Tag: citrix

Improving website performance using Citrix NetScaler

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Most of the time when I come into existing NetScaler deployments, it is often only deployed as a simple load balancer to do SharePoint / Exchange or some web front-end, while that is of course a viable option this can also be done…

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NetScaler MAS and Multi-tenancy

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If you’re a large enterprise and have multiple NetScaler instances for different purposes such as a VPX for Exchange or SharePoint and another one to NetScaler Gateway and even a cluster for front-end eCommerce webshops, and with mulitple locations in the mix as…

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Citrix SmartScale and Microsoft Azure

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Being heavily invested in Azure these days, and what I often see is that people want to leverage Azure and all the new cool technology that becomes available there but often the price is to high when doing the calculations based upon what…

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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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Is low latency enough? Optimizing TCP for optimal ICA traffic

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So I decided to write this blogpost to actually show the effects of TCP optimization on Citrix. I’ve been stating that you should always change the TCP profile for NetScaler Gateway because the default is BAD. So therefore I decided to do a…

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Delivering XenDesktop from Microsoft Azure using Azure Resource Manager

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Last week, Citrix announced support for Microsoft Azure Resource Manager in XenDesktop. As of now this feature is only available in Citrix Cloud. Because Citrix has the common policy that features comes in Cloud first then on the on-premises deployment. Using Azure Resource…

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What is Microsoft doing with RDS and GPU in 2016? and what are VMware and Citrix doing?

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So it was initially labed Server 2016, for then I forgot an important part of it, which ill come back to later. This year, Microsoft is most likely releasing Windows Server 2016 and with it a huge number of new features like Containers,…

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Free eBook on Optimizing Citrix NetScaler and services

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So alas, it is here! This is something I have been working on for some time now, and my intention is that this is just the beginning  of something bigger.. (Hopefully) For a couple of years now I have been writing for Packt…

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A better explanation on Framehawk

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After speaking with Stephen Vilke (One of the brains behind Framehawk) the other day, he elaborated on what Framehawk actually is and what it actually isn’t. You know I have been caught up thinking about Framehawk as a simple display protocol and ran…

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Office365 on Terminal server done right

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So this is a blogpost based upon a session I had at NIC conference, where I spoke about how to optimize the delivery of Office365 in a VDI/RSDH enviroment. There are multiple stuff we need to think / worry about. Might seem a…

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