Performance impact of Citrix CVAD 2003

Performance impact of Citrix CVAD 2003

Not so long ago, Citrix released version 7.2003 of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD). This version is the first Current Release (CR) released after the release of the 7.1912 Long-Term Servicing Release (LTSR) released in December 2019. As such, this version marks a fork in the road for IT...

Eltjo van Gulik Eltjo van Gulik
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk
Insight in the testing methodology - Current

Insight in the testing methodology - Current

One of the key components in the GO-EUC researches is the testing methodology. This methodology allows us to produce consistent and reliable results that are used to publish the researches. Describing the testing methodology also allows you to reproduce and challenge our results. This article describes the details, sources and...

Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk
Optimizer Smackdown

Optimizer Smackdown

Delivering the best user experience is a key factor when building virtual environments. To accomplish this, administrators use optimization tools, like VMware OS Optimization Tool (OSOT) or Citrix Optimizer (CTXO). This research focuses on the performance difference between both editions of OSOT and CTXO.

Marcel Beck Marcel Beck
The future direction of GO-EUC

The future direction of GO-EUC

We thought and worked hard on the future direction of GO-EUC these last months. In order to get closer to the community we decided to change our current structure. This article will announce the future direction for GO-EUC and share some details with you and the community. The future direction...

Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk
The real impact of Citrix MCSIO

The real impact of Citrix MCSIO

When delivering a virtual desktop environment, fast storage is one of the key components to achieve a great user experience. Back in the days it was common to use techniques like RAM caching to leverage the fast memory to store data. But does this really provide any benefit? This research...

Tom de Jong Tom de Jong
The delivered user experience of thin clients, the good, the bad and the ugly

The delivered user experience of thin clients, the good, the bad and the ugly

The last couple of years we’ve seen a steady increase in the GPU usage in VDI environments. With the changing landscape of GPU enabled applications, adding a GPU to a VDI environment is almost mandatory in order to deliver a great user experience. Often the connecting device is forgotten while...

Eltjo van Gulik Eltjo van Gulik
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk
Microsoft Azure Windows 10 Enterprise multi-session scalability

Microsoft Azure Windows 10 Enterprise multi-session scalability

With the introduction of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) there is an increase in demand for the Windows 10 Enterprise multi-session edition. As the name states, this edition allows having multiple remote sessions on a single Windows 10 machine. This research will focus on the scalability of Windows 10 Enterprise multi-session...

Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk
Windows 10 1909 Scalability in VDI environments

Windows 10 1909 Scalability in VDI environments

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.

Omar Bouhaj Omar Bouhaj
Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 1912 Long-Term Servicing Release

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 1912 Long-Term Servicing Release

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.

Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk
Eltjo van Gulik Eltjo van Gulik