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Upgrading to Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x: Five Best Practices for Performance Assurance

eG Innovations
The clock is ticking on Citrix XenApp 6.5. End-of-life (EoL) process for XenApp 6.5 has already commenced and we are nearing the end-of-maintenance (EoM) period (June 30, 2018). As organizations go through with the process of upgrading to the latest XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x, it is important to ensure there is no performance degradation during […]

What you Need to Know Before using a Windows Profile Disk/Profile Container

Liquidware
Profile Containers/Disks for Windows desktops enable Administrators to offload the entire user profile to a profile disk (VHD or VMDK). This approach allows for an otherwise large profile to be read at a block-level (very efficient) over the network. Liquidware ProfileUnity features the option to use a ProfileDisk™ and containers in ProfileUnity. They can be […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 15th October 2017

VMware
VMware SDDC Manager The VMware Cloud Foundation SOS utility does not collect all requested logs Date Published: 2017/10/09 VMware Cloud Foundation HDD_DOWN_ALERT alert may be generated in when an ESXi host is rebooted Date Published: 2017/10/09 VMware Cloud Foundation for Service Providers environment Virtual Machine consoles are inaccessible  Date Published: 2017/10/09 SDDC Manager ESXi host […]

How to use Citrix Smart Tools – Smart Scale to reduce your XenApp and XenDesktop on Azure Cloud resource costs

Christiaan Brinkhoff
Most of the Citrix Architects and Consultants out there in the field, nowadays looking to (or already are) partitially moving to the Public Cloud. The most approach that I’ve seen throughout the year, are first choosing for a hybrid and/or Proof-of-Concept Cloud scenario. Lifting and shifting small pieces of their resources to the Cloud, just […]

New Citrix Cloud Simulation for Citrix Partners

Citrix Systems
We just released a new training available on ECC (enablement.citrix.com) that will help familiarize you with the setup of XenApp and XenDesktop Service of Citrix Cloud, leveraging both on-premises resources and resources in a public cloud. You will also be able to setup external access via NetScaler Gateway Service and launch applications using the Citrix […]

Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop Component Architecture Poster

Citrix Systems
In a recent blog post, I took the family on a road trip to watch the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse. With every place we went and everything we saw, one question kept popping up over and over again… Are we there yet? No Are we there yet? NO Are we there yet? NO!!! I also […]

Login VSI method achieves official patent status

Login VSI
Login VSI (www.loginvsi.com), the industry leader in VDI and SBC performance testing, is proud to announce that the unique Login VSI methodology is now officially patented. After a four-year filing process, the formal patent has been awarded as of October 10, 2017. In addition to the method the patent protects widely used metrics such as […]

Virtual Expo – Microsoft Azure and Citrix Cloud: A Digital Workspace Match Made in Heaven…

Christiaan Brinkhoff
As you probably have seen on my socials, I’ve presented last Friday on the Virtual Expo event, which is great online Community event what take place twice a year. I’m very honoured to be part of the impressive line-up of people who have spoken last Friday and in the previous years! With an total of […]

How to configure the Citrix Cloud XenApp and XenDesktop Service using Azure Managed Disks and Citrix Optimizer

Christiaan Brinkhoff
In addition to one of my previous blogs about Smart Scale, that I’ve posted 2 weeks ago. I already wrote about the advantages of Smart Tools: Smart Scale. I’ll now would like to share my insights on the XenApp and XenDesktop service from the Citrix Cloud. This will be a blog series of 4 articles in […]

UEM Is Dead. UEM Is Reborn. UEM Never Died. UEM Was Just Misunderstood. UEM Was Just Misused. Long Live UEM!

Ivanti
For the last 15 years, I have used the three letters “UEM” more times than any other industry acronym. In the world of Citrix and VDI, “User Environment Management” has typically referred to the solutions and technology associated with managing a user’s persona to deliver a consistent experience across Windows desktops. Over the years, the […]

Application Availability Monitor for Citrix, VMware Horizon, Microsoft RDS, and more

Goliath Technologies
The Goliath Application Availability Monitor is an application monitoring tool that monitors the availability and performance of Citrix, VMware, Microsoft RDS, and more, as well as any/all of its hosted applications or desktops. This tool is meant to help IT departments from all industries — including healthcare, where we have built-in integration into Cerner Millennium, […]

Cunninghams Real Estate Fuels Growth with Win10, VDI 2.0 & Nutanix

Workspot
What do you get when Workspot VDI 2.0, Nutanix hyperconverged infrastucture (HCI) and Go Systems combine forces? You get Windows 10 virtual desktops, deployed in a few days, on the hottest datacenter infrastructure available, all packaged and fully managed for a flat monthly subscription fee. And most importantly, our joint customer, Cunninghams Real Estate, is […]

Citrix Application Availability Monitor (XenApp and XenDesktop) Video

Goliath Technologies
In this video, you will learn about the Goliath Citrix Application Availability Monitor for XenApp and XenDesktop. This video is from the fine folks at Goliath Technologies.

Desktop Master Class – Migrating to Citrix Cloud – Sept 2017

Citrix Systems
Want to move some of your XenApp/XenDesktop servers to the Cloud but don’t know where to start? Join technology experts Lee Bushen and Paul Hayward as they cover the top questions asked by our customers when considering such a move. This webinar includes a complete build of a Citrix Cloud Resource location plus a live […]

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