The ring deployment model is common practice in the world of software development. In simple terms, instead of rolling out an upgrade or new version of your application, you start small, initially restricting the rollout to a small group of users.
Anyone who has been involved in the packaging and testing of applications will understand how laborious the task can be. Automation tools have a transformational impact on the process, as substantial productivity gains are made through automated application packaging, testing, and deployment.
App Volumes UAT (user acceptance testing) is an essential part of application packaging and management. It requires the involvement of users because, as the name of the process indicates, it involves looking at the application as a person.
App Volumes is an efficient and powerful application delivery platform while Dynamic Environment Manager (DEM) makes the configuration and deployment of personalised desktops easier, faster, and more efficient.
Migrating from SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager, also referred to as Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager) to Intune is a significant undertaking. There are benefits from migrating that make the scale and complexity worth the effort. However…
AI continues to be one of the biggest topic areas in technology after ChatGPT and other consumer-friendly AI tools became widely available around the start of 2023. The nature of the discussions around AI ranges from over-excited technology enthusiasts claiming that AI will solve all humanity’s problems to doomsday prophets predicting we are on a path to artificially intelligent entities taking over the earth.
At Access IT Automation, we believe self-service is the future of app packaging and testing. There are lots of reasons for this, but one of them is that we no longer spend as much time in supermarket check-out queues as we did in the past.
Moving users to a new operating system (OS) presents a range of challenges and risks, including application failure risks, i.e., where an application fails to install or launch on the new OS build. It is crucial to identify and rectify these issues long before the new OS build gets anywhere near users. Smoke testing is the solution.
If you use Azure Marketplace, you will know it simplifies the process of finding, trying, and buying cloud software and services. It is a convenient and efficient way to extend the capabilities of your environment, including giving your organisation the automation and application management capabilities of Access Capture.
When your on-premises assets near deprecation, it is an ideal time to consider alternative options, including DaaS (desktop as a service). In other words, should you replace your deprecated on-premises VDI or physical desktop infrastructure, or should you move to DaaS?