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  1. FIRST! Nutanix Verified as Citrix Ready for Citrix Workspace Cloud!

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    Recently, Citrix launched Citrix Workspace Cloud, the fastest and easiest way for IT to enable business productivity with secure apps, data, device management and more. This groundbreaking new platform reinforces the core Citrix leadership in delivering an unsurpassed experience, maintaining and supporting security, while providing unmatched flexibility. For Citrix, flexibility includes empowering our channel partners and customers to choose the IT infrastructure that works best for ...

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  2. Citrix and Nutanix: Managing the Cost and Complexity of App & Desktop Deployments

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    Managing infrastructure costs and complexity are keys to successful app and desktop virtualization delivery deployments. This is why we are teaming up with Nutanix to offer a combined solution that includes the Nutanix hyperconverged infrastructure built on the Nutanix Acropolis hypervisor and XenApp and XenDesktop. Together, we are giving customers a simple, scalable and cost-effective solution for app and desktop virtualization. Citrix is also supporting the ...

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  3. Citrix Expands vGPU Hypervisor Support

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    At Citrix, we are ready to take advantage of the promise that VMware first made at the NVIDIA GTC conference in March of 2014. The announcement was around support of a virtual graphical processing unit, or vGPU, on their vSphere hypervisor. According to today’s announcement, this vGPU support will be generally available starting March 12, 2015. It had been in tech preview to existing VMware ...

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  4. Upgrading to XenApp 7.6? Test the Beta of our XenApp Upgrade Web Service, and We’ll All Benefit

    New XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 now available – plan upgrades for your customers!

    At Citrix, we continuously invest to fuel our innovation engine and delight our partners and customers. That’s why we created the FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA) that underpins the latest versions of XenApp and XenDesktop, to enable partners and customers to be able to deploy workspaces from the cloud, from on premise datacenters or in any combination they want, and be able to move workloads as ...

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  5. The Rolling Clouds-Microsoft Azure RemoteApp points to a bright cloud filled future.

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    Enterprises are rapidly thinking about cloud—and the latest industry announcements about the future of cloud are putting next generation cloud planning front and center for 2015 and 2016 enterprise roadmaps. Recently Microsoft announced the availability of Microsoft Azure RemoteApp cloud based offering. This marks a great move by Microsoft to extend the benefits and economics of cloud computing on their Azure platform for customers. Microsoft Azure RemoteApp ...

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  6. Features that matter: A round up of why XenApp has lasting differentiation

    Today, Rakesh Narasimhan blogged about the heritage of XenApp, and our decades of industry leadership – a great perspective from a new Citrix GM and no doubt just a part of why he decided to join our team. To put a finer point on it, I thought I would follow up with some more specifics about some of the key technological capabilities that got us ...

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  7. Citrix and Google partner to help customers migrate from XP and enable Chromebooks for the enterprise

    For 25 years, customers have relied on Citrix XenApp to help them through OS migrations time and time again. Typically, businesses host applications on XenApp to help with the transition in four ways: Continue access to an application that isn’t supported on the new OS Smooth the transition to new updates of apps by simultaneously allowing access to both old and new versions Control variables that might impact ...

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  8. Citrix XenDesktop With FlexCast Management Architecture Adds Support for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

    Coming on October 23rd 2013, on the heels of Microsoft’s latest Windows platform release, Citrix is releasing XenDesktop 7.1, which will add support Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1. Customers eagerly awaiting Windows Server 2012 R2 for its new multi-tenant-aware storage and networking capabilities, and Windows 8.1 for improved mouse and keyboard navigation will be able to take advantage of these features immediately. A ...

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  9. A new Xen in the family – XenDesktop and XenApp have a sibling!

    Today, Citrix introduced the world to XenMobile MDM, a new product that provides industry-leading mobile management capabilities, and the Mobile Solutions Bundle, which comprises of XenMobile MDM and CloudGateway, to deliver a complete enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution. While these new solutions offer fantastic capabilties - and the Zenprise team have done an amazing job over the last few years creating a leadership position - I ...

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  10. NEW Tech Preview: Multi-tenant VDI Capabilities for Cloud Providers

    (Before I get to the exciting news, please note that this Tech Preview is targeted at our nearly 2,000 Citrix Service Providers, who have been waiting for a way to get some of the benefits available with VDI, but have not had a cost-effective Microsoft SPLA-compliant option. If you are an enterprise customer deploying VDI, you already have tons of options with XenDesktop and VDI-in-a-Box.) I’m ...

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