Tag: XenDesktop

  1. Assigning Multiple GPUs to a VM with Citrix XenServer

    The following blog post covers a product configuration or procedure which Citrix does not currently offer support for.  Use of this configuration should only be used in a lab or test environment and not with production deployments.  The author is actively seeking feedback on the potential of implementing support for this configuration, but the form any level of support takes has yet to be determined. As ...

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  2. Mobile App Management and Monitoring with XenMobile and Aternity

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    Enterprise mobility management has moved beyond MDM to encompass app and data management. Enabling EMM and delivering any application to any device is one thing but ensuring those apps deliver an excellent end user experience is quite another.  A clearly thought out EMM strategy and program addresses requirements for the overall business itself, end users and IT. Ensuring a quality user experience in today’s enterprise app ...

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  3. Case Study: Schlumberger Petrel Virtualised with Citrix XenDesktop and NVIDIA GRID by 360is

    “Canadian Natural Resources Inc (CNRI) are an energy company operating in the North Sea, Canada, and Africa. 360is designed and deployed a high-performance, GPU-accelerated, VDI platform for their geologists. It allowed staff to work remotely and CNRI to achieve a 2:1 ratio of analysts to Schlumberger Petrel licenses.” Just a quick blog to highlight this great new case study by 360is over on their website, full ...

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  4. The Best Story is a Citrix Customer and Partner Story

    As a product marketing manager for XenApp and XenDesktop, I spend a lot of time speaking with new and existing Citrix customers and partners about our products, our vision, and how XenApp and XenDesktop can improve employee productivity, simplify IT, and at the end of the day, well just make life better.  However, it’s not that often that I’m able to capture these conversations on camera to share ...

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  5. Virtualization Academy : former les futurs ninjas de la virtualisation

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    Citrix et Orange Business Services s’associent pour créer la Virtualization Academy, une formation spécialisante à destination d’ingénieurs jeunes diplômés. Cette formation s’appuie déjà sur un  partenariat avec 2 écoles, l’EPITA et l’ESIEE. Objectif : former les futurs ninjas de la virtualisation et répondre au marché en pleine expansion de la virtualisation du poste de travail. Le 9 juillet dernier, Thierry Bonhomme, Directeur Exécutif d’Orange Business Services, Valérie Lafdal, Directrice Générale ...

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  6. Diving deeper into the latest XenDesktop 7.5 IOPS results

    As you saw in a previous blog, XenDesktop 7.5 is able to achieve an average IOPS value of less than 1/10th per user. Of course when you put out unbelievable results like this you hear a lot of comments trying to find holes in the results or test procedures. This is as it should be as it is part of any good scientific method. In order ...

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  7. Tale of Two Service Providers and the Power of Citrix App Orchestration

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    Over the past 2 years I've had the opportunity to meet and listen to Service Providers as they outline their plans for offering Desktops and Apps as a Service. Many talk about how expansion is a blessing and a curse. Or as Dickens wrote about the tension and struggle, "the best of times, the worst of times". In order to grow their business effectively they ...

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  8. Citrix Puts Storage ‘On Notice’!

    That's right - we just put storage throughput and IOPS officially "on notice"!  And in turn (whether we really meant to or not), we made every storage company that got into business over the last ~6 years (since we introduced VDI) to solve the dreaded IOPS problem think twice.  Citrix just threw down the gauntlet and it means we can finally stop talking about IOPS. ...

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  9. [Webinar] Healthcare virtualization success story: Kelsey-Seybold

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    The Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Delivers On the Promise of Accountable Care with virtualization Healthcare has undergone quite the dramatic shift over the past decade. Thanks in part to changing regulations, doctor and patient demands, the industry has shifted from filing cabinets packed with patient information to tablets that provide lifesaving information at the clinician’s fingertips. With technology, providers were able to find ways to operate efficiently while providing ...

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  10. Less than 1 IOPS per user with XenDesktop 7.5

    It is amazing when you've been focused on a technology for so long that you start to see major improvements. In 2010, I provided my original guidance on XenDesktop IOPS. Four years later, have we seen any major improvement? See for yourself. As you might be aware, I've been working with the Citrix Solutions Lab on validating standardized designs. These validated designs are published as Citrix ...

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