Product: XenServer

  1. Simple cost model for comparing automated and manual testing

    Citrix testing of XenServer is very highly automated, as described here. As Citrix embarks on a major investment to bring Citrix CloudPlatform testing up to a similarly high level of automation, it is instructive to review the cost models for automated versus manual testing. The model presented here is based on data gathered from years of experience in XenServer automation. For simplicity I split testing into ...

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  2. Cisco UCS variants are Verified Citrix Ready with XenDesktop HDX 7.1 on XenServer 6.2

    Cisco have worked with Citrix to verify more variants of its UCS servers into HCL including the B-series blade servers along with the existing C-series Rack-mount servers, which help provide a superior Citrix XenDesktop HDX 3D pro experience with Citrix XenServer 6.2 using NVIDIA GRID K1 and K2 cards. The XenServer Hardware Compatibility Listing for the same can be found here. Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) is in popular ...

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  3. NetScaler Master Class Webinar Series – July 2014 Edition

    NetScaler Master Class Series Date: Jul 2, 2014 Hosted by: Citrix 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 latest features of NetScaler, tips and tricks for easy configuration, and interact with our NetScaler product experts. Agenda NetScaler 101 - Command Center: managing your NetScaler estate In the Spotlight ...

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  4. @Citrix Networking Experience Newsletter Now Available!

    Valuable networking information delivered directly to your inbox Rely on this newsletter to keep you informed on important networking trends, updates to Citrix networking products (including NetScaler, CloudBridge, NetScaler Gateway, NetScaler AppFirewall), opportunities for technical training, and much more. Every edition will cover: Recent announcements Popular blog topics Customer successes Upcoming events Service and support notes and updates And, it's free! Have you signed up? Enter your email address to start receiving Citrix Networking Experience newsletters. ...

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  5. From My Virtual Desktop: Reminder – XenServer is FREE!

    Hello, World!   I received a kind Tweet tied to someone looking at XenServer pricing and VMWare pricing. Let's stop right there because XenServer is free.  What you pay for - if you want - is Support and licensing of your XenServer deployment as to use the Update Tools. Again, XenServer is FREE.  The XenServer ISO (yes, it fits on a CD) can be downloaded from More specifically (since ...

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  6. Now Available: Cisco Validated Design for FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 and XenServer 6.2 SP1

    Blog post on Rainier CVD cover

    I’m very excited to announce the release of a new Cisco Validated Design (CVD) that documents a reference architecture and the scalability tests we completed over the past few months.  This architecture integrates Citrix XenDesktop and XenServer with the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and NetApp storage to build an enterprise-ready virtualization solution.  During our test, the design showed excellent performance and scalability with a combined ...

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  7. Citrix Hits the Floor at HP Discover in Las Vegas

    HP Discover 2014 Las Vegas

    If you're fortunate enough to be attending HP Discover Las Vegas next week (June 10-12), you will have to stop by the Citrix booth (#1632) at the Discover Zone! We have way to many things in stock for you, including next-generation demos, visionary in-booth presentations, extremely cool 25 Year Anniversary t-shirts and hard-to-beat raffle prizes (multiple GoPro Hero 3+ cameras and $100 dollar gift cards). ...

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  8. [Webinar] @Citrix CloudBridge: For Optimizing and Managing Application Delivery

    Citrix CloudBridge: For Optimizing and Managing Application Delivery Date: Jun 9, 2014 Register now This webinar will start with an overview of the CloudBridge solution and then turn to the recent enhancements to the CloudBridge platform, including new appliances, new solution partners, and new features that expand and enhance application delivery and management to the branch. What you will learn Citrix CloudBridge enables application acceleration and provides performance insight for Citrix ...

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  9. Disabling USB emulation and DVD drive on Citrix XenServer 6.2 (XD7.1 + XS6.2)

    In the Solutions Lab, we are always looking for ways of improving virtual machine density per blade, from OS-related settings to hypervisor tuning. While it’s known that disabling USB and DVD drive gives more density, we have used the new enhanced feature in XenServer to do so from the hypervisor, and we are going to show you how it’s done. We are also going to ...

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  10. Getting Started with XenDesktop 7.x


    Citrix® is an established leader in today's Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) era by virtue of their desktop and application virtualization platforms, with the capability to assign applications and contents in a secure manner. Getting Started with XenDesktop® 7.x provides the best way to learn how to build your own virtual desktop and application Site. You may not have a lot of time to read the ...

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