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Citrix® XenApp® 7.x Performance Essentials

By : Luca Dentella
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Citrix® XenApp® 7.x Performance Essentials

By: Luca Dentella

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (12 chapters)

About the Reviewers

Mark Fermin is a director and IT solutions architect living in Atlanta, Georgia. His 18-year IT career has allowed him to gain experience in engineering, consulting, architecture, and technical leadership and management. Most recently, his work has focused on solutions architecture in End User Compute, Datacenter Virtualization, Mobility and Consumerization, Application Delivery, Operational Intelligence, and Security and Privacy. While his career experience has spanned many industry verticals, he has specific affinity and passion for designing solutions for healthcare.

Mark's expertise comes from employment with industry leaders and clients, including Microsoft, Citrix Systems®, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Providence Health System, Xerox, Bayer AG, and McKesson Corporation.

Mark was a reviewer for Getting Started with Citrix VDI-in-a-Box, Stuart Arthur Brown, Packt Publishing.

Mark has been an active blogger and contributor to the enterprise IT community (specifically to the Citrix® and application/desktop virtualization communities) through his posts on his personal technology blog,, contributions made through exclusive membership in the Citrix® Partner Technical Experts advisory group, membership and participation in the Atlanta Citrix® User Group, customer and community advisory groups for VMware, Cisco, ExtraHop, and healthcare IT, as well as mobile advisory workgroups.

Andy Paul is an accomplished virtualization architect, instructor, and speaker. He has designed and delivered virtualization projects for Fortune 500 companies, public and private healthcare organizations, and higher-education institutions. He has also served as a lead technical trainer, adjunct professor, and guest speaker for multiple organizations.

Andy is currently a virtualization architect as part of the National Infrastructure Practice at OpenSky Corporation, where he serves as the global end user computing subject matter expert, oversees all the VDI architecture, and manages multiple large-enterprise customers.

Andy has also served as a technical reviewer for other XenApp® publications, and he recently finished writing Citrix® XenApp® 7.5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions, Packt Publishing.

You can visit Andy's blog at

Anton van Pelt is a consultant with over 10 years of Citrix® experience. Anton's focus is primarily on Enterprise Mobility solutions such as Citrix® XenMobile®, ShareFile®, and NetScaler®. Nevertheless, his interests extend much further, giving him broad knowledge of complex IT environments. Anton is active in presenting his technical knowledge throughout the community (Citrix® IRC channel, Citrix® Support Forums, NetScaler® KB, and so on) and at various congresses. He is also the co-author of Enterprise Mobility Management Smackdown and User Environment Management Smackdown, PQR. You can contact Anton at , follow his Twitter handle @antonvanpelt, or follow his blog at