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Join me for FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop Validated Design webex

FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop Validated Design Converged solutions, which combine desktop operating systems, applications, compute, network and storage improve agility, simplify the deployment and reduce the cost of desktop virtualization. In this webinar, you will discover how the validated … Continue reading

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CVD: FlexPod Reference Architecture for a 2000 Seat Virtual Desktop Infrastructure with Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 on VMware vSphere 5.1: Architecture

This CVD provides a 2000-Seat Virtual Desktop Infrastructure using Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 built on Cisco UCS B200-M3 blades with NetApp FAS 3200-series and the VMware vSphere ESXi 5.1 hypervisor platform. The architecture deployed is highly modular. While each customer’s environment … Continue reading

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XenDesktop 7.1 with vSphere 5.1 on NetApp CVD is published

Finally after many late nights, we finished our CVD XenDesktop 7.1 with vSphere 5.1 on NetApp. I had great time working with the best engineers in Citrix and Cisco. I will start my series blog posts on this CVD shortly. Happy … Continue reading

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Citrix XenDesktop on NetApp Storage Solution Guide

I am very happy to announce new technical paper Citrix XenDesktop on NetApp Storage Solution Guide is released.  Thanks for Neil Glick to architect and set up the whole infrastructure with me, and Will who did all the performance testing.

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Non-disruptive operation for data center and cloud solutions

One of the benefits of NetApp clustered OnTap is non-disruptive operation. The key to efficiency and the lynchpin of clustering is the ability to make sure that the cluster does not fail—ever. The nondisruptive collection of independent nodes working together … Continue reading

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User data in VDI

User data is the end-user data or home-directory data. In a virtual desktop environment, the home directory data located in a NetApp volume is shared through the CIFS protocol and is mapped as a drive letter in the virtual desktop. … Continue reading

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