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White Paper: Market Realistic Test Results with Login VSI 4.0

White Paper: Market Realistic Test Results with Login VSI 4.0

Why Virtual Desktop Infrastructure vendors should start testing with Login VSI version 4.0

As with every major product upgrade, users are trying to understand the benefits of the new version before going through the efforts of installing and learning the new product.

In the case of the upgrade from version 3.x to version 4.0 test-results (server density as communicated through the index VSImax) are lower than before. These changes started many internal discussions at Virtual Desktop Infrastructure vendors, between the test teams generating the data, and the marketing teams using the data in their marketing communications.

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VDI and SBC performance testing now easier and more realistic than ever with Login VSI 4.0

VDI and SBC performance testing now easier and more realistic than ever with Login VSI 4.0

New Login VSI 4.0 dramatically improves ease of installation, test creation and test management, and offers unparalleled production level realism in workload patterns, datasets and test execution.

Amsterdam, May 2, 2013 – Login VSI Inc. announces 4.0, a major new release of its flagship product Login VSI, the industry standard performance and scalability testing tool for Virtual Desktop Infrastructures and Server Based Computing environments.

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Managing a Microsoft RDS Environment with Login AM 2012

Managing a Microsoft RDS Environment with Login AM 2012

One of our customers wanted to migrate from a classic desktop environment to a server based computing environment to allow them to centrally manage their applications. In their old environment they had no form of automated deployment in place to manage their 2500 desktops and 200+ applications. This resulted in a massive workload when one of their core applications needed an update. Because they were using Citrix only for a limited amount of (home) users, a big investment was needed. Therefor they asked us to come up with another solution which still met their requirements. 

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Impact Report by 451 Research: Login VSI sets performance benchmarks for virtual desktop environments

Impact Report by 451 Research: Login VSI sets performance benchmarks for virtual desktop environments

Analyst: Karin Kelley, 27 March, 2013. Source

Industry experts have been using Login VSI to test and benchmark server-based computing and VDI environments for years. Now, the company aims to become the industry standard.

Login VSI is now in version 3.7, and supports Windows 8 and Server 2012. The company is in the process of moving its headquarters from Amsterdam to the Silicon Valley to grow its business in the US, while also continuing its European expansion through a new partnership with a distributor, Prianto. That deal should help Login VSI gain traction in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux and the UK.

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How-To: Embedding External Files in PowerShell Scripts

Embed External Files in PowerShell Scripts

Sometimes you have to create a custom script that requires external files, e.g. binary dll files or executables.

One of the ways you can make sure the script is executed succesfully is by creating a component that first copies the necessary files to the correct locations using the FileCopy action item, but today I am going to show you how to embed a file in a script using base64 encoding. 

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Prianto is new distributor of VDI benchmarking tool Login VSI

Prianto is new distributor of VDI benchmarking tool Login VSI

Amsterdam/Munich, March 5, 2013 - Login VSI B.V., a leading vendor of load testing software for Virtual Desktop Infrastructures and Server Based Computing environments, announces a cooperation with Knowledge Based Distributor Prianto for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Benelux and the United Kingdom. This cooperation allows Prianto to offer Login VSI to their partners at attractive terms and conditions.

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VDI Performance Testing with Windows 8 and Server 2012 now supported by Login VSI 3.7

VDI Performance Testing with Windows 8 and Server 2012 now supported by Login VSI 3.7

New Login VSI version supports new Microsoft versions, Oracle VDI and extends language support.

Amsterdam, Tokyo. December 19, 2012 – Login VSI B.V. announces Login VSI 3.7; the newest version of the industry standard performance and scalability testing tool for Virtual Desktop Infrastructures and Server Based Computing environments. The initial announcement was made a few days ago in Tokyo on a press-event held in honor of the Login VSI partner of the year 2012, Networld Corporation in Japan.

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