Tag: XenDesktop

  1. Let There Be Light! Using HDX Insight to Gain Visibility into XenDesktop and XenApp

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      Let There Be Light! Using HDX Insight to Gain Visibility into XenDesktop and XenApp HDX Insight is an invaluable tool that provides organizations using NetScaler to deliver XenDesktop hosted virtual desktops and applications with unprecedented visibility into the ICA traffic on their networks. Part of NetScaler Insight Center and complementing Web Insight, HDX Insight collects, correlates and displays highly informative network usage and performance data for ...

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  2. Database Sizing Tool for XenDesktop 7

    Currently sizing the databases for XenDesktop relies on being able to interpret and understand the database sizing KB article CTX139508. This doesn't help if you know you have a variation on the listed environments. To try and assist I've created a simple tool that can help generate custom sizing information. Why not an excel file? Many people have asked for excel files or simple formula to work ...

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  3. Results : XenDesktop 7.x WAN Survey

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    Survey Results We wanted to share with you a quick summary of the results from the WAN survey we published a few weeks ago.  We had a very positive response rate to the survey and we'd like to send you a big thank you for that.  We have now analysed the results to plot the types of WAN links customers have to Branch offices.  Some customers have ...

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  4. vGPU and GPU passthrough for NVIDIA GRID – Unify on Citrix XenDesktop – Hello to the K160Q, K180Q and K280Q!

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    Citrix introduced architectural changes with XenDesktop 7.6 that on-going, will allow Citrix XenServer and/or NVIDIA GPU/vGPU enhancements to be automatically available to XenDesktop. Previously, the introduction of new vGPU types or GPU cards from NVIDIA had required a XenServer hotfix e.g. to use the K120Q and K220Q vGPU types designed for scalability back in March.   Last week saw the release by NVIDIA of two new vGPU ...

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  5. 5 Reasons Citrix XenMobile EMM Beats AirWatch, MobileIron & Good Technology

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    Enterprise mobility management (EMM) that enables true productivity requires more than just mobile device and app management. There are many EMM choices in the marketplace but you need to make sure your solution has you covered now and in the future. Before you choose and deploy your EMM solution ask yourself the following questions: How comprehensive and complete should my EMM solution be? Does it have all the ...

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  6. Free Partner Webinar – Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop HDX (3D Pro) with NVIDIA vGPU, GPU Passthrough – Thursday 20 Nov. 2014

    Join Us and special guest NVIDIA GRID, GPU guru - Jason Southern! For this technical Webinar workshop where industry experts will take you through a technical deep dive on the HDX 3D Pro technology with vGPU and GPU passthrough. This webinar will take you into a technical deep dive On the options available under HDX 3D Pro, how to configure them and best practices for implementation. This will be a ...

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  7. Citrix Studio Templates – Help Needed – Out-of-the-box Configuration for XenDesktop and XenApp

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    There was a very neat mechanism introduced into Citrix Studio a while ago called Studio templates. Recently, I got asked about the “High Definition User Experience” template. I didn’t actually know about it and once I investigated, I got very interested.   What are Templates? In Citrix Studio next to the “Policies” tab, the next tab is “Templates”. The idea is you can create, save and load templates ...

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  8. Generic USB Redirection in XenApp 7.6

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    Our customers enjoy the Generic USB Redirection feature in Citrix XenDesktop This is best utilized for simplifying their USB peripheral related use cases. Generic USB redirection provides a valuable solution for specialty devices for which there is no optimized virtual channel. Following the 7.6 release, we are introducing Generic USB redirection on Citrix XenApp (RDSH platform). With existing Windows Receiver versions (those available as of the date of this article) ...

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  9. XenDesktop 7.6 Connection Leasing Design Considerations

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    A XenDesktop site database hosted on a highly available SQL server configuration is still the best and recommended approach to ensuring users have reliable access to their resources. In situations where this is not possible, or the where the whole SQL cluster has failed, the new Connection Leasing feature in XenDesktop 7.6 will enable users to connect to recently accessed resources, provided the VDAs for those connections ...

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  10. Broadening 3D application display compatibility in XenDesktop – blacklisting, an interim workaround

    I was recently asked about a little-known workaround we sometimes use to overcome rare compatibility issues between our 3D driver and certain applications. When we become aware of these issues we work as fast as possible with the 3rd party vendor to rectify the issue and ensure future versions or ours and theirs resolve the issue in whichever product (or both) the incompatibility has arisen. ...

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