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James Rankin catches up with Cloudhouse to learn about their new Container offering

James Rankin has worked in IT since 1995, spending nearly ten years as a server engineer and systems administrator, since late 2004 he has primarily focused on user and application virtualization. He currently works for a boutique consultancy called HTG in the north-east of England, focusing on EUC solutions, cloud, mobility and digital transformation. He is a current CTA (Citrix Technology Advocate) and AppSense Community Advisor (ACA)

"A couple of years ago, I reported on Cloudhouse and its new approach to handling application virtualization. At that time, it looked like a very intriguing piece of technology. Recently, I caught up with Mat Clothier, Cloudhouse’s CTO, for a quick chat about where the company is currently focused and how it sees things developing in the future..."

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Keeping legacy applications running even after vendors end support
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