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FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp 7.15 and VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 1 for 6000 seats

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Vadim Lebedev, Cisco
Chris Rodriguez, NetApp

This document provides a Reference Architecture for a virtual desktop and application design using Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.15 built on Cisco UCS with a NetApp All Flash FAS (AFF) A300 storage and the VMware vSphere ESXi 6.5 hypervisor platform.

The landscape of desktop and application virtualization is changing constantly. The new M5 high-performance Cisco UCS Blade Servers and Cisco UCS Unified Fabric combined as part of the FlexPod proven Infrastructure, with the latest generation NetApp AFF storage result in a more compact, more powerful, more reliable and more efficient platform.