Results for: XenDesktop

What’s new with HDX display in XenDesktop & XenApp 7.x?

User Experience

Learn More About New Graphics Delivery Modes And Improve User Experience My colleague Gabriel Nguyen and I have written this comprehensive post to help you better understand the changes affecting graphics in the newest XenApp and XenDesktop versions. XenDesktop 7.x has been released for a while and features several improvements, including new Display technologies such as Desktop Composition Redirection (the evolution of Aero Redirection) and H.264).  These new delivery methods ...

Read More

Monitoring of XenApp & XenDesktop 7.6 with Director and EdgeSight – 2nd Edition

In May 2013, Josh Fleming, Lisa Green and I co-authored the 1st Edition of our Reference Architecture for Director and EdgeSight.  As XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 released in September, we thought we'd update the document with more helpful morsels and the 2nd Edition of the paper was created.   As we move from the EdgeSight console to Director as our troubleshooting pane of glass, many questions arise.  This article ...

Read More

Citrix Universal Print Server (UPS) – What’s changed in 2014 and what to expect going forward

UPS Session at #CitrixTex2014 - so much interest we got the main stage!

Sometimes as a product manager you see a technology that is either so cutting edge or fundamental that you have to add it to your portfolio.  I joined the Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, HDX Product Management team as product manager for “HDX Graphics” to expand my remit beyond the GPU accelerated projects I’d been working on such as integrating NVIDIA vGPU and enabling GPU adoption ...

Read More

New XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 now available – plan upgrades for your customers!

New XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 now available – plan upgrades for your customers!

Citrix partners, the wait is over! The new XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 are available for your existing customers with active subscription advantage on downloads section of Citrix.com. For your new customers, XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 are both available as a free 90-day, 99-user trial. This eagerly anticipated release is the most advanced application and desktop virtualization solution Citrix has ever delivered – offering an unmatched combination ...

Read More

New to XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6? Let me be your Wingman

Learning Curve

"The Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with the First Step" - Lao-Tzu (6 B.C.) Bring Your Own (BYO) and Mobility trends have taken off in the enterprise with a vengeance, making a lot of new users and organizations sit up and take notice. Many of them belong to traditional desktop and IT management. The jargon and concepts of the software-defined workplace are sometimes unfamiliar to ...

Read More

What’s new for XenApp and XenDesktop with UPS 7.6!

Check out the new printing chapter in the Virtual Desktop Handbook for lots of information and design advice!

Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 included the release of a new version of the Citrix Universal Print Server, UPS 7.6; with this release our test results showed very significant improvements in the software, including: Stability at a sustained load of about 50 print jobs per minute Excellent recovery from periods of stress/overload Protocol efficiency optimizations (reduced chattiness) resulting in a better user experience (opening the Print dialog is about 6 ...

Read More

Now Available: New Citrix, Cisco, NVIDIA solution for Virtualizing Graphics Applications

Available now sign

Graphics-Rich Applications and Visual Computing In recent times, we’ve seen graphics-rich applications and visual computing go from being the exception to more of the rule. Graphically intense applications are in use every day in the modern workspace, by CAD/CAM engineers, designers, doctors, artists, scientists, architects and many other industry professionals spanning a variety of vertical segments. We’ve seen a number of experts discuss this rising trend of the proliferation ...

Read More

Creating and Deploying New VMs with XenClient is a Piece of Cake

XenClient Architectural Diagram

  “Its local client hypervisor handled disconnected and poorly-connected scenarios flawlessly” ~ Michael Otey, Windows IT Pro   That was used to describe XenClient Enterprise in a recent review by Michael Otey of Windows IT Pro, who found that XenClient “makes centralized management of mobile devices easy” and that it allowed users to “easily migrate to new devices within minutes.” XenClient is a client virtualization solution that ...

Read More

Highlights of Support Articles – September 2014

Citrix Support is committed to providing updated and accurate information to our consumers. We are focused on ensuring there is relevant content to assist you in managing your environment. Find below the Citrix Knowledge Center Highlighted Articles for September 2014 .     Highlighted Apps, Desktops, and Client Virtualization Articles CTX200200   Unable to Launch Applications from Firefox 30.0 CTX133773 Troubleshooting 1030 Error on Windows 7 Image CTX139494 Citrix AppDNA Web Application Capture Tools CTX200199 VMware ...

Read More

New Way of Selecting Sessions for Troubleshooting

Consider the case where an administrator wants to select a user session and troubleshoot the session from the help desk page.  Prior to now, when an administrator came to the help desk page,  the default session was already selected.  So, in cases where a user needed  to search  through multiple sessions, it required the user to go back again and select the correct session.  To ...

Read More