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Citrix DaaS

Citrix Desktops as a Service (DaaS) is a cloud-based desktop virtualization solution offered by Citrix. It enables organizations to deliver virtual desktops and applications to end-users from the cloud, eliminating the need for on-premises infrastructure and providing flexibility and scalability. Using Citrix DaaS, you can deliver secure virtual apps and desktops to any device, leaving most of the installation, setup, and upgrades to Citrix. This page lists the articles related to Citrix DaaS.

Tech Insights

Tech Insights are short, 10-15-minute videos that explain a technology, feature, or function with foundational technical insights and a visual walkthrough.

Citrix DaaS Learn how Citrix Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) offerings enable customers to deploy workloads in the cloud within minutes.

Tech Briefs

Tech Briefs are short overview documents that explain a technology, feature, or function in addition to a technical diagram.

Autoscale - Explore the various ways Citrix enables admins to save on cost when hosting workloads in the cloud. Learn about different load-balancing algorithms and scaling methodologies and how much they can save in an environment based on our tests.

Citrix Cloud Resiliency - Learn how Citrix Cloud services are architected and built for resiliency. Understand how Service Continuity features enable users to connect to the resources that are accessible even if some or all of the cloud services are unreachable.

Citrix DaaS - Learn how Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop service enables you to deliver virtual apps and desktops to your end users while offloading the management plane to Citrix Cloud, ensuring your environment is always up to date.

Enhancing Azure Virtual Desktop - Learn about the value Citrix provides to your Azure Virtual Desktop environment running in Microsoft Azure. Citrix DaaS provides a cloud-based management, provisioning, and capacity management solution for delivering virtual apps and desktops to any device. See how cost savings can be achieved while providing a superlative user experience and enhancing the security posture of our deployment.

Local Host Cache / High Availability mode for Citrix DaaS - Inside view on how Local Host Cache (LHC) works with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service. Learn how the different components of LHC come into play to keep you in control of your uptimes.

Avoid Common Misconfigurations that Can Negatively Impact DaaS Resiliency—Understanding Citrix DaaS resiliency features is a critical first step in configuring your environment correctly in the event of a service disruption. This article details the common misconfigurations that may impact the availability of DaaS resources in the event of a service disruption. 

PoC Guides

PoC guides provide step-by-step instructions to learn about the solution's functionality by following these guides in a test environment.

Automated Configuration Tool -  Learn how to use the Automated Configuration tool to automate moving your Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops configuration to your Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service deployment, as well as moving your configuration between Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service deployments.

Citrix DaaS with Azure Virtual Desktop Hybrid -  Learn how to deliver Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) based desktops and apps and on-premises resources to your users in a single place. Manage the AVD environment in Azure and your on-premises environment from a single place in Citrix Cloud with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service.

Getting Started with Citrix DaaS - Learn how to get started with Citrix DaaS to deliver virtual apps and desktops to your end users while hosting the management plane on Citrix Cloud.

Microsoft Teams optimization in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops environments - Learn how to deliver the Citrix HDX Optimization for Microsoft Teams in a Citrix environment. The optimization offers clear, crisp, high-definition video calls, audio-video or audio-only calls to and from other Teams users, optimized Teams users, and other standards-based video desktop and conference room systems. Support for screen sharing is also available.

Remote PC Access with Citrix DaaS - Learn how to remotely connect your users working from home to their physical PCs in the office. Quickly connect your on-premises physical machines to Citrix Cloud with Citrix Virtual Desktops service, allowing remote access from anywhere and on any device.

Global App Configuration ServiceLearn how to configure and use the Citrix Global App Configuration service to configure some of the more than 320 Citrix Workspace app settings available.

Citrix uberAgent + Splunk - Learn how to install and configure Citrix uberAgent and Splunk to Monitor a wide range of metrics across your environment.

Diagrams and Posters

Citrix DaaSConceptual architecture drawing for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop deployment in Citrix Cloud.

Reference Architectures

DaaS for Contact Centers Reference Architectures - Learn how to design an environment that uses Desktop-as-a-Service and Chrome OS for Contact Centers. This reference architecture incorporates Citrix DaaS, Citrix Workspace, Citrix Secure Internet Access, Citrix Endpoint Management, and Security Analytics.

Citrix DaaS - Learn the architecture and deployment considerations for this cloud-based service of secure app and desktop delivery.

Citrix DaaS - AWS - Learn the architecture and deployment considerations of Citrix DaaS on an Amazon Web Services cloud platform.

Citrix DaaS - Azure - Learn the detailed architecture and deployment model of Citrix DaaS on Microsoft Azure with five fundamental architectural principles.

Citrix DaaS Standard for Azure - Learn about cloud-based Desktop-as-a-Service offering from Citrix, including critical technical concepts, networking, and use cases for different verticals.

Multi-Cloud, Hybrid-Control Plane Deployments - Learn architecture and deployment considerations for hybrid Citrix Control planes and multi-public cloud use cases.

Workspace Environment Management service - Learn about the architecture and deployment considerations for this cloud-based service of Workspace Environment Management.

Design Decisions

Design decisions help guide the process of configuring, optimizing, and deploying your solution effectively.

Autoscale Design - Helps answer FAQs on Autoscale to achieve the best cost optimization. Guides configuring Autoscale for different admin use cases and their infrastructure and technical requirements.

