Poll Results: Citrix VDI Key Challenges
Recently, eG Innovations co-hosted a webinar with Nutanix, titled Optimizing Citrix VDI for the Enterprise Cloud. We asked attendees, “What are the key challenges with your VDI deployment?” Here are the results:
Hyper-converged infrastructures, such as Nutanix, offer a cost-efficient scale-out architecture for running VDI workloads. While VDI deployment is more simple with hyper-converged infrastructures (as resources are added on demand), performance monitoring poses the same challenges as implementing VDI on traditional physical or virtual servers. From the above poll results, it is evident that user experience issues are what VDI administrators most challenged with (86% reported user experience issues as the top challenge).
When a user complains of slow response time during a virtual desktop session, the VDI administrator has to identify the cause. Let’s take the example of a Citrix desktop virtualization environment: A problem in either the Citrix farm or the underlying Nutanix infrastructure could have caused the slow response time issue. This is not easy to diagnose given the many interdependencies between the various Citrix tiers and supporting Nutanix components (hypervisor, VMs, storage, network).
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