CTX-CXD-400 - Designing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

Duration: 5 days

Price: $5,000.00

Unitek Training€™s CXD-400 Designing Citrix XenDesktop 7 Solutions 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.

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This course requires that you meet the following 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


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

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

Course Outline

Module 1: Architecture

Module 2: Business Drivers

Module 3: Data Capture

Module 4: User Segmentation

Module 5: Application Assessment

Module 6: Project Management

Module 7: User Design

Module 8: Receiver

Module 9: Resource Req. Recommendations

Module 10: Access

Module 11: Desktop

Module 12: Application Delivery

Module 13: Desktop Delivery

Module 14: Networking Layer

Module 15: Storage and Provisioning Layer

Module 16: Platform Layer

Module 17: Operationalupport design decisions