CHAPTER 3Preparing YourOrganization for anApplication DeliveryPlatform Implementation

Constructing an application delivery platform requires extensive planning and resources. In addition to the technical challenges, political and cultural factors inevitably play a part in an enterprise application infrastructure implementation. This chapter covers the steps involved in building a Citrix-based delivery platform. We start the process with a small proof-of-concept pilot program to ensure application compatibility with the various infrastructure components. We then look at putting together a feasibility committee to define the project’s scope and objectives as well as to seek executive sponsorship and determine financial justification. A guide to ...

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