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What beta users have to say about Citrix NetScaler 10.5

Here at Citrix, we just wrapped up the beta program for NetScaler 10.5 and got some great feedback from our beta users, whose contributions help improve our products for everyone. The NetScaler beta program is an opportunity for our customers and partners to experience the software and features of the NetScaler software before General Availability (GA). Beta participants are able to give direct feedback to engineering ...

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    Over rotating, pivots and the future of Enterprise IT (Part 1: Over rotating)

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    I was 17. The field was damp. The last defender didn’t notice me, my teammate did. The pass was perfect. I sprinted down the field to where the ball would end up, the ball landed in a open area with a great field of view on the goal. I planted my left foot in the damp soil and spun to drill the ball in the ...

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      How The World Cup 2014 Effected Mobile Data Usage

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      The World Cup dominated our news feeds over the last few weeks – stealing traditional media headlines and dominating social media discussion. Statements were flying about Brazil’s upset and Germany’s triumph. Not only did the World Cup seemingly turn everyone in the world into a soccer fan (for at least a few weeks), it also proved itself to be a record breaking proposition. The World ...

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      Diving deeper into the latest XenDesktop 7.5 IOPS results

      As you saw in a previous blog, XenDesktop 7.5 is able to achieve an average IOPS value of less than 1/10th per user. Of course when you put out unbelievable results like this you hear a lot of comments trying to find holes in the results or test procedures. This is as it should be as it is part of any good scientific method. In order ...

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      Tale of Two Service Providers and the Power of Citrix App Orchestration

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      Over the past 2 years I've had the opportunity to meet and listen to Service Providers as they outline their plans for offering Desktops and Apps as a Service. Many talk about how expansion is a blessing and a curse. Or as Dickens wrote about the tension and struggle, "the best of times, the worst of times". In order to grow their business effectively they ...

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      Citrix Puts Storage ‘On Notice’!

      That's right - we just put storage throughput and IOPS officially "on notice"!  And in turn (whether we really meant to or not), we made every storage company that got into business over the last ~6 years (since we introduced VDI) to solve the dreaded IOPS problem think twice.  Citrix just threw down the gauntlet and it means we can finally stop talking about IOPS. ...

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      NetScaler Insight Center 10.5: Incorporating Cache Server Optimization & Boosting Performance

      This release incorporates cache server optimization to real-life reports, brings enhanced scalability to meet the need of speed & capacity, brings Usability & Manageability together to get a  Concrete Visibility Solution to the table.   Cache Redirection Insight 10.5 release introduces a brand new visibility solution called Cache Redirection Insight. It’s primarily focused to bring out the visibility on optimization provided by Cache farms in Service Provider deployments. ...

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      Why I believe Citrix is a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing

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      As many industry thought leaders have discussed, the age of mobility applies to user experience, flexibility, context, and portability.  However, not many people focus on the criticality of data as a component of mobility.  In reality, you can’t deliver a complete mobile workspace if your data is still trapped in individual applications. To enable people to be productive wherever work takes them, you’ve got to ...

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      How to enhance security with the XenMobile 9 application inactivity timer

      XenMobile 9 introduces a new concept of inactivity time out configuration that provides users the security and  not having to worry about putting the phone down and anyone just picking up the phone and have access to the work data. XenMobile 9 introduces a new concept of inactivity time out configuration that provides users the security and not having to worry about setting their phone down ...

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      Smart cards, PIN prompts and connecting through NetScaler Gateway

      Across smart card users there tends to be the desire to get around as many PIN prompts as possible.  Most people dislike having to reenter a password multiple times and that tends to be the same case with smart card PINs.  The PIN is a basic security check to unlock your certificate and private key on the card, which is then used to authenticate to ...

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      Citrix Insight Services – Where are we today?

            Citrix Insight Services (http://taas.citrix.com) has been around for over three years now. In that time, we’ve collected and analyzed a vast amount of data in order to provide customers with product insights, best practices, fixes for known issues and much more. I wanted to take a moment to quantify just how much we’ve accomplished by sharing some metrics. 500GB of data uploaded per week on average Thousands ...

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