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Microsoft: Significant Improvement Using FSLogix

Posted by Brandon Lee on Aug 23, 2017 4:03:38 PM

In a recent article on, Dealing with Outlook search in non-persistent environments (under the Office 365 in RDS and VDI deployments topic), the results of the RDS Gurus report comparing FSLogix Office 365 Container and native User Profile Disk roaming solution is examined.

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Topics: Microsoft, Microsoft RDS, Outlook, OST, UPD, RDS Gurus

RDS Gurus Benchmark and Analyze Outlook Performance in Non-Persistent Environments

Posted by Brandon Lee on Aug 22, 2017 1:50:30 PM

In the latest installment from RDS Gurus, Outlook Performance in Non-Persistent Environments Using FSLogix's Office 365 Containers, they ran  performance tests on Outlook in non-persistent environments using FSLogix’s Office 365 Containers solution. The goal was to illustrate the user experience of remote desktop users working in an RDS environment configured to use FSLogix Office 365 Containers relative to the typical user experience when using native RDS UPD technology. The primary focus was to measure how performance degrades when multiple users are simultaneously working with Outlook (“noisy neighbor effect”).
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Topics: non-persistent VDI, Office 365, Outlook, FSLogix Office 365 Container, RDS Gurus

DABCC Podcast - FSLogix: Solutions for the Digital Workspace, Office365, Citrix & VDI

Posted by Brandon Lee on Aug 22, 2017 1:14:27 PM

Douglas Brown, of, sits down with Jim Moyle to feed him a little "noise and grief." Combined with some humorous anecdotes of what it means to be a technical evangelist, these two industry experts keep it light while discussing industry trends. Hear what Jim has to say regarding FSLogix and the state of the EUC world, DaaS, Citrix, economics of the cloud, Office 365 and much more! 

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Topics: VDI, Citrix, cloud, Office 365, FSLogix

Concurrent access to Office 365 Containers, VHDAccessMode Explained!

Posted by Brandon Lee on Jul 18, 2017 1:20:03 PM

WilkyIT goes into detail on the topic of allowing concurrent access to the Office365 Container using VHD Difference disks to achieve this frequent requirement, especially in Citrix environments.

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Topics: Citrix, VHD, FSLogix Office 365 Container, Citrix XenApp, Concurrent Access

FSLogix Apps 2.8.4 - Skype for Business Global Address List and Device Based Licensing Enhancements

Posted by Brandon Lee on Jun 27, 2017 12:17:50 PM

What's new with FSLogix Apps 2.8.4? For starters, we've been working with a number of customers that have had issues surrounding the Skype for Business Global Address List (GAL) in non-persistent VDI environments. Check out this BLOG from Solutions Architect and Product Champion, Dave Young, where he dives into a specific example of how FSLogix Office 365 Containers was able to resolve this particular issue. 

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Topics: Office 365 Containers, Outlook, Skype for Business, FSLogix Apps, Global Address List

Top 5 ways Microsoft MVPs and MCSEs are Using Office 365 Containers

Posted by Brandon Lee on Jun 20, 2017 12:03:06 PM

When it comes to Office 365 in virtual environments, enabling critical application functionality, such as, Outlook cached exchange mode (OST/PST), Outlook search, OneDrive for Business sync, and Skype for Business global address list (GAL), is just as important as ensuring a pristine and optimized end user experience. FSLogix Office 365 Containers encapsulate these vital aspects to enable a successful Office 365 deployment/implementation within the enterprise organization. No wonder Microsoft MVPs and MCSEs are making a lot of noise surrounding Office 365 Containers and how much value it brings to the table. 

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Topics: VDI, Office 365, Microsoft RDS, Outlook, Cached Exchance Mode, FSLogix Office 365 Container, OneDrive for Business, Outlook Instant Search, Skype for Business, Microsoft MVP, Global Address List

FSLogix at Citrix Synergy 2017 Orlando

Posted by Brandon Lee on May 16, 2017 12:48:27 PM

With Citrix Synergy 2017 Orlando just one week away, all eyes will once again be on the Citrix-verse to see what's in store for 2017 and beyond. Be sure to stop by Booth 514, where members of the FSLogix team will be on hand with partners and members of the Citrix community, to provide personal demos of the latest from FSLogix, including Outlook Instant Search on XenApp and Roaming OneDrive for Business Application. Grab some free giveaways, take the FSLogix Apps Survey, and check out the latest results!
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Topics: Citrix Synergy, FSLogix, OneDrive for Business, Outlook Instant Search

FSLogix Office 365 Container saves the day - Install, Configure, and Test

Posted by Brandon Lee on May 16, 2017 12:22:00 PM

WilkyIT recently augmented his blog from last August to cover FSLogix Office 365 Containers at much greater depth, while addressing the problems, risks, and solutions for enabling Office 365 on shared desktops/VDI. As part of this augmented blog series, the discussion includes a configuration guide that provides a step-by-step approach for installation, configuration, and testing of FSLogix Office 365 Containers.

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Topics: VDI, Outlook, Cached Exchance Mode, FSLogix Office 365 Container, OneDrive for Business

I got your OneDrive for Business Sync right here!

Posted by Brandon Lee on May 1, 2017 5:29:28 PM

Microsoft MVP, Freek Berson, took to the blogsphere to discuss OneDrive for Business Sync and cache inside RDS & VDI environments. Through his aptly titled article, "Dude, where's my OneDrive for Business Sync in RDS? FSLogix to the rescue!" Freek discusses the available options of what's currently supported to achieve enterprise level functionality.

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Topics: roaming profiles, Office 365, FSLogix Office 365 Container, OneDrive for Business, UPD

Videos are now Available for XenAppBlog's Virtual Expo March 2017

Posted by Brandon Lee on Apr 11, 2017 12:21:45 PM


The replays from the March 2017 XenAppBlog Virtual Expo are now available to the public for a limited time. If you are already a member then you need not worry. Otherwise, take the time now and view this amazing line up of industry veterans speak on a wide variety of topics ranging from Profiles, Storage, Performance, Monitoring, User Experience, NetScaler, Office 365, Azure, Desktop Virtualization, Cloud and More!

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Topics: xenappblog, Office 365, Outlook, OneDrive

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