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Gregory Thompson
Real User
Solutions Architect at GE
Jan 16 2019

What is most valuable?

We use the entire Citrix Suite. This XenDesktop solution helps with applications or desktops. It tunnels data into the system and the internal network. Employees can access the network anywhere. They can save files, print files, and access… more»

What needs improvement?

We are looking for speed and agility in an environment. We want to see that the SAN storage can be policed and can detect a network latency.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is quite expensive, but so are the competitors on the market but, you get what you pay for.

What other advice do I have?

My advice is to really vet the system a bit before choosing a solution. Always make sure you have a budget for it. Ask yourself the following questions: * Does the solution work well in your lab? * Does it work well in your office? * Do you… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked at VMware Horizon View which compliments nicely with VMware products. Since our team was all familiar with Citrix it made the most sense. It makes our job much easier to use a product our team understands and has prior experience… more»
IT Infrastructure Analyst at a insurance company with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 31 2018

What do you think of XenDesktop?

What is our primary use case?

I use XenDesktop to manage virtual desktops. I can manage home office's projects using it. I also use it to create work space for different users.

How has it helped my organization?

XenDesktop has helped our users to work remotely with a better user experience.

What is most valuable?

I love all its features. It lets me do almost anything.

What needs improvement?

The video conferencing feature needs to be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.


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What is XenDesktop?

With Citrix XenDesktop, you can mobilize your business by deploying virtual desktops and Windows apps onto mobile devices. Powered by XenApp, XenDesktop is capable of delivering entire desktops or even just the applications to any type of device. Not only is the solution non-device specific, but it also optimizes the virtual desktop/apps for each type of device and network, and supports touch technology.

XenDesktop enables IT to centralize security and control, and also to reduce IT costs through virtualization. The solution is simple to deploy and manage, and contributes towards increased employee productivity.

XenDesktop customers

Deutsche Bank, Knightec, Sunrise Health, and Emory Healthcare.

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