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Service Providers Share 6 Secrets to Growing a Hosted Services Business with CloudPortal Services Manager

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Want to hear 6 secrets to hosted services profitability and scalability? How are service providers automating tasks and speeding delivery of hosted services with one specific technology? Why are subscribers of some hosted service providers finding a fast self-service method to add new users or services to a hosted desktop environment? Here’s the secret: Citrix CloudPortal Services Manager. Service providers can find a profitable and successful secret ...

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    Feature Pack 2 for XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 is Now Available!

    XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Feature Pack 2

    Feature Pack 2, announced at Citrix Synergy in May, is now available for XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 customers with active Subscription Advantage (SA) or Software Maintenance (SWM) as of June 24, 2015. It’s packed with user experience improvements, and powerful new capabilities for IT admins to enrich and extend their current app and desktop virtualization environments. Feature Pack 2 includes the following: HDX RealTime Optimization Pack – ...

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      @XDtipster – Linux VDA setup on CentOS 6.6 Pt.2

      Now that we have our Linux OS installed and prepared as per part 1 of this guide. It's time to move onto part 2 and install and configure the Linux VDA for registration with a Site Controller... Once again, I hope you enjoy the read and please sound off in the comments if you have any questions or feedback :-) Pt.2  Installing and configuring the Linux VDA 1.Configure OpenJDK The Linux VDA ...

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      Robust Support, Big Updates with Receiver for Chrome 1.7!

      Citrix Receiver

      Last quarter, our Citrix Receiver for Chrome 1.6 release focused on graphics robustness, performance, and USB device support. It helped unblock more use cases with Chrome devices for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop. With the Receiver for Chrome 1.7 now available, we’ve added lot more capabilities to take the Citrix experience with Chrome device to the next level. Pure Socket Connection: Previous versions of Receiver for Chrome were ...

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      New Marketing Campaigns for Citrix Service Providers

      For years, Citrix has been an enterprise software company, selling its virtualization solution to the Fortune 500. But what if you’re running a Citrix Service Provider business? You’re not selling product, you’re selling a service. The product, whether it's XenDesktop, XenApp, XenMobile or anything else is merely incidental to the solution. As a Citrix Service Provider you’re identifying a need and then you’re selling a use ...

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      A Practical Path to Automating Application Delivery Networks

      The ongoing virtualization of data center infrastructure and integration of cloud computing resources makes it possible to be able to dynamically shift and monitor workloads across those environments. As data center networks have grown to encompass thousands of devices, existing network architectures have proven inadequate for rapid deployment of applications and unable to keep up with the agility requirements of today’s business environment. Software Defined Networking (SDN) ...

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      Rewriting the Session ClientName from StoreFront

      One popular customisation applied to Web Interface is to rewrite the Client Name used in the session to allow policies or local scripts to reflect a custom business need. Some customisations are fairly simple. For example, some would copy the user name into the client name, but other customers used complex logic to encode many different fields into this data. In WI, the changes here were ...

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      Mobility Experts: Steps to Create and Import APNS Certificate into XMS Server.

      In this Blog, We will go through the steps required to create and Import the APNS (Apple Push Notification Service) Certificate into XMS Server. Pre-Requisites • Login credentials to Apple Push Certificates Portal https://identity.apple.com/pushcert • Netscaler and XMS Login Details Creating Certificate Request on Netscaler. Overview The purpose of this document is to provide detailed information on creating and downloading a Certificate Request on Netscaler. 1. Login to the Netscaler and Select ...

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      What’s New in StoreFront 3.0

      StoreFront 2.6

      StoreFront 3.0 has just been released. By now, hopefully you have learned that the headline feature for this release is to provide the unified user experience across all receivers and improve customizability.   If you would like to learn more about this, please refer to Richard's blog articles here. But back to the release! Today I would like to call out  all the other new features available in StoreFront ...

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      Feature Pack 3 for XenApp 6.5 Now Available!

        Today is a great day for XenApp deployments both new and old. Feature Pack 2 has been released for XenApp 7.6–more information on that is available on Dan Cote’s blog post–and Feature Pack 3 has been released for XenApp 6.5! Feature Pack 3 for XenApp 6.5 was announced at Synergy last month along with news—that excited the audience—that Citrix was extending the End of Maintenance (EOM) of ...

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      StoreFront Scalability Update

      Overview It’s been a while since we’ve published scalability numbers on StoreFront, so I wanted to broadcast an update for 3 reasons: A ton has changed from two years ago since we last did testing on StoreFront 2.0 (Planning Guide here) More and more customers are now migrating from Web Interface to StoreFront We have made some interesting discoveries and the Community has the right to know!   Receiver for Web ...

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