Understanding Citrix Ready Certification and Thin Client Performance
A few days ago a user (Vikash Jhagroe) posted this blog about the Citrix Ready HDX Certification program. This is in fact something the Citrix Ready team are looking to re-design to clear up the confusing current situation. Vikash has to some extent done a good job of explaining the situation, the information on-line is out of date (awaiting the Citrix Ready redesign) and there is a fair bit of background missing. When partial information becomes common knowledge, I usually find it’s best to be straight with users and give them all the facts.
Linux Thin Clients
The situation is particularly complex on Linux, OEMs and Linux OS vendors can take the Linux Receiver and incorporate it within their products. The Linux Receiver provides these vendors with hooks to utilise hardware and software acceleration. To a large extent I think the certification kit has historically focused on windows thin-clients and overlooked the complexities of the Linux Receiver and the Linux thin-client OEM ecosystem.
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