Citrix Reviews

Dan Withrow
Real User
Senior Manager of Engineering at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Dec 06 2018

What is most valuable?

All features of the product are valuable, depends on the situation. I have used all of the features at one time or… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Allowed us to maintain a desired level of high availability between our XenServer farms. Increased our response time to… more»

What needs improvement?

Integrated workload balancing and virtual switch management that doesn't require another virtual appliance to control.

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

Cannot answer this question; but the product is free, you only need to purchase a license if you want commercial level… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

VMWare was the previous solution, we switched to lower our licensing costs and support costs.

What other advice do I have?

Test, Test, Test as with any product, make sure it will accomplish what you expect. Citrix XenServer is not marketed out… more»
Richard Hussain
Real User
Solutions Architect, Virtualization
May 29 2018

What is most valuable?

As an architect, I have deployed it in so many areas. Some like to use the SSL portion of it, others, they use the load-balancing. It does a lot… more»

What needs improvement?

The customization has always been a key area where some improvements are required. In the beginning, everything was for customizing the outer shell… more»

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

It is true that it is a bit pricey compared to newer technologies coming to the market. For example, A10 is a load balancer that does everything… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

It's not that I have used other solutions, it's just that in most environments where I have had to do my job or to come up with solutions as a… more»

What other advice do I have?

Every product keeps improving every day and every year. The reason this has been a big technology piece in most data centers is because of the… more»

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Citrix Questions

Vel Abenkin
User at a tech company
We are looking at getting a ADC/WAF/LB combination and are considering Pulse, Netscaler and F5.  The Pulse reps are touting a fully virtual solution that uses a central bandwidth pool that can be deployed as any type of service that we want. Basically they are saying that if we get 2GB of traffic… more»
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Mar 05 2019
I need a simple and short explanation of what each of their products allow you to do and what they're used for.
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