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Workload Balancing (WLB) – XenDesktop and XenApp – Use Cases!

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A few days ago I blogged about the new version of XenServer Workload Balancing 6.5 and highlighted some features that I thought were particularly interesting for XenDesktop and XenApp users to explore. In my last blog (which you can read here), I covered how the recent release of a new version of XenServer 6.5 and a new version of WLB adds more functionality, a better ...

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Understanding Performance of NetScaler VPX

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  In the Solutions Lab, we utilize NetScaler technology in all of our projects for a simple reason.  It is often much easier to deploy VPX instances or leverage SDX systems running VPX instances rather than track down actual appliances. VPX instances allows us to be much more flexible in the lab environment.  So, understanding how a VPX performs in supporting XenDesktop ICA users has become ...

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JPEG Compression – Recognising The Artefacts to Help Tune HDX for XenDesktop and XenApp

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Citrix HDX and HDX 3D Pro technologies use a multitude of compression technologies and codecs to support an enormous range of hardware, end-points, operating systems and network connections for XenDesktop and XenApp. Our technologies are adaptive so most of the time you will be unaware if we are changing technologies under-the-hood to support your particular systems, application usage and network conditions. The administrator has control ...

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Citrix XenDesktop: PVS with NVIDIA vGPU Available and Fully Supported!

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Those of you using Citrix XenDesktop and HDX 3D Pro with XenServer for vGPU may be aware that initially NVIDIA vGPU launched with XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1 back in 2013 and was announced with support for MCS (Machine Creation Services) as a mechanism for provision desktops. Since then we have formally validated, tested and documented support for PVS too, you can find the official support matrix ...

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New Virtualization Solutions Beta Exams on Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Now Available! Take Them at No Cost to You for a Limited Time Only!

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Citrix Education is pleased to announce the availability of the 1Y1-201 Managing Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Solutions beta exam and the 1Y1-301 Deploying Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Solutions beta exam. Click here for more information and to download the 1Y1-201 Preparation Guide. Click here for more information and to download the 1Y1-301 Preparation Guide.   For a limited time the 1Y1-201 exam is associated with the Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization ...

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Awesome User-Experience Follows the User, Delivered by Citrix and Cisco

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Imagine a Network that Dynamically Orchestrates Itself, to Deliver an Awesome User-Experience. One where this user-experience follows the user irrespective of the application, device and location. This has been the motivation for multiple innovations in the Data Center, Wired and Wireless networks, however the innovations were not end-to-end, agile and open. The mobile and cloud era has further fueled this expectation of delivering this awesome user-experience, where the ...

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Cisco LIVE Milan DevNet Zone: Citrix NetScaler is the Featured ADC/LB

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Well, Here We are Again at the Cisco LIVE Conference in Milan. And once again, Citrix is one of the select few Cisco Partners invited to present our ACI solutions here at DevNet. As you may know, DevNet is Cisco’s developer program aimed at lowering barriers to entry for developers by providing APIs, DKs, ready-to-use code samples, a developer sandbox, technical support, and some interesting community ...

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Citrix XenServer Workload Balancing (WLB) – Why XenDesktop and XenApp Customers Really Should Take Note!

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When I first started at Citrix, I did a lot of training with the XenServer Workload Balancing Architect Deane Smith. Deane has moved on from Citrix but his architecture remains and it’s one of the cleverest and most well thought out componentised examples of product design that I’ve seen. XenServer Workload Balancing (WLB) is one of the most distracting examples of product naming I’ve seen. It ...

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Citrix and Cisco Solutions Come Alive at Cisco Live! in Milan

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        Citrix and Cisco Solutions Come Alive at Cisco Live! Cisco and Citrix offer automated tools to help you build, manage, and unify mobile workspaces, cloud networking, and cloud services.  We provide integrated, scalable, and secure virtualization solutions that deliver applications, desktops and data as on-demand services to users anywhere, any time, on any device. Come visit Citrix at Cisco Live! Milan.  World of Solutions Booth #P4  and also ...

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Microsoft Lync Support – Citrix vs VMware Support Comparison

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If you want to know which aspects of Microsoft Lync® are supported in the VDI environment, vague data doesn't provide the straight facts necessary to make informed decisions.  At the very least, apples-to apples-comparisons are not possible when information is unclear. So, I am writing to rectify this situation. Allow me to shed some light on the various platforms (Client OS, and versions of Microsoft Lync) ...

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