In this course, dive into the arena of desktop virtualization as instructor Eli Khnaser shows you all the new features and enhancements of XenDesktop 5.5, XenDesktop 5.6, and XenDesktop 5.6 FP1. These include improvements to the HDX protocol, new Personal vDisk integration, and much more. This course is designed for IT professionals, server administrators, network engineers, desktop architects, systems integrators, consultants, and Citrix Partners looking to expand their competencies into the desktop virtualization space. To get the most out of this course, you should have a strong foundation in networking and understand the basics of virtualization.
Elias Khnaser is a Research Vice President with Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). He covers public cloud computing and hybrid cloud computing. Mr. Khnaser's coverage is primarily focused on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) along with platform as a service (PaaS) as it intersects with IaaS. Areas of focus include cloud computing adoption strategy, trends, technology, platforms and providers, exit strategy and multicloud.
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Khnaser was the CTO for Sigma Solutions. In that role, he directed the company's technical strategy and was a customer-facing executive engaging with client CIOs, architects and engineers on cloud, EUC and virtualization strategies.
He is well-published with six books and hundreds of blogs on Forbes, InformationWeek and VirtualizationReview.com. He has also presented at various Gartner and industry conferences.