Tag: terminal_services

  1. Thank you, OnLive Desktop. Thank you.

      Wow, where to begin. Several weeks ago, OnLive launched their desktop offering at CES, and got media attention from a gaming-centric audience for connecting to a Windows desktop from an iPad. That audience apparently didn’t realize that more than 1,500 Citrix Service Providers have been doing the same thing for years, to all sorts of devices, and growing their businesses like crazy month-over-month. Then OnLive took some ...

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  2. XenApp and virtual IPs : Real world experience

    Hello and happy new year everyone ! 4 years I haven't posted any message on the Citrix blogs.. many changes occured since 2007 ! I hope those changes were as good for you as they were for me.. Today, I wanted to provide a real life experience about using virtual IP addresses with XenApp 6.x as very few articles exist on the web since Microsoft released Windows ...

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  3. A Discussion about Desktop as a Service, VDI and Terminal Services: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly?

    Desktop as a Service is not VDI in the cloud, nor is it XenApp/RDS in the cloud.  Those are products and marketing terms.  Whew, there, I said it… I have to say I am somewhat amazed that almost two years after the releases of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 there are many “experts” in the desktop virtualization business that still want to argue the ...

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  4. Citrix Virtual Channel SDK extends HDX capabilities

    Can third parties add HDX-like capabilities to XenApp and XenDesktop? Yes, with Citrix SDKs! XenApp and XenDesktop provide HDX capabilities by virtualizing the core aspects of desktops and applications (e.g. audio, video, graphics, client drive mapping and printing). Third parties can also provide high definition user experiences for special scenarios or devices, thanks to the Citrix Virtual Channel Software Development Kit (SDK). The Virtual Channel SDK ...

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  5. Mark your calendars for the most exciting XenApp Synergy Session

    I think the most exciting Synergy session on XenApp is "SYN304 - What's new in XenApp, the inside scoop". I & my co-speaker Modesto Tabares will not disappoint you and you will find all the great reasons why you should migrate to XenApp 6 yesterday! And if you are looking for a boring power point presentation, please don't come to this session. This session is ...

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  6. XenApp and Configuration Manager, Better Together!

    Today at MMS, Microsoft shared our joint vision for a single, integrated view and consolidated management of all enterprise applications with the XenApp Connector for ConfigMgr 2007 R2. I've been working in on this module for a while, and I know we have something special here. The XenApp Connector for ConfigMgr has two components: a service that synchronizes the ConfigMgr and XenApp databases; and a GUI extension ...

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  7. 1.2.3.4.5…..6.7.8

    Why is there a gap between 5 and 6? If you're transitioning from XenApp 5 to XenApp 6, those numbers are fairly important to you. XenApp 6 for Windows Server 2008 R2 has many great features, and we've had some customers anxiously waiting for it for several months now. XenApp 6 has been available for a few weeks, and hopefully many of ...

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  8. Migrating to XenApp 6 made easy!

    Today we released a XenApp 6 migration tool beta. This tool enables customers to migrate their legacy XenApp farm to a XenApp 6 farm. It is a simple, fast and powerful tool built using PowerShell. Some of the features include: Leverage PowerShell commands to export all server and farm settings/policies, applications, folders, load evaluators and administrators Stage your migration without introducing instability to existing production environments - ...

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  9. Best Practice for delivering Microsoft Office Communicator (OCS) using XenApp 6

    There are many customers who deployed Microsoft Office Communicator on XenApp for instant messaging, presence info & audio conferencing. And with the XenApp 6 release, we introduced a new HDX RealTime feature that enables customers to host Microsoft Office Communicator on XenApp servers and enable end users to use their web cams for video conferencing. Though we have targeted Office Communicator video conferencing with XenApp ...

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  10. Citrix XenApp 6 is now available for download!

    The new XenApp 6 release is now available to download for customers, partners and evaluators alike - and will be offered as a free upgrade to all XenApp and XenDesktop 4 customers with current Subscription Advantage agreements. XenApp 6 introduces exciting new enhancements for advanced management and scalability, a rich multi-media experience over any network and self-service applications with universal device support from PC to Mac ...

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