Nutanix releases AOS 5.1. In this new release, the Acropolis Operating System (AOS) has some big new features, enhancements and bug fixes. Here is a highlight of the new featues! New Features Support for vSphere 6.5 Hosts and vCenter 6.5 Running vSphere 6.5 as a hypervisor host is supported in AOS 5.1 on Nutanix NX platforms […]
Citrix Hypervisor ( XenServer )
Citrix Hypervisor XenServer is a comprehensive server virtualization platform with enterprise-class features built in to easily handle different workload types, mixed operating systems and storage or networking configurations. For the most demanding app, and desktop virtualization use cases, its industry-leading scalability and performance under load, can cater to the largest XenApp or XenDesktop deployments. IT gets the benefit of features unique to XenServer, such as enhanced virtualized graphics with NVIDIA and Intel, and enhanced workload security with Direct Inspect APIs, all of which reduce virtual infrastructure costs and complexity.
XenApp and XenDesktop license holders are able to apply those product licenses directly to XS infrastructure via the license server; no separate or specific XS license is required.
Citrix introduces a seamless integration of the XenServer hypervisor with the Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) offering. Citrix XenServer Nutanix Integration Guide The XenServer Nutanix Integration feature enables Citrix customers to reap HCI benefits such as linear scalability and reduced complexity. This feature also allows Nutanix customers to deploy XenServer on the Nutanix HCI platform, and leverage […]
XenServer 7.1 is an industry-leading, open source platform for cost-effective application, desktop, cloud, and server virtual infrastructures. XenServer 7.1 enables organization of any size or type to consolidate and transform compute resources into virtual workloads for today’s data center requirements, while ensuring a seamless pathway for moving workloads to the cloud. New in XenServer 7.1 […]
At this years Citrix Summit, Citrix announced that the next release of XenServer 7.1 will be made generally available later in Q1. This latest XenServer 7.1 release introduces new industry-unique features, and with tighter Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop alignment, it sets itself apart from every other hypervisor platform. From simpler deployment options to the easiest and most flexible […]
XenServer and Enhanced GPU 3D Graphics. This video introduces the XenServer 7 support for high-performance enhanced GPU 3D graphics, the variety of vendor options available, and some installation and configuration tips. In this video you will learn how to setup and configure XenServer and vGPUs. With enhanced 3D graphics, there are both NVIDIA and Intel as […]
In this video Citrix shows the new XenServer and PVS integration. This video introduces a new feature – XenServer cache acceleration for PVS, how it works, and some configuration tips. The video will show you How-To enable XenServer cache acceleration for PVS. The PVS and XenServer teams have developed a way to further simplify and […]
This Master Class (presented Nov-11-2016) introduced Citrix Smart Check, but focused on Citrix XenServer, HCI and Nutanix from a technology perspective with a live solution demo, and reviewed the XenServer capabilities now opened up to Nutanix customers. Nutanix and Citrix have constantly disrupted the VDI and app virtualization and delivery space, putting IT’s focus on […]
This video introduces a XenServer 7 security feature – Direct Inspect APIs, and how to leverage it to provide “better than physical” protection against malicious activity. Up until now, security vendors have developed increasingly sophisticated solutions that aim to protect systems (physical or virtual) by trying to find malicious files. The key point here is […]
Nutanix and Citrix Application & Desktop Virtualization Brief . VDI & Application Virtualization with Citrix XenServer & Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform. Controlling infrastructure complexity and cost is key to successfully deploying a new application and desktop virtualization environments. Whether you are virtualizing end-user applications or desktops, Citrix and Nutanix help you succeed. Nutanix Enterprise Cloud […]