Product: VDI in a Box

  1. Comprehensive multi-tenancy for DaaS from Citrix enables you to choose the “best way” instead of being constrained to a “one true way”

    You can geek out about exactly what “true” multi-tenancy might mean in a Windows world, or you can recognize the value of Citrix’s comprehensive multi-tenancy options.  The real winners are already using Citrix. Citrix Service Providers (CSPs) have been offering an array of multi-tenant services for several years.  Many with multiple pricing tiers based not only on the applications available as part of their managed service, ...

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  2. Ten useful tools – for optimising XenServer

    I’ve been putting together a page of useful tools for investigating and profiling Citrix XenServer. This is designed as part of a site we’ve put together to help those designing applications for XenServer to test and optimise their environments but will also be useful for enthusiastic system administrators for identifying bottlenecks and implementing performance improvements for XenServer (see my post on performance tuning XenServer). This ...

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  3. Using multiple Active Directory domains in VDI-in-a-Box 5.4

    Multiple Active Directory (AD) domains are a must-have for most government organizations, and many businesses due to security needs, regulatory compliance requirements, or geographically distributed offices (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc780856(v=ws.10).aspx) whenever the Organizational Unit (OU) feature of AD is not adequate (http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/064aa5c9-f040-45b6-b36a-38d1823c16a1/active-directory-design-multiple-domains-or-organizational-units, http://searchwindowsserver.techtarget.com/tip/Domains-vs-organizational-units-in-Active-Directory). VDI-in-a-Box requires you to configure one AD domain for both users and computers during its initial setup. Previous versions of VDI-in-a-Box allow you to optionally configure one ...

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  4. New in VDI-in-a-Box 5.4: Built-in HTML5 Receiver!

    Schools and other organizations have struggled with the cost and complexity of implementing Virtual Desktop solutions.  One source of these costs and management complexity is the access device used to connect a user to their virtual desktop.  The introduction of the Google Chromebook line of products has helped address both cost and management complexity. Google Chromebooks are designed to provide affordable computers that rely on a ...

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  5. You still have time to shine in the Citrix Synergy spotlight. Deadline for speaker proposals extended to Dec. 8!

    Sometimes we all need a bit of pressure to get down to business, especially with the holiday season in full swing. If you’ve been putting off writing that speaker proposal for Citrix Synergy 2014, now is the time. We’ve extended the Call for Topics deadline by a week – because if you’re an innovator, have conviction, credibility and a great tech story to tell – ...

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  6. Just like Cats, Desktops look great in boxes…. VDI-in-a-Box and the Dell DVS Simplified available on XenServer

    Virtualising your infrastructure can be a bit daunting, especially if you are a small or mid-sized company or a small site in a larger enterprise. I’ve seen some pretty impressive large scale VDI deployments supporting 40000 virtual machines (desktops) and a lot of the literature and reference architectures refer to these impressive deployments. For many users though, who may be new to VDI there are simpler ...

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  7. CDFMonitor 2.1 DIY series video preview

    If you are interested in previewing CDFMonitor 2.1 before the actual release, you may want to take advantage of previewing some of the video links below. The links provided are to some of the Citrix TV videos that will be available on the DIY channel when CDFMonitor 2.1 has been officially released. The videos will be part of a series aptly named 'CDFMonitor DIY'. CDFMonitor: How to ...

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  8. Introducing Citrix Discussions, the new support forums

    Citrix is proud to announce the release of our new support forums community site. This new platform introduces features that allow users to troubleshoot issues faster, find answers to commonly asked questions, and network with fellow Citrix experts to learn how they resolved issues. Check out the changes and let us know what you think.   Mobile Friendly The new support forums user interface is clean and mobile ...

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  9. Why Citrix Syndication? Because it’s simpler and bigger than ever, and still free!

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    Make no mistake, buyer behaviors are changing. With 79% of consumers researching purchases online before even engaging with vendors, the importance of a great website is obvious. Never asleep and “always on”—even when you’re not— websites become an effective extension of your sales force, technical expertise and, with the integration of blogs and social media, even corporate voice or thought leadership. Great content that’s informative ...

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  10. Receiver for Linux 13.0 enhances XenDesktop experience

    A big leap in our HDX SoC initiative, taking ‘Receiver for Linux’ to the next level of performance, functionality, a greatly improved user experience and better integration options for partners. This release provides enhanced experience with the latest XenDesktop 7.1. ARMHF Platform support - following the industry trend for ARM, we have added the support for ARMHF platform along with the existing ARMEL version Platform Optimization SDK ...

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