SYN239 – UX and the enterprise desktop: like oil and water?

Out of the box, Windows is lightning fast and responsive. Enterprise desktops, on the other hand, tend to be slow and bloated. Why is that? Enterprises typically add a plethora of third-party management, security and virtualization components and implement “best practices.” Combined, these customizations often bog Windows down and impact user experience. But what is the impact of each change? This session will showcase a clean install of Windows, measuring and explaining the impact of each configuration change on the user experience.

In this session, you will learn:
– Which configuration changes have the greatest impact on logon duration
– How to build systems that are easy to manage and great to use
– Common mistakes and how to avoid them

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About The Author
- Citrix (NASDAQ: CTXS) is a leader in mobile workspaces, providing virtualization, mobility management, networking and cloud services to enable new ways to work better. Citrix solutions power business mobility through secure, personal workspaces that provide people with instant access to apps, desktops, data and communications on any device, over any network and cloud. This year Citrix is celebrating 25 years of innovation, making IT simpler and people more productive. With annual revenue in 2013 of $2.9 billion, Citrix solutions are in use at more than 330,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally.

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