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Employ Multifaceted Monitoring Approaches for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

Published: 16 January 2014

ID: G00252060

Analyst(s): Vivek Bhalla , Jonah Kowall


To holistically monitor the XenApp/XenDesktop environment, IT operation teams must apply multiple technologies, often resulting in incremental layers of monitoring techniques. Business criticality of the XenApp/XenDesktop environment will dictate which specific layers of monitoring are essential.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Assessing the Requirements — How to Sew the Patchwork Quilt
  • Tools to Implement Core Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Employing XenApp and XenDesktop Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Exploit End-User Experience Simulation
  • Consider These Vendors for ICA-Based End-User Experience Monitoring
  • Suggested Next Steps

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