[windows2000] Re: Citrix

  • From: Jim Kenzig <web@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2003 11:29:56 -0400

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Quoting Brian Lilley <Brian.Lilley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> how do we get access to Wing Commander Kenzigs list??
> 
> thanks, Brianos 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 01 October 2003 15:52
> To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [windows2000] Re: Citrix
> 
> 
> Another benefit is: in Mark's example he has 3 Citrix servers and the
> terminals do not have hard drives.  When Mark wants to update the
> terminals, he simply installs the new software on his 3 servers and all
> terminals are updated.  So if he has 120 terminals and the upgrade
> requires an hour each, he spends 3 hours instead of 120 hours.
> Jim Kenzig also moderates an EXCELLENT list for thin client computing (
> what Citrix does ). thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Hope this helps
> Jeff
> Jesus Loves You
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Edwards [mailto:medwards@xxxxxxx] 
> Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 2003 10:33 AM
> To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [windows2000] Re: Citrix
> 
> We just converted our bank to use Citrix, and plan to roll-out our first
> branches utilizing it. The benefit being that each station costs us
> around $300, the thin clients themselves have no floppy, cd or hardrives
> (just RAM) (so it helps keep us secure from outside viruses and such),
> the citrix management console helps me to shadow users when they are
> having difficulties and show them how to fix common problems. I can work
> from home and have the exact same desktop as I do from work.
> 
> 16-bit applications run very poorly on citrix and must be avoided to
> obtain the best performance. With our core banking apps we ran into
> difficulties just because it's a new technology and a few of our vendors
> have no idea what citrix is or how to get there apps running on it. We
> did however find ways to eventually get them running, and are just
> beginning to see the fruit of our efforts.
> 
> When its time to do updates we do the update to one Citrix server and
> disable logins to that particular server. We have 3 citrix servers in
> our "farm", so we can essentially test on one, and still load-balance
> and have the redundancy of the other two.
> 
> The thins we purchased from Compaq..they have a couple usb ports, 128MB
> Ram, serial port, printer port (you can still have local printers, and
> if necessary external dvd players, etc..)
> 
> It's been a learning experience for sure, but I think we will be happy
> with the results in the end.
> 
> -Mark
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eduardo Freitas [mailto:eduardofreitas@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 2003 9:17 AM
> To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [windows2000] Citrix
> 
> 
> I hear everyone here talking about citrix. I never used any of their
> products nor have any idea what/how good they are... Any
> opinions/ideas/suggestions on it?
> 
> Sorry for my ignorance! But its better to ask then keep quiet! ; P
> 
> Regards,
>  
> Eduardo Herrmann de Freitas
> 
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