Kumar Goswami

  1. Citrix VDI-in-a-Box Office Hours!

    Yes, that’s right, office hours!  It seems we have plenty of innovative partners and customers who are trying to do something unique with VDI-in-a-Box or they want to know more about some of its underpinnings.  Well, that’s now possible.  Starting February 27th, we are providing office hours where you can ask VDI-in-a-Box experts about any problems you are facing or ask detailed questions that you ...

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  2. Citrix VDI-in-a-Box V5.2 runs with Hyper-V ’12 and Citrix Cloud Gateway

    Version V5.2 is now ready for prime time.  The focus of this release was to support the latest hypervisors and Citrix components.   Actually we did a lot more because we added a few features that our users have been clamoring for.   Support for the latest hypervisors: As always we need to stay current and so version 5.2 supports vSphere 5.1, XenServer 6.1 and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012.  ...

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  3. Dell delivers a personalized VDI appliance with Citrix VDI-in-a-Box V5.1

    Dell has expanded the scope of the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance by developing its next generation appliance running the latest Citrix VDI-in-a-Box V5.1 software.  The DVS Simplified Appliance gets you from zero to VDI much faster than anything else.  There is no guess work as to what size server you need because customers can purchase servers that are pre-certified to run a specific number of ...

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  4. Citrix VDI-in-a-Box V5.1, it’s better … and even simpler!

    Today, Citrix released VDI-in-a-Box V5.1.  This release continues to focus on simplicity but it is packed with features to meet the needs of its maturing customer base.  VDI-in-a-Box is geared to make it simple for a desktop IT administrator to stand up a production grade system in just hours.  The features in release V5.1 further that ability. Some of the features that address improved availability while ...

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  5. Will the real VDI appliance please stand up!

    Dell DVS Simplified consisting of Citrix VDI-in-a-Box on Dell’s 12th gen PowerEdge R720 server It seems creating a VDI appliance is all in vogue these days and there are many pitching such solutions using expensive purpose-built hardware.  And that’s why I think it’s important to point out why the newly released Dell DVS Simplified running Citrix VDI-in-a-Box on their powerful 12th generation PowerEdge 720 server is ...

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  6. It just works by Dell, powered by Citrix and Wyse

    As you know VDI-in-a-Box has been razor focused on delivering simplicity without painting you in a corner.  As such and in spite of its simplicity Citrix VDI-in-a-Box delivers built-in high availability and the ability to grow desktop capacity on-demand by simply adding more servers - all of this is possible without shared storage.  In February, we made it even simpler with a partnership with Dell.  ...

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  7. Dell and Citrix just blew the lid off desktop virtualization

    Imagine that you unbox a VDI hardware appliance, power it on, add your Windows desktop images and deploy virtual desktops.  Nothing to architect, no servers to size, no software to install; no separate connection brokers, provisioning servers, Storage Area Networks, or SQL databases to deploy, coordinate or manage.  Scaling simply means adding more appliances.  And you can do all of this with transparent, linear, repeatable performance ...

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  8. What features would you like to see in VDI-in-a-Box?

    We are in the planning process and would love your insight and ideas on features you think we should add to VDI-in-a-Box.   We have created a survey where you can quickly pick among several features that we are considering and a comment box for ideas that are not included but which you feel would be very useful. As you select among them, are there specific features ...

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  9. Citrix VDI-in-a-Box V5 is now here … Give it a go!

    A month ago we announced Citrix VDI-in-a-Box at Synergy Barcelona and provided you with ready access to the beta version.  As of yesterday the general availability version is now here … a Citrix branded all-in-one simple solution for all of your VDI needs.  And again, what sets it apart is that using just off-the-shelf servers and without any shared storage, you can create a production ...

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  10. New! Citrix VDI-in-a-Box 5 – Easy VDI, Big ROI

    Today, at Summit Barcelona, we launched Citrix VDI-in-a-Box 5 – the easy all-in-one VDI solution for Small and Medium Businesses. Let me highlight the key features in this release, and then share a “behind-the-scenes” view of the effort involved. VDI-in-a-Box 5 has many exciting new features that make it a simple yet complete VDI solution for SMBs: Even simpler, more intuitive – we have completely revised and revamped ...

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