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Synergy 2013 Opening Keynote

Citrix Synergy Los Angeles is all about enterprise mobility. You’ll learn about solutions that help people work better, work smarter, and work from anywhere. Synergy by day You’ll learn about mobile workspaces – what it means, how it’s used, and what it can do for your business. You’ll see state-of-the-art solutions from Cisco, IBM, HP, Dell, Microsoft, NetApp, SoftLayer, Nexenta, CSC, Citrix of course, and over 50 other ...

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    Geek Speak. YOU Speak!

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      Part of being a CTP is giving feedback to Citrix.  That sounds pretty simple.  In reality, they lock us in a room for two days twice a year, stuff us full of coffee and doughnuts and subject us to a never-ending parade of product managers.  Ok, it's not QUITE that bad.  The food is pretty good.  Most of the PMs know they need to send ...

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      Vegas comes to Synergy

      Citrix just announced the Grammy-winning rock band, Imagine Dragons for the Synergy Closing party. After three full days of training, insight and networking, this event will conclude on a high note at the Synergy Party. Conference attendees will gather for an evening of great food, fun activities, and entertainment featuring a live concert by Imagine Dragons, the award-winning alternative rock band from Las Vegas.The band has ...

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      82% of Mobile Subscribers Fear Data Usage Impact of Mobile Apps

      Citrix Mobile Consumer Survey: Subscribers would do more if sponsored data plan was available

      We surveyed mobile subscribers to find out what they really thought about mobile data usage and the user experience. It turns out that 82% of subscribers fear how much data usage a mobile app could consume and consequently curb usage.  Consumers also said they would use more data services if they were offered through a sponsored data plan. Specifically, 39% of subscribers would access bank account ...

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      Network Automation Comes Alive in the DevNet Zone at Cisco Live!

      Today’s networking model is complex and can be difficult to provision and troubleshoot for security, path optimization, QoS, and policy compliance.  A distinct problem is implementing and maintaining network settings across multiple devices in a campus or WAN network.  At best, the settings are static and time consuming to implement; at worst, manually maintained, error-prone and poorly managed, or just not feasible.  Is there a ...

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      The Dell-Citrix-NVIDIA Partnership – Delivering vGPU Accelerated Graphics TODAY

      At the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference (GTC)  a couple weeks ago, VMware made a strategic announcement that they will support NVIDIA GRID™ vGPU technology for desktop virtualization.  VMware stated that this technology will become generally available in 2015.   The good news, though, is that VMware’s announcement is a great endorsement for the high performance GRID vGPU technology already available with XenServer, one of the three hypervisors ...

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      From The Field! – XenDesktop/XenApp Bandwidth Update

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      Last year I published a series of blogs around the bandwidth requirements of XenDesktop and some of the optimizations that can be done to minimize those requirements and improve the overall user experience. The final blog explored XenDesktop 7.x and the new encoding methods which are now a key design decision in dictating the bandwidth requirements and user experience. I recently had the opportunity to perform ...

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      Citrix Partner Hubbub: “Mission Benefits chooses ShareFile Cloud for Healthcare”

      Citrix ShareFile is winning industry awards and was featured in an IDC buyer case study. Learn about the strong market momentum of this solution. Mission Benefits, an employee benefits and health insurance advisory firm, selected ShareFile Cloud for Healthcare to help meet HIPAA compliance requirements, reduce internal inefficiencies and enhance customer service. This organization is featured in an IDC report, which states, “While cloud-based solutions are often ...

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      Part 4: Working to make migration simpler for XenApp customers!

      In the last week, our engineers have published two blogs covering technologies we’re working on to simplify high availablility of XenApp and XenDesktop and improving session pre-launch/linger – both on the new Flexcast Management Architecture.  As promised, there is more information coming… Today, I want to cover migration and upgrade of XenApp, specifically what Citrix is doing to help customers start planning their migration from XenApp ...

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      Does the datacenter even matter anymore?

      Everybody’s talking "cloud" these days. From marketing literature to the boardroom, cloud computing is one of the hottest topics, as the cloud promises to dynamically extend services and lower costs. Who wouldn’t want that? The discussions are prompting many to ask whether onsite datacenters are still needed to best serve the needs of the modern business. It’s an intriguing question. While onsite datacenters used to be ...

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      New: Citrix Service Provider Center of Excellence

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      Rarely does the "build it and they will come" strategy work in the technology industry. Therefore today Citrix is launching the Citrix Service Provider Center of Excellence  - a significant investment made on behalf of ALL of the  2,600+ Citrix Service Provider partners.  The singular focus is to accelerate the value their  hosted desktop businesses by providing industry-proven best practices, implementation resources, communities, and knowledge bases all ...

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