Two months ago, Microsoft released the autumn edition of Windows 10. Also known as Windows 10 1909. This release is a Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) version and is therefore often implemented by enterprise companies. We take this opportunity to verify the impact of Windows 10 1909 in a VDI environment.
December 18th 2019, Citrix released the new Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 1912 Long-Term Servicing Release (LTSR). This is the updated edition of the previous 7.15. This research will take a closer look at any performance improvements this latest LTSR version provides regarding the previous LTSR releases.
With the rise of cloud, new challenges arise to maintain and improve user experience. Citrix SD-WAN promises great improvement of user experience compared to using the traditional WAN and networking infrastructure. In this research the impact of Citrix SD-WAN will be compared to traditional networking.
This post is meant as an introductory breakdown describing the high-level architecture and hardware setup of the basic components that are being used in the Citrix SD-WAN lab. This way everyone has the opportunity to replicate the lab setup and confirm or challenge our findings.
On November 12th, 2019 Intel disclosed a new vulnerability known as MCEPSC (CVE-2018-12207). Software vendors released patches to mitigate this vulnerability, but some vendors decided to disable the mitigation by default because of a potential performance impact. Because we focus on end-user computing here at GO-EUC, we decided to investigate…