Are Some XenApp Best Practices Still True?

Posted by Brandon Lee on Jun 16, 2016 9:55:11 AM

A headline for a blogspot, on Citrix blogs about XenApp best practices reads, "XenApp Best Practices #1: For the best user experience, application and backend data must reside together on a fast, low latency network." 

How do we achieve this best practice when all of our apps and backend data are potentially distributed all over the globe?

Marius Sandbu, Citrix CTA, Azure MVP, vExpert suggests a compromise to achieve the best user experience.

Why?

"Because that should be our end goal Deliver the best user experience." -Marius Sandbu

In his updated blog post, "Office365 and RDS done right with Citrix and FSLogix," Norway IT Pro and Microsoft MVP, Marius Sandbu, covers these topics:

  • Federation and sync
  • Installing and managing updates
  • Optimizing Office ProPlus for VDI/RDS
  • Office ProPlus optimal delivery
  • Shared Computer Support
  • Skype for Buisness
  • Outlook
  • OneDrive
  • Troubleshooting and general tips for tuning
  • Remote display protocols and when to use when.
  • FSLogix Profile Container

Marius is kind enough to provide this well detailed, how-to guide, for optimizing the delivery of Office365 in VDI/RDSH environments. 

Read the full article at https://msandbu.wordpress.com/2016/06/09/office365-and-rds-done-right-with-citrix-and-fslogix/

Topics: VDI, XenApp, RDSH, non-persistent VDI, Office 365, Best Practices, Outlook, OneDrive, Citrix, OneDrive for Business, Skype for Business

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