[THIN] Re: Citrix VS Terminal services, what's the difference ?

  • From: "ThinFan ." <thinfan1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 09:56:58 -0700

Old is supporting Multimate on OS/2 v1.0 and PROFS for email (moved to Notes 
1.0 after PROFS)


>From: "Claudio Rodrigues" <crodrigues@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: [THIN] Re: Citrix VS Terminal services, what's the difference ?
>Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 12:49:57 -0400
>
>Oh yes! Even WordPerfect for the Data General machines. :-)
>I am old...
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>Behalf Of Lilley, Brian
>Sent: May 21, 2004 12:45 PM
>To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
>Subject: [THIN] Re: Citrix VS Terminal services, what's the difference ?
>
>
>Is there such a product as Wordstar 2000??  Retro man...
>
>:o)
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
>Behalf Of Claudio Rodrigues
>Sent: 21 May 2004 17:38
>To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [THIN] Re: Citrix VS Terminal services, what's the difference?
>
>
>Terminal Services can do load balancing. Windows 2003 has built-in NLB
>on Server. 2000 can do with Advanced Server.
>It is not resource based though. Depending on the environment (Ron will
>kill me after this sentence) you can even use DNS Round Robin - the
>cheap-o-matic(tm) solution.
>Or use WTSGateway or WTSGateway Pro.
>Most people usually say Citrix has everything centralized, enterprise
>features bla bla bla.
>My experience tells me that when you go to BIG environments, they
>already have a tool to monitor resources (TNG, Tivoli, NetIQ, etc) that
>are 1000 times better than RMS (that is a piece of crap and like
>Wordstar 2000 was one of the few products in history that got 1000 worse
>on version 2.0 than on 1.0). For deploying apps and so on these places
>use something like Altiris, SMS etc, again, much better than IMS on
>Citrix. So at the end these big corporations pay for MetaFrame Xpe but
>at the end they would need Xpa only. So I tend to disagree Citrix has
>all the corporate things built-in. It has if you are a cheapo
>corporation. If you are really after the top stuff you will never use
>RMS/IMS.
>Can TS do everything like Citrix? Well depends on the environment. For
>small companies, for sure. For medium, it depends. That is why people
>like me, Ron and Brian have a job. :-)
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>Behalf Of John Van Gerpen
>Sent: May 20, 2004 5:32 PM
>To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
>Subject: [THIN] Citrix VS Terminal services, what's the difference?=3D20
>
>
>I administrate Windows 2000 network and Citrix Medaframe XP.  Looking at
>CO$T$ and maintenance associated with Citrix I'm considering scrapping
>Citrix and going with a Terminal services RDP environment. All my
>clients
>are WinXP and Wyse terminals (RDP).  The only down side I know is the
>load
>balancing Citrix can do, and Terminal services cannot.   What do you
>think
>the advantages and disadvantages are between RDP & ICA?=3D20
>Is Terminal services as functional as Citrix?
>
>Thanks in advance
>  John.
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