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XENDESKTOP ON NETAPP CLUSTER MODE SOLUTION OVERVIEW

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a blog on the benefits of NetApp clustered Ontap with virtual desktop. I have been working on a reference architecture of XenDesktop on NetApp clustered OnTap last 3 months. There will be a … Continue reading

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5K seat Citrix XenDesktop on Hyper-V and NetApp reference architecture

It has been fun to work with my Citrix friends Seth Roth, Drew Tipton, Roland Lee and my NetApp friends Neil Glick, Will Strickland and Rob Briggs on this 5 thousand seat reference architecture.  Happy reading! This reference architecture documents the … Continue reading

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XenDesktop Storage Design Series: Part 2

Xendesktop with Citrix Provisioning Server work load analysis Storage sizing is critical to deploy a virtual desktop solution. Over sizing makes the solution very expensive. Not enough storage ends up bad user experience.  I have spent last 2 months setup … Continue reading

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Citrix Synergy SYN620W Platform training on XenDesktop with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and NetApp

I just taught a Citrix hands on lab SYN620W. 44 Students ( all partners today) did a lab on NetApp VSC for Citrix XenServer and Command Insight Balance. We got great feedback. We also had a good discussion on PVS, … Continue reading

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Demo, hands lab and presentation at Citrix Synergy 2012 San Francisco

Citrix Synergy is at the corner. This event shows how virtualization, networking, storage and cloud technologies work together. NetApp and Citrix have collaborated to ease the implementation of desktop virtualization by making virtual desktops simpler, more cost effective, and more robust for enterprise. … Continue reading

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