Citrix Director is a web-based monitoring console for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop virtualization platforms that allows administrators to control and monitor virtual applications and desktops. Starting with version 7, Citrix Director is the default management tool, replacing the erstwhile Citrix EdgeSight. In this blog, we will look at the key capabilities of Citrix Director, what it does, how far it goes for Citrix monitoring. In a subsequent post, we will go into analyzing when and for what use cases you may need to look beyond Citrix Director for your performance monitoring needs.