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  • Citrix released Provisioning Server (Ardence) 4.5

    Citrix released Provisioning Server 4.5 for Datacenters. Citrix Provisioning Server makes it possible for computers to boot and run from an image file stored on the network. The Ardence clients may be physical or virtual workstations or servers using a Windows or Linux operating system. The operating system and the applications are executed on the workstation or server....
    Ruben Spruijt on November 30, 2007 : 12 comments , 17,779 views
  • Accario introduces the AccessStick DayXtender

    At iForum 2007 in Las Vegas last month, I was able to get my hands on a cool little device called the AccessStick DayXtender from Accario, makers of EPAFactory. Here, I'll let you know what it's all about....
    Gabe Knuth on November 28, 2007 : 10 comments , 14,125 views
  • Will VDI replace Terminal Server-based SBC?

    Last week Computer Reseller News published an article by Mario Morejon titled, " Virtualization: The Emerging Desktop. " Quoting from the article: "Virtualized desktop technology holds more promise than server-based computing because users...
    Brian Madden on November 28, 2007 : 29 comments , 16,891 views
  • New Features in Presentation Server "Delaware"

    In this article, Michel Roth of outlines some of the new features in the next version of Citrix Presentation Server, codenamed "Delaware."...
    Gabe Knuth on November 26, 2007 : 37 comments , 21,059 views
  • Choosing VDI, Streaming, TS, or SBC: Focus on the application use cases

    The topic of trying to figure out where to use VDI, Streaming, TS, or SBC and for which apps came up in the training class I taught last week in Paris. The attendees and I brainstormed about this for awhile, and we ultimately created a series of questions and a simple flowchart that we think can frame the conversation....
    Gabe Knuth on November 20, 2007 : 9 comments , 29,569 views
  • Chapter 3: Network Architecture from our upcoming Presentation Server 4.5 book is now online

    As of this month it's officially been more than five years since I've written a book about Citrix. (Before I had a blog even!) The Presentation Server 4.5 book that I originally thought would be out in January 2007 is still a work in progress...
    Brian Madden on November 19, 2007 : 15 comments , 14,795 views
  • Microsoft TechEd 2007 Videocasts

    Microsoft TechEd Europe, or IT-Forum for the none US visitors, is the technical Microsoft event of the year. There where alot of product announcements. There are also alot of Videocasts, with really great interviews. Daniel van Soest en Tony Krijnen are wrapping-up the days. Worth watching!...
    Ruben Spruijt on November 18, 2007 : 0 comments , 12,172 views
  • Microsoft Viridian will be called "Hyper-V." The Price? $28!

    At the Microsoft IT Forum in Spain this week, Microsoft announced that their hypervisor product previously known as "Viridian" will be officially called " Hyper-V ." Even more surprising is the price: USD $28! Hyper-V will only be...
    Brian Madden on November 14, 2007 : 14 comments , 17,109 views
  • A few cool IMA Data Store and farm refinements in Citrix Presentation Server over the years

    Citrix has made a lot of little changes to IMA and the data store over the years. This article explains some of the things that you might have missed....
    Brian Madden on November 13, 2007 : 28 comments , 32,424 views
  • Quest Software buys Provision Networks! Finally a real challenger to Citrix in the app delivery space?

    Quest Software has acquired Provision Networks. Provision's "Virtual Access Suite" is one of the lesser-known, yet very cool, products that competed with Citrix in the application delivery and desktop virtualization space. What will this mean to Citrix?...
    Brian Madden on November 12, 2007 : 51 comments , 19,006 views
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