Product: XenDesktop

  1. The New, Cloud-Hosted Apps & Desktop Service Is Coming To Synergy. Are You?

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    Last year at Citrix Synergy 2014, Mitch Parker and Mark Templeton stood onstage during the keynote and introduced us to Citrix Workspace Cloud: the platform to deliver the mobile workspace experience. In case you missed the 2014 demo or if you just want a quick refresher, the demo video is available here. Since then, we have been really busy with Citrix Workspace Cloud and are preparing ...

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  2. The Road To Synergy: Deploy Thousands of Desktops In Just Minutes

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    So, you finished installing and configuring your new XenDesktop/XenApp 7 environment. Congratulations! You have a few desktops running in the test lab. Everything is running smoothly. All is right with the world. Then ... you get the email from your boss. “He wants what???” 500 Desktops ready for tomorrow morning! Before you pass out, let me introduce you to the PVS Wizards. The XenDesktop Setup Wizard and the Stream ...

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  3. The Top 4 Things You’ll See From Citrix At HIMSS15

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    HIMSS15 is almost here! As a spokesperson for how Citrix solutions plays a huge role in Health IT, this is undoubtedly my most favorite time of the year. It’s my chance to interact with many of the big players in Health IT and see the latest tech trends in healthcare as well meet many (and I do mean many!) of our loyal customers. If you’ve been ...

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  4. Performance Tip: Disabling Mouse Shadow for XenDesktop and XenApp

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    Gosh, cursors are pesky little things! Until I joined HDX and started researching them, I had no idea how complicated and troublesome a little arrow could be! Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp both involve constructing a desktop on a server and then remoting the pixels of the desktop to an end-client device; that end-client device could be a Windows workstation, a Linux thin client, an iPad or ...

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  5. What You Missed At NVIDIA GTC15!

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    You may binge-watch “Mad Men,” but have you ever binge-watched presentations on graphical CAD, CAM, BIM or MRI applications? Well, today is your lucky day. Whether you made it to San Jose for the NVIDIA Graphical Technology Conference or not, you may have missed some of the great sessions that were presented there. Fortunately for us, NVIDIA has posted the session recordings and slides for public ...

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  6. XenApp/XenDesktop Site Design (v2015)

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    Introduction A couple years ago, I wrote an article called "XenApp Farm and Zone Design," which was based on the IMA architecture and was specific to XenApp, as the article's name implies. This is, essentially, "Part 2" of that article, so if you haven't had a chance to read the first one (or you can't remember what I was arguing in that article), then please go ...

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  7. The (Significant) Benefits Software-Defined Storage Brings to VDI

    Hello, everyone! If you’ve ever worked on a VDI project, chances are pretty good you encountered one or more issues pertaining to performance, scalability, availability, data management, data protection, and cost. And when you did, chances are just as good it was your storage that contributed to or even caused those problems. After all, traditional (hardware-based) storage systems, which are not “application aware,” are unable to differentiate ...

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  8. Wait, You Mean PVS Has PowerShell?

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    For all the power of PVS, managing a large environment can prove a troublesome and time-consuming task. With multiple gold disks, dozens of application sets and different user silos with unique needs it's not just a spin it up and forget it kind of thing. Proper automation provides the foundation that you need to: - Deploy updated gold disks. - Spin up and spin down capacity within a ...

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  9. X1 DIY Approvals

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    In my blog series so far, I’ve focused on the nuts and bolts of X1 Customization. This post is an exception. I’m going to walk through a complex "problem" and explain how X1 customization can be used to address it. The problem I’ve chosen is not a simple one by any means, but it is something I’ve been asked about on a regular basis since the ...

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  10. Sweden: New Citrix User Group! First Meeting: 19-20th May 2015 In Birka, Sweden!

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    A new Citrix User Group is preparing its first events, led by a user committee of experienced virtualisation experts including Gabriel Yttermalm  and Kent Söderlund. This new group will join similar groups that provide free or low-cost local events--usually in the local language--already established in Norway, UK, Poland, Germany and many other countries (check out what to expect, here). Hej! Citrix User Group Sweden finns numer endast ...

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