Solution Note:
Citrix Machine Creation Services on Nutanix

Citrix MCS on Nutanix lets you easily and efficiently deploy thousands of desktops with no concessions on performance.

This solution note discusses the advantages of running the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform with Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS) for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) projects. Citrix MCS is a scalable desktop delivery method that enables administrators to deploy thousands of desktops quickly and efficiently without concessions on performance. Nutanix offers a powerful, flexible, and reliable platform for the full spectrum of desktop virtualization requirements, with unrivaled uptime and the freedom to mix and match workloads to suit your enterprise needs and user objectives, from simple task workers to power users.

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  • The Nutanix Acropolis Distributed Storage Fabric (DSF) easily handles MCS read I/O through our optimized data path.
  • The DSF provides a single datastore, which dramatically reduces administrative overhead and update time.
  • Nutanix shadow clones cut network latency and improve user experience.

Citrix MCS on Nutanix means that you can easily deploy thousands of desktops over multiple pods in a single environment without congested networks or storage hotspots.