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Citrix Systems, Inc. is an American multinational software company founded in 1989 that provides server, application and desktop virtualization, networking, software-as-a-service, and cloud computing technologies, including Xen open-source products. Citrix currently services around 330,000 organizations worldwide and is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in the Miami metropolitan area, with subs… Read more on Wikipedia
Citrix reviews
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CIO595
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CIO at a financial services firm with 500-5000 employees
Pros: Easy to setup across the enterprise with Active Directory support for better managed security. Very responsive support network. Cons: Would like more granular folder ownership administration. For example, have an administrator create an initial user folder structure and then assign owne… more »
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Alin RaduShareFile is very useful because it empowers users to securely share files wit… more »
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greg_francis
Real User
Director of IT at a construction company with 1-500 employees
Pros: Easy to use for all skill levels No client required (web-based) Optional clients (Win/Mac) for file synchronization Integration with Outlook for sending large file attachments Decent security model for internal employees and external users Simple account management Ability to upload l… more »
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mgrntwrk422
Real User
Network Manager at a local government with 1-500 employees
Pros: I love the extended features of this product. You can easily manage profiles and create desktops in minutes. You can also use your desktops on mobile devices pretty much anywhere. One feature that we use extensively is the WAN optimization. Our data backups are offsite, so moving data and v… more »
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sumodirjo
Real User
Engineer at a integrator with 1-500 employees
Pros: You can try XenDesktop as alternative to VMware view. The Express edition allow you to use up to 10 machines / users. I use XenDesktop as a Proof of Concept when our lab plans to move to Virtual Desktop. I try to connect from a client on windows machine connecting to remote windows desktop,… more »
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itguy
Real User
Manager of Data Center at a transportation company with 5000+ employees
Pros: Good product, our POC proved that Xendesktop required lower bandwidth per machine than competitors. Cons: Costs for one, we settled on VMware hypervisor with Citrix Xendesktop running underneath, additional costs were incurred because of this hybrid solution, another consideration would… more »
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Alin RaduCan you tell me the additional costs that were incurred because of the hybrid … more »
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Jsherlock
Real User
VP of IT at a insurance company with 1-500 employees
Pros: Before we were on a VPN model for remote usage into our data center, the performance issues with large datasets moving cross country really proved to be an issue with remote users. This product really moved the needle in solving for this. Cons: Not every application is certified with thi… more »
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Jonathon1289
Real User
IT Administrator at a tech services company with 1-500 employees
Citrix XenDesktop is a great product. My experience is with the 5.x version, and have been introduced to XD7 which looks awesome and I cannot wait to have it running in production for the new features it offers. XD5 works well, take a VM and install the Citrix virtual desktop agent, and then add … more »
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Alin RaduI used XenDesktop 5.6 and I agree with you, it's a great product. From my poin… more »
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Aresh Sarkari
Real User
Architect at a tech services company with 500-5000 employees
Recently I attended the VMware Partner Exchange 2013 and there was a session called “Technical Battleground – View VS XenDesktop”. In this post I will try and cover the differences that VMware showcased during their session and I am going to add an additional column for my comments and thoug… more »
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kameswararao kesavarapuI have some questions: What is XenDesktop's use of memory on the hosting mach… more »
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FrancisM
Real User
Head of Data Center at a higher education with 500-5000 employees
Pros: XenServer Free Virtualization Platform is one of the most full-featured free systems available. It's main advantage over the free VMware ESXi hypervisor is that the management applications is Windows-based and free for download. This for me is the main reason why we have adopted it and in p… more »
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kapilmalik1983I want to install multiple similar Xen vms. I want to install only one VM and … more »
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sys_admin
Real User
Data Center Expert at a insurance company with 500-5000 employees
Pros: The free software includes the advanced features, like migration of virtual machines from one host to another without interrupting the services, and active directory integration. Xen hypervisor is open source. Xen hypervisor is installed on bare metal and provides high performance. Real… more »
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kapilmalik1983What is best way to scale Xen VM machines? I have idea about creating template… more »