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Comparison between Horizon Cloud and Citrix Cloud on Azure

IT Blog by Marius Sandbu
The last couple of weeks I have been working with VMware Horizon Cloud for Microsoft Azure, and tesing the bits and pieces about the platform, and especially I’ve been looking at how it compares against Citrix Cloud in general. Therefore I decided to write this blog post to maybe enlighten how it differs in terms […]

Chasing Bad Versus Ensuring Good

Security is a thing we have to deal with more ever than before. At vEUCTechCon I presented a session about securing the workspace. The intend of that session was to create awareness of threats out there. It was also intended to show how certain products could help you. The products shown at the conference were […]

Review of eG Enterprise Express Free Logon Simulator

eG Innovations
Christiaan Brinkhoff, Sr. Workspace Consultant at Detron, The Netherlands, has published an independent review of the eG Enterprise Express Free Logon Simulator for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop. Check out his blog post, where he details how he got the free logon simulator installed and configured, and used it for proactive monitoring of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop […]

Citrix XenDesktop Essentials Makes Migrating to Windows 10 Easy and Inexpensive

Citrix Systems
Now you can deliver a Windows 10 Enterprise desktop powered by Citrix HDX technology for as little as $32.72 per user per month, and that includes the costs for both Citrix software and Azure resources! Last month I wrote a blog post on our recently published whitepaper, “XenApp Essentials Total Cost of Ownership Analysis.” The […]

VDI for $200k in 9 Months, or DaaS in a Day?

Workspot
In previous blogs we’ve discussed many reasons why customers are looking for alternatives to legacy VDI solutions, those we refer to as VDI 1.0. It comes down to two primary reasons why those outdated solutions don’t work for most organizations: Cost and complexity. As I was thinking about the impact this has had on so […]

VDI Lockdown 1.0: Securing your Deployment – E2EVC Video

E2EVC Conference
Session from @E2EVC 2017 Orlando. For event information please visit www.e2evc.com/home. For slides, additional info etc please contact the presenter directly on Twitter. For best video and sound quality do visit the event! This video is from the fine folks at E2EVC Conference

Microsoft Outlook Search Indexing With VMware App Volumes

VMware
Learn how to manage Microsoft Outlook search indexing with VMware App Volumes Writable Volumes. Pim van de Vis, R&D product engineer for VMware End-User Computing (EUC), shows you how, based on this Knowledge Base (KB) article: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2149799?language=en_US. Click here to read more about managing Microsoft Office 365 in a non-persistent VDI environment: http://blogs.vmware.com/euc/2017/10/managing-microsoft-office-365-in-non-persistent-vdi. This video […]

Unattended Installation Citrix XenServer 7.x

Wilco van Bragt
XenServer is primarily being used as a hypervisor platform for XenDesktop VDIs. Although the installation of XenServer 7 is not really difficult it would be nice when installing multiple XenServer hosts that you can automate the installation part. In this article I will describe the possibilities of creating an (almost) unattended installation of XenServer 7.x […]

Influence of power management on VDI performance

Login VSI
Tuning your image can have a huge impact on the performance of your environment. Tools like VMware OSOT or the Citrix Optimizer can help you with this. While most of the individual settings within your image have a small impact on the performance there is one setting outside of your image which has a big […]

How to Solve User Logon Issues with the FREE Logon Simulator Software for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop from eG Innovations

Christiaan Brinkhoff
One of the most important parts of a successful XenApp and/or XenDesktop implementation, wherever it’s an on-premises or in the Public Cloud implementation, is definitely the testing phase at the end. In the Netherlands, we have a nice quote, which says “Measuring is Knowing or To Measure is to Know”. Poor performance and slow user Experience / logon times are […]

What’s Your DaaS IQ? Take the Quiz!

Workspot
What if you could have virtual apps and desktops up and running tomorrow? With zero CapEx? What if you could count on a predictable, flat-rate subscription fee for cloud services – no surprises? And what if you had the flexibility to have some apps and desktops in the cloud and some on-premises, all easily managed […]

Architecting for today’s desktop environments – FSLogix On-Demand Webinar

FSLogix
October 19, 2017 Webinar with David Young, Solutions Architect and Product Champion, and Brandon Lee, Solutions Marketer. Video Recording of a live demo of FSLogix and an overview of the latest release of FSLogix Apps featuring Roaming XenApp Email Search and OneDrive App along with Skype for Business Global Address List and Device Based Licensing. […]

Delivering a Consistent QoS In a Virtualised Data Center- Part 2

Turbonomic
How Do I Benchmark My Effectiveness at Managing QoS and Can I Improve? As the provider of virtualised infrastructure, private cloud, or VDI, correlating the health of infrastructure to application performance is challenging. The sheer fact that the infrastructure you are providing is supporting hundreds or thousands of applications, all with their own performance instrumentation, […]

Citrix: Improve User Experience via Streamlined Centralized Secure Desktop & Performance Management

Citrix Systems
Leveraging its industry leading alliances and a strong partner eco-system, Citrix Ready ensures a great user experience for the customers and help them get additional value from their Citrix investments. Citrix Ready showcases select trusted solutions designed to meet a variety of business needs. Citrix Ready not only demonstrates current mutual product compatibility but through […]

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