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The Way to a Mobility Transformed Business: the Software-defined Workplace

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Marc Andreessen was right—software really is eating the world. While in the past office productivity was determined by physical constraints, with people tethered to specific zones of productivity like buildings and desktop computers, we’ve moved beyond that now. Software can take us beyond those limitations to do what we need to do, when and where we need to do it. A car becomes a conference room ...

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    Frequently Asked Questions from the What’s New in XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 webinar

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    On Wednesday, September 10th 2014, Dan Cote and I presented the What’s New in XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 webinar.  If you weren’t able to join the live webinar, a recording of the webinar is available for you here.  If you were one of the thousands of individuals that did join the live broadcast, I would personally like to thank you for attending and mention that ...

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      Sibos 2014 tackles pivotal technology trends, encourages Financial IT to “buckle in”

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      When asked to describe his firm’s approach to IT strategy in an interview last year, Joel Schwalbe, CIO of CNL Financial, paraphrased a famous quote by Wayne Gretzky, stating that they “skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it’s at or where it’s been.” With this statement, Joel alludes to the challenges financial IT face when trying to keep pace with ...

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      Top 5 Questions from Citrix Service Provider Technical Office Hours – September 2014

      Citrix Service Provider Technical Office Hours

      Citrix Service Provider Technical Office Hours enable Citrix Service Providers to share tough – or basic – technical questions with Citrix experts. Via GoToWebinar, service providers around the globe have direct access to Citrix experts from engineering, architecture, product management, technical sales, product marketing, the Citrix Service Provider Program team and the Citrix Solutions Lab. Current Citrix Service Provider partners can view the full webinars under ...

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      Personal vDisk (PvD) And Hypervisor Throttling in XenDesktop 7.6

      The Purpose of This Post Sometimes a small change adds great value or alleviates a pain point. This post today is about one of those small changes. With XenDesktop 7.6 a new setting called "Simultaneous Personal vDisk Inventory Updates (Absolute)" has been added to the Hypervisor Connection screen. But in order to appreciate the present, it is important to understand the past and the pitfalls it ...

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      Citrix NetScaler Shortlisted for Best Virtualization Innovation 2014

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      Citrix is honored that the Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller (ADC) with Citrix TriScale has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Broadband InfoVision Awards -  Best Virtualization Innovation. The Citrix NetScaler ADC supports a harmonious co-existence between the physical networks of today and the virtual networks of tomorrow by supporting three platform options: a single hardware based ADC (MPX), a software based virtual ADC ...

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      Dell R7910 is Citrix Ready for XenDesktop HDX 3D Pro with XenServer

      Early this month, Dell released its new rack workstation, the Precision Dell R7910. It comes with Intel’s latest Haswell EP Processor which supports up to 1TB of DDR4 memory. I am therefore very happy to announce this server is already Citrix Ready making it yet another excellent choice for 3D graphic users wanting high density desktop VDI environments with unparalleled graphics performance, provided only by ...

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      Desired State Configuration: the next step for DSC configurations (Part 3)

      Just to recap, this is a series regarding Desired State Configuration which shipped with Windows Management Framework v4 (Server 2012 R2 / Windows 8.1).  There are some references in my first article if you want to get deeper, and there is always TechNet and MSDN documentation. In this article I am going to expand on my simple example from the last article.  Step it up a ...

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      How to: Securing the NetScaler Gateway using OPSWAT

      Introduction It’s very common for a NetScaler to be used for providing access to Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop software environments, the one module on the appliance that provides this capability is the NetScaler Gateway, it’s one of many modules on the NetScaler. One of the many strengths of Citrix software environments is the option to access them from anywhere or anything and then run pretty much ...

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      Power-packed Citrix CloudBridge 7.3 is now available

      Read on to learn about the new benefits for your customers provided by the latest release of Citrix CloudBridge, including easier diagnosis of app delivery issues and reduction of WAN bandwidth demands with video content staging at branches.

      With the new Citrix CloudBridge 7.3 release, Citrix partners can now offer new benefits to their customers, including easier diagnosis of application delivery issues and reduction of WAN bandwidth demands with video-content staging at branches. CloudBridge is the solution to WAN optimization, cloud service delivery, and application visibility. Available for download now, the CloudBridge 7.3 software release provides a number of new enhancements that will deliver better ...

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      Citrix User Profile Manager Cookies and History Support for Internet Explorer 10 & 11

      Citrix User Profile Manager (UPM) ensures that the user’s personal settings are applied to the user’s virtual desktop and applications, regardless of the location and end point device. Internet Explorer (IE) is one of the widely used browsers in the Corporate and Enterprise level. User can personalize various settings and configurations which persist in successive sessions. User can store or customize various settings and configurations in Internet ...

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      Hyperstore and Citrix CloudPlatform Powered by Apache CloudStack: Delivering Enterprise Ready Hybrid Cloud Storage

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      IT departments live with a seemingly insatiable need for more compute and storage capabilities. While Amazon and many other public cloud providers stepped up to meet the capacity demand, the enterprise still requires greater control, security, and flexibility, especially when it comes to data. Enter Cloudian Hyperstore + CloudPlatform. These private/public hybrids combine the near limitless data scalability and cost efficiencies made possible by the public cloud ...

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