Month: September 2016

Citrix and Azure what options do we have? Explore the new options

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Now with Ignite over there have been alot of fuzz about the partnership between Citrix and Microsoft and therefore I wanted to explain in more overview what the different technologies that have been announced and what kind of options we have as of…

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Access and authentication methods in a Citrix enviroment

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So this blog post is based upon my presentation on VirtrualExpo earlier this week. Where I talked about different authentication and access methods in a Citrix enviroment. Which is a pretty broad subject. So my presentation discused different methods so this blog post…

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What’s new from Microsoft Ignite 2016

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So as someone that is not at Ignite this year, I had to watch everything remotely but not that I am complaining so this post is a summary of what is announced at Ignite so far from day 1. Just some quick notes…

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Nutanix and Storage Options

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So with the latest enhancements to Nutanix which have arrived so far and what’s coming in the next release with Asterix, Nutanix has stepped up their game to go beyond regular HCI which they have already done for a while now. So the…

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Running Nutanix with Hyper-V – Things to consider and moving forward with Server 2016

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Now Nutanix is one of the few HCI vendors out there that actually support Hyper-V so kudos for that! They’ve also joined the CPS club with their fininshed appliance shipment which comes with Azure Pack which is also one of the selected few…

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Test run of Teradici Cloud Access Software on Azure N-series

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Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that they were partnering with Teradici on their N-series virtual machine instances in Azure, which I’ve blogged about previously here –> http://msandbu.org/n-series-testing-in-microsoft-azure-with-nvidia-with-k80/ Teradici are the creators behind the  PCoIP protocol, which its often leveraged in VMware Horizon View…

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New opportunities! Cloud Architect at Evry

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So last year I switched jobs to Exclusive Networks here in Norway, which was distributor which focused on Nutanix, Arista, vArmour, AviNetworks, VMturbo as part of their BigTec portfolio and so on which was a looooong gap from my regular day-to-day work which…

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XenDesktop 7.11 released! and testing with N-series in Azure using DDA

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So last night, Citrix released XenDestkop 7.11 which now already supports Windows Server 2016! Which is now availble here –> https://www.citrix.com/downloads/xenapp-and-xendesktop/product-software/xenapp-and-xendesktop-711.htmlBut that not all! it has alot of new capabilities as well! XenDesktop 7.11:* Support for Hyper-V DDA * Support for Azure Resource…

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Overview of Microsoft Operations Management Suite and comparison with SCOM

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So you think you know all the features in OMS? Think again! So I’ve been working closely with OMS the last couple of years and to be honest I haven’t yet grasped how much features Microsoft has introduced over the last couple of…

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Getting started with DataDog monitoring against Microsoft Azure

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So after getting constantly bombarded with a sponsored tweet on my timelime for a while, I decided to take a hint and take a closer look at what DataDog actually was.  So this post is actually just a small introduction to it. Now…

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