How to install XenDesktop on Windows 7 and configure for a user in about 10 minutes presented by David Fiske, Lead System Engineer at Citrix.
Citrix partners and customers alike are looking to build scalable XenDesktop environments on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and have requested guidance around what to expect when scaling up those environments. The Citrix team, with help from HP and Microsoft, collaborated on creating a large-scale virtual desktop environment at HP’s Houston Solution Center. This […]
With the Service Pack 1 for XenDesktop 4, Citrix has added Delegated Administration and Configuration Logging Components to it’s XenDesktop 4 version. In addition to the Virtual Desktop Agent (VDA) enhancements found here, which are recommended for all XenDesktop implementations, Citrix XenDesktop 4 Service Pack 1 also provides optional components that are intended for large, […]
Citrix Systems, Inc. today announced that Citrix XenDesktop 4 was named winner of the Breakthrough Product in the Best of Tech-Ed 2010 awards program by Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine. The Breakthrough Product award is the top honor given by the editors for the most innovative product in all Best of Tech-Ed […]
A new version of the Virtual Desktop Agent(VDA) from Citrix was released yesterday, and you should review the long list of Fixes that are incorperated in this update! It’s updated both for x32 bit os versions and x64. Here is a quick overview of what’s fixed in this release: When an application running inside a […]
Do you ever wonder how much bandwidth you need to do a desktop virtualization implementation? Regardless of the flavor of virtual desktop being implemented (hosted shared, hosted VM-based VDI, local streamed, etc), the network plays a critical role. That should not be surprising (if it is, we need to have an even bigger discussion). If […]
XenDesktop 4 Enterprise and Platinum editions include HDX 3D Pro Graphics, a capability of HDX RichGraphics that enables high-end 3D professional graphics applications such as CAD/CAM, GIS and PACS to be delivered from a virtual desktop with GPU hardware acceleration. XenDesktop 4 Feature Pack 1 with HDX 3D Pro Graphics 1.1 recently introduced several valuable […]
I was in a customer meeting just the other day, it would be just like any other customer meeting except for the fact that when I touched the topic on Desktop Virtualization, the customer jumped in their chairs, and told me that that topic was not interesting for them. Now, that was a new one, […]