Lee Friedmann

  1. Attention all Project Accelerator Users

      Have you tried out the Citrix Project Accelerator yet?  If so, we would like to invite you to contribute your expert thoughts and professional feedback on how the tool has helped you with your desktop transformation journey to date.   Our intentions have always been to make your virtualization projects wildly successful and this gives you a chance to let us know how we’re doing.  Both the ...

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  2. How to avoid the 7 pitfalls of desktop virtualization


    When it comes to desktop virtualization, we’ve all messed up. Some of us more than others. But the best among us tend to learn from our mistakes so we don’t repeat them.  And the really smart ones learn from others’ mistakes so they don’t have to collect the bruises themselves. That’s the spirit behind our latest eBook for desktop virtualization project teams: The 7 Big, Bad Pitfalls of Desktop ...

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  3. Virtualizing your desktops? Six experts share their advice


    Virtualizing your desktops is one of the biggest transformations you’re likely to come across in your career as an IT professional.   It doesn’t just touch every user, it touches every other IT discipline, too (storage, networks, apps, security, the works).   Fortunately, you’re not the first one to virtualize desktops. Lots of very smart people have been there before and have learned the lessons.   With that in mind, we ...

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  4. Citrix Launches Free Tool to Take Guesswork Out of Desktop Virtualization

    Citrix Project Accelerator Home Page

    On behalf of the Project Accelerator team, I am very excited to announce that the Citrix Project Accelerator beta, a new tool for implementing virtual desktops, is now available.                       The idea was simply to make our customers and partners wildly successful with their desktop virtualization deployments – and to help people who are considering desktop virtualization make the right up-front assessment and design decisions.   If you’re new to Citrix ...

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  5. A Better Way to Create Your Desktop Virtualization Architecture

    Architecture Diagram

    As part of any desktop virtualization project, you always need a great architecture design that takes current and future needs of your organization into consideration.  A bit of advance planning goes a long way (So take a tip from our woodworking brethren: measure twice and cut once!) How would you go about creating the best possible reference architecture? Read through tons of white papers (ya, that’s a ...

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  6. A Better Way to Size Desktop Virtualization Environments

    hardware sizing

    Have you ever asked yourself: How many physical servers will I need for 1,000 hosted VDI users? Should I use Hosted Shared desktops? Well we have, and we’ve come up with an easy way for you to answer those questions. We’re releasing Project Accelerator, the all-new, all-singin’ and dancin’ version of what used to be called Desktop Transformation Accelerator at the end of this year. Project Accelerator will continue ...

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  7. New Project Accelerator: Fast Track to Better Virtual Desktops


    If you’re like many IT professionals starting a desktop virtualization project, chances are you are asking yourself the following questions: How much hardware and storage am I going to need? What is the architecture going to look like? What steps do I need to build into my project plan? Who do I need to include on the team? We get it. These are tough questions to answer.  And that’s why ...

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