Citrix NetScaler Series – Part 8: Features Deep Dive – Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB)

Global Server Load Balancing manages traffic across multiple network entry points or data centres. For example, GSLB would distribute traffic across two or more data centres (active-active) or initiate automated data centre failover in a DR scenario (active-passive). GSLB can also direct traffic based on geo-location information, providing the best user experience.  For example, if…

Citrix NetScaler Series - Part 7: Features Deep Dive - Layer 4-7 Load Balancing

Load Balancing is a simple but extremely effective way to distribute load and protect your services - and your customers’ services - from single points of failure. Over the years some rudimentary traffic distribution methods have been found wanting when something goes wrong and a relatively small investment is all that’s needed to obtain extensive…

Citrix NetScaler Series - Part 6: Features Deep Dive – ShareFile & XenMobile Connectors

Features Deep Dive - ShareFile and XenMobile Connectors   NetScaler Gateway is used to unify connections for XenMobile and ShareFile in the same way NetScaler ICA Proxy allows connections in to a XenApp or XenDesktop platform. Leveraging NetScaler provides access additional Enterprise-grade features including Load Balancing, High Availability and Global Server Load Balancing.   XenMobile…