Tag: xenapp

So why choose Citrix over Microsoft RDS?

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A question came a couple of days ago, to do a refresh on this blogpost since this is a topic that appears frequently on Twitter from time to time so therefore I decided to do a rewrite of this blogpost.  So why should…

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Running and optimizing Citrix in Microsoft Azure

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This is a recap of  the webinar me and a fellow CTP Dave Bretty, had earlier today on MYCUGC “Delivering and Optimizing Citrix from Microsoft Azure” since the webinar itself only covered a big overview of the big picture I decided to do…

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Citrix moving forward with Citrix Cloud and Essentials package

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There is alot of interest around Citrix these days with the upcoming releases with XenDesktop Essentials and XenApp Essentials, and also with all the investments in the latest release with 7.13 as well. The purpose of this blog is to summurize the differences…

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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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Setting up a secure XenApp enviroment–Storefront

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So this is part two of my securing XenApp enviroment, this time I’ve moved my focus to Storefront. Now how does Storefront need to be secured ? In most cases, Storefront is the aggregator that allows clients to connect to a citrix infrastructure….

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Setting up a secure XenApp enviroment– Netscaler

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Now I had the pleasure of talking PCI-DSS compliant XenApp enviroment for a customer. Now after working with it for the last couple of days there are lot of usefull information that I thought I would share. Now PCI-DSS compliance is needed for…

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Citrix Connector for System Center Configuration manager 7.5 walkthrough

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Earlier today, Citrix released their updated System Center Configuration Manager connector to XenDesktop 7.5. It can be downloaded from here –> http://www.citrix.com/downloads/xendesktop/product-software/xendesktop-and-xenapp-75-connector-for-sccm.html note that it requires an mycitrix account in order to download it. So what does it do ? well a couple…

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SCVMM and XenApp 6.5 + PVS = Trouble!

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Having been involved in a case for a long time now where a partner wanted to use SCVMM with XenApp 6.5 and PVS 7.1 for a customer and it has not been quite as successfull. Now I wanted to share some notes with…

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Citrix on Microsoft Azure

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This is huge news! Microsoft Azure has for some time now had a solid IaaS platform with suppor for most of the different Windows Server roles and features, except the most importent one RDS. Since Microsoft until recently didn’t allow for use of…

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Citrix Project Excalibur training

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Citrix has released a number of training videos regarding Project Excalibur, you can find them in the links below. Part 1, Excalibur introductionhttp://bit.ly/PN7vHD Part 2, Excalibur installationhttp://bit.ly/Q5Cq3o Part 3, Citrix Studiohttp://bit.ly/ZnP5z1 Part 4, Master Imagehttp://bit.ly/Z847K3 Part 5, Citrix Storefronthttp://bit.ly/UvDMFG Part 6, Machine Cataloghttp://bit.ly/Z83Oi5…

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