March 23, 2016

Desktop Virtualisation – Viable for New Zealand Businesses?

Jason Poyner, Technical Director, Deptive These days I find most CIOs are familiar with the benefits of desktop virtualisation (whether VDI, or otherwise), but the costs […]
March 11, 2016

What is Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) and why should you use it?

Jason Poyner, Technical Director, Deptive Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) allows you to have a single instance image management of your XenApp and/or XenDesktop VMs – otherwise known […]
September 28, 2015

Deptive achieves Citrix Virtualisation Specialist status

Update 11 November 2015: Today, Citrix have recognised Deptive’s continued business growth and customer success by awarding them with Solution Advisor Gold Partner status. This accolade comes hot […]
September 18, 2015

Why do they hate Citrix?

Jason Poyner, Technical Director, Deptive Given my position, I’m used to hearing great feedback from Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop users, but it’s true to say myself and the […]
September 24, 2014

Customise NetScaler Gateway user interface on a per vServer basis

The following guide provides details on how to create customised logon page on the same NetScaler for different NetScaler Gateway virtual servers. Citrix currently do not […]
August 27, 2014

Citrix Insight Services.

Citrix Insight Services is a Citrix initiative which focuses on simplifying the support of Citrix environments. Citrix has developed tools and automated online analysis capabilities to […]
August 20, 2014

NetScaler Block URLs

When deploying a NetScaler virtual load balancer to provide reverse proxy access to a web servers, you may have a requirement to block certain URLs being […]
August 12, 2014

Citrix NetScaler the networking Swiss Army knife

Citrix NetScaler is a leading and feature rich Application Delivery Controller (ADC). A recent presentation from Citrix showed the NetScaler as a Swiss Army knife which […]
March 20, 2014

30 x IOPS with Provisioning Services RAM cache

I’m currently working with a client to determine the potential scope of a virtual desktop deployment, and performing an infrastructure readiness assessment. While some additional compute […]
June 27, 2013

Atlantis ILIO: The desktop virtualisation “secret sauce”

As all of you with years (decades??) of IT experience know, users are quick to vocalise any negative experience, but providing positive feedback can be like […]
March 19, 2013

XenApp Farm Health Check v2

My original XenApp Farm Health Check has had great feedback, and thanks to all of you who have modified the script and supplied me with the […]
December 7, 2012

Citrix StoreFront SQL database creation script

Citrix StoreFront will become the standard client access point for XenApp & XenDesktop over the next couple of years replacing the venerable Citrix Web Interface. The […]

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