White Papers by Topic: Virtualization

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Free 30-Day Desktop Virtualization Trial

Download a free 30-day trial and experience how XenDesktop delivers a pristine, on-demand desktop experience to users on whatever device they choose, while cutting IT complexity and costs.

XenApp: Evaluation in 64-bit Virtualized Server Environment

The Tolly Group evaluated the performance of XenApp when it's virtualized and optimized by its XenServer virtualization solution. Tests showed that XenServer best optimizes XenApp performance in virtualized environments by operating with just 7.6 percent overhead compared to a native physical server. Read more about the performance evaluation results.

Virtualization Dream Team: Citrix and Microsoft

Citrix's strong business and co-development relationship with Microsoft has allowed it to build strong virtualization solutions on the Windows Server platform while delivering applications over the network with an excellent user experience.

Total Cost of Ownership of Server Computing Vs. PCs

Read the Gartner research note to learn why the TCO of a server-based computing deployment used to deliver all applications to users is around 50% lower than that of an unmanaged desktop deployment.

Server Virtualization Management for Microsoft Hyper-V

Server virtualization with Hyper-V offers many benefits, but it also challenges storage management by making it difficult to take advantage of advanced storage services. Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V delivers unique virtual machine provisioning services and integrated storage management to streamline image management and dramatically reduce storage requirements in VDI deployments.

Paravirtualization Case Study with Buyken Metal Products

When Buyken Metal Products considered re-architecting its datacenter for redundancy, it realized that its servers and other devices would need to be updated. Buying more physical machines was cost prohibitive, so Buyken sought other options. The ability to virtualize Windows servers with paravirtualization led Buyken to Citrix XenServer, Enterprise Edition.

Now's the Time for Application Virtualization

The growing complexity and cost of application deployment in today's distributed global enterprises is driving the need for a streamlined approach to delivering business critical applications. Application virtualization is a highly scalable solution that enables organizations to reap cost savings and consolidate application management while improving availability and performance.

How to Improve Delivery of Advanced Web Applications

The increasing demands for high availability, reliability and security of application access are driving the need for load balancers that not only provide traditional networking traffic management functions, but also a comprehensive set of network-level and application-level services. Learn more about these services and how they improve Web application delivery.

High Availability for XenServer Server Virtualization

Citrix Systems and Marathon Technologies have partnered to develop a range of high availability alternatives for the XenServer server virtualization platform. Solutions ranging from core failover/recover/restart through high and continuous availability, offer capabilities appropriate for every application, business and budget. Find out which solution best meets your needs.

Enhancements to Server Virtualization Platform XenServer 5

Server virtualization platform Citrix XenServer 5 features new enhancements for business continuity, performance, XenCenter, provisioning and storage infrastructure. Learn more about these enhancements in this brief presentation.

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