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Summit 2015: A Look at Citrix Workspace Cloud

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We’re Often Asked, “When will Citrix Build its Own Cloud?” It’s a natural question given our role as a pioneer of business mobility over the past two decades—but it’s also the wrong question to ask. By now, people should realize that Citrix creates it’s own path by listening to our customers and defining a path that provides all IT professionals with the most flexibility possible to ...

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    Cisco RISE is Available on Citrix NetScaler and Supported on Nexus 5000, 6000, 7000 & 7700

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    (Authored by Avni Baveja, Software Engineer, Cisco Data Center Group) Simple is rarely a word used to describe Data center or Campus networks. Network operators and administrators are often bogged down by the complexity of network design and related configuration. Cisco has an innovative solution that simplifies setting up load balancer devices. Network services like load balancers now use Remote Integrated Service Engine(RISE) on Nexus switches.  RISE enables simplified ...

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      Site Wide View of HDX Graphics Modes

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        Some time ago I wrote an article covering the “HDX encoding methods” or HDX graphics modes in XenDesktop 7, a topic which has recently been expanded on in another great article found here which really delves into policy settings and additional recommendations and I recommend them both as background reading to this post. In fact I will not be covering any of the details surrounding ...

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      [Infographic] Expand your business reach with Citrix Ready

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      Citrix Ready is a powerful program for software and hardware vendors as well as other technology firms looking to expand their business reach. By verifying your products and solutions as Citrix Ready, you will have visibility among a wide population of Citrix customers and resellers. Subsequently, this program can help create opportunities for new revenue sources, increased mindshare and improved experience for your customers. Take ...

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      Octoblu – Getting Started Documentation

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      Excited aboiut IoT?  Did you get yourself an Octoblu beta account from beta.octoblu.com ? Well if so, lets get you started designing flows to automate your world! We've Put Together Some Documentation and a Video This will help you get started building IoT apps using the Octoblu platform. Download the PDF Octoblu_Getting_Started Watch the video!

      Carrier-Grade Cloud with Citrix CloudPlatform 4.5

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      During this year's Citrix Summit, we released Citrix CloudPlatform 4.5 (powered by Apache CloudStack). Citrix CloudPlatform (CCP) has long been touted by many as the most mature and robust option for building an Infrastructure as a Service IaaS cloud.  This list of organizations using it helps to back up this claim (see graphic below).  Version 4.5 takes the carrier-grade characteristics of an already great platform ...

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      Light Blue Bean + Octoblu – Add BLE to your IoT Project!

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        In our last post Chris Matthieu introduced you to our IoT platform, Octoblu. We've added a number of device plugins that allow you to interface with IoT consumer and DIY products. One of our favorite products is the PunchThrough Design's Light Blue Bean, an amazing little BLE microcontroller with built in sensors and pins that let you interface to digital and analog sensors and components. We've ...

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      Workload Balancing (WLB) – XenDesktop and XenApp – Use Cases!

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      A few days ago I blogged about the new version of XenServer Workload Balancing 6.5 and highlighted some features that I thought were particularly interesting for XenDesktop and XenApp users to explore. In my last blog (which you can read here), I covered how the recent release of a new version of XenServer 6.5 and a new version of WLB adds more functionality, a better ...

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      Meet the Octoblu IoT Connected Car

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      What does a 500 horsepower LocalMotors Rally Fighter and Octoblu have in common?  LocalMotors and Octoblu have partnered with the AllSeen Alliance and The Linux Foundation to create an open source connected Rally Fighter to demonstrate Internet of Things (IoT) capability! We are psyched about the opportunity and buzz around the connected car movement, and we are interested to see where this adventure can take us. This ...

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      Here’s Three More Reasons to Take the Citrix Education Workspace Suite Course

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      With the recent announcement that the Workspace Suite trade-up promotions have been extended, Citrix Education is gearing up for a new wave of students who need to be enabled with the knowledge to deploy and manage their Workspace Suite. Back in November, I gave you eight reasons why our customers and partners should take the Citrix Education Workspace Suite course. Today, I give you a three ...

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      Using Video to Market a Desktops-as-a-Service Business

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      Video is a powerful medium to deliver fast, fun and informative messages to buyers who want to quickly understand the value of hosted desktops and apps. At Citrix Summit, one of the most popular marketing questions from Citrix service providers was “how can I create a video to market Desktops-as-a-Service?” The Desktops-as-a-Service (DaaS) market is growing quickly – and Citrix Service Provider-based DaaS solutions provide complete ...

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      Hello Octoblu!

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      After co-founding Octoblu just over a year ago, I am proud to now be called a Citrite! Our original mission was to connect everything to everything (people, systems, and things).  We have been focusing on building a secure Internet of Things (IoT) mesh network/platform and web application to easily create and deploy flows that run 24/7 with the click of a button. Not much has changed from our original ...

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