CWS415 Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktop 7 Assessment, Design & Advanced Configuration

Course Code: CWS415   Duration: 5 Days   Price: £2,695+VAT
Overview

This advanced 5-day training course teaches the design principles for creating a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops virtualization solution. In this training, you will learn how to assess existing environments, explore different scenarios and make design decisions based on business requirements.

This course covers the Citrix Consulting approach to design and covers the key design decisions through lectures, lab exercises, and interactive discussions. Additional considerations and advanced configurations for multi-location solutions and disaster recovery planning are also incorporated into this class.

Audience

IT Professionals with significant experience with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 as well as supporting infrastructure. If you are responsible for the environment design and overall health or are guiding others through the process (as a consultant), you should consider taking this training.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Identify risks and areas for improvement in a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops environment by assessing relevant information in an existing deployment.
  • Determine core Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops design decisions and align them to business requirements to achieve a practical solution.
  • Design a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops disaster recovery plan and understand different disaster recovery considerations
Pre-Requisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

Course Contents

Methodology & Assessment

  • Methodology
  • Business Drivers
  • User Segmentation
  • Application Assessment
  • Capabilities Assessment

 

User Layer

  • Endpoints & Peripherals
  • Citrix Workspace App
  • Network Connectivity

 

Access Layer

  • Access Matrix*
  • Access Layer Architecture Design Considerations
  • StoreFront Store Design
  • Scalability and Redundancy

 

Resource Layer - Images

  • FlexCast Model Assignment*
  • Virtual Delivery Agent Machine Scalability
  • Virtual Delivery Agent Machine Security
  • Provisioning Strategy / Image Management

 

Resource Layer - Applications and Personalization

  • Application Delivery
  • Profiles
  • Policies
  • Printing*

 

Control Layer

  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site Design
  • Machine Catalogs & Delivery Groups*
  • Site Management Considerations
  • Control Layer Scalability & High Availability
  • Control Layer Security

 

Hardware/Compute Layer

  • Assessment Considerations for Hardware & Hypervisor Selection
  • Cluster / Resource Pool Design
  • Hardware / Compute Layer Sizing
  • Storage
  • Datacenter Networking
  • Security

 

Maintaining an App Layering Environment

  • Multiple Location Considerations - Introduction
  • Multiple Location Considerations - Access
  • Multiple Location Considerations - Image Management
  • Multiple Location Considerations - Profiles & Data
  • Multiple Location Considerations - Printing
  • Multiple Location Considerations - Control Layer

 

Disaster Recovery

  • Disaster Recovery - Levels
  • Disaster Recovery - Strategy
  • Disaster Recovery – Process

 

*Optional content based on instructor criteria

 

This training course provided by Skilltec is accredited through Global Knowledge Training Ltd. Global Knowledge Training Ltd are the authorised learning partner; all trademarks and partner statuses are provided through them.