Product: XenServer

  1. Workload Balancing (WLB) – XenDesktop and XenApp – Use Cases!

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    A few days ago I blogged about the new version of XenServer Workload Balancing 6.5 and highlighted some features that I thought were particularly interesting for XenDesktop and XenApp users to explore. In my last blog (which you can read here), I covered how the recent release of a new version of XenServer 6.5 and a new version of WLB adds more functionality, a better ...

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

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

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

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

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            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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  6. 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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  7. ControlUp 4.1 – Introducing XenServer & vSphere Real-Time Management.

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    Citrix Ready Technical Webinar with Smart-X. Introducing the all-new Hypervisor integration feature – total visibility from Hypervisor to guest OS processes Logon Duration Monitoring - Best in class logon duration monitoring including breakdown to profile, GPO and Desktop load times. I/O metrics deep-dive – utilizing the new Host, Guest OS and process I/O metrics to troubleshoot performance issues Full integration with XenServer 6.x advanced metrics ControlUp integration with 3rd monitoring ...

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  8. Free Upcoming Citrix User Group Events in Germany – Hannover, Cologne, Munich and Hamburg

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    Just a quick blog to let you know about several user events in German in the coming weeks. These are suitable for Citrix Staff, Customers and Partners both new to the technologies and those highly experienced. They are a great opportunity for anyone using or looking to use Citrix and Virtualisation technologies from other vendors including Microsoft and VMware to learn more at zero cost, ...

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  9. Become a NetScaler Master. Join the February Master Class Webinar.

    Date: Feb 4, 2015 | 2:00 PM GMT Hosted by: Citrix Europe (EMEA) Wednesday, February 4, 2015 2:00 PM GMT (9:00 AM ET/ 6:00 AM PT) Register now Americas Wednesday, February 4, 2015 1:00 PM ET (10:00 AM PT / 6:00 PM GMT) Register now What You Will Learn Welcome to the Citrix NetScaler Master Class. At these live webinars you will learn about the most critical elements of cloud infrastructures and enterprise datacenter architectures. Get details on ...

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  10. Goliath Technologies Logon Simulator Is Now Citrix Ready

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      The Goliath Logon Simulator allows Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop administrators to know in advance if an end user will experience logon failures or slowness.     The Logon Challenge for Administrators When XenApp and XenDesktop end users access hosted applications and desktops, and experience logon failure, slowness or application availability issues, it is painful for Citrix Administrators for two key reasons: First, they don’t know about the issue until an ...

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