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Smart-X Software Solutions Ltd. The designer and developer of ControlUp – A Super Console for TS and VDI providing a powerful real time performance grid with extensive management capabilities. Established in 2009, by a team of IT experts who have been active in the field of Server Based Computing and System Administration for more than a decade, Smart-X innovative software solutions solve some of the most complex and common problems faced by System Administrators in every industry.

ControlUp 6.1 – On-Demand Webinar

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In the following On-Demand webinar, you will learn about what’s new in ControlUp 6.1. Learn more, please visit: http://www.controlup.com/

ControlUp Logon Simulator Intro Video!

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In the following ControlUp video, you are introduced to the new ControlUp Logon Simulator!

Citrix XenDesktop Broker Integration

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With the looming release of ControlUp version 6, I’m super excited to talk about the new Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp broker integration built into the console! With this new release, ControlUp will have full visibility of every aspect of XenDesktop and XenApp site health. From VDA’s, to controllers, to databases and services, from a single […]

ControlUp 6.0 new application load​ time feature

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Welcome back to the ControlUp blog! A few months ago now, I wrote a Comparative blog post of Application Load times between the major Application Layering vendors. This blog post was really well received, but it was also a view of what was to come in the next version of ControlUp. With the release of […]

ControlUp Live Demo: Unveiling ControlUp 6.0

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ControlUp CTO and co-founder Yoni Avital walked through a live demo of ControlUp 6.0 and its new capabilities for Citrix admins including: XenDesktop integration, detailed ICA bandwidth and latency metrics, Hyper-V integration, and new reporting features. CTP and CUGC member Theresa Miller moderated the post-presentation Q&A discussion. Click here to view a recording of the webinar! About ControlUp […]

How to Analyze Citrix HDX Bandwidth – Video

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In the following ControlUp video you will learn how to analyze Citrix HDX Bandwidth! About ControlUp ControlUp Real-time is a powerful VDI management and monitoring solution which provides a bird’s-eye-view of the entire VDI environment, from hypervisors to individual processes. ControlUp offers performance visibility and end-user experience metrics, allowing sysadmins to easily detect, troubleshoot and […]

Microsoft Hyper-V Real-Time Performance Monitoring and Management

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By now, many people have heard about (and sing the praises of) ControlUp and our unique way of bringing IT insights to sysadmins around the world. In version 4.0, we introduced Hypervisor integration to extend our real-time performance monitoring to the virtualization world, starting with VMware ESXi and XenServer. Now, in version 6, we are […]

NEW: Analyze Citrix HDX Bandwidth

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We are happy to announce a new script based action package named Analyze Network Issues. The trigger for the announcement is the release of two brand new scripts now available in the ControlUp script library (under Community Actions) and the upcoming release of ControlUp 6.0, which introduces new HDX session bandwidth related columns. This article […]

Troubleshoot and Speed Up Windows Logons in Desktop Virtualization Environments

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Logon issues are part of the reality of any desktop virtualization environment. Since slow logons are rampant in virtual environments and have a negative impact on user experience and how VDI is perceived in the organization, it is important to minimize the slow logons to the lowest level possible. Let’s explore common reasons for slow […]

CUGC Connect ControlUp 6 0 Live Demo Video

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In the following on-demand webinar, the folks at the Citrix User’s Group and ControlUp give a deep dive demo of the ControlUp 6.0 solution. About ControlUp ControlUp Real-time is a powerful VDI management and monitoring solution which provides a bird’s-eye-view of the entire VDI environment, from hypervisors to individual processes. ControlUp offers performance visibility and […]

What’s New in ControlUp Insights

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Since we first launched ControlUp Insights in early 2016 so much has changed, new reports were added and lots of updates happened behind the scenes. While sticking to our guidelines of keeping it simple, interactive, beautiful and insightful, you may have also noticed a significant performance boost. This is actually due to ControlUp’s investment in […]

Analyzing High Profile Load Time

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One of the very popular pieces of information that ControlUp provides is insight into statistics of user sessions, especially profile load time during login. In this post, we would like to go through a way of using both ControlUp Insights and the Script-Based Actions in order to identify and troubleshoot high profile load times. Identifying […]

ControlUp Insights Overview Video

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A quick overview of ControlUp Insights.

ControlUp: Everything you need to know about the new Citrix MCS IO acceleration

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With the release of Citrix XenDesktop 7.9, a new feature we’ve all been “keen as mustard” to test is the new Citrix MCS IO acceleration baked into the 7.9 release. If you’re unfamiliar with this functionality, think about the ability to serve burst disk IO directly from RAM instead of slower san disk. Moreover, if […]

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