Product: XenDesktop

  1. Executive Briefing Center helps partners showcase Citrix solutions

    Citrix Executive Briefing Centers (EBCs) are a valuable resource for partners wishing to show customers and prospects the full range of Citrix technologies in action, especially new solutions that the partner may not have implemented yet in its own facility. Customized presentations, live demos and in-depth discussions can be arranged. Regal IT, a Platinum Citrix Solution Advisor based in Sydney, Australia, took full advantage of the ...

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  2. Citrix TaaS – Look who’s joined our team !

    PVS Upload

                        Some of you may have participated in TaaS user surveys over the last year, either at Synergy, or a part of a customer user group.  One of the things we asked each time is "What other product would you like us to support?".  One product above all others was top of your wish-list every time we asked - Provisioning Server (PVS). Well, you asked, and we ...

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  3. Video in Enterprise Environments (VDI and more)

    Video streaming traffic is growing by leaps and bounds. According to a Cisco study, the network traffic caused by video delivery will increase by 4x in fixed networks and over 24x in mobile networks in the time frame of 2012 – 2017.   Although this study focuses on video streaming on the internet, we can see a very similar trend within corporate networks. The challenge for the corporate ...

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  4. Common Risks During Consulting Assessments (2013) – Overview

    From 2008 to 2009 - Nick Rintalan, Hector Lima, Scott Thompson and Mike Schaeffer all contributed to an excellent whitepaper detailing the top 10 risks Citrix Consultants typically encounter during an assessment project. As this whitepaper mentions – “While each assessment is unique, Citrix Consulting has found that certain issues persist from customer to customer.” And this is still true five years later. We always provide tailored ...

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  5. A Comprehensive Guide to Enabling Pass-Through Authentication with XenDesktop 7.5

    I know what you're thinking; "Come on Jason! Do we really need another article, whitepaper or guide on how to enable pass-through authentication?". Well... yes we do. Here is why: There are several resources out there on Citrix.com as well as other third-party sites on this topic. However it seems like none of them spell out clearly exactly what needs to be done, especially with XenDesktop ...

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  6. One Imaging Solution to Rule Them All

    As we all know, a single image management solution is extremely important in the VDI world. We will have hundreds or thousands of desktops that must be built and maintained. Image management is even more important when we have stateless desktops because we want our desktop to be reset to its original state after each user session. If you are doing stateless desktops without some ...

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  7. Citrix Service Providers Delivering the Mobile Workspaces SMB Buyers Actually Want Today

    A mobile workspace isn’t just for an enterprise. Today Citrix Service Providers are delivering hosted versions of a mobile workspace to small and medium businesses around the world. Citrix defines a mobile workspace as a portable, always on, always connected working environment that follows an employee regardless of location, device or connectivity (See Catching the transition to Mobile Workspace solutions). What’s different is Citrix empowers service providers ...

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  8. Dell R7610 delivering high quality Virtual Workstation solutions with Citrix XenDesktop and NVIDIA on XenServer

    I am pleased to showcase our XenServer support for Dell R7610 with NVIDIA GRID K2A - which is the first of its kind in our XenServer Hardware Compatibility Listing. The past few weeks has been really exciting in the GPU technology front with NVIDIA hosting the GTC 2014 event which showcased thousands of our customers some of the currently very best industry based solutions that ...

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  9. Introducing the StoreFront Store Customization SDK

    StoreFront attempts to cover the most customer use cases with standard product features and with configuration. Previously in WI it was common to deploy a code customisation to provide some of this type of functionality (e.g. optimal NetScaler Gateway routing). However, it's not possible to capture every business requirement customers have and so the 2.5 release of StoreFront introduces the 'Store Customization SDK'. This can ...

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  10. Active/Active GSLB for XenDesktop – A Practical Approach (Part 1)

    We often encounter customers with business continuity goals which require XenDesktop user VMs to be available to users in the event of a full site failure.  A passive DR failover configuration is often not desirable because customers want to be able to leverage their hardware investment in a secondary data center.  This leads to requests to architect a XenDesktop environment with active/active data center capability ...

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