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IT Blog by Marius Sandbu

IT Blog by Marius Sandbu
Marius Sandbu (@msandbu on Twitter), works as an Cloud Architect at Exclusive Networks/BigTec in Norway. Primary focusing on Software defined datacenter solution and how they integrate with end-user computing technology and also works alot with cloud solutions like Microsoft Azure. Marius is also an Microsoft MVP, Veeam Vanguard, VMware vExpert and is also the author of many Citrix NetScaler books and shares his thought and ideas about technolgy on his blog.

Announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2018

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After a pretty packed keynote, all the information from Microsoft started flowing out and we got bombarded with information about all the big announcements. So this is a summary of all the announcements so far. You can also get a compressed PDF file from Microsoft containing all the new announcements Read the entire article here, […]

Microsoft Azure and Security Best Pratices – Part 1 Identity

So let me start this post off with a story… A Couple of weeks ago I had some issues with a demo environment I was hosting in Microsoft Azure, where I had automated all of the infrastructure setups using ARM but there was still a lot of work done manually. The demo environment was setup using a single admin […]

Gotchas with Citrix Cloud

After spending a couple of days now with the best Citrix User Group in the world! (cugtech.no) I wanted to publish this blog post which was based on one of my sessions, which was about Citrix Cloud Gotchas. I got some personal feedback after the session because they felt like I delivered my honest feedback […]

Azure Stack – in-depth architecture

This was a session that I was going to present on NIC 2018, but because of a conflict, I was unable to attend. Therefore I decided to write a blog post on the subject instead since I see a lot of traffic against my earlier article on the subject (http://msandbu.org/what-is-azure-stack-and-want-is-the-architecture/) where I spoke a lot […]

Running Citrix in Public Clouds (Azure, AWS and Google)

So this blogpost is a summary of what I presented on the MYCUGC Cloud XL Webinar series, if you don’t want to read the blogpost I have also attached the slidedeck here as well –> https://www.slideshare.net/mariussandbu/citrix-cloud-xl-running-ctirix-in-public-cloud this blogpost is basically a bit more in-depth and summary of the session itself. The session I highlighted how we can […]

Citrix and utilizing it with EMS and Azure AD Joined Devices

This is based upon a session that I presented at Citrix User Group Ireland and you can view the SlideShare presentation here –> https://www.slideshare.net/mariussandbu/citrix-with-microsoft-ems but the session was about, how can we leverage Citrix with EMS ( Enterprise Mobility and Security) and also shows the configuration for Citrix FAS together with Azure AD. Now the focus […]

A Review of Citrix Analytics

This post is also based on a session I had at Citrix User Group about Citrix Analytics. Now even though that Citrix Analytics is still not released and I did a lot of research about the product in advance. So in this post, I will go into a bit of depth about the product and […]

Is this the year of Unified Application Delivery?

Always amusing when I see on social media “Is this year going to be the year of VDI?” Which has been going back a lot of years already? The issue with VDI projects back in the day (Starting to write like an old guy…) was that the architecture and storage didn’t quite scale to that extent […]

My thoughts on Citrix buying Cedexis and what it is?

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Earlier today Citrix announced publicly that they have bought the company Cedexis. (If you didn’t catch the news you can read the official blogpost here –>  https://www.citrix.com/blogs/2018/02/12/citrix-acquires-cedexis/) Being the tech-curious mind that I am, and started to read through the official blogpost didn’t give me any clarity in what kind of value it would actually […]

Cloud Wars – IBM vs Microsoft vs Google vs Amazon IaaS

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In my previous blog post I did a short overview of the different cloud vendors, a bit about their focus areas and also a bit about strengths and weaknesses. The blogpost can be found here –>http://bit.ly/2CrBgZA .In this post I want to focus more on IaaS and the offerings surrounding it, first I want describe […]

Citrix FAS with Azure AD and Error 404 Not Found

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So a short blogpost on a issue I faced this week.Working at a customer this week we were working on setting up Citrix with SAML based authentication from MyApps Portal using Azure Active Directory. In order to setup this properly we needed to implement Citrix FAS in order to do SSO directly from a Azure […]

Cloud Wars IBM vs Microsoft vs Amazon vs Google – Part 1 Overview

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Looking back and 2017 there has not been as much activity as I’ve planned on my blog and one of the main reasons for this is because I have been quite caught up in work. Again one of the main reasons is because my work takes me back and forth between multiple products, platforms and […]

Review – Goliath Application Availability Monitor

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One of the issues with a RDS/Citrix/Horizon enviroment is actually capturing how the experience feels like for an end-user and being able to detect and see how the end-user sees the logon process. Most monitoring tools today focus on the performance on the terminal servers looking at CPU/Memory and storage available or looking at services […]

Accessing Azure Advisor using REST API

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One of the cool still faily new services in Azure is the Azure Advisor feature. Azure Advisor is a service which provides insight into your subscription based upon high-availability, cost, performance or security (which is using Azure Security Center) Using the UI (Portal) You can also download recommendations either using Excel or using PDF as […]

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