Windows Server 2016 Optimizations for Citrix XenApp

When it comes to operating system optimization, I have two sides battling with each other. Although optimizing does improve single server scalability, I believe the more you mess with the OS the greater your chances are that you will break something. Default Apps Unlike Windows 10, which had numerous default apps that increased user logon... Continue Reading →


Skype for Business – Three-way calling

Based on the questions I've received, it seems like Skype for Business is a pretty big deal.  So, let's take a look at another question I recently received with regard to the Citrix RealTime Optimization Pack for Skype for Business: How does this work with 3-way calling? With Skype for Business, in order to do... Continue Reading →

Skype for Business – VDI to Native

I recently posted a blog and video about the new Citrix Realtime Optimization Pack for Skype for Business. As you could see from the video, Citrix is able to deliver Skype for Business to RDS/VDI users with XenApp and XenDesktop. With the optimization pack, CPU utilization on the processor is negligible while the overall user... Continue Reading →

One Imaging Solution to Rule Them All

As we all know, a single image management solution is extremely important in the VDI world. We will have hundreds or thousands of desktops that must be built and maintained. Image management is even more important when we have stateless desktops because we want our desktop to be reset to its original state after each... Continue Reading →

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