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Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook-Third Edition

By : Gaspare Silvestri
Book Image

Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook-Third Edition

By: Gaspare Silvestri

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook Third Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewers

About the Reviewers

Erik Bakker is a freelance consultant/architect, based in the Netherlands, with a strong focus on Microsoft and Citrix® virtualization technologies (SBC and VDI). He has specialized in designing and troubleshooting large Citrix® and Microsoft environments using the latest available technologies.

He's been adept at Citrix® since the early WinFrame product and has since been certified in the complete Citrix® suite up, to the latest released products, as a CCE-VSM for XenDesktop® 7.6. Besides working with the product, he's also a subject-matter expert for Citrix® regarding the Citrix® Virtualization Exams, where he helped design the exams.

Next to everything related to Citrix®, he's also an expert in Microsoft technologies. He has broad knowledge of almost every Microsoft product that has been released and is also certified in all the major Microsoft products as an MCSE/MCITP.

Erik can be contacted on Twitter at @bakker_erik, or you can contact him by sending him a message using LinkedIn at

Jack Cobben has over 13 years of systems management experience. He is no stranger to the challenges that enterprises can experience when managing large deployments of Windows systems and Citrix® implementations. In his spare time, Jack writes for his own blog at and is active on the Citrix® support forums. He loves to test new software and share knowledge in any way he can. You can follow him on Twitter via @jackcobben.

Jack has reviewed several other books such as Citrix XenDesktop® 7 Cookbook, Getting Started with Citrix® Provisioning Services 7.0, Getting Started with XenDesktop® 7x, and other titles for Packt Publishing.

Although he works for Citrix®, Citrix® didn't help with, or support, this book in any way or form.

René Lindeboom lives in Almere, the Netherlands, with his wife and two little dogs.

He is (and has been for the past 15 years) a specialist in the field of server-based computing, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, and other related application delivery technologies. He is also skilled in VMware View, Horizon, and end user computing technologies such as XenMobile®, RES Workspace Manager, and others.

René works for Platani Nederland as a senior IT specialist, and is experienced in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting or reviewing larger customer environments, based upon a sound and pragmatic approach. He likes transferring knowledge to those who are eager to get acquainted with new technologies, and he is fascinated by the speed in which technology evolves in this fast-moving world.

Platani Nederland offers specialized knowledge and expertise in all the current technologies, delivered to customers by experienced senior consultants in a quality-driven fashion, using common sense and lessons learned. Find out more at

Follow René on Twitter at @renelindeboom or see his LinkedIn profile here at

Florian Zoller works as a lead IT architect at msg services, a consulting company based in Germany.

He has several years of experience in designing and implementing the Citrix® Infrastructures for midsize and large customers. Besides his expert knowledge of XenApp®, XenDesktop®, XenMobile®, and NetScaler®, he focuses on software distribution and automation technologies such as Frontrange Desktop and Server Management.