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Designing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenDesktop 7 (CXD-400)

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Course Overview

This course provides students with the ability to successfully assess and design a XenDesktop 7 app and desktop solution based on the top key projects and architectures that a majority of Citrix customers implement, across different industries and use cases. Students may also have an opportunity to build a design for their organization and will have access to all of the tools and reference materials required to support their work.

This course is offered as an instructor-led course with demonstrations and the practical application of concepts through activity-based and application-focused exercises

This course prepares learners for the 1Y1-400 Designing Citrix XenDesktop 7 Solutions exam, a requirement for the Citrix Certified Expert – Apps and Desktops. This exam and certification are currently in development and are expected to release in Q4 2013.

Who should attend

This course is recommended for desktop virtualization solution designers such as Architects, Consultants, and Engineers.

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, Citrix recommends that students have:
  • Intermediate knowledge of Citrix Desktop Virtualization Components/Concepts
  • Basic understanding of project management and documentation best practices
  • Basic presentation skills
  • Windows Server Knowledge (Windows Server 2012) including
    • Active Directory
    • DHCP
  • Basic Networking Knowledge
  • SQL Server - General understanding of databases, permissions, security, high availability
  • General understanding of physical and virtual storage
    • NAS, SAN, SSD
    • CIFS
  • Familiarity with hypervisor technologies (XenServer, Hyper-V, or vSphere)
  • Completed the following courses or can demonstrate equivalent knowledge:
    • CXD-102 Introduction to XenDesktop 7
    • CXD-300 Deploying Citrix XenDesktop 7 Solutions

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, learners are able to:
  • Identify the various components and communication protocols of the Excalibur architecture
  • Apply architectural understanding to desktop virtualization solutions
  • Conduct an organizational assessment focusing on business capabilities and requirements, applications, and users
  • Design desktop virtualization solutions
  • Verify and present design recommendations
  • Troubleshoot desktop virtualization designs

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • United Kingdom: £ 3,360.-
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