Virtualization has created a new business landscape with a huge difference and most of the companies today are implementing virtualization techniques for their businesses.
We find several virtualization products in the market, and choosing one among them is indeed a puzzle game. Set apart this puzzle game.
Let us understand how we answer if someone asks queries.
For instance: which mobile should I buy?
Our spontaneous answer would be ‘It depends!’ [‘It depends’ refers to your specific requirements like the price, storage capacity, operating system, processor, and, so forth].
Likewise, when it comes to technology and the vendors, the strategies and approach the vendor follows against the requirements of the concerned firm must match with each other in order to implement the particular technology.
In this regard, we may notice that Citrix potential and contribution stands as one among the best technologies implemented as more companies are adopting for it.
And, the Citrix customers confirm that the Citrix solutions like the XenApp and the XenDesktop create endpoint related management tasks [which includes patches, incident management, expiring users, upgrades, and more] simpler at a faster rate.
When Citrix is creating so much buzz in the technology world, let us investigate the most popular XenApp and XenDesktop in brief over here.
XenApp is an Application virtualization software released by Citrix systems. The Windows applications could be accessed through any of the individual devices from a shared server or the cloud system.
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In brief, it enables the remote access of Windows applications and server desktop over any network using any device. Owing to its empowered user productivity, reduced costs and enhanced data security, it is used by millions of users. The sensitive information is protected in the data center and thus provides corporate security.
Let us move forward and look into the special details of XenApp. A few of the unique features that make the IT agiler are listed below.
It comprises of three parts.
The Forrester interviewed one of the firm that has implemented Citrix XenApp and concluded the following points.
XenDesktop is the desktop virtualization software/Virtual Desktop Infrastructure [VDI] released by Citrix systems. The centralized Windows desktops could be accessed and run on multiple users’ Microsoft Window desktops which are separated from the central one.
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In brief, it facilitates the users to access and run the Microsoft Windows desktops virtually either from the data center or a private/public cloud through the devices. It has the ability to deliver several virtual desktops owing to its bundled components.
Accordingly, depending on the delivery method they are called as:
Though it comes with the Citrix XenServer, it supports even the VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V so that the user may choose the best working environment.
It supports the Provisioning services and Machine creation services. With MCS, one can use the linked clones and with the provisioning services, a single shared disk image is streamlined. It helps to maintain the efficiency of centralized management as copies of disk images are reduced.
There are receiver clients for versatile devices like the Windows, Android, iOS, Blackberry, Mac, and PC too. Moreover, when the users cannot install the full client, the HTML5 receiver facilitates the desktop and app access.
The built-in ICA Proxy support secure and remote access over the SSL.
The client is able to detect the insider/outsider for an organization as Citrix uses the beacons at the storefront. Moreover, the optional NetScaler Gateway or the full-featured NetScaler allows external access.
Jorgen Norman, IT manager of Knightec says “Our Citrix solution has paid for itself several times over. It enables us to start more projects, create more teams and enable our engineers to work anywhere in the world in an agile, efficient manner.
The implementation of XenDesktop has-
The delivery models offered by the Citrix is indeed redefining the digital workspaces provided to the employees. Furthering the movement, several IT organizations are re-evaluating their existing model and switching over to Citrix.
Owing to the implementation of Citrix solutions,
At this juncture, it is wise-choice to implement Citrix, join the crowd and yet, stay distinct.
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