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Desktop computing is evolving. Enterprises are trying to meet an increasingly demanding set of User and IT needs in deploying and managing PC desktops across a diversifying range of device types and locations.

Together, Microsoft and Citrix are the market leaders for Desktop Virtualization:

Microsoft is the market leader for Desktops

  • Microsoft Hyper-V is the Hypervisor optimized for VDI (with a 40% higher VM density)
  • Microsoft System Center offers Flexible User-centric management of Physical and virtual assets, from hardware to apps, data and OS, in the cloud or on premises

Citrix is the market leader for Virtual Desktops

  • Offering the best user experience with VDI
  • And a single product - XenDesktop supporting all virtualization scenarios on any device type

Citrix XenDesktop has been designed to leverage the power and features of System Center 2012 Configurations Manager, Operations Manager, and Virtual Machine Manager to deliver an integrated and powerful solution for managing modern environments that mix physical and virtual resources.

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Optimized Management and Monitoring with System Center Configuration Manager 2012
  • Automated Image Update in PVS 6.x
  • New virtual desktop features in XD 5.6 and SCCM 2012
  • Coming Soon – Integrated virtual app publishing
  • Simpler management across virtual apps and desktops with Config Manager 2012
XenDesktop and Operations Manager 2012
  • Partner ComTrade provides a full natively integrated end-to-end XenDesktop monitoring solution from within Operations Manager 2012
  • Single pane of glass monitoring of XenDesktop components
  • Deep infrastructure and user experience monitoring including health checks, failed registrations, login and provisioning issues
User Centric App Delivery with XenApp and System Center Configuration Manager Application Catalog
  • Self-service portal for application subscription
  • Admin can choose to deploy packaged or published apps from Citrix Receiver or SCCM Software Catalog to user virtual image seamlessly to managed or un-managed devices

ComTrade Management Pack for Citrix XenDesktop

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