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What is Desired State Configuration?

Desired State Configuration (DSC) is a feature of the Windows Management Framework v4 (many folks just call this PowerShell v4) which ships natively with Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1. One thing to be clear on; DSC is not a single thing, it is a feature with different components.  And this is an exploration of the main components at a high level to understand all of the concepts.  Lets take a look ...

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Health IT: Quietly advancing medicine and the U.S. care delivery system – Part 3

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Encouraging the best, most compassionate caregivers to join and stay in the profession Over the course of our lives, each one of us will experience the U.S. healthcare system from a number of perspectives. Whether you have a child in a maternity wing of a hospital, visit a grandparent in a long-term care facility or touch the health system in another way, one thing will be the same: ...

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Over rotating, pivots and the future of Enterprise IT (Part 2: Pivots)

After working at Citrix for about a week I thought it’d be fun to write a blog about what I was seeing: an openness of past mistakes, a massive pivot towards web-enabling and simplifying our offerings, and a vision for the future of the way we all work. I liked the idea of just sharing what I saw and so the first blog was born, ...

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The Report of CloudStack’s Death was a Great Exaggeration

The title of this post is a riff on the now famous quote by Mark Twain a.k.a. Samuel Clemens about the New York Journal’s confusion between him and at time his ailing cousin James Ross Clemens who was a continent away. The same thing happened recently with regards to two unrelated events. An organizational change here at Citrix and the perceived vitality of one of ...

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Health IT: Quietly advancing medicine and the U.S. care delivery system – Part 2

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Putting information at a clinician’s fingertips to accelerate life-altering decisions – and reduce provider inefficiencies Johnny Brister of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS) in Baton Rouge, LA, always seems surprised by how much I love their story. In his Southern drawl, he once said to me something like, “I suppose that when you’re too close to the action, you often don’t have enough ...

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Health IT: Quietly advancing medicine and the U.S. care delivery system – Part 1

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National Health IT week kicks off on September 15th. The goal of the week is to recognize how health IT is advancing medicine and to promote “One Voice. One Vision.” for our industry. With a chance to acknowledge a market that profoundly impacts each of us personally, I recalled a recent experience. This encounter reminded me that the industry is moving towards a shared vision, ...

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Citrix Receiver for Chrome on Intel Core i3 Chromebooks @IDF14

This week at Intel Developer Forum 14 #IDF14 in San Francisco, Citrix and Intel will highlight our expanded partnership with a number of new technology demonstrations including showing a Tech Preview of Citrix Receiver for Chrome running on the newest generation of Intel Core i3 Processor based Chromebooks from Acer and Dell. With built in security, ease of use, simplified management and a new lineup of ...

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Citrix Connector 7.5 for System Center Configuration Manager now available

For Citrix customers who use Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager to manage access to applications and desktops on physical PCs, the Microsoft Solutions Team at Citrix is pleased to announce the general availability of the Citrix Connector 7.5 for System Center Configuration Manager. The Connector is integrated with the Configuration Manager console to provide a single place where each user’s access to applications can be ...

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Service Providers Scale and Streamline Desktops-as-a-Service with CloudPortal Services Manager 11.5 Release

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For growing service providers, manually managing individual hosted services offerings and users is time consuming. Time is money, especially for a service provider. Click to tweet Scaling a business while delighting customers requires an efficient, streamlined approach to provisioning services, enabling users, and configuring resources.  A new release of Citrix CloudPortal Services Manager brings impressive features to the comprehensive control panel used by service providers to manage ...

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Free UK Customer and Partner Event – Citrix User Group, 24th September 2014 – London

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Just a quick blog to let you know that together with other Citrites and some Citrix Technology Professionals, I will be available in person at the Citrix UK User Group Meetup at the Cisco offices in London, UK. There will be some speakers and attendees flying in from EMEA too. It’s free and a great chance for Citrites, partners and end-users to get together face-to-face. ...

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