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Citrix and Azure what options do we have? Explore the new options

Citrix and Azure what options do we have? Explore the new options

Now with Ignite over there have been alot of fuzz about the partnership between Citrix and Microsoft and therefore I wanted to explain in more overview what the different technologies that have been announced and what kind of options we have as of now in Azure combined with Citrix, and what are the advantanges between the different options and of course the disadvantages since Azure still has alot of limitations we need to be aware of.

Now first of I want to start with the following scenario, why choose Citrix at all over regular RDS which works just fine in Azure?

Well there are multiple options we need to be aware of

1: Running Citrix as regular virtual machine instances in Azure

This is the classical scenario where we have deployed Citrix in Azure as regular virtual machines in Azure, there is a sample setup with Citrix in Azure from the marketplace which consists of 7.11 version which now has support for Windows Server 2016 as well.  A typical deployment of Citrix in Azure also consists of a NetScaler appliance to handle all connections between endpoints and the internal VDA agents.

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via 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.

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