11 Jul

Next-Gen Application and Desktop Delivery with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

Most law firms rely on Citrix in one form or another to deliver applications and desktops to their users. Kraft Kennedy has kept the legal technology community up-to-date with “What’s New” blog posts, webinars, and presentations that covered welcome, but largely incremental, changes to XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x. This time around, however, a few new Read more…

19 Jun

Next-Gen Application and Desktop Delivery with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

Webinar Citrix continues to innovate with fast-paced releases to XenApp and XenDesktop. Join Kraft Kennedy consultants Jeff Silverman and Clinton Gates for a post-Synergy 2017 review of new features, including application layering via Unidesk and adaptive transport and display technologies. Register here.  

16 Nov

Error: Citrix Profile Management Driver Could Not Be Loaded

I came across a puzzling issue in Citrix Profile Management. The following error message appeared in the Windows Event Log:  The Citrix Profile Management driver could not be loaded. Processing cannot continue. The user will be given a temporary profile.  Cause: The Citrix Profile Management Service on this computer could not connect to the driver while processing Read more…

08 Jul

Six Takeaways for Law Firms from Citrix Synergy 2016

With Citrix Synergy 2016 behind us, we’ve compiled a few key takeaways for law firms. Overall it was an excellent event filled with great content, including some particularly relevant to LegalIT. 1. XenApp and XenDesktop 7.9 XenApp and XenDesktop 7.9 come with a number of enhancements, even for the recently released 7.8, including: -MCS Write Cache in Read more…

27 Sep

Optimizing Windows 7 VDI Performance on Wyse Xenith

I was recently involved in a XenDesktop 7 implementation where we deployed Windows 7 to a variety of endpoints including Wyse Xeniths. These were the original Xeniths – model C00X – which are graphically-challenged relative to the Xenith Pro, Xenith 2, and Xenith 2 Pro. They’re also limited in terms of their ability to offload Read more…

17 Sep

Improving Mouse Performance – XenDesktop / Windows 7 / Wyse Xenith

I recently encountered an issue in a new XenDesktop 7 implementation where mouse performance was choppy on Wyse Xenith zero clients (C00X) accessing Windows 7 VDI sessions. The problem was that the mouse scheme was set to Windows Aero (system scheme), which worked well on full Windows or Mac clients, but caused some trouble on Read more…

23 Aug

Planning Virtual Desktop Infrastructure – More than Meets the “I”

It’s 2012, and now that several years of “This is the Year of VDI!” have come and gone, we can finally say that VDI is gaining momentum in legal.  According to the 2011 ILTA technology survey nearly 20% of firms have implemented VDI (either XenDesktop or View) and nearly 40% are researching or testing it.  Read more…

10 Apr

Citrix XenDesktop – Managing User/Device Licenses with UDADMIN

Beginning with XenDesktop 4, Citrix did away with concurrent user licensing and implemented per user/device instead. With this model you may find it necessary to enumerate licenses in use, or to free up licenses as users turn over. This post describes how to use the UDADMIN tool to accomplish these tasks. The Situation The Licensing Read more…