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Application Load Time – Global Insights from Virtual Desktops

We have previously published some global statistics regarding the time it takes users in virtual desktops to log on. A few very interesting conversations with industry experts followed, and one of the popular questions was: how about the additional wait that happens after the logon process is complete? In other words, what is the delay experienced by the user as…

What’s New In ControlUp Insights – March 2017

Some time has passed since my previous review of “What’s new in ControlUp Insights” so it’s time for an update – what’s changed? What cool features are available? And what’s in store for the future?

As ControlUp Insights chalks up more reports and functionalities, the historical reporting and analytics platform keeps improving, growing and evolving, providing more value as time goes…

Powerful and Free – Application Profiler

We are excited to announce the launch of the “Application Load Time Profiler” tool.
The Application Load Time Profiler is a free tool that measures the time it takes any Windows application to load and provides a deeper visual analysis allowing you to  understand the reasons causing an application to load slowly.

With the release of ControlUp version 6 we introduced…

Get NVIDIA vGPU performance and availability metrics – now in ControlUp

Like it or not, we can’t have a conversation these days about desktop virtualization without somebody mentioning GPU. The Concept of GPU use cases are proliferating far beyond graphical work forces to the task workers and beyond.

Today I’m happy to share we’ve started our first step in integrating NVIDIA Grid vGPU technology into the ControlUp Console.!

Live now, in the script…

Introducing VMWare snapshot management and hardware reconfiguration SBAs

We are happy to announce 5 new Script Based Actions for managing VMWare machines directly from ControlUp Console.
Snapshot management 
VM snapshots are a great feature, but all too often a snapshot has been made by somebody who forgot to clean it up later. In large environments you could end up with multiple snapshots all over the place.

Finding out which snapshots exist…

XenDesktop Broker Integration

With the looming release of ControlUp version 6, I’m super excited to talk about the new Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp broker integration built into the console!

With this new release, ControlUp will have full visibility of every aspect of XenDesktop and XenApp site health. From VDA’s, to controllers, to databases and services, from a single management console for all day to…

ControlUp 6.0 new application load​ time feature

Welcome back to the ControlUp blog! A few months ago now, I wrote a Comparative blog post of Application Load times between the major Application Layering vendors. This blog post was really well received, but it was also a view of what was to come in the next version of ControlUp.

With the release of ControlUp version 6, the code and…

Hyper-V real-time performance monitoring and management

By now, many people have heard about (and sing the praises of) ControlUp and our unique way of bringing IT insights to sysadmins around the world. In version 4.0, we introduced Hypervisor integration to extend our real-time performance monitoring to the virtualization world, starting with VMware ESXi and XenServer. Now, in version 6, we are proud to announce support for…

Analyze HDX Bandwidth

We are happy to announce a new script based action package named Analyze Network Issues. The trigger for the announcement is the release of two brand new scripts now available in the ControlUp script library (under Community Actions) and the upcoming release of ControlUp 6.0, which introduces new HDX session bandwidth related columns. This article will cover the two new…

Troubleshoot and Speed Up Windows Logons in Desktop Virtualization Environments

Logon issues are part of the reality of any desktop virtualization environment. Since slow logons are rampant in virtual environments and have a negative impact on user experience and how VDI is perceived in the organization, it is important to minimize the slow logons to the lowest level possible.
Let’s explore common reasons for slow logons and offer best practices in…

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