Product: XenDesktop

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

    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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  2. System Oriented Monitoring and Troubleshooting Survey


      Calling All System Administrators, Partners, CSP's, CTP's! Many of you have been hearing, the "Citrix customer is first!".  We want to hear from you.   We know that monitoring and troubleshooting Citrix products is always at the top of everyone’s mind.  Here at Citrix, our goal is to make this an easier task for our customers.   If you’re a System Administrator, Partner, CSP, CTP, anyone who is responsible to ...

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


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


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

    Get an overview of your pool's health

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


            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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  7. Microsoft Lync Support – Citrix vs VMware Support Comparison


    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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  8. They Gave Me a Camera: NVIDIA


      They Gave me a Camera Intel No budget, no recording company, just me chatting with our partners while a camera is running. That’s the idea behind They Gave me a Camera. In the second installment I sit down with NVIDIA who invented the idea of graphics virtualization. While the conversation starts discussing 3D applicaitons, I take the conversation into some very new territories, including ChromeBooks, HTML5, and encoding h.264 ...

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  9. Desktops-as-a-Service is About the Experience, Not Just the Technology


    Successfully selling Desktops-as-a-Service isn’t about speeds and feeds, it’s about experience. End users want to access business-ready desktops on any device. The business buyer wants to learn how Desktops-as-a-Service can make their day-to-day business more efficient, flexible and secure. What distinguishes Citrix—and Citrix Service Providers – from other players in the market is the understanding that it’s more than technology features that make a service ...

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  10. Nexenta Delivers a Converged Infrastructure Citrix Ready Validated Solution Stack

    Find out how Nexenta is partnering with Citrix to eventually help implement XenDesktop solutions for small and medium customers.

    I am pleased to announce that we have partnered with Nexenta, a premier Citrix Ready partner to deliver a jointly produced white paper focused on a converged infrastructure Citrix Ready validated solution stack for software-defined VDI workloads. It is based on Citrix XenDesktop 7.6, Citrix XenServer 6.5, NexentaStor Software-Defined Storage, and industry-standard x86 servers with local storage. The white paper also highlights the performance in ...

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