Rolling out a Win8/10 VDI solution ? be aware of following

Firstly an absolute “must read” from the guys Dan Allen and Nick Rintalan around the area of codecs and bandwidth.

https://www.citrix.com/blogs/2016/06/06/protocol-resolution-impact-on-bandwidth-and-scalability/

Particularly for folk migrating from Win 7 to 8 or later couple of items piqued my interest (slide 25).

i) Desktop Windows Manager (DWM) can no longer be turned off

ii) GDI/GDI+ was deprecated

On previous iterations of OS hadn’t placed a large emphasis on codec testing (fewer options/scenarios for one) but in the new environments with all the options that comes with it essential the right “mix” is found based on your application set

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