ControlUp 8.1: Enterprises Rejoice!
Posted By Trentent Tye
January 13, 2020
A major new feature with ControlUp 8.1 is scalability of the real-time monitor for up to 100,000 machines! The Challenges of Scaling in Real-time ControlUp is a unique product in that it collects information in a 3-second cadence. I’m going to take a step back and talk about the challenges of collecting information at this […]
ControlUp 8.1: Horizon Integration
Posted By Tom Fenton
January 09, 2020
Introduction One of the most exciting features in ControlUp 8.1 is its integration with Horizon, VMware’s virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution. VDI has been a huge part of ControlUp’s DNA. With the 8.1 release, we’re adding a healthy measure of Horizon DNA , creating a more robust and adaptable product. With ControlUp 8.1, Horizon administrators […]
Script Action: NetScaler/Citrix ADC
Posted By Esther Barthel
January 06, 2020
NOTE: This post comes from Esther Barthel, MSc, solutions architect, owner of cognition IT, and a consultant to ControlUp. On December 17, 2019, Citrix released a security bulletin detailing a vulnerability in Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC), formerly known as NetScaler ADC, and Citrix Gateway, formerly known as NetScaler Gateway, that could lead to arbitrary […]
ControlUp 8.1 Preview: Advanced Horizon Capabilities
Posted By Dane Christensen
December 13, 2019
ControlUp 8.1’s native integration with VMware Horizon provides Horizon admins with a long list of new capabilities. Last week ControlUp technical evangelists Trentent Tye and Tom Fenton covered those capabilities in a VMUG Virtual event. That session was recorded and VMUG has kindly allowed us to share that recording on our blog. This session covers […]
Read Horizon Historical Data Capture Article in Virtualization Review
Posted By Dane Christensen
December 06, 2019
ControlUp is the subject of another article by Tom Fenton in Virtualization & Cloud Review! This article details a first-time user’s experience acquiring and leveraging VMware Horizon environment historical data captured by ControlUp. The piece starts with a description of how Tom configured ControlUp to capture historical data, then goes on to show what data […]
Making a Citrix ADC High Availability Health Checks Easier
Posted By Esther Barthel
September 23, 2019
NOTE: This post comes from Esther Barthel, MSc, solutions architect, owner of cognition IT, and a consultant to ControlUp. A couple of weeks ago, one of my clients experienced some unexpected behavior that seemed to be linked to the High Availability (HA) configuration of their Citrix ADCs. In reaction the client asked me to run […]
ControlUp Automation – User Input Delay vs Citrix ICA Round Trip Time (RTT)
Posted By Trentent Tye
June 18, 2019
How do you measure user experience (UX)? When I worked with end users I used various methods to measure the quality of their experience.  If the user was in close proximity, I would visit them and actually watch them work, otherwise I’d do some sort of screen share.  I found it amazing observing users work […]
Monitor Citrix Resources with the ControlUp Logon Simulator
Posted By Trentent Tye
February 12, 2019
Using the ControlUp Logon Simulator gives you the ability to have proactive notifications when applications become unavailable to your users. Each run by the simulator generates an event giving you the results of that run. This allows you to create an event based task to execute an action, or use the ControlUp Realtime Console to […]
How To Manage and Monitor Nutanix AHV With ControlUp
Posted By Dan Levtov
June 20, 2018
ControlUp has always prided itself in being an agnostic and universal system, allowing IT admins to manage and monitor their various workloads and IT Infrastructure elements, regardless of their manufacturer – making room for Citrix, VMware, Microsoft and now – Nutanix. So alongside your VMware vCenter, XenServer and Hyper-V, you can now also see and […]
VDI Know How 101
Posted By Theresa Miller
May 17, 2018
It can be confusing to consider the many options available for application and workstation virtualization.  VDI is yet another common virtualization technology option that would be important to take a close look at if your enterprise has any need for desktop virtualization.  If you were an early adopter of VDI then you may have quickly […]
Adding more NetScaler metrics to the mix with SBAs
Posted By Esther Barthel
May 06, 2018
As a great fan of the E2EVC events, I was given an early preview of all the cool new features in ControlUp Real-Time Console v7.1. And for those that know me and the work I’ve been doing these last couple of years it will be no surprise that I was thrilled to see the NetScaler […]