Article: XenServer Resource Links

This blog provides quick introduction to the resources available for XenServer and Citrix Essentials.

XenServer Page –

Download XenServer 5.6 FP1 GA –

MyCitrix (Licensing, Support and Partner Sales Kits) –

Download XenServer (Partners can access NFR license via MyCitrix) – and

Download Essentials for Hyper-V

Citrix XenServer Feature Matrix –

Citrix eDocs online Production Documentation –

Free E-Learning Course – Introduction to Citrix Essentials for XenServer 5.5 –

Citrix XenServer Literature –

Citrix Ready –

Citrix Community –

Citrix XenServer Central –

XenServer 5.6 FP1 Administrator Guide –

Citrix Knowledge Center – and

Citrix XenServer Featured Articles –

Citrix Licensing Basics –

Citrix Forum –

Citrix XenServer Master Classes (Free) – []

Citrix XenServer 5.6 FP1 Master Class (ANZ) –

XenServer Project “Cowley” –

Citrix TV –

OpenSource iSCSI Targets for XenServer – &

Citrix XenServer Security Target –

eCo System Partners –

• Fault Tolerance –

• Backup – (PHD virtual, Quorumsoft , SEP, Commvault. Symantec) –

• Security –

• Multitenant – & &

• Virus Scanning –

Citrix Product Lifecycle Phases

XenServer Tech Specs –

Citrix XenServer Best Practices

Citrix HCL –

Citrix HCL Community Verified –

Citrix HCL Self Certification Kits –

Citrix YouTube Channel –

Citrix Ask the Architect – &

XenServer ROI Calculates –

Citrix Synergy 2010 –

Citrix Security Bulletins –

Citrix IRC Channel –

Twitter – @Citrix, @xenserverarmy, @Citrix_Synergy, #citrixsynergy, #xenserver

Citrix on Facebook –

Helpful Resources for XenServer –

Fault Tolerance using Marathon –

Open vSwitch – &

Citrix Product Sales Kit –

Latest News Articles

The Co-operative Group –

Server Right Sizing –

ACMA builds Xen-based private cloud –

XenDesktop on Hyper-V SP1 with Citrix Essentials (40% More user Density) –

Social Media

Twitter: @XenServerArmy


LinkedIn: Citrix XenServer Events

What’s Driving the Surge in XenServer Market Share –

First OpenStack Release –

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AppSense: Best Practice Documentation

indexAppSense has seen remarkable growth and penetration into a lot of virtualization endeavors across many business and government sectors.  Recently, I’ve received requests from readers as to where they can get some AppSense best practice documentation.  My former AppSense sales engineer forwarded several documents to me and I found others on the site under the documentation section.  I’m providing what I have here, but keep it mind it is out of date and refers to older versions of the software.

I encourage you to reach out to your AppSense sales engineer as they provide this kind of documentation to you.  Also visit the following sites for more information:


Article:XenDesktop 5 Online Training, Certification

Partner training and certification for XenDesktop 5 is now online. 30-hour online course, CXD-202P-1W Citrix XenDesktop 5 Administration prepares partners for CCA for XenDesktop exam A19. This course can be purchased through the Basic Desktop Virtualization Combination or XenDesktop Partner Preferred Pricing packages.

Basic Desktop Virtualization Combination Offering
Consisting of the equivalent of 15 days of training and 3 exam vouchers, this combination offering increases partners’ skill sets across Citrix virtualization technologies: XenDesktop, XenApp and XenServer. This offer is available for just $1,495 USD, an exceptional value!