Reference Architecture:
Citrix XenApp on Nutanix AHV

Run XenApp on AHV for uncompromised user experience, simple management, and rapid time to market.

Citrix XenApp transforms desktops and applications into a secure, on-demand service available to any user, anywhere, on any device. The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform and AHV provide the ideal infrastructure and virtualization framework for delivering XenApp. There’s no need to worry about I/O or resource bottlenecks or management overhead.

This reference architecture offers detailed and extensively tested performance and configuration information for designing, optimizing, and scaling Citrix XenApp deployments on Nutanix AHV.

With XenApp on Nutanix, you can:

  • Get started quickly, without significant up-front expenditures, and then scale as you grow.
  • Achieve densities of over 250 knowledge worker desktops per node, with four nodes per 2RU appliance.
  • Simplify management and administration by eliminating LUNs and virtualization management overhead.
  • Significantly lower acquisition and ongoing costs by running VDI alongside other workloads.