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Sandbox. Sessions. Labs. Dive in. The Summit Session Catalog is live!

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The Summit Session Catalog is live! Start building your schedule now: this year’s catalog has a record number of breakout and technical sessions, and the hands-on labs including the Solutions Demo Sandbox offer more intensive training than ever. Everything has been tailored to your role and organized by content type, to give you the strongest start possible in the new sales cycle. Let’s dive in ...

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    What’s new for XenApp and XenDesktop with UPS 7.6!

    Check out the new printing chapter in the Virtual Desktop Handbook for lots of information and design advice!

    Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 included the release of a new version of the Citrix Universal Print Server, UPS 7.6; with this release our test results showed very significant improvements in the software, including: Stability at a sustained load of about 50 print jobs per minute Excellent recovery from periods of stress/overload Protocol efficiency optimizations (reduced chattiness) resulting in a better user experience (opening the Print dialog is about 6 ...

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      Don’t Hesitate to Make the IPv6 Transition

      Your IPv6 Client Needs to Communicate w/your IPV4 Server Now! It’s quickly becoming a reality.  Every organization must eventually adopt IPv6 at some point in time. For many, the time is now because IPv4 address space has been depleted. Consequently, IPv4 depletion forces rapid adoption to IPv6 because an IPv4 client simply can’t directly communicate with an IPv6 server. The end-to-end communication must have both ends talking the ...

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      Comping: A New Band of Technical Experts for European Citrix Service Provider Partners

      Introducing Comping, a Finnish based Citrix Service Provider Implementation Partner Service providers that are building or expanding their infrastructures to deliver Hosted Workspaces and Desktops-as-a-Service solutions know that time-to-market is critical in order to get their services into the hands of revenue-generating customers as soon as possible. To do so quickly and efficiently, it is vital to have a deep understanding of the underlying Citrix technologies, the ...

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      Should I upgrade from XenApp 7.5 to XenApp 7.6?

      After delivering the XenApp 7.6 Upgrade webinar I received a few questions asking if it is a good idea to upgrade from XenApp 7.5 to XenApp 7.6. My first reaction is, "Of course you should. Why wouldn't you?"   But I'm a little biased J You need to ask yourself if the new features within XenApp 7.6 are important enough to upgrade. Look at the following subset of features and ...

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      XenApp 6.5 to 7.6 Migration: Selectively Importing Applications

      The XenApp 6.5 to XenApp 7.6 Migration Tool consists of a series of easy to use PowerShell Scripts These export Farm and Policy data from XenApp 6.5 to XML files. These XML files are then imported via script into an existing XenDesktop 7.6 site. The scripts are available from the XenApp 7.6 product download page, you will have to login with an appropriate Login ID in ...

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      Why Sign Up to Update Citrix Certifications Right Away?

      Citrix Incentive Programs Will Maximize Your Potential to Profit! Not only that, our up-to-date certification will help ensure that your Citrix projects run smoothly. Update:  Effective July 15, 2015,  there will be changes to the Citrix Solution Advisor Program.  Legacy certifications such as the CCIA and CCEE for Virtualization will no longer count towards program requirements.   Take action!  Make plans now to equip your technical salespeople to earn ...

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      Updating Database Connection Strings in XenDesktop 7.x

      A while ago I did a post about updating connection strings for mirroring. Since then, I've had other requests for connection string manipulations. So I'm going to pull them into one post with an update for 7.6, Availability Groups and script updates. XenDesktop 7.6 XenDesktop 7.6 introduced the Analytics Service which also needs its db connection string updating. The service is responsible for sending information back to ...

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      Citrix Service’s Americas Sales Team Update

      Introducing the Newest Members of our Services Sales Team Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Due to increase demand for direct services from Citrix and our desire to inform both customers and partners of all service options, we have expanded the services sales to support that demand. As we enter the 4th Quarter and Holiday season for 2014, the team has grown to 40 enthusiast specialists that are passionate about our customers ...

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      Lower Hosted Services Overhead, Speed Desktops-as-a-Service Implementation Time With Insight from Citrix Summit Service Provider Sessions

      Does your managed services provider business aim for faster hosted services go to market with less implementation and support time? Would you like to increase the margin around Desktops-as-a-Service by streamlining backend processes and designing a more scalable service?  Both of these goals may be achievable with the technical staff you have in place today! Teams can learn how at Citrix Summit. Learn the details about ...

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      Citrix Director 7.6 Deep-Dive Part 4: Troubleshooting Machines

      Overview Machine Details is a new addition to Citrix Director in XenDesktop 7.6 which enables the IT administrators to get more insight about the machines in use. The Machine Details view consists of machine utilization, infrastructure details, number of sessions and hotfix details. With this new addition, the administrators can view machine level details on the Director console itself. After logging into Director, the user can now ...

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