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7 Habits of Highly Effective DaaS

Workspot
There really is an end user computing revolution happening. We continue to be impressed by the rate at which Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) is gaining ground. Every day we talk to organizations large and small who are ready to simplify datacenter infrastructure, if not eliminate it entirely, and manage their apps and desktops from the cloud.  They […]

Using Microsoft SCOM to Monitor Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop: What Are Your Choices?

eG Innovations
Not surprisingly, many organizations that use Citrix technologies for remote desktop and application access are Microsoft Windows shops. Many of these organizations already have a deployment of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) for infrastructure monitoring. While SCOM is a great tool for monitoring Microsoft applications, there is no native support for monitoring Citrix XenApp […]

Protect your intellectual property with application isolation

Bromium
Detection-based IT security solutions have never worked, and will never work. More security layers is not the answer, but smarter layers can work. Shift your mindset from “prevent, detect, and respond” to “isolate, contain, and control.” Layer after layer of security is not stopping breaches. We can’t keep the bad guys out. Oddly enough, 80+ years […]

Citrix: HTML5 Multimedia Redirection: State of the Union

Citrix Systems
A year ago, in XenApp and XenDesktop 7.12, we pioneered the first version of HTML5 Video Redirection in the industry, a solution aimed at extending the multimedia redirection capabilities of HDX MediaStream to HTML5 audio and video. Recently, Adobe announced that Flash is scheduled for EOL by Q4 2020, and Microsoft announced that they would […]

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 […]

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 […]

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