Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

So you missed Citrix Synergy 2012 Al Solorzano Principal Architect Agile360 – a Division of Entisys Solutions

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "So you missed Citrix Synergy 2012 Al Solorzano Principal Architect Agile360 – a Division of Entisys Solutions"— Presentation transcript:

1 So you missed Citrix Synergy 2012 Al Solorzano Principal Architect Agile360 – a Division of Entisys Solutions

2 Agenda Citrix’s Cloud strategy Desktop Transformation XenDesktop AppDNA NetScaler XenClient Enterprise Preview Sharefile Exhibit Hall Tour of interesting companies

3 Citrix’s Strategy

4 Time Slicing

5 How quickly can you switch?

6 Desktop Transformation


8 VS

9 Desktop Transformation Accelerator FREE Links to Assessment Tools and Templates – Includes a trial edition of LakeSide Systrack to identify applications & resource utilization Guided or Assisted Design Peer Benchmarks Links to Best Practices Exportable Does require knowledge of concepts

10 Entisys/Agile360 offers services to deliver a Desktop Transformation project. Inquire with your Account Representative for more information.

11 XenDesktop

12 Universal Print Server Coming soon (XenApp 6.5 FP1 and XenDesktop 5.6 FP1) – Removes need for print drivers on XA and XD – WAN performance improvements – UPD for Network Printers



15 Remote PC Latest member of FlexCast in XenDesktop 5.6 FP1 Easy “on-ramp” towards desktop virtualization Instant benefit to end users Secure, mobile access to office based PCs Included with XenDesktop Enterprise or Platinum* No VDA licensing * Planned licensing model at time of announcement




19 AppDNA

20 The Application Problem How many applications does your organization run? Who uses which application? How much resources does each application use? Does a specific application work on Windows 7 32- bit? Windows 7 64-bit? Windows Server 2008 R2? And what about Windows 8/Windows Server 2012? How can you keep track of all this? Can I get this done in time? 2014

21 Introducing Citrix AppDNA Automated application analysis Collects thousands of data points Comprehensive reporting Outlines areas that need attention Application preparation Can assist with Citrix streaming and App-V Application management tools Handles day-to-day updates and patches


23 Order of Operations Import Analyze Report Remediation Recommendations Effort Calculator Package for distribution

24 NetScaler

25 10.0 Release Improved Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL Server load balancing and traffic management Action Analytics Tech Preview: NetScaler for Amazon Web Services Tri-Scale

26 Action Analytics Reporting of Top 10 URLs, Top Applications and Top Clients SLAs – Send top clients to least loaded servers Moderate bandwidth for sites under unusually heavy loads






32 What you may not know about Netscaler? Web Interface on NetScaler NetScaler VPX, MPX, and SDX platforms – VPX for small envrionments or test/dev – MPX for medium to enterprise production deployments – SDX for cloud providers or segmented enterprise IT deployments Benefits of VPX with the scalability of MPX NetScaler is foundation for CloudGateway 2 – Integration of Private cloud application, Public cloud applications and Personal cloud data – Self service with single sign on functionality


34 XenClient Enterprise Preview

35 What is XenClient? Type 1 (Bare-metal) hypervisor for VT enabled laptops to allow multiple VMs (personal and private, XP and 7, etc.)to run simultaneously with only a little overhead and a toolset to synchronize/control VMs with corporate IT

36 Citrix acquires Virtual Computer Easily deploy virtual desktops to XenClient devices Automate backups Remote Wipe Rollout/Rollback updates Recover from device disasters If you have XenDesktop Enterprise or Platinum, you are already licensed XenClient Enterprise

37 3 Editions of XenClient XenClient Express – Free but minimal features XenClient XT – Extreme isolation and security for public sector XenClient – Enterprise deployment

38 ShareFile









47 Exhibit Hall Tour

48 Reporting/Monitoring eg Innovations – Service Monitoring & some reporting Splunk - Reporting OpNet – Service Monitoring

49 XenApp/XenDesktop Tools Consultants Virtual Session Indexer (VSI) – Already scripted capacity planning tool with ability to create your own scripts – “Start performing scalability tests within 1 day… guaranteed” * – Performs tests after each change to the environment to ensure optimal configuration Atlantis Computing ILIO – Leverage hypervisor RAM to reduce IOPS on storage – XenApp - 15 to 20% more users on same server, cut storage costs by 92%* – XenDesktop – Estimated $200 CAPEX for stateless VMs and 12 second boots* * Marketing Material

50 Thin Clients galore Wyse acquired by Dell (April 2, 2012) HDX System-on-Chip Wyse Xenith 2 HP All in one Thin Client Sub $100 Thin client vendor – nComputing

51 Calls to Action Take the survey (e-mailed shortly) for a chance to win a $100 gift card Look at the Desktop Transformation Accelerator Learn more on how Citrix AppDNA can improve application compatibility testing and remediation Start planning for XenDesktop and XenApp upgrades Leverage NetScaler for Tri-Scale flexibility and CloudGateway/Receiver/ShareFile Integration

52 What couldn’t I get to??? Personal vDisks (delivered in XenDesktop 5.6) Project Avalon (cloud based XenApp/XenDesktop orchestration) Podio (cloud based collaboration site – Acquired by Citrix) Citrix CloudGateway 2 Citrix XenServer 6 Microsoft Systems Center 2012 integration Citrix VDI-in-a-Box (Migration SKU to Citrix XenDesktop) BYOD updates Dell DVS Simplified (appliance based VDI-in-a-Box)

53 Questions???

Download ppt "So you missed Citrix Synergy 2012 Al Solorzano Principal Architect Agile360 – a Division of Entisys Solutions"

Similar presentations

Ads by Google