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Virtual Desktop Interface technologies, such as Citrix and VMware Horizon, are key enablers of remote work, allowing for seamless access to applications and services employees consume when otherwise in the office. As remote work is likely to continue for some employees, some of the time, the dependencies and volume added to these technologies can vary greatly. Business tasks performed by remote workers must be maintained at acceptable user experience levels, but this can be challenging in several ways:

  • Volatility in the number of remote workers causes shifts in the ingress/egress traffic patterns into the data center. Citrix ICA, EDT, and other VDI transports are extremely sensitive to latency that may result from high bandwidth utilization and poor QoS allocation. This necessitates ongoing monitoring to ensure they are meeting the demands of remote workers.
  • The VDI infrastructure was not designed for this sudden shift in users and could be strained. Visibility into the performance of VDIs ensures that metrics and KPIs are available for both capacity planning and troubleshooting complex problems.
  • Since the remote-to-datacenter connection of every remote worker’s access is different, there is a need for an objective analysis of VDI performance and the underlying applications its serves to effectively maintain and troubleshoot the entire service chain.

The NETSCOUT Solution

NETSCOUT’s service assurance solutions provide visibility from the core to the edge, as well as insight into end-user experience.

Delivering Your Remote Workers High Quality User Experience Over Citrix and VDI Services

NETSCOUT assures performance of the complex VDI service chain. From the applications that drive the business, through the VDI connection and over the networks that tie it all together, NETSCOUT delivers Visibility Without Borders. The result – even when issues do occur, you will benefit from a lower mean-time-to-detect (MTTD) and ultimately reduce mean-time-to-repair (MTTR).

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