XenClient Specifications and Compatibility
XenClient System Requirements
Citrix XenClient extends the benefits of desktop virtualization to corporate laptops and makes PCs more manageable, reliable, and secure. The XenClient product family is available in three purpose-built editions – XenClient Enterprise, XenClient XT and XenClient Express – each designed to address your specific business requirements.
XenClient Enterprise is comprised of two main components. The first is the client hypervisor, XenClient Enterprise Engine. The second is the management server, XenClient Enterprise Synchronizer.
XenClient Enterprise Engine Requirements
XenClient Enterprise Engine is compatible with a broad range of modern desktop and laptop PCs. Most systems meeting the following requirements are XenClient Enterprise-ready:
Before purchasing new systems, please check the hardware compatibility list.
XenClient Enterprise Synchronizer Requirements
XenClient Enterprise Synchronizer's modest resource needs allow it to run on most contemporary servers that meet the following requirements:
XenClient Enterprise Synchronizer requires a database. MS SQL Express is included in the installation media.
* XenClient Enterprise Synchronizer uses disk space to store Guest VM images, ISO installation media, and block level backups. Disk space requirements are based on the number of clients and the backup retention policies. Backup and ISO storage locations are configurable in XenClient Enterprise Synchronizer. Remote storage (CIFS, iSCSI, NFS, Fiber Channel) is recommended for larger installations.
Hardware Compatibility for XenClient Enterprise