Paul Venezia, senior contributing editor of the InfoWorld Test Center, recently posted a review of Citrix XenDesktop. Paul writes “The future is bright for VDI and, thus, for XenDesktop”. He goes on to say “Citrix has married VDI to its existing stable of application and desktop delivery mechanisms, and it continues to leverage the stellar ICA protocol to assist in speed, user experience, and manageability” (emphasis mine).

The review evaluates Citrix XenDesktop on five categories – Management, Performance, Scalability, Setup and Value. Overall, Paul rates XenDesktop solution as “Very Good”.

Read Paul’s full review here.

Frank Anderson on the XenDesktop team has created a few screencasts covering the features of XenDesktop. You can watch his short screencast covering the provisioning and lifecycle management features of XenDesktop here. Frank’s screencast on user experience is available here

Download the free XenDesktop Express Edition here