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SimpliVity OmniStack Virtual Desktop Design and Sizing Guidelines

With SimpliVity OmniStack, you can start small with as few as two OmniStack nodes (for storage HA) and grow the environment as needed. This provides the flexibility of starting with a small scale proof of concept and growing to large … Continue reading

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VDI Without Compromise with SimpliVity OmniStack and Citrix XenDesktop

After 2 month LoginVSI extensive tests, I finally published this performance white paper. This white paper documents the results of SimpliVity-led testing to provide evidence of these efficiency gains on Citrix XenDesktop. Two Citrix XenDesktop provisioning methods, Machine Creation Services … Continue reading

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The future is now: Hyper-converged Infrastructure

The data center technology has been changing. We have gone through standalone server, shared storage, virtualization, flash and now hyperconverged infrastructure. Traditional data centers have different IT groups to manage server, network and storage.  Customers are asking for central management, less moving parts, quick … Continue reading

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NetApp All-Flash FAS Solution For Persistent and Nonpersistent Desktops with Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp

  In this reference architecture, NetApp and Citrix validated multiple desktop deployment use cases at scale: In the first deployment scenario, we validated 2,000 nonpersistent desktops with a Citrix XenDesktop– hosted VDI and XenApp-hosted shared desktop workloads. In the second … Continue reading

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Join NetApp at Citrix Synergy 2015

Citrix Synergy 2015 is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to share what we’ve been working on with Citrix, as well as some insight to what is coming soon! If you’re interested in understanding how to provide mobile … Continue reading

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FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop and NVIDIA GRID

FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix and NVIDIA enhances virtual desktop infrastructure to encompass real-time 3D graphics capabilities. This new solution, FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop and NVIDIA GRID brings together best-in-class components to overcome the challenges graphics-intensive visualization workloads.  

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OpenStack vs AWS

Service OpenStack Project Name Amazon Virtual Machines Compute Nova EC2 Virtual Block Devices Block Storage Cinder EBS Object Storage Object Storage Swift S3 Virtual Networks Networking Neutron (formerly Quantum) VPC App Orchestration Orchestration Heat CloudFormation App Monitoring Measurement Ceilometer CloudWatch … Continue reading

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