Citrix has certified that the VDI & vApp UDS Enterprise connection broker is fully compatible with XenServer 7.3 as well as with previous versions of this hypervisor. After having successfully performed the tests defined by the manufacturer, UDS Enterprise has now the Citrix Ready designation for XenServer 7.3.
UDS Enterprise 2.1 incorporates, among many other new features, a full support of Citrix XenServer 7.1 and 7.2.
The UDS Enterprise development team has worked to enable users of our VDI connection broker to enjoy the enhancements built into Citrix’s new Open Source hypervisor versions, such as snapshots, Proxy authentication, and better Scalability of XenCenter.
The experience of Carlos III University of Madrid with UDS Enterprise to deploy and manage virtual desktops for students, teachers and administrative staff, the functionalities and benefits regarding simplicity, security and management provided by UDS Actor and the new features introduced in XenServer new release have been the most visited topics in our blog for the last weeks.
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Citrix announced at Synergy conference in Las Vegas the availability of the latest release of XenServer 7 virtualization platform.
This new version enhances hypervisor security with a new Direct Inspect API, simplifies 3D graphics virtualization and improves support for Microsoft Windows environments.
XenServer 7 boosts graphics virtualization with Intel Iris Pro on-CPU Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), reducing costs to run graphics-intensive applications, such as web browsers, productivity tools like Microsoft PowerPoint, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and enterprise 3D data visualization software. It requires no additional hardware or licenses and accelerates graphical workloads of many types.
UDS Enterprise fully integrates with Citrix XenSever 6.5 onwards. In fact, UDS Enterprise has been recognized as Citrix Ready.
UDS Enterprise components are offered in Virtual Appliance format and they are hosted on the XenServer platform on which the virtual desktops are going to be deployed.
The integration process is very easy, you can check it reading this presentation: