Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x Assessment, Design, and Advanced Configuration


LENGTH: 40 Hours (5 days)

PRICE: $5,000.00


Course Overview:
This advanced 5-day training course covers design principles for creating a practical XenApp and XenDesktop virtualization
solution. As part of this training you will assess existing environments and explore different scenarios to link business
requirements to design decisions. This course follows the Citrix Consulting approach to design and covers the key design
decisions through lecture, lab exercises and interactive discussions. You will also learn about additional considerations and
advanced configurations for multi-location solutions and disaster recovery planning. This training will help you prepare for
the Citrix Certified Expert in Virtualization (CCE-V) exam.


What you’ll learn:
• How to assess relevant information in existing
environments in order to identify risks and areas
for improvements in the design
• Core XenApp and XenDesktop design decisions
and how to apply them to business requirements
for a practical solution
• To design a XenApp and XenDesktop disaster
recovery plan and to understand different disaster
recovery strategies
• To design and configure active/active and active/
passive multi-location environments


Is this course for you?
Built for IT Professionals with significant experience with XenApp
and XenDesktop 7.x as well as supporting infrastructure. If you
are responsible for the environment design and overall health
or guiding others through the process (as a consultant), you
should consider taking this training.


Prerequisite Knowledge:
This course requires extensive experience with XenApp and
XenDesktop 7.x as well as experience with NetScaler Gateway
and supporting infrastructure. Citrix recommends completion
of both the XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x administration and
advanced administration courses or similar experience prior
to attending this course.


Module 1: Design Methodology
and Readiness Assessment
• Project Methodology
• Business Drivers
• User Segmentation
• Application Assessment
• Capabilities Assessment
Module 2: User Location and Connectivity
• Endpoints and Peripherals
• Citrix Receiver
• Network Connectivity
Module 3: Access Architecture
and Store Design
• Architecture
• StoreFront Stores
Module 4: Access Scalability, Redundancy
and Security
• NetScaler and StoreFront Scalability and Redundancy
• Security
• Access Matrix
Module 5: Image Management Strategy
and Design
• FlexCast Model Assignment
• VDA Scalability
• Security
• Image Provisioning Strategy
Module 6: Application Delivery
• App Delivery Options
• Tieing App Analysis to Delivery Choices
Module 7: Personalization Design
• Profile Strategy
• Policies
• Printing
Module 8: XenApp and XenDesktop
Site and Administrative Design
• Site Design and Pod Architecture
• Citrix Cloud Site Design
• Catalogs and Delivery Groups
• Management and Administration Design
• Site Scalability and High-Availability
• Security
Module 9: Physical Resource Design
• Hardware and Hypervisor Selection
• Resource Pool Design
• Hardware Sizing
• Storage
• Datacenter Networking
• Security
Module 10: High-Availability
and Multi-Location Solutions
• Multi-Location Considerations Overview
• Access in a Multi-Location Solution
• Image Management Considerations
• Multi-Location Profiles and Data Considerations
• Printing in a Multi-Location Solution
• Site Design and FMA Zones
• Active Directory and Azure Active Directory Considerations
Module 11: Disaster Recovery Planning
and Design
• Disaster Recover Levels
• Disaster Recovery Strategy
• Recovery Process

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