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Gartner ITxpo 2014 Day 1 Report

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I'm at the first day of the Gartner ITxpo 2014 conference, which Gartner bills as "The world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives." This week I am going to blog some of the show highlights from the keynotes and session tracks. There is a lot to see and do and it will be impossible to see it all, but I will try ...

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    A Citrix Life – Why should I work for you?

    Technical Manager and Technical Lead

    Think back how many times in previous interviews have you been asked, "Why do you want to work here?"  Indeed a simple question enticing you to answer freely and as casual as possible, yet it can be prompted for any applicant at any level.  However, your response can be used to determine follow up questions kicking off your interview or considered a closing statement to ...

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      Give NetScaler a “Tune-Up”

      Tune Your NetScaler Applianc

        To Optimize TCP Traffic If you're wondering, there is no little knob to turn.  But, providence is on your side, as the NetScaler has an excellent tool-kit that you can leverage to optimize TCP flows through the appliance. In fact, now is the perfect time to ensure that your NetScaler appliance is correctly optimized with a baseline TCP profile.  With the right information, you can very easily tweak ...

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      New to XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6? Let me be your Wingman

      Learning Curve

      "The Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with the First Step" - Lao-Tzu (6 B.C.) Bring Your Own (BYO) and Mobility trends have taken off in the enterprise with a vengeance, making a lot of new users and organizations sit up and take notice. Many of them belong to traditional desktop and IT management. The jargon and concepts of the software-defined workplace are sometimes unfamiliar to ...

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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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      FotoIN Mobile is Citrix Ready with Citrix ShareFile


      FotoIN is an automated solution for photo capturing, documenting and filing to customers' own storage repositories, cloud or in house. Field workers use the FotoIN mobile app to snap, tag and annotate photos, automatically capture GPS, date, time, device, address, project info, and app embeds it all into the photos as metadata for easy filing, searching and photo documentation management. FotoIN Mobile has automated capture, annotating, ...

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      Rapid Iteration for Repeatable Innovation: Part 2 of my trip to

      I previously wrote about my experience attending a one-week Design Thinking Boot Camp at the Stanford Design School (aka I was amazed with all the responses and comments I received through Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook where people asked me to write more. It was even picked up and syndicated by! Boot Camp was a really fabulous experience, so I’m excited to share more. My first article centered ...

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      Now Available: New Citrix, Cisco, NVIDIA solution for Virtualizing Graphics Applications

      Nvidia Cisco

      Graphics-Rich Applications and Visual Computing In recent times, we’ve seen graphics-rich applications and visual computing go from being the exception to more of the rule. Graphically intense applications are in use every day in the modern workspace, by CAD/CAM engineers, designers, doctors, artists, scientists, architects and many other industry professionals spanning a variety of vertical segments. We’ve seen a number of experts discuss this rising trend of the proliferation ...

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      Connect with the Citrix Partner Network on LinkedIn

      Citrix Partner Network on LinkedIn

      Citrix partners now have a new way to connect with the Citrix partner network.  Introducing the new Citrix Partner Network LinkedIn page, a simple, consolidated place where you can find news, updates and resources developed with your needs in mind.  Take full advantage of the opportunities our partnership can provide you. As Citrix continues to grow and innovate our partner programs and tools, we offer many ways to ...

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      Learn Why NSS Labs Recommends NetScaler AppFirewall

      Hosted by: Citrix Date: Oct 22, 2014 | 9:00 AM ET / 3:00 PM CEST & 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET                           Attend this webinar to learn how NetScaler AppFirewall beats the competition and received the "recommended vendor" rating from NSS Labs. NSS Labs is a recognized as the benchmark for security testing due to their thorough and comprehensive testing methodologies. Join Mike Spanbauer, VP of Research from NSS ...

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      Ramp-up With New eLearning for XenMobile MDM Admins & Help Desk Pros

      Just released, the Administering and Managing Devices with Citrix XenMobile 9.0 video series focuses on the key skills needed for the management of mobile devices with XenMobile. Developed by top Citrix experts who brought their insights from the field to the training, the course offers a unique learning experience. Students gain access to a series of videos and recorded demos which can be followed at their ...

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      Creating and Deploying New VMs with XenClient is a Piece of Cake

      XenClient Architectural Diagram

        “Its local client hypervisor handled disconnected and poorly-connected scenarios flawlessly” ~ Michael Otey, Windows IT Pro   That was used to describe XenClient Enterprise in a recent review by Michael Otey of Windows IT Pro, who found that XenClient “makes centralized management of mobile devices easy” and that it allowed users to “easily migrate to new devices within minutes.” XenClient is a client virtualization solution that ...

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