EMC announces XenDesktop 7 Reference Architecture at Synergy Launch

The EMC Solutions Group is releasing today a proven reference architecture for the new XenDesktop 7 “Excalibur” release announced today at the annual Citrix Synergy worldwide conference.

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The main elements of this reference architecture is based on a 1000 user test bed running XenDesktop 7 on vSphere 5.1, all running on an EMC VNX 5300 and covers both FC and NFS protocols in a single document.

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This RA follow the success of previous VDI reference architectures by EMC and demonstrates EMCs commitment to the End User Computing space.


You can find the article linked on the EMC website…


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…and also find an archive of all of EMC’s VDI reference architectures at the EMC Community site at the following link: