Citrix Virtualisation (CVE400/CVA500) FastTrack — A 5 day course

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Course Synopsis

This is an intensive 5-day course combining CVA500 'Architecting a Citrix Virtualization Solution' and CVE400 'Engineering a Citrix Virtualization Solution' courses. TThe CVE-400 Engineering a Citrix Virtualization Solution course teaches Citrix engineers how to plan for and perform the tasks necessary to successfully integrate the component technologies that make up a Citrix virtualization solution in a Windows Server 2008 environment. Upon course completion, students will be able to interpret environmental assessment documentation, plan for a virtualization solution project and integrate key Citrix virtualization technologies, including XenAppTM, XenServerTM, and XenDesktopTM, to create a holistic, end-to-end virtualization solution that will address the most pressing business issues of the day. The extensive, highly hands-on curriculum includes exercises that allow students to demonstrate the advanced technical knowledge gained from instruction. The exercises for this course include hands-on integration of the following Citrix core and component products:

The CVA-500 Architecting a Citrix Virtualization Solution courseware teaches Citrix architects how to analyze and design a comprehensive Citrix virtualization solution. Based on the Citrix Consulting Services Methodology, the course will provide students with the key considerations for managing the project, assessing environment readiness and risks and designing the appropriate solution according to Citrix best practices. Students will gain real-world insight from the field and practice assessment and design exercises based on challenging, enterprise-level scenarios.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners are able to:

Suitable For

This course is intended for IT professionals, such as Server, Network and Systems Engineers. Systems Integrators, Systems Administrators and Application Engineers are also appropriate candidates for this course.

Course Prerequisities

The following preparatory recommendations describe the experience and knowledge students should possess to ensure successful completion of the CVE-400 course:

The following preparatory recommendations describe the experience and knowledge students should possess to ensure successful completion of the CVA-500 course: Experience with or understanding of the following Citrix products:

Experience using the following Windows Server and Microsoft technologies:

Experience with, or strong understanding of, the following:

Completion of the following courses or demonstrate equivalent knowledge:


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Course Contents

Host Server Concepts

XenServer Integration

Project Planning and Implementation Strategies

Provisioning Services Integration

XenApp Integration

XenDesktop Integration

Virtualized Environment Monitoring

Virtualized Environment Maintenance

Project Management

Business Goals

User Community

Operating System Delivery

Application Delivery

Server Virtualization


Security and Personalization

Operations and Support

Conceptual Architecture

Virtualization Infrastructure Design

Operating System Delivery Design

Application Delivery Design

Desktop Delivery Design

Access Design

Delivery Optimization

Business Continuity Design