Tag: virtualization

  1. Citrix CloudPlatform Customer KDDI Corporation Recognized for Technology and Business Innovation

    As the Citrix team attends the CloudStack Collaboration Conference this week, there is a lot of customer momentum to celebrate around Citrix CloudPlatform powered by Apache CloudStack. We issued an announcement today highlighting several global use cases, but I wanted to especially highlight that KDDI Corporation, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Japan, has been named  a finalist for the upcoming 2014 CITE Awards. ...

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  2. I Invented DaaS in 1999

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    It’s true. In 1999 I invented DaaS, I just didn’t know it! I doubt I was alone, all through the late 90s and early 2000’s companies were trying and for the most part failing to do hosted desktops for various customers and use cases. I worked for a software company with a VERY fat application and we had the idea to provide remote desktops with ...

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  3. Citrix and CSC – Its that simple!

    Get ready to get more done—however, wherever and on whatever device. Using products you already trust and some new ones you’re going to love, Citrix and CSC have created a simple, secure and scalable work environment to fit every work style. Citrix and CSC - Its that simple

  4. Me, My Mobile Workspace and I

    As a test, I tried to count how many times I look at my phone in one day. It’s not even noon and I’m already over 50, so suffice it to say, it’s a lot. As part of the infamous millennial generation, many would say I’m addicted to my mobile devices and I’m sure they are not wrong, but it’s a reality of what we ...

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  5. Quick server sizing for XenApp 7+

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    Although I can give you a lot of experience and background into how I size for Citrix deployments, it really isn’t that much of a secret.  There are many people more qualified than myself but I’ve been a Citrix architect for years and currently run a workforce mobility practice at Presidio, a Platinum Citrix Partner, and this year’s Partner of the Year.  I felt impelled ...

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  6. Citrix Ready Technical Webinar with eG Innovations

    How to Maximize XenApp and XenDesktop Performance by Combining Citrix Director/EdgeSight and eG Innovations Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop deliver significant benefits to enterprise and service providers by providing a unified solution for delivery of virtual desktops and applications on demand. Attend this webinar to learn about next-gen performance monitoring best practices that you need to put in place to get the most out of your Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop ...

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  7. Top 5 Lessons Learned from 250+ Cloud Production Deployments

    Businesses today realize that transforming IT to agile and efficient cloud services  is a strategic priority - it is no longer a matter of if, but when, and how.   A recent study found that for most companies, the process of selecting and implementing a cloud platform can take anywhere from 6 to 9+ months!  The key challenges businesses said they faced were the lack of staff expertise, managing application ...

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  8. XenDesktop 7.1 Planning on Hyper-V 2012 R2 Pt.4

    Welcome to the last installment for the blog series XenDesktop 7.1 planning on Hyper-V 2012 R2. Just to recap what was covered so far: Part 1: I went over some of the new networking features in Windows Server 2012 and reviewed some key XenDesktop network design decisions. Part 2: I covered the storage options available and some important storage design decisions. Part 3: I covered System Center 2012 ...

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  9. XenApp, to virtualize or not?

    With the growth of virtualization and hypervisors, there has been a move to virtualize physical servers to better take advantage of hardware and provide a higher level of availability.  With physical servers configured in a clustered environment and using shared storage, XenApp servers running in VMs can be live migrated between physical servers to maintain the application server uptime while being able to shutdown the ...

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  10. New Supermicro Servers now Citrix Ready – Watch out for more at GTC2014 next week

    I am pleased to announce full Citrix support for a number of Supermicro servers that we have recently added to the vGPU and GPU pass-through listings  on the Citrix XenServer Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) for XenServer. Supermicro is transforming the high performance computing landscape and their servers are popular with scientists, engineers, designers and many other professionals offering very cost-effective access to supercomputing. Here in ...

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