It’s almost time for Citrix Synergy, and if you’re interested in XenDesktop’s provisioning technology, come visit session SYN-219 – Getting up close and personal with MCS and PVS. Here’s a little background: Virtual Desktops and provisioning go hand in hand. Continue reading SYN219- Getting up close and personal with MCS and PVS
An exciting day! Today Citrix and Nutanix announced Nutanix Acropolis to be Citrix Ready. Not just for XenApp and XenDesktop, but also for Sharefile and Netscaler. In this post I want to focus on the impact of this for desktop Continue reading Making VDI invisible.
I was playing around with my demo environment and modified the wallpaper to give it a nice Nutanix branding. Here’s the result: To do this simply edit the file C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\Citrix\CitrixWeb\contrib\custom.style file. The “CitrixWeb” part might be different depending on your store Continue reading Quick how-to: skinning StoreFront
Weapon of choice? Recently I’ve been involved in some internal and external discussions about wether or not a XenDesktop deployment should use Provisioning Services (PVS) or Machine Creation Services (MCS). Ever since Citrix released MCS with the release of XenDesktop Continue reading Provisioning Services; time to let go
Hot or not? If you’ve recently taken a look at the very comprehensive Citrix Validated Solution for Nutanix you must have noticed the high density footprint you can achieve when running XenDesktop on our hyper-converged solution. It’s not just a drastic Continue reading How cool is your virtual (Xen)desktop?
Hi all, Ever since Citrix released XenDesktop 5.0 we have had the debate of PVS vs MCS, or Provisioning Services vs Machine Creation Services. When I was back at Citrix we (the Systems Engineers) always had this discussion with the Continue reading Simplifying MCS with Nutanix and Shadow Clones
Recently Citrix and Nutanix released the Citrix Validated Solution for XenDesktop on Nutanix. In this joint effort a 1000 user XenDesktop 7.1 environment running on Hyper-V, for both VDI and HSD (XenApp) desktops, was tested on top of the Nutanix Continue reading Citrix Validated Solution on Nutanix