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Positioned to Win To sell to business decision makers, it is important to demonstrate solutions that incorporate your entire technology product stack and, in the case of Citrix, our end-to-end solutions. Your success will come from, not just selling products, but offering vertically-aligned solutions that support their organization's strategy. It is knowing your customer’s industry and being able to communicate to each of them that you understand ...

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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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      The Eagle has Landed: Citrix XenApp is now available on HP Moonshot with Intel graphics!

      Hi Everyone, My name is Tony Sanchez (@TonySanchez_CTX) and I work on the WW Alliances teams as principle solutions architect focusing on the HP Moonshot platform. Previously, I wrote a blog on the first Citrix and HP Moonshot offering with AMD called the CS100 for Citrix XenDesktop. Since then the HP Moonshot and Citrix family has grown and now for the first time Citrix XenApp 7.5 is ...

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      HDX 3D Pro technology and FlexPod Datacenter – Extending Mobility into the Field – or should we say, Ocean?

      This week, NetApp and Cisco are highlighting announcing a FlexPod data center solution that integrates NVIDIA GRID and Citrix HDX 3D Pro technology, which provides the ability to deliver a fast, interactive high-definition 3D graphical experience to geologists and geophysicists on a variety of devices. Why is this important? This announcement illustrates how far business mobility has advanced beyond the concept of providing access to standard business ...

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      A beginner’s bookshelf for virtualising CAD/CAE/PLM, from the graphics up… a dirty dozen!

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      My background is in geometric kernel engineering for CAD/CAE/PLM working for the best part of a decade on the Parasolid kernel at Siemens PLM. After that I moved onto the engineering project at Citrix to virtualise GPUs (vGPU) with our joint collaboration with NVIDIA using their GRID technologies. As such I’m one of a number of people hired at Citrix over the last few years ...

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      StoreFront and STIGed Environments-Smart Card (CAC) Login

      So secure the end user cannot get in! Some organizations utilize a security hardened OS image.  Across the US government this is referred to as applying a STIG.  Recently I came across an interesting roadblock while working with a customer to resolve a problem logging into StoreFront using a DoD CAC (smart card).  The user was presented with a message that they could not log in ...

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      Citrix Receiver for Mac 11.9 Tech Preview

      Upgrading to Mac OSX 10.10? Citrix is pleased to announce the tech preview release of Receiver for Mac 11.9 for evaluation and feedback. This version is designed for use with the just released Mac OSX 10.10 (Yosemite). Click here to try Receiver for Mac 11.9 Tech Preview today. Use the Receiver for Mac 11.9 Tech Preview Forum  to provide feedback or ask questions. Along with OSX 10.10 support, the Tech Preview also ...

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      What’s new with HDX display in XenDesktop & XenApp 7.x?

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      Learn More About New Graphics Delivery Modes And Improve User Experience My colleague Gabriel Nguyen and I have written this comprehensive post to help you better understand the changes affecting graphics in the newest XenApp and XenDesktop versions. XenDesktop 7.x has been released for a while and features several improvements, including new Display technologies such as Desktop Composition Redirection (the evolution of Aero Redirection) and H.264).  These new delivery methods ...

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      Monitoring of XenApp & XenDesktop 7.6 with Director and EdgeSight – 2nd Edition

      In May 2013, Josh Fleming, Lisa Green and I co-authored the 1st Edition of our Reference Architecture for Director and EdgeSight.  As XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 released in September, we thought we'd update the document with more helpful morsels and the 2nd Edition of the paper was created.   As we move from the EdgeSight console to Director as our troubleshooting pane of glass, many questions arise.  This article ...

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      Citrix Universal Print Server (UPS) – What’s changed in 2014 and what to expect going forward

      UPS Session at #CitrixTex2014 - so much interest we got the main stage!

      Sometimes as a product manager you see a technology that is either so cutting edge or fundamental that you have to add it to your portfolio.  I joined the Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, HDX Product Management team as product manager for “HDX Graphics” to expand my remit beyond the GPU accelerated projects I’d been working on such as integrating NVIDIA vGPU and enabling GPU adoption ...

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      Do you have the right stuff for physicalization?

      Do you think you have the right stuff to be part of the next big thing for physicalization? If you're looking to design solutions that are cutting edge and out of this atmosphere then HP is looking for a few Citrix engineers like you. Working with the Moonshot platform is unlike anything else in the market today and provides a great opportunity to help make your career ...

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      Citrix NetScaler For Telco – New Arm to the Most Celebrated ADC

      Citrix NetScaler is the defacto application deliver controller (ADC) standard for Cloud, Dot-com and a majority of Enterprise customers. NetScaler powers business across the technology landscape and now offers customers greater competitive advantage in the Telecommunication industry (Telco). As a technology leader, Citrix constantly strives to deliver innovative products to the marketplace. We challenged ourselves to think outside the box, literally, and are pleased to ...

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