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2X ApplicationServer Two-Farm Failover Solution

Click on image to enlarge This diagram shows the setup for an active two-farm failover.   In this setup you would have two different sites (Production and Backup) pre-configured with 2X SecureClientGateways (SCGW), 2X Publishing Agents (PA), terminal servers (TS) and installed...

Disabling RDP Compression in the 2X Client

RDP supports compression; third-party products exist on the market  that are designed to enable RDP compression, but require original transmission streams to remain uncompressed. For Version 8, RDP compression can be disabled using the “Enable Compression” option within the 2X Client: The...

VDS 8.1 Beta is Out

We have just released a new beta version of VirtualDesktopServer version 8.1 build 855. The primary changes we’ve made in this minor version upgrade are listed below. Server – Listing Policies With this new feature administrators can control which version of 2X Client they want their users...

Steps to Upgrading Your Server

At some point, servers must undergo system upgrades. To avoid potential problems, system administrators must plan for possible errors whenever possible. Information It is important to obtain as much information as possible on the server, and to make sure this information is always close at hand....

2010 Pricing and Licensing Changes

I’d like to announce some minor licensing and pricing changes to the 2X product line. As we continue to combine purchasing cost affordability and on-going maintenance predictability, we’ve initiated the following changes: Our 2X VirtualDesktopServer will now boast three entry-level offerings,...

2X ThinClientServer 6.2 Webinar

As part of our 2X Partner Training webinar series, we’ve posted our recent webinar on the 2X ThinClientServer 6.2, hosted by Billy Phillips, a member of our 2X Support staff: As mentioned elsewhere, the key features of the 2X ThinClientServer 6.2 include: VMware View VDI client support VNC...