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Citrix, Microsoft and XenServer Integration Technologies #1

It might surprise you to learn that XenServer recently marked its 10th year anniversary of commercially available releases (an event covered very well in a recent blog post from James Bulpin). The early releases of XenServer (called XenEnterprise back then) didn’t even support Microsoft Windows, as the necessary CPU technology to support the Operating System (OS) in hardware […]

Putting the Focus on End-users: Citrix XenServer and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform

Nutanix CEO, Dheeraj Pandey recently blogged about companies with staying power. They start off as insurgents and bring positive disruption in the industry and as they are about to become incumbents, they re-invent themselves. This customer-centric viewpoint has been one of Nutanix’s guiding principles–from engineering to support to solution development. Nowhere is this more evident […]

Citrix: Easy Deployments of XenServer and OpenStack Mitaka

Following on from the plug-in built for previous versions of Mirantis OpenStack, we’re thrilled that the plug-in written for Mirantis OpenStack 9.0 has now been certified and is available from the validated solutions catalog!The combination of Mirantis OpenStack 9.0 and Citrix XenServer brings some great features and ease of use: Support for OpenStack Mitaka release […]

Citrix: Improving XenServer VNC Mouse Performance on MCS-Created Machines

I have seen a number of forum posts and internal emails about the fact that on machine creation services (MCS) created machines, the VNC mouse performance isn’t all that good, so this post explains why it is this way and how to return the mouse performance to normal. It should be noted that this only affects VNC connections […]

Citrix XenServer Supports Microsoft Plans for Enhanced Virtualization Security

Today, Microsoft announced their intent to extend their Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP) with an Additional Qualification for third party hypervisors, such as Citrix XenServer, to support some Windows Server 2016 virtualization-based security features (VBS), notably Credential Guard (CG) and Device Guard (DG). Windows Server VMs running on SVVP validated platforms will be able to leverage […]

How UHS Troubleshoots End User Experience Issues Across 33 Acute Care Facilities

Goliath Technologies
“My experience with Goliath Technologies goes back several years from my time at UHS. They have the only solution of this kind that combines the ability to preemptively alert us if clinicians will have difficulty when attempting to access Citrix & Cerner. This provides us with an early warning system that is better than real […]

Liquidware Labs / Citrix Ready: User Experience, UEM, and App Layering Podcast – Episode 259

Liquidware Labs
In episode 259, we talk to Citrix Ready’s Sagnik Datta and Jason E. Smith from Citrix Ready’s Partner of the Month, Liquidware Labs. We learn how Liquidware Labs solutions add value to any level of Citrix desktop licensing through Stratusphere UX for User Experience metrics and diagnostics,  ProfileUnity for complete User Environment Management – including […]

Citrix XenServer and Neutron in MOS

Mirantis OpenStack is a popular OpenStack distribution and Citrix has released an official XenServer Fuel plug-in based on Mirantis OpenStack 8.0, which integrates with Neutron for the first time.You can download our plug-in from the Mirantis fuel plug-in page. In this post, I will focus on network part, since the neutron project has been introduced in […]

Citrix: Generating Images for XenServer in OpenStack

Although OpenStack XenAPI supports some other disk formats, e.g. ami, raw, iso; VHD is the most commonly used and strongly recommended disk format. By comparing to raw disk, the occupied physical size can be much smaller than the virtual size with VHD. Actually VHD is the default disk format in XenServer OpenStack. This post will focus […]

Atlantis USX 3.5 – What’s New?

I’m excited to announce the latest enhancements to the Atlantis USX product following the release of Atlantis USX 3.5. Before we delve too deep in what’s new in USX 3.5, let’s take a brief recap on some of the innovative features from our previous releases. We delivered USX 2.2 back in February 2015 where we […]

Citrix: 10 Years of XenServer

It’s time for a party! This week marks the 10th anniversary of the first generally available release of XenServer, or XenEnterprise, as it was called back then. The Xen hypervisor, which is the core of XenServer, became an open-source project in 2003, so has already had its 10th birthday party. In 2005, the creators of […]

More Ultimate Desktop Virtualization Best Practices – Atlantis On-Demand Webinar

During this webinar discussion you’ll gain insights that will help you design, build, configure and maintain successful desktop virtualization and application remoting solutions. Hear the expert panel discuss these new topics, and more: AMD, Intel, NVIDIA GPU insights Different codecs, Remoting protocols and it’s impact on user experience Server hardware design and optimization Hypervisor best […]

Microsoft Hyper-V Real-Time Performance Monitoring and Management

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 […]