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Windows User Profiles In A Frame World
Nutanix News, April 27th, 2021
Although introduced over 25 years ago, user profiles are still a fundamental part of today's physical Windows PCs and virtual desktop and application solutions

"Check out this blog to learn the foundation of Windows user profiles, the pros and cons of different profile solutions, and how to leverage them with Nutanix Frame to deliver the best user experience.

The summer of '93

With the introduction of Windows NT in July 1993, Microsoft introduced the first true multi-user operating system and provided the ability for different users to log in to a single operating system. Windows user profiles introduced with Windows NT laid the groundwork for the user profile as we know it today. Windows Server 2012R2, 2016, 2019, 2022, and also Windows XP, 7, and Windows 10 all use the same basic profile foundation..."

The Future Prognosis For Healthtech
Nutanix News, April 27th, 2021
The world is changing and, in no small part due to the fallout effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare technology specifically is expanding on an exponential growth path as we adapt to change that continues to reshape the way we all work, live and manage our health and care

"The healthcare industry has seen, and will continue to see, unprecedented shifts over the months and years to come. And as a result, healthtech itself becomes an increasing, clearly defined sub-sector of the technology industry at large. As healthtech rapidly shifts to address this change, how will platform-level technologies enable healthcare and life sciences efforts in the post-COVID new normal?

Leah Gabbert, Sr. Solutions Marketing Manager, Healthcare, Nutanix examines some of the key emerging trends, drivers, and multipliers that are shaping the future for healthtech around the world..."

Microsoft (FSLogix) Application Masking is a great product to use with Nutanix Frame Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution

"Application masking makes centralized image management even easier by hiding the applications based on conditions. With Application Masking, you can install all the applications into a single Frame sandbox and then provide access to these applications based on conditions such as group membership and many other options. The benefits are fewer master images, the ability to hide applications when publishing full desktops, and the ability to control application license usage.

You can see all of this in action in a demo video I've embedded below. It showcases the configuration of Microsoft Application Masking and the user experience both for users accessing 'designer' applications running NVIDIA-powered GPU virtual machines, and users leveraging 'sales' applications running on CPU-only virtual machines--all from a single managed image..."

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