Team: Solutions Lab

  1. Utilizing the Power of Citrix Workspace Suite on vSphere 6

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    Remote access, local access, file sharing, mobile devices, WAN performance, it can be daunting. Today users want to be able to access their data and applications from anywhere, with any device. The concern is how to build a secure environment that allows sharing and accessing files from a desktop, a virtual desktop, a virtual application, or even a mobile device. If users are working in a ...

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  2. Citrix XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 Public Sector Lockdown

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    The Solutions Lab recently produced a document that provides single server scalability data regarding the running of XenApp and XenDesktop within a Federal environment.   This environment was built out using Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme (CCEVS) guidelines provided by Citrix Security, as it pertains to Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 compliancy and other essential components such as McAfee HBSS. Test scenarios were designed to use various ...

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  3. Simplifying the “Trade Up” to Citrix Workspace Suite: A How-To Guide

    New Citrix Workspace Suite enables IT to securely deliver all apps, data and services from any device, over any network, to empower people with new ways to work better.

    In today’s society, users want to access their data from anywhere and everywhere, using whatever devices fit their lifestyles.  They might need to access a desktop or application over a secure datalink, use a mobile device to quickly respond to an important email, or securely share files. If they are working in a branch office, they would like a to not suffer from WAN performance. To help ...

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  4. Using XenApp and Local Storage for Service Provider DaaS

    At Citrix Solutions Lab we are always looking at ways to deploy Citrix software that take advantage of what Citrix offers and what our competitors cannot always accomplish. In the recently released Citrix Service Provider Solution on Microsoft Hyper-V and Cisco UCS Design Guide, we took a different approach to Hosted Shared Desktop (HSD) VMs and storage. The justification for building a solution without a SAN ...

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  5. Solutions Lab on Display @Synergy 2015

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    The Citrix Solutions Lab recently participated in supporting Synergy 2015 in Orlando, contributing myriad activities that highlight our Citrix solutions. These included participation in the "Ask the Experts" area, a full kiosk in the Workspace Command Center, the Solutions Demo Sandbox, as well as the delivery of multiple sessions. The Solutions Lab delivered several sessions as well as supported other sessions that were centered on recent ...

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  6. Understanding Performance of NetScaler VPX

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      In the Solutions Lab, we utilize NetScaler technology in all of our projects for a simple reason.  It is often much easier to deploy VPX instances or leverage SDX systems running VPX instances rather than track down actual appliances. VPX instances allows us to be much more flexible in the lab environment.  So, understanding how a VPX performs in supporting XenDesktop ICA users has become ...

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  7. Nexenta Delivers a Converged Infrastructure Citrix Ready Validated Solution Stack

    Find out how Nexenta is partnering with Citrix to eventually help implement XenDesktop solutions for small and medium customers.

    I am pleased to announce that we have partnered with Nexenta, a premier Citrix Ready partner to deliver a jointly produced white paper focused on a converged infrastructure Citrix Ready validated solution stack for software-defined VDI workloads. It is based on Citrix XenDesktop 7.6, Citrix XenServer 6.5, NexentaStor Software-Defined Storage, and industry-standard x86 servers with local storage. The white paper also highlights the performance in ...

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  8. Leveraging an Enterprise Cloud for Citrix Deployment

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    Building upon our past successes with XenDesktop and XenMobile the Citrix Solutions Lab extended those initial deployments. In the white paper that we recently published, we began by upgrading from XenDesktop 7.1 to 7.5 and XenMobile from 8.6 to 9.0. However, we weren’t done there. We built out an Enterprise Cloud environment, leveraging Citrix CloudPlatform and XenServer, and added those systems into the existing XenDesktop and Active ...

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  9. Scripting: Automating NetScaler configurations using NITRO REST API and PowerShell – Part 5

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    Part 1: Introduction and getting started. Part 2: Basic operations and initial configuration. Part 3: SSL certificates and StoreFront load balancing. Part 4: NetScaler Gateway with StoreFront configuration. Part 5: High Availability configuration.       After configuring all of the use cases in the previous parts of this blog post series, we’re going to make it all highly available. The use case we’ll be looking at is high availability (HA) pairing. Configuring High ...

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  10. Scripting: Automating NetScaler configurations using NITRO REST API and PowerShell – Part 4

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    Part 1: Introduction and getting started. Part 2: Basic operations and initial configuration. Part 3: SSL certificates and StoreFront load balancing. Part 4: NetScaler Gateway with StoreFront configuration. Part 5: High Availability configuration.       In the last part we looked at SSL certificates and load balancing StoreFront servers. In this post, we’ll go over configuring NetScaler Gateway to work with a load balanced StoreFront configuration.     Configuring NetScaler Gateway for StoreFront In conjunction with ...

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