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Sprechen Sie Citrix? New Citrix User Group for German Speakers Launches!

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The DCUG (Deutschsprachige Citrix User Group / Germanspeaking Citrix User Group) is now online! The website can be reached at www.dcug.de / www.dcug.at and www.dcug.ch.   Independent community Citrix enthusiast Roy Textor has launched a new user group covering Switzerland, Germany and Austria and anyone in the world who’d like to join in with German language information. We hope this group for customers, partners and anyone interested in ...

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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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      A New Cisco Validated Design: Compact Desktop Virtualization that Scales to 1000 Seats

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      As technologies advance, it becomes easier to shrink the footprint of large-scale desktop virtualization solutions. Processors evolve to deliver more compute power; innovations in server, storage, and networking connectivity increase I/O speeds and throughput; and software advances bring greater efficiencies and scale. On the whole these improvements can help to reduce reference architecture footprints as solutions scale to support large user populations. Recently our team of ...

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      Learn how a human capital management company deployed Citrix ShareFile in 3 easy steps!

      A human capital management company deployed the suite of Citrix ShareFile products using the ShareFile Success Management program.  The deployment followed  / was driven by 3 easy steps: Create Deployment Plan Conduct Employee Training Drive Ongoing Adoption This customer’s program goals focused on: security, reliability and simplicity.  Create Deployment Plan:The customer worked with ShareFile's Success Management team to outline use cases, configure their ShareFile environment and create a rollout plan.  ...

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      Webinar: MCS vs PVS – Deep Dive

      I am pleased to announce details of a very exciting webinar coming up next week. The webinar is titled MCS vs PVS - Deep Dive and will be delivered by our own expert Nick Rintalan. This webinar will cover the current state of MCS vs PVS. We'll look at how MCS and PVS work differently on hypervisors like ESXi and Hyper-V. We will look at new target platforms ...

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      Reference Architecture Released: Citrix Service Provider on Microsoft Cloud OS

      Citrix Service Provider Reference Architecture Kicks off version 4 series of architectural documents for Citrix Service Providers We are excited to announce the first in a wave of new architectural documents for Citrix Service Provider partners, the “Citrix Service Provider Reference Architecture on Microsoft Cloud OS.” This fourth version of the Citrix Service Provider Reference Architecture provides detailed guidance on the particulars of implementing Citrix technologies ...

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      Citrix Partner Hubbub: Jumpstart enterprise mobile productivity – new whitepaper available

      New XenMobile & ShareFile Enterprise Whitepaper now available – Jump start mobile productivity with MDM and secure file sharing.

      Working on the go, workshifting, working from home -- whatever you call it,  today's workforce is increasingly mobile. To  be productive, mobile workers need the capability to work and collaborate anywhere, with easy and secure access to all the resources their work involves — apps and data — on any device. For IT, the challenge is to provide this access while maintaining security and control. Mobile device management (MDM) helps ...

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      Looking for High Quality, Multi-Point Video for VDI? Vidyo and Citrix Have Got You Covered!

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      When I first heard about Vidyo and its capabilities I was intrigued... A video conferencing solution that doesn’t require a complex network AND works over a basic broadband connection without losing quality? I needed to see it with my own eyes. Sure enough, I was pleasantly surprised by the phenomenal quality that Vidyo delivers. So, I am very pleased to share that Vidyo has now ...

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      Citrix Master Class Agent reveals more … HDX 3D Pro XenDesktop and GPU secrets!

      Now you may remember my blog post from February, when I uncovered my identity as a XenAgent in the XenServer Master Class. But I also work as an HDX Agent. Am I a double agent? Not really, Citrix XenDesktop, XenServer & HDX 3D Pro have a long history of working together, since we introduced GPU Passthrough with XenServer 5.6 FP1. If you never attended a Master Class ...

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      5 Marketing Tips for Citrix Service Providers to Drive Desktops-as-a-Service Adoption

      Citrix Service Providers are reaching new audiences interested in replacing IT management with Desktops-as-a-Service—a cloud-based, full scale, business-ready desktop.  Businesses of all sizes want to stop worrying about day-to-day IT headaches - server upgrades, new application downloads, OS upgrades, viruses and malware – and instead go back to growing their business. Reaching these audiences is critical. Citrix helps service providers market Desktops-as-a-Service in many ways – ...

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      Introduction to Video Capture hardware for HDX Product Demonstrations

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      We’ve seen a phenomenal interest in HDX 3D Pro for delivering rich graphics and CAD applications on XenApp and XenDesktop and uptake of technologies such as NVIDIA GRID vGPU. I’m increasingly being asked how to record great demos, one of our senior graphical experts in the UK HDX team, Andrew Woodard, kindly agreed to write this blog about his experiences doing this for performance analysis ...

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      Forward Momentum: State & Local Agency’s Road to Mobile Readiness

      As the adoption of mobility accelerates within government agencies we recently sought to answer a few key questions about state and local (S&L) mobile readiness: How successfully are S&L agencies enabling their mobile workforce? Are they leveraging mobility to prepare for disaster recovery? What benefits are agencies experiencing and what challenges do they face? The resulting study, “State & Local Mobility Map:  Road to Mobile Readiness,” surveyed 150 S&L ...

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