ControlUp Automation – Optimizing 6 Million Sessions
Posted By Trentent
August 27, 2019
ControlUp captures metadata of community members. This leads to innovation like allowing customers to compare their logon times vs the wider community. I reached out to the ControlUp Research team and asked a question that I had been thinking about.  What percentage of users are idle or in a disconnected state over the course of […]
Reading Between The IT Lines, Issue #5
Posted By Efrat
June 13, 2019
So, what’s hot and what’s not this week in the IT world? Join me for a quick tour of who’s who and who really isn’t. Citrix   Although it feels like Citrix is sort-of putting more focus on their new SaaS micro apps workflow and integration engine (a recent Synergy keynote and the new design […]
Reading Between The IT Lines – Issue #4
Posted By Gadi Feldman
May 22, 2019
Howdy tech fans and welcome to yet another edition where I review what’s hot – and what’s not – in the IT sphere. Check out my latest impressions.   Microsoft This is a really great article about where and how Microsoft should expand its business in the SaaS-first world. And a very nice discussion about […]
Reading Between The IT Lines – Issue #3
Posted By Gadi Feldman
April 30, 2019
So, what’s new in the IT pond this week? Let’s take a quick tour and find out what’s hot and what not – coming up…. EUC VMware is going to partner with Microsoft to extend the upcoming Azure’s WVD service with Horizon. Or in other words, Horizon users will be able to connect to WVD […]
Reading Between The IT Lines – Issue #2
Posted By Gadi Feldman
April 16, 2019
Welcome to the second edition of our roundup of what’s hot and what’s not in the IT world. Hope you enjoy the tour. Let’s get started: EUC You might tend to neglect it, but now is finally the time to pay serious attention to optimizing your VDI workloads. Link A new version of the beloved […]
Reading Between The IT Lines – Issue #1
Posted By Gadi Feldman
April 02, 2019
Welcome! Let’s do a quick round of all the movers and shakers of IT and see what we come up with. As usual a lot is happening and some of it is really great to know – so let’s get in the know: EUC Microsoft has been making  a lot of noise recently around the […]
Are Published Applications right for your Organization?
Posted By Theresa Miller
January 31, 2018
Published applications are a great way to deploy applications to your organizational users.  Essentially what you are doing when you publish an application is virtualizing an application.  Yes, you heard me right.  The application is deployed to a server, virtualized, and then access to just the application is granted to a user.  Not convinced that […]
Exciting New Published Application Metrics
Posted By Gadi Feldman
January 18, 2018
ControlUp was born from the EUC world. A world full of remote sessions, remote protocols, published desktops and published applications, each with lots of moving parts. From its early days ControlUp provided good coverage and lots of metrics for most of these moving parts. You can monitor sessions, processes, logon times, the servers as a […]
Troubleshooting Citrix PVS Issues with ControlUp
Posted By Yoni
September 16, 2015
Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) is a popular technology to manage XenApp and XenDesktop images in Citrix environments. PVS enables multiple desktops or servers to boot from a single VHD based image thus simplifying image management and eliminating the need to update and patch individual systems. In this blog post we will cover some common PVS issues and […]
Monitor Citrix PVS Retries with ControlUp
Posted By Niron Koren
August 15, 2015
If your environment contains a Provisioning Services Server, then you won’t want to miss this Script Based Action (SBA). With ControlUp and this SBA you will know if there is a high amount of Target Device retries. Get PVS Target Device Retries When working with PVS, I/O transactions happen between the local driver on a target device […]
Posted By Yoni
October 12, 2014
Microsoft Office is the most popular office productivity suite in corporate IT environments. Citrix XenApp, a popular application virtualization platform in corporate environments is commonly used to deliver Microsoft Office applications to end users. The Citrix XenApp server hosts applications, such as MS Office, on a centralized server and allows users to connect and work with […]
Posted By Yoni
July 02, 2014
A few weeks ago I stumbled upon post by Rob Beekmans discussing some important Citrix EdgeSight 5.4 features that seems to be missing in the new Desktop Director / EdgeSight solution in XenDesktop 7.1 and XenApp/XenDesktop 7.5. After reviewing the views and features of Desktop Director in a lab environment (based on a XenDesktop 7.5 installation) I […]