White paper

Cisco WAAS Optimized for Citrix XenDesktop

Infrastructure Management
Participating Company: 
Cisco- Wide Area Application Services


Cisco® Wide Area Application Services (WAAS), a Citrix Ready® certified solution helps ensure a high quality user experience for Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp over the WAN while avoiding costly bandwidth upgrades.

This solution is tested, validated and supported by both Cisco and Citrix to provide optimization out of the box requiring no changes to existing Citrix configurations.

Cisco WAAS provides a high quality user experience for virtual desktops by accelerating performance for applications and video delivered using Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp by up to 70%. Cisco WAAS also increases the number of Citrix users supported concurrently over the WAN by up to two times, through powerful optimization techniques that minimize bandwidth consumption by up to 60%.