Today, organizations are looking for technology solutions that enable flexibility and choice in the work environment. With budget constraints as a primary driver, IT leaders are taking more key workloads to the cloud.
Together, Citrix and Microsoft are helping organizations chart a cost-effective, secure, and optimized cloud journey. Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Microsoft Azure enable you to deliver secure experiences to any device, simplify IT operations and reduce your reliance on physical infrastructure.
To discover how Citrix and Microsoft can future-proof your business today with a digital workspace, download the eBook It’s Time to Create a Modern Digital Experience
Citrix Training & Certification
Helping your organization create a modern digital workspace and realize the benefits it can deliver starts with a solid foundation gained through effective training. Layer 8 offers the CXD-251 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Microsoft Azure course on a Guaranteed to Run (GTR) basis. This Citrix training course will help you learn to deploy and manage your Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops apps and desktops in Microsoft Azure. You will gain the skills to plan your machine catalog and virtual machine design based in Microsoft’s public cloud and get hands-on practice deploying those machines using Machine Creation Services. You will also learn about additional Azure considerations including maintenance and power management which are critical in a cloud environment. For remote access, you’ll learn to configure Citrix StoreFront and Citrix Gateway on the Azure platform. This course focuses on Microsoft Azure as a Citrix Cloud resource location however concepts are relevant to both Citrix Cloud and fully managed Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops sites.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Prepare the Azure environment for secure integration with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
- Deploy and manage Virtual Delivery Agent machines in Microsoft Azure using Machine Creation Services
- Integrate Citrix Cloud and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops with Microsoft Azure Active Directory
- Design Machine Catalogs and virtual machines on Microsoft Azure Resource Manager
- Provide remote access with Citrix StoreFront and Citrix Gateway on Microsoft Azure
This course is designed for IT Professionals familiar with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.x in an on-premises environment. Potential students include administrators, engineers, and architects designing or deploying Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops workloads on Microsoft Azure. CXD-251 helps prepare you for the CC-VAD-MA Certification.
Learn more about upcoming course dates this summer.
Layer 8 Training
Layer 8 Training was founded in 2008 by two technology trainers looking to provide a better IT class experience. After receiving CALC (Citrix Authorized Learning Center) status in 2009, Layer 8 was named the Citrix Learning Partner of the Year for the Americas in 2011. Since then, Layer 8 has received this prestigious award from Citrix in 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.