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Is This the Year of Desktop Virtualization?

  • April 20, 2011

ETS has been a Citrix Gold partner for nearly 13 years. Over the last 3 years, we’ve watched as Citrix, VMware, and Microsoft have battled each other over the “VDI Turf”. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure has been touted as one of the biggest paradigm shifts in the history of personal computing.

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Citrix Virtual Desktop – Xen 3.0

  • July 27, 2009


The new XenDesktop 3.0 offers major technology advantages when compared to other virtual desktop infrastructure products.

The successful integration of XenSource coupled with the position of XenApp (Presentation Server), helps XenDesktop 3.0 leverage the ICA protocol to stream virtual desktops to clients. Its virtual desktop infrastructure, or VDI, competitors use the RDP protocol. While RDP 6.0 has closed the gap, ICA still lends itself to a superior virtual desktop experience.

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