Citrix and EMC whitepaper on reference architecture for XenDesktop 5

Citrix and EMC have a growing strategic partnership founded upon product quality, innovation, and addressing customer requirements with industry-leading joint solutions. To further strengthen our joint solutions offerings, EMC has completed Reference Architecture on Citrix XenDesktop 5 and EMC VNX 5300 unified storage system.

Planning and designing the storage infrastructure for virtual desktop environment is a critical step because the shared storage must be able to absorb large bursts of input/output that occur over the work day, commonly known as boot-storms. To provide a predictable performance for a virtual desktop environment, the storage system must be able to handle the peak I/O load from the clients while keeping response time to a minimum.

 

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