Reduce Your Citrix Licensing Costs With 2X RAS

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Citrix LicensingCitrix Licensing: Remote networks have been around for many years. Windows offers Remote Desktop Services with its server software that allows you to deliver virtual desktops and applications remotely. The new version of Windows Server, 2012 R2, comes with powerful remote networking features. Hyper-V is now more robust and efficient – it can be configured to deliver a powerful VDI solution.

With highly configured systems available in the market, businesses can run several instances of OS on each server to leverage resources. You can host pooled virtual machines or assign a dedicated virtual desktop to a user. Instead of an entire session, you can host individual applications. Desktop systems have a longer lifespan when applications and data are hosted on the server. Application maintenance becomes easier for administrators, and employees can access corporate resources from anywhere, at any time.

Citrix Licensing: The Challenges of RDS and VDI Solutions

Windows Server 2012 R2 has great features, but it is not easy to manage the software. You need trained staff. Moreover, you have to install additional components to work with the load balancing and reporting features. Some of the features are not available for Android and iOS users.

There are other virtualization solutions available on the market such as VMware vSphere and Citrix XenDesktop. The VMware licensing model is based on a per CPU basis with packs of 25 users. Not every business can afford the Citrix Licensing cost.

On the other hand, 2X offers user-based licensing. Now, companies with limited budgets can take advantage of the 2X RAS pricing model to deploy powerful VDI solutions quickly and easily.

2X RAS Vs. Citrix Licensing

2X offers a unique licensing method for its 2X RAS tool. This software is available as SaaS and on-premise by the number of concurrent users. License packs come in increments of 15 users. The initial 30-day trial period allows you to test 25 concurrent users on two servers.

2X RAS is quick to setup and easy to use – a cakewalk for IT managers. Within a few minutes, you can publish applications, with no technical expertise needed.

The 2X RAS business license cost is very affordable. The low price is a treat for medium and small businesses, and large enterprises can also take advantage of it to optimize resources.


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Giorgio Bonuccelli is a Marketing and Communications Director at Parallels. Giorgio has extensive experience in cloud computing and virtualization, with a background of many years in multinational corporations (Dell, EMC and McAfee). In his career he has filled different roles, from sales to training and marketing. This wide-ranging experience and flexibility helps him simplify concepts and write content that is easy to read and understandable even by newcomers to the subject. As a blogger and technical writer he has published more than 1000 papers.