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Showdown: AWS vs Azure for desktop delivery

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The race to zero is on with two major forces fighting over the customers and you are caught in the middle... This "problem" actually provides both challenges and opportunities. The first and obvious benefit with a price war is that the services get cheaper for the users, and in this case without affecting quality. The downside of this is that it makes it harder then ever to choose ...

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    The XenMobile Guide to Mobility Mastery at Citrix Synergy 2014

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    This blog will be continuously updated as we get closer to Citrix Synergy 2014. Be sure to check back frequently for even more updates on XenMobile, Mobile Workspaces and Mobility at Citrix Synergy 2014. It goes without saying but everyone has mobility on the mind today. In fact recent changes in the industry has validated the vision Citrix envisioned years ago. If mobility was an equation ...

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      OpenCL and NVIDIA CUDA support for Citrix XenServer, XenDesktop and XenApp

      Please note this blog was written in April 2014 and you are reading it in the future you should check the support matrix for possible further improvements with NVIDIA and Citrix. A few months ago we ran an interactive masterclass for XenServer and XenDesktop customers featuring storage configuration software from NetApp and also NVIDIA GRID vGPU (true hardware GPU sharing) for XenDesktop with HDX 3D Pro. ...

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      Part 6: Citrix Connector 7.5 for System Center Configuration Manager

      If you are like me, I am sure you have been avidly following this series, in which the Citrix engineering team has been talking about some of the upcoming new capabilities that new Flexcast Management Architecture (FMA) provides to XenApp and XenDesktop. Today, I’ll cover another exciting new feature, the Citrix Connector 7.5 for System Center Configuration Manager. Citrix already has a XenApp6.5 Connector for System Center ...

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      Hypervisor Alerts in Citrix Director

      Hypervisors have mechanisms to let administrators know when a host may be experiencing some event, condition or state that could affect the machines running on the host. These alerts need to be monitored to ensure the health of the sessions users are connected to. Administrators who are troubleshooting user issues from Director, need not have the host management consoles (Citrix XenCenter or VMWare vSphere Client) ...

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      Citrix XenDesktop: Professional Graphics for CAD – More investment from Dell

      Last week I was on holiday, but I did take time out of my holiday to attend the amazing Develop3D Live CAD/CAE/PLM conference in the UK, which I’ll probably review later in depth. One of the best conferences I’ve seen in CAD and 3D. Today I got back into the office and caught up with the blogs and was pleased to see Jeff reviewing Dell’s ...

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      LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER: Managing a XenMobile Enterprise Environment

      This is your LAST CHANCE to register for our April Support Secrets webinar.  The April webinar coves Managing a XenMobile Enterprise Environment. More about the webinar... As a XenMobile administrator, it’s your responsibility to make sure that your XenMobile environment is up and running smoothly. In this webinar, the presenter will guide you through successfully enrolling mobile devices and helping the administrator have full control over a BYOD ...

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      Who Browses in the Bathroom?

      Here at Citrix, we use big data analysis and share leading trends and findings via our Citrix Mobile Analytics Report. But that only tells us one part of the story. To better understand the drivers of mobile data usage, we surveyed subscribers to find out what they really thought about mobile data usage and the user experience. The survey revealed that 61% of Millennials think it’s ...

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      [Webinar] @Citrix @NetScaler Master Class Live From #CitrixSynergy – May 7, 2014

      NetScaler Master Class Webinar Series Date: May 7, 2014 | 1:00 PM ET/ 2:00 PM BST LIve From Citrix Synergy! Hosted by: Citrix NetScaler Master Class Team What you will learn Welcome to the Citrix NetScaler Master Class. At these live webinars you will learn about the most critical elements of cloud infrastructures and enterprise datacenter architectures. Get details on latest features of NetScaler, tips and tricks for easy configuration, and interact ...

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      Citrix Ready Joint Webinar with Atlantis Computing

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      Deploy XenApp and XenDesktop at the speed of RAM with Atlantis ILIO   In this session, we will share insights into how to deliver virtual desktop performance that is faster than a MacBook Air using server RAM as storage. We will cover automation of large scale XenDesktop and XenApp deployments, how to address PVS write caching sizing risks, and high performance benchmarking techniques. In this webinar you will ...

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      4 FAQs about Federal DaaS

      We've had a lot of conversations lately surrounding Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) and how Federal agencies can best leverage this model to support and deploy their desktops. Here are the four most popular questions and our most common responses. Want to discuss further?  Feel free to reach out - Faisal.Iqbal@citrix.com Why does DaaS matter for Federal Agencies? The primary difference between Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and VDI is ...

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