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Flexxible|SMB Cloud Launches at Citrix Summit to Simplify VDI, Office 365 Deployment for Small, Midsize Enterprises

Flexxible IT
FHyperconverged appliance combines the Flexxible|VDI OS software with configure-on-the-fly components, simplifying deployment and operations for small and midsize businesses (SMBs) while delivering enterprise-grade reliability. Flexxible IT, provider of turnkey enterprise computing solutions powered by Citrix technology, today announced a new hyperconverged appliance designed to help SMBs simplify the deployment, operations and support of virtual desktop […]

Citrix XenServer 7.1: Evolved, Aligned & Integrated

We are proud to announce the next release of XenServer 7.1, a significant step in the product’s evolution, and which will be made generally available later in Q1. This latest XenServer release introduces new industry-unique features, and with tighter Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop alignment, it sets itself apart from every other hypervisor platform. From simpler deployment options […]

Citrix XenServer with Live Updates & Health Check Highlights Video

This video highlights two XenServer features that simplify the management of XenApp and XenDesktop infrastructure: Live Updates and Health It reviews how they work, and provides some configuration tips. Learn more at

Citrix XenServer NEW Feature Video – PVS Integration

This video introduces a new feature – Citrix XenServer cache acceleration for PVS, how it works, and some configuration tips. Learn more at

Citrix: Base Install for Citrix XenServer 7

Back in the Summer, I wrote about a hidden gem included in your XenApp/XenDesktop software license and maintenance contracts. That gem? Your Citrix XenServer entitlement to power your infrastructure; at no additional charge! With XenServer 7 workload virtualization has never been easier! Every edition of XenApp and XenDesktop entitles customers to use XenServer. And this XenServer entitlement isn’t […]

Citrix XenServer and Enhanced 3D Graphics – Video

This video introduces the XenServer 7 support for high-performance enhanced 3D graphics, the variety of vendor options available, and some installation and configuration tips.

A Look Inside Webster’s Lab

Carl Webster
Every now and then, people ask me about the lab environment.  This article will give you an update on what is in my lab since the July 2013 article. I believe everyone should have a lab even if it consists of free virtualization software running on a laptop with minimal RAM.  Even a simple lab […]

Unable to Delete Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.xx Hosting Connection or Resource “There is currently an active background action”

Carl Webster
A few weeks ago, the town I live in had extremely severe thunderstorms roll through. When the tornado sirens went off and all our mobile devices started screaming “Warning: tornado sighted in your immediate area. Take shelter immediately!”, I did not bother doing a proper shutdown of all my lab equipment. The tornado did extensive […]

Citrix: Using Windows Server Containers in Windows Server 2016 with XenServer 7.0

For those of you who haven’t heard about containers, they are a technology that enables rapid development and deployment of web-scale applications. One of the companies at the center of the container movement is Docker, which has recently partnered up with Microsoft to integrate Docker containers into Windows. As a new member of the XenServer engineering team, […]

Citrix: PVS Provisioning for Linux VDA is Now Tech Preview!

The new PVS 7.12 release includes tech preview to support provisioning for Linux VDA. Here are highlights of the Linux provisioning feature: Linux distribution: RHEL server edition 7.2, CentOS 7.2 AD support: WinBind Hypervisor platform: XenServer 7.0, vSphere 6.0 update 2 Cache: support both server and client side caching If you enable RAM cache for […]