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Ballard Spahr Uses Goliath to Migrate from Citrix XenApp 6.5 to XenDesktop 7.6

Goliath Technologies
The Business Challenge: Migrating from Citrix XenApp 6.5 to XenDesktop 7.9 Platinum Migrating from one Citrix version to another is complicated enough, but Ballard Spahr also has attorneys and other users who require access to applications from all over the world. They connect from remote offices, homes, hotels, even airplanes. Because they use various methods […]

Top 5 ways Microsoft MVPs and MCSEs are Using Office 365 Containers

When it comes to Office 365 in virtual environments, enabling critical application functionality, such as, Outlook cached exchange mode (OST/PST), Outlook search, OneDrive for Business sync, and Skype for Business global address list (GAL), is just as important as ensuring a pristine and optimized end user experience. FSLogix Office 365 Containers encapsulate these vital aspects to […]

Citrix: Tips to Optimize Performance of your Digital Workspace

Citrix Systems
Who doesn’t like to run a system in tip-top shape? And who doesn’t like to maximize user density and shave 5-10 seconds off a login time? Luckily our Citrix Consulting team specializes in this sort of thing, and we’ve got a few tricks today to optimize performance of your Citrix Workspace. CPU Over-Subscription Ratio. We walk into […]

What You Need to Know About GPUs for Windows 10

Lakeside Software
Dedicated GPUs aren’t just for gamers and designers anymore. The modern workspace is experiencing increasingly vivid and interactive software that is challenging entrenched beliefs about the nature of corporate work. Back in the day, IT supplied users with hardware and software that far exceeded anything employees interacted with in their off-time. The field has changed, […]

How does Office 365 perform across Windows operating systems?

Lakeside Software
Modern users have the choice between a variety of Windows OS and Office versions. In relation to this mix, a common question we have come across in the past is “How does Windows 10 performance compare with Windows 7?” While we have addressed the situation in the past, it remains a popular question to this […]

Citrix: Stay Ahead of the Citrix Technology Curve with Group Training

Citrix Systems
A “set and forget” IT strategy can have serious downsides. You may miss out on new capabilities that can simplify administration, increase security and availability, and improve the end-user experience. That’s why you should consider training on the latest enhancements to Citrix solutions. Learning as a group can optimize and reinforce understanding of these new […]

Citrix Workspace Environment Management (WEM) Overview Video

Citrix Systems
Citrix Workspace Environment Management integrates with XenApp & XenDesktop to optimize the user experience, accelerate login time, simplify workspace administration, and reduce hardware utilization to save money. Check out our other YouTube videos demoing WEM: Login Acceleration CPU Optimization RAM Optimization This video is from the fine folks at Citrix

Gartner Reveals 2017 Cool Vendors That Can Help Keep Pace With Digital Innovation

CIOs and IT leaders should partner with digital disruptors that can help them maintain a pace of innovation that is at once high and sustainable. Gartner, Inc.’s 2017 Cool Vendors research examines disruptive vendors that are helping companies to solve long-established problems and stay ahead of the competition in a rapidly changing world. Gartner’s 2017 […]

Determine the amount of users for Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp

Wilco van Bragt
At almost every project start one of the first questions how many users the environment can handle or how many hardware should be ordered so all users have a good user experience. It is probably the most difficult to answer at the start of a project. Probably if you give the right answer, which is […]

Azure Monitoring for DaaS Provider

Goliath Technologies
The Organization:  Large DaaS Provider with Over 1,000 customers The Organization’s Infrastructure:  VMware vSphere, Citrix XenDesktop, Azure The Organization’s Performance Monitoring Products: Goliath for Monitoring Azure & XenDesktop The Business Challenge: Microsoft Azure Monitoring This DaaS provider has delivered desktop workloads to users via Citrix XenDestkop from their local datacenter for several years. However, the […]

Goliath Technologies redesigns dashboards and improves monitoring your Citrix environment

Beginning of this month Goliath Technologies released their newly designed dashboard with their Citrix monitoring solution. Before that their console, which had an awful lot of metrics, looked a bit 90s. We spoke about that on several occasions. I try to give positive feedback to vendors while looking and testing their products. I’m happy to […]

Citrix Addresses Government IT Priorities

Citrix Systems
New trends in technology are unlocking a digital transformation, changing the way organizations work, and bringing about new possibilities as well as challenges. As government agencies undergo this transformation, Citrix conducted a survey of 158 of our public sector customers to learn more about the top IT priorities of federal, state and local agencies, as […]

VMware Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites for Seventh Consecutive Year

VMware AirWatch Positioned Highest in Ability to Execute, Furthest in Completeness of Vision VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced it has been named a Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) for the seventh consecutive year. VMware AirWatch® placed the highest […]

Application Layering vs Operating System Layering

Managing desktops is always one of the main struggles facing enterprises. Add in complex application management and the issues increase drastically. Software solutions are often geared towards relieving this pain. Over the last few years, the concept of converting the windows operating system instance into a layer that can be moved around easier has become […]

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