Citrix released XenDesktop 5 earlier this quarter. XenDesktop 5 includes many new features and options. Stephane Thirion wrote a step-by-step article on how to install XenDesktop 5 to get you started.
Note: there are 4 editions of XenDesktop 5:
- Express. A free download to help IT professionals get started with VDI, which supports up to 10 users.
- Platinum. A comprehensive enterprise-class desktop virtualization solution with advanced management and security, in addition to the features of Enterprise edition.
- Enterprise. An enterprise-class desktop virtualization solution with on-demand applications and FlexCast delivery technology, in addition to the features of VDI edition.
- VDI. For scalable Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) implementations with Citrix HDX technology.