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Citrix Portfolio Updates

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4th PLCUG meeting in Warsaw ,30th of October. Session by Sebastian Kisiel talking about new products in Citrix portfolio

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Citrix Portfolio Updates

  1. 1. Citrix Portfolio Updates Sebastian Kisiel Senior Systems Engineer, Central Eastern Europe, Citrix Systems Poland
  2. 2. © 2015 Citrix | Confidential XenApp & XenDesktop 7.11 Pronounced “Seven-Eleven”
  3. 3. © 2016 Citrix. Day 1 support for Windows Server 2016 • Apps, desktops, and infrastructure • Requires Desktop Experience version – Available on the Long Term Service Branch (LTSB) • 2016 Apps and Desktops – 7.11 Server VDA • 2016 Infrastructure – Controller – Studio – Director – StoreFront – Provisioning Services – Hyper-V through SCVMM 2016 – License Server (new release) – SCOM Management Packs (new release) – AppDNA (new release) – Session Recording (new release)
  4. 4. 4 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Delivery Group 1 Delivery Group 2 Delivery Group 3 Delivery Group 4 Office Yes Yes Yes Yes ShareFile Outlook Plugin Yes Yes Yes Yes GoToMeeting Outlook Plugin Yes Yes Finance Excel Plugin Yes Yes App-V Isolation Group Support Scenario with automatic/explicit designations Isolation Group 1 Explicit Automatic Explicit Explicit - 4 App-V Sequences - 1 Isolation Group - Assignment via Automatic or Explicit Office ShareFile Plugin Finance Excel Plugin GoToMeeting Plugin
  5. 5. © 2016 Citrix. SCVMM support for AppDisks • Leverage the Hyper-V platform + Citrix AppDisk
  6. 6. © 2016 Citrix. – Deliver Universal Apps seamlessly without the need for a desktop session – Universal Apps are published through the app publishing wizard in Citrix Studio Deliver new Universal Apps to any device • Publishing Universal Windows Platform (UWP) Apps on Server 2016 and Windows 10
  7. 7. © 2016 Citrix. Embracing the latest Azure platform • VM provisioning with Machine Creation Services (MCS) on Azure Resource Manager (ARM)
  8. 8. © 2016 Citrix. Citrix Director enhancements Resource Utilization Reporting Additional Alert Conditions Large Scale Export
  9. 9. © 2016 Citrix. Profile Management - Protection
  10. 10. © 2016 Citrix. Simplified management for dedicated VDI • Provisioning full clones with Machine Creation Services Base VM Image Dedicated Machine Catalog with Independent Disks
  11. 11. © 2016 Citrix. • Allows users to easily unlock their accounts or reset their password • Fully integrated with StoreFront for a seamless experience Web-based self-service password reset • Save time and money by keeping users productive
  12. 12. © 2016 Citrix. Telemetry features Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) Call Home License Management Service (LMS)
  13. 13. © 2016 Citrix. North America User Zone Preferences AppX Data AppXWin10 Browser App User Profile Win10 Browser App User Profile NorthAmericaZone EuropeZone Gateway Gateway
  14. 14. © 2016 Citrix. North America User Zone Preferences AppX Data AppXWin10 Browser App User Profile Win10 Browser App User Profile NorthAmericaZone EuropeZone Gateway Gateway
  15. 15. © 2016 Citrix. • Publish document files and web URLs through the PowerShell SDK • Once published, content items are managed through Citrix Studio Content publishing Offer documents and URLs through StoreFront
  16. 16. © 2016 Citrix. HDX enhancements Elevating the user experience Generic USB Redirection for Mass Storage Devices with Server Machines Optimized Delivery for Sessions with Both Video and Text Hardware Video Encoding with NVIDIA NVENC
  17. 17. © 2016 Citrix. Additional releases Linux VDA 1.4 App publishing (non-seamless) Anonymous sessions USB redirection Policy management NVIDIA vGPU Support
  18. 18. © 2016 Citrix.
