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Citrix virtual desktop

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  • 31-07-2022 4:54pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 2,588 ✭✭✭


    Hi all


    could I ask people their view on the strengths and weaknesses of Citrix virtual desktop environment.


    security

    maintenance

    user experience

    speed!!

    alternative options


    many thanks all. Appreciate your time in reviewing.

    Post edited by karlitob on


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  • Registered Users Posts: 7,269 ✭✭✭MrMusician18


    Can only talk about it from a user perspective but I've never really liked Citrix.

    I've never liked that companies that use Citrix require you to run this on your own devices when wfh. The security is an absolute pain in the hole, that the client cannot interact or grab files. It can make collaboration with external clients painful, especially if the likes of fileshares eg WeTransfer are prohibited.

    I never noticed that speed was a particular problem with it but I did note that some licensed software didn't play nicely with it, especially dongle locked software.

    I think it's fine in general admin type roles, but specialist technical I'm yet to be convinced.



  • Registered Users Posts: 2,588 ✭✭✭karlitob


    Thanks so much for that. Appreciate your time.


    Any other views also welcome. Thanks.



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