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Optimizing Citrix® XenDesktop® for High Performance by Craig Thomas Ellrod

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Components

The resource layers in the architecture are a way to group resources according to general functionality. Within each resource layer are specific XenDesktop components. Each component has a function and plays a role in the XenDesktop infrastructure. These components and their roles are discussed in the following section.

Citrix Receiver™

Citrix Receiver is a universal software client that provides secure, high-performance delivery of virtual desktops and applications to any device anywhere. Citrix Receiver is platform-agnostic, meaning that there is a receiver for just about every device out there, from Windows- to Linux-based thin clients to mobile devices including iOS and Android. In fact, some thin client vendors have performed close ...

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