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Running Citrix in Public Clouds (Azure, AWS and Google)

So this blogpost is a summary of what I presented on the MYCUGC Cloud XL Webinar series, if you don’t want to read the blogpost I have also attached the slidedeck here as well –> https://www.slideshare.net/mariussandbu/citrix-cloud-xl-running-ctirix-in-public-cloud this blogpost is basically a bit more in-depth and summary of the session itself. The session I highlighted how we can… Read More »

Citrix and utilizing it with EMS and Azure AD Joined Devices

This is based upon a session that I presented at Citrix User Group Ireland and you can view the SlideShare presentation here –> https://www.slideshare.net/mariussandbu/citrix-with-microsoft-ems but the session was about, how can we leverage Citrix with EMS ( Enterprise Mobility and Security) and also shows the configuration for Citrix FAS together with Azure AD. Now the focus… Read More »

A review of Citrix Analytics

This post is also based on a session I had at Citrix User Group about Citrix Analytics. Now even though that Citrix Analytics is still not released and I did a lot of research about the product in advance. So in this post, I will go into a bit of depth about the product and… Read More »

Gotchas with Citrix Cloud

After spending a couple of days now with the best Citrix User Group in the world! (cugtech.no) I wanted to publish this blog post which was based on one of my sessions, which was about Citrix Cloud Gotchas. I got some personal feedback after the session because they felt like I delivered my honest feedback… Read More »

Azure Stack – in-depth architecture

This was a session that I was going to present on NIC 2018, but because of a conflict, I was unable to attend. Therefore I decided to write a blog post on the subject instead since I see a lot of traffic against my earlier article on the subject (http://msandbu.org/what-is-azure-stack-and-want-is-the-architecture/) where I spoke a lot… Read More »

Azure Standard load balancer

A While back Microsoft announced a new Load balancing tier in Microsoft Azure called Azure load balancer standard, which is a new SKU of the existing load balancing service in Azure, which is still in preview when I’m writing this blogpost. Azure provides different load balancing solutions, where we have Application Gateway (provides layer 7… Read More »

Is this the year of Unified Application Delivery?

Always amusing when I see on social media “Is this year going to be the year of VDI?” Which has been going back a lot of years already? The issue with VDI projects back in the day (Starting to write like an old guy…) was that the architecture and storage didn’t quite scale to that extent… Read More »

Windows 10 and Server 2016 network enhancements

There has been a lot of new enhancements done to the networking stack in Windows 10 and Server 2016, which I wanted to write a bit more about. Earlier I wrote a bit about TCP Fast Open which was available in Windows 10 and Microsoft EDGE to reduce the initial TCP SYN process http://msandbu.org/increasing-microsoft-edge-performance-using-tcp-fast-open-on-netscaler/ but looking… Read More »

My thoughts on Citrix buying Cedexis and what it is?

Earlier today Citrix announced publicly that they have bought the company Cedexis. (If you didn’t catch the news you can read the official blogpost here –>  https://www.citrix.com/blogs/2018/02/12/citrix-acquires-cedexis/) Being the tech-curious mind that I am, and started to read through the official blogpost didn’t give me any clarity in what kind of value it would actually… Read More »

Cloud Wars – IBM vs Microsoft vs Google vs Amazon IaaS

In my previous blog post I did a short overview of the different cloud vendors, a bit about their focus areas and also a bit about strengths and weaknesses. The blogpost can be found here –>http://bit.ly/2CrBgZA .In this post I want to focus more on IaaS and the offerings surrounding it, first I want describe… Read More »