKiosk 4.5?

Today we are proud to announce the full release of ThinKiosk 4.5. As always we want to thank our customers and the many members of the community that contacted us with ideas for new features and benefits. Below is a download link and some information about some of the new features in 4.5.Broker / Management Server HA support for ThinKiosk ...
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Praise for ThinIO

ThinIO has had some great reaction from virtualisation experts around the world. Outlined below is a sample of this reaction. Barry Schiffer Barry is a senior technical consultant with 13years of IT experience. He is a co-founder and member of the Board of the Dutch Citrix User Group. He writes several blogs and is a Computable Expert. You can also ...
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ThinIO facts and figures, Part 4: Storage design and dangerous assumptions.  

Welcome back to this blog series discussing our new product ThinIO. Please find the below three earlier articles in this series: ThinIO facts and figures, Part 1: VDI and Ram caching. ThinIO facts and figures, Part 2: The Bootstorm chestnut. ThinIO facts and figures, Part 3: RDS and Ram caching. In the final blog post in this series, we’re going ...
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ThinIO facts and figures, Part 3: RDS and Ram caching.

Welcome back to the third instalment of this blog series focusing on our new technology ThinIO! To recap, below you will find the previous articles: ThinIO facts and figures, Part 1: VDI and Ram caching. ThinIO facts and figures, Part 2: The Bootstorm chestnut. Off topic note: two years ago at an E2EVC event, the concept behind ThinIO was born ...
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ThinIO facts and figures, Part 2: The Bootstorm chestnut.

Welcome back! This blog post is part of a number of posts in advance of our upcoming release, for reference you can find part one below: ThinIO facts and figures, Part 1: VDI and Ram caching. Getting right to it: In this industry when somebody says ‘boot storms!’ – most of us will respond with: Boot storms are a well documented, ...
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ThinIO facts and figures, Part 1: VDI and Ram caching.

As we draw ever closer to ThinIO’s big day, I thought I’d put a blog post together talking about the RAM caching, statistics, facts and figures we’ve baked into version 1 to deliver some really kick ass performance improvements with even the smallest of allocations of cache per VM. Test, test, review and tune. Rinse and repeat! We’ve spent months ...
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ThinIO Public Beta is go!

Lets get right to it! Warm up your labs or fire up your golden images ladies and gents, we’re delighted to announce ThinIO’s brief public beta will begin today! This project has taught us some really interesting things about Windows IO, how Windows behaves and how the hypervisor and storage can behave. This project really felt like a David vs ...
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ThinIO – Let’s get right to it!

Let's get right to it! Warm up your labs or fire up your golden images ladies and gents, we’re delighted to announce ThinIO’s brief public beta will begin today! This project has taught us some really interesting things about Windows IO, how Windows behaves and how the hypervisor and storage can behave. This project really felt like a David vs ...
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ThinIO, here comes something incredible

Well we’ve been busy! Very, very busy. In the next week you will see the culmination of  two years work on a product we’re about to release called ThinIO.Cast your mind back if you will to some ramblings and napkin math I devised some time ago in my series on IOPS negation strategies: IOPS, Shared Storage and a Fresh Idea ...
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What’s New with ThinKiosk 4.1?

We’re proud to announce the BETA launch of ThinKiosk 4.1 just five months after the launch of ThinKiosk 4.  We want to thank our customers and the many members of the community that contacted us with ideas for new features and benefits, Below is a BETA download link and more information on the new stuff - We know you won’t be ...
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Announcing the ThinKiosk v4 Release

Thinkiosk Version 4.0 is the culmination of 9 months hard work, rebuilding ThinKiosk in a new development style to include the enterprise features many of you requested, adding a management server, secure key redirection technologies, local group policy control and a number of other features. After weeks of rigorous testing we’re delighted to announce the availability of ThinKiosk version 4… Today! ...
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ThinKiosk 4.0 preview and feature teaser:

Everyone having a Good Citrix Synergy week? Some great new products announced! Ready for more announcements? Great! After 5 months of coffee, tears of frustration and hair pulling we’re absolutely delighted, thrilled and relieved to announce ThinKiosk 4.0 is nearly ready. Complete with my new partner in crime Remko Weijnen (I’ve been saying ‘we’ for ages, now you know who… awesome ...
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ThinKiosk 3.3 released

Just a quick note to point out I’ve added ThinKiosk 3.3 to the download list. ThinKiosk 3.3 is a big collection of bug fixes for application launching, process launcher etc and has been available to customers for a number of weeks without any issues. If you are facing any niggles please do drop by the download page and grab a ...
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