  19. 19. 19 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Unified app/desktop cloud-enabled platform (FMA) 1st GPU support PVS write cache Hybrid cloud provisioning Skype for Mac/Win/Linux Acquire Framehawk Prelaunch, linger, anon logon Next Gen Thinwire HDX Framehawk GA Faster SmartCard logon FIPS & Common Criteria Clipboard policies X1 Mouse Session recording Watermarking (Labs) Jailbreak detection Linux GA and 2.0 Windows 10 support Day 1 Supportability tools Automated migration service DesktopPlayer (Mac/Win) Multi-geo management Horizon migration service Advanced alerting Workspace Cloud GA Browser Apps Service (Labs) AppDNA Express (Labs) 2013 2014 2015 Download Today Federated Authentication MCS I/O Optimizations Intel Iris Pro Graphics Nutanix MCS provisioning Enhanced Director reporting Advanced printing capabilities Secure Browser Long Term Service Release StoreFront 3.5 AppDisk AppDNA for App Disk App-V Integration Enhanced App Publishing Session Recording for VDI Framehawk & HDX 3D Pro 2016 Windows Server 2016 Azure Resource Manager Zone Preference App-V Isolation Groups Content publishing Linux applications 7.11
  20. 20. © 2015 Citrix | Confidential XenServer 7.0
  21. 21. 21 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Intel GVT-g • Intel’s GPU virtualisation technology • No additional graphics card needed • Leverages Intel’s on-chipset Iris pro graphics – on Broadwell and Haswell processors equipped with the C226 chipset • Uses a standard Intel GPU driver within the VM • Each CPU can support up to seven virtual GPUs • Developed by Intel on xen
  22. 22. 22 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential 128 vGPUs per Host With NVIDIA M6/60 Photo by nvidia.corporation, CC-by-NC-ND-licensed
  23. 23. vGPU for Linux Photo by nvidia.corporation, CC-by-NC-ND-licensed; Penguin by Larry Ewing.
  24. 24. 24 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Installing PV Tools has always been a pain
  25. 25. 25 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential XenServer Tools: Windows Update will be used • New VMs will use Windows Update by default (still need “full” guest agent • XenServer 7 will use a Wizard to get VMs up to date • No-touch tool/driver updates after that
  26. 26. 26 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Health Check Automating the existing Server Status Report process
  27. 27. 27 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential 4 GB Logs 18 GB Backup Local SR 18 GB Primary 0.5GBUEFI 1GBSwap Bigger Control Domain (Return of) Mixed Pools Offline migration & <3s migrations
  28. 28. 28 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Support for SMB Server Message Block
  29. 29. 29 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential RAM per Host Host ... XS 6.5 XS 7.0 5 TB 1 TB 1.5 TB 192 GB ... RAM per VM XS 6.5 XS 7.0 Increased Configuration Limits ... pCPUs per Host XS 6.5 XS 7.0 288 160 32 16 ... vCPUs per VM XS 6.5 XS 7.0 ... VBDs per Host XS 6.5 XS 7.0 4096 2048 255 16 ... VBDs per VM XS 6.5 XS 7.0
  30. 30. 30 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Single-stream storage IOPS Reason for improvement: – Polling in tapdisk3 +30%Measurements on average SSD Aggregate storage IOPS Reason for improvement: – Increased number of dom0 vCPUs Measurements on average SSD +50% Aggregate intrahost network throughput Reasons for improvement: – Grant-table locking scalability – Increased number of dom0 vCPUs Measurements on Dell R730 +160% Networking and Storage throughput improvements XS 6.5 XS 7.0 74Gb/s 28Gb/s XS 6.5 XS 7.0 66,000 43,000 XS 6.5 XS 7.0 8,000 6,000
  31. 31. 31 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential X-ray Guard Memory Introspection *Tech Preview • Memory Introspection - Next generation anti-virus protection • No agent runs in the VM instead memory is monitored via Xen Xen Privileged Unprivileged OperatingSystem Device Drivers Kernel Security Appliance (Using Xen’s X-ray Guard API) Guest Memory X-ray Guard
  32. 32. 32 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential X-ray Guard Memory Introspection *Tech Preview • Memory Introspection - Next generation anti-virus protection • No agent runs in the VM instead memory is monitored via Xen • Malicious memory activity blocked Xen Privileged Unprivileged OperatingSystem Device Drivers Kernel Security Appliance (Using Xen’s X-ray Guard API) Guest Memory X-ray Guard
