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The Way to a Mobility Transformed Business: the Software-defined Workplace

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Marc Andreessen was right—software really is eating the world. While in the past office productivity was determined by physical constraints, with people tethered to specific zones of productivity like buildings and desktop computers, we’ve moved beyond that now. Software can take us beyond those limitations to do what we need to do, when and where we need to do it. A car becomes a conference room ...

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    Frequently Asked Questions from the What’s New in XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 webinar

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    On Wednesday, September 10th 2014, Dan Cote and I presented the What’s New in XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 webinar.  If you weren’t able to join the live webinar, a recording of the webinar is available for you here.  If you were one of the thousands of individuals that did join the live broadcast, I would personally like to thank you for attending and mention that ...

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      Mobile operators: Do you know how your subs are using their data?

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      For many mobile operators, each subscriber add is a subscriber that’s been stolen from one of their competitors. That is, unless they manage to sign up a 10-year old kid who’s just getting his first smartphone from mom and dad. What if you as a marketing executive at this mobile operator had a way of inferring which of those moms and dads in your subscriber base ...

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      Citrix Director: Trends Explained

      Brief Trends page in Citrix Director gives an overview of the different parameters of the Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp deployment over time. This helps in analyzing and predicting issues. Below, are the different reports in the Citrix Director Trends view.   Sessions The Sessions tab provides a report of the peak number of sessions across delivery groups for a selected time period. You can toggle between different Delivery Groups as well as ...

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      Health IT: Quietly advancing medicine and the U.S. care delivery system – Part 4

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      Bringing accountable, value-based care into the communities that need it most Healthcare reform shined a spotlight on our country’s desperate need for affordable and accessible medical services – in every community. While we still have a long way to go, providers are starting to bridge the gap today. Strategically located, multidimensional outpatient facilities have grown in popularity. Providers can deliver advanced services in a new setting, ...

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      How ShareFile Enterprise Services Can Help Deliver a World Class Business Solution

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      Deploying ShareFile Enterprise to a national or global workforce can be a daunting task. Fortunately, Citrix provides select XenMobile Enterprise, Citrix Workspace Suite, and ShareFile Enterprise customers access to the Success Management program. This group is tasked with leading these companies through their ShareFile life-cycle from the point of purchase and early build stages, to their pilot and ramp phases, and lastly, provides ongoing guidance ...

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      Tech Preview: XenDesktop Windows Azure Pack Gallery Image

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      Citrix Labs recently released the XenDesktop 7.5 Windows Azure Pack Gallery Image. This blog post takes a closer look on where Windows Azure Pack fits within the Enterprise and how the XenDesktop Windows Azure Pack Gallery Image allows for rapid and automated XenDesktop deployments in a private/hybrid cloud scenario. XenDesktop in a Private/Hybrid Cloud If you were to ask a typical enterprise if they have embraced some ...

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      CloudPortal Business Manager is now onboard with Citrix Insight Services!

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      I’m pleased to announce that Citrix Insight Services (http://cis.citrix.com) now supports the detection and analysis of diagnostic bundles from CloudPortal Business Manager.  CPBM is a unified cloud services delivery and business management platform that enables cloud services automation for provisioning, billing, metering and user management.  It’s a key component that enables organizations to deliver IT as a true self-service offering. If you are running CPBM 2.3.0 ...

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      Top 5 Reasons for marketing and selling the Integrated System – FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop

      Top 5 Reasons for marketing and selling the Integrated System – FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop

      Integrated Systems - when done well - offer partners and customers a solution that just “works”.  Ultimately it’s about bringing structure and organizing principles to an otherwise complex system and enabling our partners to help deliver the final product to the end customer. There are actions that Integrated System purveyors such as Cisco, Citrix and NetApp rigorously take to make it easier for our partners by ...

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      Announcing 100% iOS 8 Compatibility for XenMobile

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      The Citrix XenMobile team is happy to announce full iOS 8 compatibility for all editions of XenMobile (cloud or on-premise) including: XenMobile MDM, App, and Enterprise Editions.   About iOS 8 iOS 8 is the latest software release, from Apple, meant for its mobile product line. iOS 8 is compatible with iPhone 4s onwards, iPod 5th generation, iPad 2 onwards, iPad Mini 1st generation onwards and Apple TV ...

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      Scripting: Automating NetScaler configurations using NITRO REST API and PowerShell – Part 1

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      Part 1: Introduction and getting started.   Citrix NetScaler provides a powerful API that provides configuration and statistics functionality. In this blog series we’ll talk about leveraging the REST Web Services version of the API coupled with PowerShell to produce some very powerful and easy to consume scripts. Feel free to look at the following documentation that will give you an some background on the API: NITRO API REST ...

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      Sanbolic’s Next-Generation Scale-Out Platform Delivers the Benefits of SDS to Citrix VDI Deployments

      The (Significant) Benefits Software-Defined Storage Brings to Citrix VDI Deployments If you've ever worked on a VDI project, chances are pretty good you encountered one or more issues pertaining to performance, scale, availability, storage and data management, and cost. And if you did, chances are just as good it was your storage that contributed to or even caused those problems. After all, traditional (hardware-based) storage systems, which ...

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