Revised: Citrix Service Provider Automation Pack

On 8/24/2011, Citrix announced a revised Service Provider Automation Pack (v1.0.2) which is comprised of a bunch of PowerShell scripts that are designed for use by Service Providers and automate several actions including the deployment of shared multi-tenant XenApp 6 and XenApp 6.5 farms for session-based Desktop-as-a-Service Cloud offers.

Citrix Service Provider Reference Architecture

A few days ago, Citrix released V2 of the Citrix Reference Architecture for Multi-Tenant Desktop-as-a-Service (download). According its Executive Summary the document… guides partners in designing the new generation of Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) services. These services leverage the Microsoft® Service Provider License Agreement (SPLA) and Citrix Service […]

Citrix Service Provider Automation Pack

Today, Citrix has announced the release of the Citrix Service Provider Automation Pack for XenApp 6, made by the newly formed Cloud App Delivery group, available exclusively for Citrix partners. It automates some common, complex tasks for cloud service providers, and it makes delivering Desktops as a Service that much easier. There are three main aspects to […]

Cloud here, cloud there, cloud everywhere…

Maybe you attended my two presentations about cloud computing – first part was about “private” cloud (Live Mesh, SkyDrive, profiles stored on Internet, Ketarin…), second was about “business” cloud. To summarize it, talking about private cloud, I don’t believe in “everything must go to web” scenarios, but I rather prefer hybrid cloud solutions – accessing […]