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The New Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 is Available

XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 is now available

Want to make user logins and app access nearly instantaneous? Interested in boosting storage performance for XenApp and XenDesktop and reducing storage costs by up to 80%? Have you been waiting for the latest FIPS-compliant app and desktop delivery solution? Well, the wait is over and the Citrix mobile workspace journey just got better! The new Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6, announced last month, is now available ...

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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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      Receiver for Chrome: native app with better performance & features

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      There is a lot of momentum for Chromebooks. A growing number of individuals want to adopt them and enjoy the Google Apps and services both for personal use and for business. While the cost-effectiveness of Chromebooks is undisputed, the first question an IT admin asks is “What about our Windows apps?” and in many cases this is hundreds or thousands of Windows apps that power ...

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      New Citrix Receiver for Linux 13.1: Smartcard support, SHA-2 encryption, Session Reliability, & more

      The new Citrix Receiver for Linux 13.1 is ideal for thin clients and PCs using popular Linux distributions. Over the last few years Citrix has been focused on bringing the best performance for remote Windows apps and desktops even when accessed on low-power devices. Receiver for Linux 13.0 was a major milestone in the HDX SoC (System on a Chip) initiative. Citrix now has the Platform ...

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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 Receiver for HTML5 1.4 takes browser-based Windows app access to the next level

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      Citrix Receiver for HTML5 1.4 is the zero install, browser-based access mode to published Windows apps and desktops, delivered by Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop. This latest release of Receiver for HTML5 takes the experience to the next level, enabling more use cases for clientless access mode from Windows, Mac and Chrome devices. In this release, the graphics and audio-video performance is further tuned, so now you ...

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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

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      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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      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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