Tag: hypervisor

  1. Citrix® Enterprise Mobility Management Support for Intel® Device Protection Technology

    Citrix and Intel have had a long history of successful mutual joint collaboration. Many of Citrix products take full and direct advantage of Intel’s hardware-assisted technologies. To name a few: Citrix® Xen Project™ open source hypervisors has entertained long time supported from Intel with Intel being an active member of its steering committee. Xen has become the virtualization platform of choices for large publics cloud vendors ...

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  2. Less really can be more when it comes to desktop virtualization. 180 PC-on-a-Chip desktops—minus the hypervisor—with Citrix XenDesktop, HP Moonshot, and AMD. Part 1

            Less really can be more when it comes to desktop virtualization. 180 PC-on-a-Chip desktops—minus the hypervisor—with Citrix XenDesktop, HP Moonshot, and AMD. Part 1 Last week at HP Discover in Barcelona, Spain, HP unveiled a revolutionary new member of the Moonshot platform called the Converged System 100 for Hosted Desktops designed exclusively with AMD for Citrix XenDesktop. This new architecture is unlike anything else the industry ...

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  3. XenDesktop 7 on vSphere Validated Design Guide is available now!

    We are pleased to announce the availability of the Citrix Solutions Lab 5000-user XenDesktop 7 on vSphere Validated Design Guide. Yes, you read that right, XenDesktop on vSphere.  XenDesktop is also known to many vSphere customers as the best VDI solution for vSphere, and this design guide showcases the latest release of XenDesktop features and functionality all being hosted on a vSphere hypervisor.  XenDesktop is the ...

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  4. Get More Application Migration Power with Hyper-V Support in Citrix AppDNA

    Performing application compatibility testing on non-MSI applications, commercial or homegrown, is no problem for Citrix AppDNA application compatibility software as it integrates with VDI technology to capture those applications. And now Citrix AppDNA hypervisor support has been extended with support for Microsoft Hyper-V (Hyper-V 2012, Hyper-V 2008 R2, Windows 8 Hyper-V Client), helping customers leverage investments in their existing VDI technology to automate the capture ...

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  5. A More Open Xen = A Stronger XenServer

    Last week, Citrix joined other industry leaders (Google, Cisco, Intel, Verizon) to create a collaborative open source project under the Linux Foundation to drive the future development of the Xen virtualization technology now named Xen Project. This is a significant development for the open source community at large, and was premiere news at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Conference earlier this month. The acceptance of Xen.org ...

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  6. How to Configure the XenClient Enterprise Synchronizer

    Citrix just announced the next release of XenClient with XenClient 4.5 Technology Preview. XenClient 4.5 adds several features to the Synchronizer such as high-security external network synchronization via NetScaler support, new enterprise network policies with VLAN tagging, and support for the latest operating systems with Windows 8 support. This is an exciting new release that promises to accelerate client-side desktop virtualization. If you are looking for ...

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  7. XenServer is One in a Million

    If you’ve downloaded Citrix XenServer you’re one in a million, or soon to be. That’s right, since Free XenServer was announced in 2009 it has been downloaded almost one million times and, with the recent release of XenServer 6.1, we’re approaching that milestone fast. Several key trends in today’s server virtualization landscape have led to this high level of adoption; Commoditization of server virtualization solutions- The hypervisor ...

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  8. XenDesktop and Provisioning Services on vSphere 5

    I want to preface this post by saying if you are not interested in any backstory just skip down to the summary section for a wrap up... Coming from a consulting background I learned the hard way that you always have to check the compatibility of all components in a project.  Since VMware released vSphere 5 many people found out the hard way that Citrix Provisioning ...

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  9. 10 to Xen! (Part 1 of 3)

    Happy New Year everyone!  As my first blog post of 2012, I’d like to wish everyone a very healthy, prosperous, and productive year ahead.  There are sure to be some exciting technologies coming our way! In this three-part blog series I’ll run through a basic XenDesktop environment setup/POC at a high level with pointers on how to save time and streamline the installation process.  First, we’ll ...

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  10. XenClient VM disk resizing

    It's been a while since I started to use XenClient on my laptop, and I've always missed a nice and easy way to resize my VM's disks not being synchronized. Cause I'm a techie, and we techie's used to like the idea of being aside the corporate standards and preserve our independence. XenClient is a great match for this BYO concept, and that same feeling ...

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