  33. 33. 33 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential X-ray Guard Memory Introspection *Tech Preview • Memory Introspection - Next generation anti-virus protection • No agent runs in the VM instead memory is monitored via Xen • Malicious memory activity blocked • Clean up tools injected directly into the VM • Immune to traditional attack vectors (no agent to attack) • Industry-first for desktops and applications • Only on XenServer Xen Privileged Unprivileged OperatingSystem Device Drivers Kernel Security Appliance (Using Xen’s X-ray Guard API) Guest Memory X-ray Guard https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6Xievs_fGE
  34. 34. 34 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Many more features! Docker Container Management for Windows OS Improved Conversion Manager for VMware vSphere VMs UEFI host boot Improved Active Directory Scalability Welcome TLS 1.2 Hypervisor upgrade to Xen 4.5 Dom0 moves to CentOS 7.1 SSH consoles to Dom0 and Linux VMs Additional Guests NFS4 SRs
  35. 35. © 2015 Citrix | Confidential
  36. 36. 36 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Platform: Central Design and Control, Local Execution Citrix Cloud - Control Center XenApp & XenDesktop Service XenMobile Service ShareFile Lifecycle Manager Cloud Connector Data Center Citrix Cloud - Service Platform Customer / Partner architects & operates Citrix architects & operates WorkspacePod Cloud Connector Public Cloud Cloud Connector SP Cloud Cloud Connector Apps and Desktops File Sync & SharingMobile App & Device Mgmt Design, Deploy, Manage
  37. 37. 37 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Move Management Infrastructure to the Cloud Workloads Management Public Clouds Workloads Management Today: Management + workloads are disconnected islands of management & control Private Cloud / On-Prem Tomorrow: Cloud Management enables single unified hybrid system, allowing customers to take advantage of cloud-scale economics AND leverage their existing investments
  38. 38. 38 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Hypervisors Active Directory NetScaler Gateway License Server Studio Director SQL Server VDAs Server VDAs Server VDAs Server VDAs Server VDAs Desktop VDAs StoreFront/ Receiver for Web Delivery Controllers Customer/Partner managed XenApp and XenDesktop Traditional Deployment
  39. 39. 39 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential SQL StoreFront/ Receiver for Web Delivery Controllers Hypervisors Active Directory NetScaler Gateway Server VDAs Server VDAs Server VDAs Server VDAs Server VDAs Desktop VDAs License Server Studio Director Customer/Partner managed Citrix Cloud (operated by Citrix) XenApp and XenDesktop Service
  40. 40. 40 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Active Directory NetScaler Gateway Exchange / Storage Zones XenApp XenDesktop Customer/Partner managed Citrix Cloud (operated by Citrix) XenMobile Service Citrix Cloud Connector IdentityProxy XMS
  41. 41. 41 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Private CloudsHypervisors Public Clouds Citrix Lifecycle Management Target Products and Environments Citrix Lifecycle Management
  42. 42. 42 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential Add Blueprint from Catalog to Library Deploy Blueprint Manage Deployment Add Resource Location http://manage-docs.citrix.com/entries/83322315-Quick-Start-Create-a-XenDesktop-proof-of- concept-deployment Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
  43. 43. 43 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential New Naming Scheme for Worx Apps: Citrix Secure Apps Secure Hub Secure Mail Secure Web Secure Notes Secure Tasks Secure Forms Does not require a re-enroll or re-install of the apps
  44. 44. 44 © 2016 Citrix | Confidential 1. Deploy a unified App Store 2. Enforce device encryption 3. Use microVPN for secure data communications 4. Apply Open-In policy for Office 365 mobile apps 5. Block saving of files to un-sanctioned storage XenMobile XenMobile and Office 365 integration
  45. 45. © 2016 Citrix Systems.45 WORK BETTER. LIVE BETTER.

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