Citrix Application Performance Management
When monitoring and managing the performance of Citrix applications, it is important to have the right solution. There are many different options available, but not all of them are created equally. But there is one solution, CX-Tracer from OPNET, that offers many key features and integration opportunities that set it apart from the other options in the space, making it the best choice for Citrix application management.
First, there are several key features that make CX-Tracer an optimal solution. It allows users to trace transactions though the Citrix tier to extract only the related back-end transactions. Also, it continuously monitors end-to-end Citrix user performance and stores these metrics and related packets for subsequent troubleshooting. In addition, it uses intuitive dashboards and visualizations tailored for end-to-end Citrix analysis.
But one of the biggest advantages of CX-Tracer is that it can integrate with other OPNET solutions. For example, it offers one-click integration with AppTransaction Xpert for forensic packet-level analysis of back-end transactions executed by the Citrix tier or front-end Citrix ICA sessions. It also boasts one-click integration with AppResponse Xpert Module for Database Performance for analysis of back-end database transactions. Additionally, CX-Tracer integrates with AppInternals Xpert for deep monitoring and troubleshooting of back-end application tiers, and with AppSensor Xpert for broad infrastructure monitoring.
For these reasons and more, CX-Tracer is superior to other solutions. It traces transactions through all tiers, correlating a front-end user session to back-end traffic and provides the broadest scope of monitoring for Citrix-hosted applications, with coverage of the network, Citrix tier, database and other application tiers. It reports on front-end network metrics as well as back-end response time and statistics, and performs packet-level analysis of Citrix ICA channel performance.
For more information on CX-Tracer, click here.
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Edited by Rachel Ramsey
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