It all comes down to the hardware layer in the XenDesktop 7 blueprint


Sometimes, the things we learn early in life teach us the basic fundamentals we need in the future. Many of us probably had toys like this growing up or have them for our own kids. Of course there are some out there who will say that they can get the square peg into the round… Continue reading It all comes down to the hardware layer in the XenDesktop 7 blueprint

Control layer in the XenDesktop 7 Blueprint


Control, control, you must learn control! - Yoda The control layer is about creating a single, cohesive foundation for the solution that supports the user-layers (users, access and resources). You can NOT do the control layer if you haven't defined your user layer, access layer and resource layer. The control layer of the XenDesktop 7… Continue reading Control layer in the XenDesktop 7 Blueprint

Extending the blueprint to focus on your resource layer


Users Access Resources The Resources layer is the next stage of the blueprint. Resources are the desktops and applications that we want to deliver to each user. This is also where many people get stuck because the perception is that there are a lot of options. There can be a lot of option until you… Continue reading Extending the blueprint to focus on your resource layer

Blueprint for Accessing your desktops and apps


Based on the XenDesktop 7 Blueprint, we have already created a definition of our user layer. The next step is to define how users will access their environment. Just like a house, you have doors and locks. In order to gain entry, you have to have the right keys for the right door. Defining the… Continue reading Blueprint for Accessing your desktops and apps

Do you have your XenDesktop 7 Blueprint?


Here is a little secret... Most XenDesktop environments are extremely similar. In fact, if you ignore the numerous hardware combinations out there, the similarities increase greatly. You have user groups (some internal and some external) that need access to some type of resource, whether it be a desktop or an application, which is supported on… Continue reading Do you have your XenDesktop 7 Blueprint?