Disabling Rearm of OS and Office on MCS in Citrix Cloud

Many of you are probably aware of the problem that occasionally seems to plague MCS where, when you try to create a new Catalog, the process fails when it tries to rearm the OS or Office and it kicks out at the Domain Join because of it. Carl Stalhood and Citrix have posted the PowerShell […]

SYN209 Final Deck and Video

So it’s something of a running joke that the final version is never really final, but this is what we actually presented last week at Citrix Synergy for our SYN209 session. The presenter notes may or may not match what I actually said ;). When I get on a roll I veer off script from […]

My Geek108 slide deck

Thanks to everyone who was able to come to my sessions! As promised here is my slide deck. Geek108-For the Web

XenDesktop Essentials Sounds Great But Can You Use It?

Finally cleared to post this again 😉 So if you haven’t seen the latest, Citrix has finally publicly released their XenDesktop Essentials product! It’s exciting stuff – CITRIX BLOG COMING BACK SOON! That said there are some serious caveats that you need to be aware of before you rush out to enjoy! The biggest problem, in […]

XenDesktop and XenApp Essentials Links and Documentation

With the impending release of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop Essentials (soon we all hope), here are some public resources to get you started on your journey. XenDesktop Essentials Documentation: https://docs.citrix.com/en-us/citrix-cloud/xenapp-and-xendesktop-service/xendesktop-essentials.html   Feature Comparison Matrix: https://www.citrix.com/content/dam/citrix/en_us/documents/reference-material/xa-xd-deployment-options-feat-comp-matrix.pdf?utm_source=twitter&es_p=3811736   TCO calculator: https://costcalculator.azurewebsites.net/   More Docs: https://www.citrix.com/global-partners/microsoft/windows-10-azure.html   XenDesktop Essentials Solution Brief: https://www.citrix.com/content/dam/citrix/en_us/documents/solution-brief/xde-azure-sb.pdf   XenDesktop Essentials vs. Citrix Cloud […]

Boom… Citrix Mic Drops on VMware with Strategic Microsoft Alliance

Today at Citrix Synergy, Citrix announced what might be a game changer for VDI.  For the first time ever Microsoft is going to allow you to run Windows 10 VDI in a shared Cloud and Citrix is going to be the sole provider for it.  That’s right, the SPLA war is over (or will be […]