SOURCE: ExtraHop Networks

ExtraHop Networks

November 17, 2015 10:00 ET

ExtraHop Offers New White Paper on Monitoring Virtual Desktops

New Report From Gabe Knuth of Explains How to Choose Your Ideal VDI Monitoring Platform, and How to Get the Most Value From It

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2015) - ExtraHop, the global leader in real-time wire data analytics for IT and business operations, today announced that it has published, in partnership with, a white paper providing a roadmap for easier, more productive monitoring of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments. In the paper, VDI expert and industry analyst Gabe Knuth discusses how to choose the right monitoring platform for your environment, including the importance of implementing a platform before it becomes necessary.

Title: Monitoring Virtual Desktops
Author: Gabe Knuth, Independent Industry Analyst
Availability: "Monitoring Virtual Desktops" whitepaper is available now as a free download.
Key Takeaways: When it comes to monitoring virtual desktops, there is no magic bullet, but there is a recipe for success. In this white paper, ExtraHop and offer up the six key ingredients for success:

1. Don't wait to get a monitoring platform until you need one.
2. Don't try to find one platform that can do everything.
3. Out-of-band is just as important as in-band.
4. You know about desktop virtualization, so find a monitoring platform that knows it, too.
5. High-level isn't bad, but you still need to monitor all of the other layers.
6. Pretty dashboards are great, but reporting is more important.

Learn more about how ExtraHop delivers visibility for Citrix VDI deployments, and check out our case study with Seattle Children's Hospital to learn how they used ExtraHop to accelerate Citrix Citrix login times by 500 percent.

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ExtraHop is the global leader in real-time wire data analytics. The ExtraHop Operational Intelligence platform analyzes all L2-L7 communications, including full bidirectional transactional payloads. This innovative approach provides the correlated, cross-tier visibility essential for application performance, availability, and security in today's complex and dynamic IT environments. The winner of numerous awards from Interop, TechTarget, and others, the ExtraHop platform scales up to 40 Gbps in a single appliance, deploys without agents, and delivers tangible value immediately upon deployment. Learn what we mean at

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