XenDesktop Tech Info

Explore feature details, system requirements and deployment options

Interactive architecture diagram

Citrix XenDesktop architecture diagram


What makes XenDesktop different?

A personalized desktop experience in any workstyle

Deliver a Personalized Virtual Desktop Experience (2:06)

Two minute chalk talk video introducing Personal vDisk technology available in XenDesktop and VDI-in-a-Box. For more info see http://www.citrix.com/xendesktop/

The best HD experience in the industry

Bandwidth-Efficient Voice and Video Collaboration (1:41)

Short video describing how HDX delivers on next generation tools for voice and video collaboration.

HDX Mobile transforms Windows apps for a mobile look and feel (1:20)

With HDX Mobile technology Windows apps and desktops hosted on XenApp and XenDesktop can dynamically be transformed into a touch-friendly interface on any Windows and non-Windows based device, enhancing the user experience and simplifying that IT administration.

Apps on demand with a self-service enterprise app store

Access Apps and Desktops-as-a-Service with Citrix Receiver (1:39)

Citrix Receiver empowers users with the mobility and flexibility they need to stay productive. Working together with XenApp and XenDesktop, Receiver helps protect mission-critical apps, desktops and data from the risks of unsecure networks and rogue devices, while enabling users to work from any device they choose.

Unified App and Desktop Access with Citrix StoreFront (0:56)

Short video describing the new Citrix StoreFront 2.0 and integration with NetScaler Gateway.

Powerful centralized management and monitoring tools

How do I deploy XenDesktop?

Review deployment and installation guides

How to deploy in the cloud

Review hardware reference architectures

Watch "how to" videos

Set Up SQL Server Mirroring (7:16)

Learn how to configure SQL mirroring for Citrix XenDesktop using three SQL Server 2012 instances: principal, mirror and witness. Get more info at http://www.citrix.com/xendesktop

Set Up a XenDesktop 7 Site (4:20)

Learn how to configure a new XenDesktop 7 site through Citrix Studio. Get more info at http://www.citrix.com/xendesktop

Deliver Applications (2:47)

Learn how to deliver applications using Citrix Studio in XenDesktop 7. Get more info at http://www.citrix.com/xendesktop

Configure Application Settings and File-Type Association (3:49)

Learn about the various options for published applications in XenDesktop 7 including file-type association. Get more info at http://www.citrix.com/xendesktop/

Deliver App-V Applications (3:47)

Learn how to deliver App-V applications in XenDesktop 7. App-V Client configuration, App-V site settings and App-V application publishing are all covered. Get more info at http://www.citrix.com/xendesktop

Configure server Load Balancing (3:44)

Learn how to implement server load balancing of connections to server-based VDAs. Get more info at http://www.citrix.com/xendesktop

Delegate Administration (3:48)

Learn how to implement delegated administration in XenDesktop 7 in order to provide granular access to others. Get more info at http://www.citrix.com/xendesktop

Set up Configuration Logging (2:42)

Learn how to work with the administrative logging aspects of XenDesktop 7. Get more info at http://www.citrix.com/xendesktop

Deploy the VDA for Remote PC Access (7:16)

Citrix XenDesktop 7 How-to: Learn how to deploy the VDA in both a manual and automated fashion for use with Remote PC Access. Get more info at http://www.citrix.com/xendesktop

Set up Remote PC Access (6:41)

Learn how to setup a Remote PC Access site in XenDesktop 7 as well as work through the general setup process and options of the feature.

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