Part 2: Citrix Monitoring — EdgeSight/Director vs. Third-Party Tools

July 22, 2014
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ApplicationVirtualization

Part 1 of yesterday’s “Citrix Monitoring Tools” article described inherent Citrix monitoring functionality and presented an overview of Citrix EdgeSight/Director. Part 2 will cover specific features of EdgeSight/Director, based on a comparison with key third-party monitoring solutions. However, before we delve into that core subject matter, applications should be discussed.

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Part 1: Citrix Monitoring Tools — Past and Present

July 21, 2014
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ApplicationVirtualization

Monitoring and managing a Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop environment can depend on the embedded Citrix components or, if they are deemed insufficient, third-party tools. From a realistic standpoint, (aka, non-marketing), this article will review the inherent Citrix tools, and Part 2 will focus on third-party tools.

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XenApp is Back, and Citrix With It

July 18, 2014
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ApplicationVirtualization

In a Wednesday blog post Berger admitted in public what many inside and outside Citrix have known for years; "we over rotated and SBC* became a second class citizen to VDI."

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How Much Change Have You Seen?

July 17, 2014
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DataCenterVirtualization

How much change have you seen in the way in which IT departments determine the number of people needed to best serve the infrastructure, especially since the introduction of virtualization and cloud computing? I have observed that those companies that decided to make the leap all at once immediately dropped their number of hands-and-feet people…

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Making Do: The SMB Perspective

July 16, 2014
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SMBVirtualization

Small and medium business and enterprises often make do with what they can do today while dreaming about tomorrow. Most SMBs look to have communication tools in place both for communication with the outside world (email, the Web, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc.) and for communication between team members (email, IM, etc.). Most of this can…

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Amazon Zocalo: What to Do When You Have More Disk Than God

July 15, 2014
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CloudComputing

Cloud behemoth Amazon has found a new outlet for its NSA-scale™ disk farms in its new enterprise file sync and store service, Zocalo. After years of offering dumb cloud object storage with its Amazon S3 simple storage service, Amazon is climbing up the storage value stack with an enterprise cloud file store that will put…

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