Baseline Policy Design - Policies provide the basis to configure and fine-tune Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops environments, allowing organizations to control connection, security, and bandwidth settings based on various combinations of users, devices, or connection types. Learn about the different decisions related to the baseline policy design.

Baseline Printing Design - Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops supports various printing solutions. Understanding the available technologies and their benefits and limitations is essential to plan and successfully implement the proper printing solution.

Delivery Model Comparison - A Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops solution can take on many delivery forms. The organization’s business objectives help select the right approach as the different models impact the local IT team’s management scope. Learn how Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops management scope changes based on using a locally managed deployment, a cloud service deployment, and a cloud-managed deployment.

Citrix Profile Management with Azure Files - The article covers guidance and best practices for using Citrix Profile Management to manage user profiles on Azure Files as the back-end storage location.

The scalability and economics of delivering Citrix DaaS on Azure - Learn about the different Azure instance type scale characteristics and how MSC I/O enhances the response time for your users. The document guides you through choosing the ideal Azure instance type for your workload and touches upon cost per user.

The economics of delivering Citrix DaaS in Azure on AMD Compute - Learn about the different Azure AMD instance type scale characteristics with and without GPUs to determine the most efficient instance type to host Citrix workloads.

Single Server Scalability - Learn about the magic formula to calculate how many users you can have on a single server, the different variables that impact scalability, and recommendations to improve it.

VDI Model Comparison - Selecting the best VDI model starts with properly defining user groups and aligning the requirements with the capabilities of the VDI models. Learn how different factors play a role in selecting the correct VDI model for a user group.

Google Cloud Platform Virtual Instance Sizing- This document provides single instance scalability and economic guidance for enterprises deploying Citrix workloads (VDAs) on Google Cloud Compute Engine.

Citrix DaaS for Azure - This document provides guidance and resources to help Citrix customers design Citrix DaaS solutions on Azure.

Deployment Guides

Deployment guides provide step-by-step instructions on performing key tasks around installing and configuring real-world Citrix solutions.

Migrating Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops from on-premises to Citrix Cloud - Learn how to migrate your on-premises Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD) environment to Citrix DaaS on Citrix Cloud using the Automated Configuration tool.

Migrating Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops from VMware vSphere to Citrix DaaS on Microsoft Azure - Learn how to migrate your on-premises Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops to Citrix Cloud and your on-premises VMware vSphere to Microsoft Azure.

Windows 10 Deployment Guide - Learn how to deploy Windows 10 with Citrix DaaS.

Windows 11 Deployment Guide - Learn how to deploy Windows 11 in Azure with Citrix DaaS.

Citrix VDA for macOS - Learn how to install and configure the Citrix VDA for macOS and provide Citrix HDX technology to your physical macOS machines.

Citrix Power Management of Azure Virtual Machines - REST API - Learn how to power manage Azure Virtual Machines with Citrix DaaS and REST APIs.

Citrix Power Management of Azure Virtual Machines - PowerShell - Learn how to power manage Azure Virtual Machines with Citrix DaaS and PowerShell.

Citrix DaaS and Terraform - Automatic Deployment of a Resource Location on Amazon EC2 - Learn how to use Terraform to automatically create a new Resource Location on Amazon EC2 including the deployment of all necessary VMs, a Machine Catalog, and a Delivery Group.

Citrix DaaS and Terraform - Automatic Deployment of a Resource Location on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) - Learn how to use Terraform to automatically create a new Resource Location on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) including the deployment of all necessary VMs, a Machine Catalog, and a Delivery Group.

Citrix DaaS and Terraform - Automatic Deployment of a Resource Location on Microsoft Azure - Learn how to use Terraform to automatically create a new Resource Location on Microsoft Azure including the deployment of all necessary VMs, a new domain, a Machine Catalog, and a Delivery Group.

Getting Started with Citrix DaaS on Google Cloud - Learn how to get started with Citrix virtualization on Google Cloud.

Migration and Modernization Guide - Citrix Virtualization on Google Cloud - Learn how to migrate a customer-managed Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops deployment to Citrix DaaS.

Citrix DaaS Power Management of Google Cloud Platform (GCP)-based Windows Virtual Machines with PowerShell and REST-API - Learn how to power manage GCP-based Windows Virtual Machines with Citrix DaaS, PowerShell, and REST API.

Citrix Profile Containers - Learn how to create, configure, and deploy Citrix Profile Containers.

Citrix Profile Management OneDrive Container - Learn how to deploy the Citrix Profile Management OneDrive container.

Image Management - A new way of deploying Machine Catalogs and reducing Master Image Complexity-Learn how to prepare MCS-Image versions from a single Master image and use them across multiple, different MCS-based Machine Catalogs, bringing both version management and logical grouping. 

Tech Papers

Tech papers are deep dives into specific problems, technology, or solution, providing details, leading practices, and architectural insights.

Citrix DaaS Test Plan - Tech Paper focused on Citrix DaaS Test Plan.

Citrix VDA/OS Hardening - Tech paper focused on the recommended approach to secure the Citrix VDA/OS.

Communication Ports Used by Citrix Technologies - Overview of ports used by Citrix components and must be considered part of networking architecture.

End User Communications - Tech paper focused on how to handle end-user communications for upcoming changes.

Security best practices for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops - Tech paper focused on security recommendations and security practices for administrators. Use this guide to navigate security planning, implementation, and ongoing operations.

 

 


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