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Design

Jul 15, 2016

XenDesktop 7 on Windows Azure Design Guide (PDF download)

The Citrix Design Guide provides an overview of the XenDesktop 7 on Azure solution architecture and implementation. This design has been created through architectural design best practices obtained from Citrix Consulting Services and thorough lab testing, and is intended to provide guidance for solution evaluation and the introduction of proof of concepts. The Design Guide incorporates generally available products into the design, and employs repeatable processes for the deployment, operation, and management of components within the solution.

Design Considerations for Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 Disaster Recovery (PDF download)

This paper examines the issues and concerns around building a disaster recovery plan and solution, the possible use cases that may occur, and how a team of engineers within the Citrix Solutions Lab approaches building a disaster recovery solution.

Imprivata OneSign and XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Healthcare Design Guide (PDF download)

This document is intended to be a guide for deploying Imprivata’s enterprise Single Sign-On (SSO) solution on XenApp and XenDesktop for Citrix customers, partners, and field teams.

Mobilizing Windows Apps with XenApp 7.5 on Hyper-V Design Guide (PDF download)

The objective of the FlexCast Services Design Guide is to construct and demonstrate an efficient way of delivering Windows-based applications to remote users while properly optimizing them for different types of endpoints, which could be the latest touch-enabled mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones, or traditional laptops and workstations.

Adding XenMobile users to an Existing XenDesktop Environment Design Guide (PDF download)

The objective of this document is to provide design guidance to ensure successful deployments by examining the impact adding mobile users have on NetScaler scalability in an existing XenDesktop environment. The aim is to understand when the remote user experience begins to be affected by the addition of mobile users, and the NetScaler appliance approaches saturation.

Lower the cost of PC Refresh Design Guide (PDF download)

The objective of the FlexCast Services design guide is to construct and demonstrate an efficient way of delivering Windows-based applications to remote users while properly optimizing them for different types of endpoints, which could be the latest touch-enabled mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones, or traditional laptops and workstations.

Mobilizing Windows Apps Design Guide (PDF download)

The objective of the FlexCast Services design guide is to construct and demonstrate an efficient way of delivering Windows-based applications to remote users while properly optimizing them for different types of endpoints, which could be the latest touch-enabled mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones, or traditional laptops and workstations.

Mobilizing Windows Apps with XenApp 7.5 on vSphere Design Guide (PDF download)

The objective of the FlexCast Services Design Guide is to construct and demonstrate an efficient way of delivering Windows-based applications to remote users while properly optimizing them for different types of endpoints, which could be the latest touch-enabled mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones, or traditional laptops and workstations.

Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 on XenServer 6.5 and Nexenta Solution Design Guide (PDF download)

This guide describes a converged VDI appliance—based on Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenServer, NexentaStor Software-Defined Storage, and industry-standard x86 servers with local storage—and reveals how it performed in tests of scalability and reliability.

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Healthcare Design Guide (PDF download)

This document is intended to aid business decision makers, IT architects and managers by providing an overview of the Citrix XenApp 7.6 solution architecture for healthcare. It includes an overview of healthcare business needs and goals, and information on how Citrix products and deployment methodologies provide solutions for those needs.

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 FIPS 140-2 Sample Deployments (PDF download)

When deploying XenApp and XenDesktop within large organizations, particularly in government environments, security standards are an important consideration. Many government bodies specify a preference or requirement for applications to be compliant with Federal Information Processing Standards 140-2 (FIPS 140-2). The document provides an overview of the security features that apply to XenApp and XenDesktop, with an emphasis on FIPS 140-2. Sample deployments are shown, providing guidance on FIPS 140-2 compliance. For more information regarding details of the individual security features, refer to the relevant product or component documentation.

Citrix XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 Public Sector Lockdown Design Guide (PDF download)

Validated design and configuration overview for a common criteria and Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 public sector configuration. This document was prepared by Citrix Solutions Lab and is intended to aid business decision makers, IT architects and managers and system administrators by providing an overview of the Citrix XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 solution architecture for the public sector. It includes an overview of the key concepts and considerations when implementing hardened OS images, enabling FIPS compliance, and using antivirus software. It also provides a comparison of the scalability effects of having hardening and FIPS crypto enabled or disabled.