Citrix Reviews

Real User
Senior Manager of Engineering at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 02 2018

What do you think of XenServer?

Primary Use Case Virtualization platform that was easy to maintain for our staff's expertise and allowed for inexpensive licensing when support was required. • Improvements to My Organization Allowed us to maintain a desired level of high availability between our XenServer farms. Increased our response time to backend errors. • Valuable Features All features of the product are valuable, depends on the situation. I have used all of the features at one time or another. • Room for Improvement Integrated workload balancing and virtual switch management that doesn't require another virtual appliance to control. • Use of Solution More than five years. • Stability Issues Rock Solid for the most part, of course, as with any technology there are software patches...
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 than what people use it for. The one feature that works really well is the SSL VPN. It's very easy to set up and you can go very granular with it. You can define what user groups get what kind of access and the... 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 of it. You had to use the command-based utility and you had to do a lot of manual work. They have improved it a little bit and now there are some GUI-based functionalities that can be used. However, more can be done... more»

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Citrix Questions

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Mar 15 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Proxmox VE vs XenServer  Which of these two solutions would you recommend for Server Virtualization Software? Why? Thanks!--Rhea
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