Tag: vdi

  • Pure Storage XenDesktop 7.5 Verified and Upcoming Citrix User Groups in the Southeast US

    Come find out how the Pure Storage Flash Array can help you acheive awesome status on your XenDesktop and XenApp deployments.

  • VDI Calculator for VNX

    Biggest question around sizing your VDI usually comes down to sizing the storage. Some of the solutions team created a pretty cool sizing whitepaper a few months back. Which inspired me to create this web based calculator. It is not meant to do everything in the whole world. Just give a quick and easy VNX […]

  • More on the EMC, Cisco and Citrix 5000 on vSphere CVD (Cisco Validated Design) in 30 minutes

    UPDATED May 26 – New links included Mike Brennan’s latest blog going into the testing and details of the CVD – http://blogs.cisco.com/?p=114587 Scaling CVD for XenDesktop and EMC on Cisco <—-NEWEST Version of the paper!!!! Back a few months ago I shared about the joint reference architecture that was able to boot and login 5000 users in […]

  • Cisco – EMC Webcast: … An Optimized End User Experience

      No matter what you do to accelerate, optimize and transform your desktop environment (physical or virtual) if the presentation is sub-par, no one cares. The common message from any vSpecialist when it comes to EUC (End User Computing, VDI is so 2011) is focus on the end user experience. Make it easy to access […]

  • Ask Good Questions

    This happened a long time ago. I arrived at a customer site to install View Desktop Manager (may have been version 2). This was before any cool VDI sizing tools like Liquidware Labs. I am installing ESX and VDM I casually ask, “What apps will you be running on this install?” The answer was, “Oh, […]

  • VMware View – Repurpose your Existing PC’s as Thin Clients

    I was looking for last couple weeks for a good way to re-purpose PC’s as thin clients to ease the investment in VDI. I stumbled across this PDF from VMware and I thought it was great. I would tend towards using group policy to deploy the new shell described on pages 3 and 4. It […]