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Thinking about Abstraction in your 2015 Mobility Strategy


The true goal of a mobile transformation is not about deploying the latest devices,  but to deliver business software that makes you forget they exist. When we talk about the mobility-transformed business, we’re talking about a fundamental change in the way people work and businesses operate. From a businessperson’s perspective, the mobility-transformed business means being able to move projects forward, close deals, serve customers and collaborate ...

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    New social media and public relations hub at Summit brings the pros to you!

    Citrix Summit Preview

    Citrix Summit 2015 is not only packed with hands-on training and networking opportunities, this year’s event offers two new stations dedicated to help you advance your social media strategy and public relations opportunities. Brought to you courtesy of Citrix,  professionals on hand will provide you with one-on-one consultation and specific takeaways you can quickly execute. Up level your media presence with: 1. Social Media Rally Station™: Led by Channel Maven Consulting, ...

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      Citrix Ready Technical Webinar: Solutions for On-Demand Application Deployment

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      Optimizing Your Branch Office and Equipping Your Desktop for Printing Has Never Been Easier! With XenApp and XenDesktop, Citrix offers solutions for on-demand application deployment and management for organizations of any size. Printing, however, remains a key challenge in many environments. The right IT strategy helps fully master requirements for print management and to leverage the potential of virtualized desktops. Thanks to the recently intensified collaboration with ...

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      What are your 2015 partner marketing resolutions? …Focus on marketing!


      New Years Eve is almost here... Can you believe it? Another year has come and gone. Along with that thought, is the anxiety that sets in with the laundry list of items you have yet to check off your todo list for 2014, and start for 2015. Trust me, we have all been there, most of us annually. However, once January 1 hits, so do the ...

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      Citrix Director 7.6 Deep-Dive: Part 8 Hosted Application Usage Reporting

      We've come to the end of the “What's New in Director 7.6”  series.  Back in July, I posted a blog on the upcoming “Hosted Application Usage feature” that was delivered with XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6.  I highlighted the importance of being able to report on peak concurrent usage and some of the hosted application metrics that we provide. Now, let’s dive a bit deeper to explain the details ...

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      Receiver for Android 3.6 ready for Android 5.0 and Touch

      Receiver for Android 3.6, just released to the Android Market, makes using Citrix virtualized applications and desktops faster and easier than ever.  This update adds official support for the new Android 5.0 (Lollipop) but does deprecate support for the older Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread. It also adds a whole lot more: Multi-touch gesture support Multi-touch mode can be enabled using the in-session menu. Users can toggle between Multi-touch mode, Pan mode ...

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      HP Discover: Citrix Mobile Workspaces on Moonshot and Converged System


      Mind? Blown. I don’t have to tell you that Mobility and BYOD have profoundly changed the way people work. And of course, “making it all happen” falls squarely on IT’s shoulders. That means you need new and better ways to deliver on the expectations of an always on, always connected working environment. Luckily, HP Discover Barcelona 2014 is just around the corner (December 2-4). For three action-packed ...

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      Citrix Ready Technical Webinar with eG Innovations


        "How to Increase Productivity and Ensure the Compliance & Security of Citrix XenMobile & Sharefile" Citrix Ready is organizating a Technical Webinar with eG Innovations who will present on "How to Increase Productivity and Ensure the Compliance & Security of Citrix XenMobile and ShareFile" using eG Innovations solution. According to a recently published Gartner study up to 50% of all businesses will require employees to access productivity ...

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      Announcing the winners for Citrix Ready Spotlight Video Contest


      The wait is over! Read on to find out who reigned and took the eventual spotlight in this contest.    Citrix Ready Spotlight Video Contest has been witnessing buzzing activity for the past few weeks. We received a very good response on the contest, for video submissions as well as voting. Many Citrix Ready partners participated with videos showcasing Citrix verified products/solutions and eventual benefits of these ...

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      Monitoring ADSync usage.

      A request that we receive is that CPSM is running slow or that there is a very high load on the SQL server. This can sometimes be attributed to ADSync sending so many requests that it causes an impact on the server. Looking at provisioning logs will give you an good idea of how many successful  or unsuccessful provisioning requests have been made for ADSync. However ...

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      Get a Jumpstart on Building a Smart Security Strategy for 2015


      Security Strategies for IT: Protect What Matters "Protect what matters" - it sure sounds simple.  Yet, how is this actually realized in the age of consumerization, BYO and cloud? Join me in St. Louis and Houston (with more cities to follow) in early December.  We will be showcasing best practices and technologies for virtualization, containerization and secure networking - highlighting the balance of user experience and security control.  You will ...

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      Citrix supports NVIDIA GRID™ vGPU™ for XenApp!

      Today I’m pleased to announce support for NVIDIA vGPU for XenApp on Citrix XenServer. Citrix has supported GPU-sharing for XenApp for a long while now, for NVIDIA (and other vendors) GPUs, on vSphere, XenServer and Physical servers. This support complements the existing GPU-sharing for XenApp feature based upon GPU-passthrough; whereby one GPU is passed through to one XenApp windows server VM, the sharing occurs in the ...

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