Application Delivery Networks

If you have built a XenApp or XenDesktop implementation, you have already built an Application Delivery Network (ADN). The Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is the same thing with a different name. There are a few more components to consider in order to complete the picture such as high availability, transport security, load balancing, and WAN optimization. An ADN is the complete end-to-end view of the application's delivery infrastructure, whereas ADC is only one piece. An ADN with all of the components included provides a complete system for application delivery, high availability, security, and optimization.

The two Citrix components that complete the XenDesktop ADN are Citrix NetScaler and Citrix CloudBridge ...

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