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Introducing FSLogix™ Office 365 Container for Citrix
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The Complete Guide to Understanding the Citrix Logon Process for XenApp/XenDesktop
A Technical How-To Guide to Troubleshooting & Resolving Citrix Logon Slowness/Failure Issues to Improve the End User Experience
In this free how-to troubleshooting guide to solving Citrix logon issues, a Citrix Engineer breaks down each step of the complex Citrix logon process. The guide explains all 33 stages of the Citrix logon sequence and the role each stage plays in delivering a successful logon. You will also learn the challenges inherent in isolating the specific stage/stages causing slow or failed Citrix logons so you can improve end user experience.
What a Citrix Technology Professional Says about the Logon Process Guide
Alexander-Ervik-Johnsen-goliath-technologies-logon-duration-guide“If you really want to help your users gain a great user experience, then this guide from Goliath is the guide you need to read first! Not only will you get insights into how the logon process really works, you might just end up with happy users, that logon on to their Citrix sessions lightning fast!” Alexander Ervik Johnsen, Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), Citrix Certified Professional, & VMware vExpert
See Real Citrix Logon Troubleshooting Use Cases in the Guide
The guide goes beyond just explaining the Citrix logon process–you will see real use cases from the author’s past experiences troubleshooting and resolving Citrix logon duration issues.
The troubleshooting use cases and instruction incorporate both local and remote users from Fortune 500 companies to SMBs. The Engineer explains how he leveraged root cause analysis and technology to resolve logon slowness and failures resulting from:
- GPO Policy Execution
- Drive Mapping Execution
- Registry Extension Mappings
- Corrupted Print Drivers
- SSO Permissions
- Session Host Delays
- Delivery Controller Brokering Delays
- AD Group Membership
- Improperly Coded Logon Scripts
The free guide is also filled with screenshots and “how to” technical information you can use to take proactive measures to isolate the root cause of Citrix logon slowness and failures. Simply complete the form on the sidebar to instantly download your free copy.
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What you need to know about Crossroads StrongBox VM
Customers asked us for the power of StrongBox with the flexibility to run in VM environments, and now they have it. StrongBox VM is a storage gateway solution that offers all of the power and features of our flagship StrongBox. A virtual machine running on VMWare ESXi servers, StrongBox VM can be set up and running in an hour. Your customers can quickly create file and object-based shared storage for local and distributed architectures without the requirement of dedicated hardware.
Key Product Capabilities
- Seamlessly integrates with existing IT infrastructure to create nearline and archive storage with multi-copy data protection, secure replication, and self-healing functionality
- Installs in less than an hour
- Intelligently manages file and object storage while saving customers thousands of Euros in hardware purchases and maintenance fees
- Combines the best of flash, disk, tape, and cloud storage technologies to deliver performance that meets defined quality of service (QoS) levels
FREE 90-Day Trial
We know customers will love the simplicity and usefulness of StrongBox, so we decided to give them a chance to try it out for free, no strings attached!
Ø Get the VM Trial at https://register.crossroads.com/StrongBoxVMTrial/
Ø StrongBox VM requires a server running ESXi vSphere v5.5 or 6.0. The VM host system should include the following allocations: 8GB RAM and a minimum 320GB of local disk.
How are Customers using StrongBox VM?
· Got tape libraries? Add StrongBox VM to existing library and instantly create shared storage for nearline and archive.
· No local tape? No problem. StrongBox VM can keep active data locally and automatically create copies for off-site storage or the cloud for disaster recovery and data preservation.
· Looking to simplify multi-site storage management? StrongBox VM provide on-site storage that automatically replicates to a second data center, the cloud, and multi-tenant architectures.
StrongBox VM is available in 3 configurations: Basic, Advanced and Enterprise. Customers can get started with a 90-day FREE trial to experience the simplicity of StrongBox firsthand.
· StrongBox Basic: no cost for a basic license, but customers must purchase a replication license and maintenance package
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Poor email client performance is one of several serious problems that has prevented enterprises from fully adopting non-persistent virtual desktop models. Performance issues in email include long lag times and hanging while downloading and opening emails, time-outs when opening calendar items, and extremely slow response while inbox searching. For administrators, the various workarounds to this problem can result in dramatically increased server utilization, increased cost, and ongoing poor and inconsistent performance for end users.
This FAQ addresses the use of Profile Containers to enable Cached Exchange Mode in non-persistent (pooled) VDI, RDSH and XenApp. In general, this approach covers both internally managed Exchange, as well as externally hosted Exchange through 3rd party providers and through Microsoft, via Office 365 subscriptions of hosted Exchange for Business.
FSLogix Apps Profile Containers move the entire User Profile, including the registry, to an in-guest container, which appears to be fully integrated with the local system. This approach completely eliminates the need for Folder Redirection or other network-share based workarounds which can generate saturated server work queues and network links during boot storms caused by large numbers of users simultaneously logging on during peak periods of a normal work day. User email performance is returned to ‘normal’, or indistinguishable from running Outlook in a well-optimized local computing environment.