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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?

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    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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      NetScaler Saves IPv4 Address Space and Scales Mobile Core Capacity

      Following success: S/Gi-LAN w/ more than 100 M subscribers supported Citrix NetScaler is addressing operator needs to support rapidly growing traffic and competitive pressures.  As availability of IPv4 address space has dramatically declined, extending the life of IPv4 networks continues to be a network focus.  to extend IPv4 network investments.  Citrix NetScaler, one of the industry’s highest performing Layer 4 to Layer 7 solutions, recently added ...

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      New XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 now available – plan upgrades for your customers!

      New XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 now available – plan upgrades for your customers!

      Citrix partners, the wait is over! The new XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 are available for your existing customers with active subscription advantage on downloads section of Citrix.com. For your new customers, XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 are both available as a free 90-day, 99-user trial. This eagerly anticipated release is the most advanced application and desktop virtualization solution Citrix has ever delivered – offering an unmatched combination ...

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      Android 5.0 (aka Lollipop) – A Sweet Treat for the Enterprise

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      Google is about ready to roll-out Android 5.0 on Nexus devices, and other Android device manufacturers will follow suit shortly thereafter. While this new OS delivers a number of new consumer features, it also provides enterprise capabilities that help IT support the adoption of Android devices - whether those devices are personally owned (BYOD) or company issued.  Here are a few highlights: Material Design: At Citrix, we’ve ...

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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

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      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 d.school

      I previously wrote about my experience attending a one-week Design Thinking Boot Camp at the Stanford Design School (aka d.school). 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 Wired.com! 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

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      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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