Archive for Citrix

How to deploy Citrix NetScaler VPX on Nutanix AHV


As I’m working on a solution note for Citrix NetScaler VPX on Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) I was looking to deploy the VPX on AHV and not completely coincidentally Ronnie Hamilton asked me if I had some tips on how to deploy the NetScaler VPX on AHV which was enough reason write a new blogpost.

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Automating Citrix PVS on Nutanix AHV with PoSH

PoSHWith the current announcement of running Citrix XenDesktop on Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor I was really exited to start playing around with the options the Nutanix platform gives us to automate a lot of processes. Currently Nutanix provides a couple of ways to automate, one of them being good ol’ PoSH.

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‘Mass’ sysprep your Windows VMs for Nutanix AHV

WindowsAfter reading this excellent blogpost from Andrew Nelson (Distributed Systems Specialist at Nutanix) on Acropolis Image and Cloning Primer for Automation and combining that with this blogpost from Raghu Nandan (Director of Product Management) on Setting up Citrix XA/XD with an Acropolis Hypervisor cluster I figured we were missing one vendor on this list.. Microsoft Windows Server/Client OSs.

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Unleashing NVIDIA GRID 2.0

NVIDIANVIDIA just released their GRID 2.0 GPU technology. In earlier articles I already described vGPU and the impact of GPUs in the datacenters. With this new release NVIDIA bumped up the use cases and performance characteristics to drive adoption of GPU within VDI and SBC implementations.

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Citrix launches CWC, what’s in it for you?

CWCWith the introduction of Citrix Workspace Cloud (CWC) Citrix showed a renewed interest in cloud based services, although cloud can mean a lot of things the introduction and implementation is in line with the thoughts of Nutanix’s scale out model and focus on ease of use and time to market.

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Nutanix and Citrix: Citrix App delivery on Nutanix Acropolis

XenDesktopWith .Next behind us and all of the announcements have made their impact, we now can take a look at how to extend the Acropolis capabilities to other workloads. One of those obvious workloads is application and desktop virtualization (also referred to as SBC/VDI). We are proud to say that Acropolis and Acropolis Hypervisor were awarded Citrix Ready certification for Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp 7.6.

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