David Liu

  1. New release available! Citrix VDI-in-a-Box 5.4 with Windows 8.1 virtual desktops, latest hypervisors support, and power tools for advanced use cases

    Today, Citrix released a new version of VDI-in-a-Box. While continuing our signature simplicity and affordability, VDI-in-a-Box 5.4 extends virtual desktop support to Windows 8.1, adds support for Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and VMware vSphere/ESX 5.5, and comes with several power tools that IT administrators can use to enable advanced use cases. Here is an overview of the new features:   Stay current with latest Windows and ...

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  2. Citrix VDI-in-a-Box 5.3 Partners Training Event on August 6th and 7th

    VDI-in-a-Box product and engineering teams will be providing a deep-dive training for our partners in the beginning of August.The training will be in Santa Clara, CA on August 6th and 7th, and cover a wide range of topics, from product overview, how to demo and sell, to in-depth coverage of VDI-in-a-Box 5.3 new features, as well as a comprehensive hands-on lab. Those of you ...

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  3. Citrix VDI-in-a-Box 5.3 with Windows 8 Support, Single Sign-On, and UI-Driven SSL Certificate Installation

    Greetings from the sunny Southern California! Mark Templeton just announced XenDesktop 7 today at the Synergy Keynote here in Anaheim, and we are all sharing the excitement from the audience. So I wanted to give you an update on VDI-in-a-Box, as the next version of VDI-in-a-Box shares some important Citrix technologies with XenDesktop 7. You may remember a blog post I wrote a month ago on ...

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  4. Coming Soon: New VDI-in-a-Box Tech Preview

    With all the excitement around the upcoming XenDesktop Excalibur release, you may be wondering: what about VDI-in-a-Box? Well, the team is hard at work on many new and exciting features, and I would like to give you an opportunity for a sneak peek of what's coming: announcing Project Curacao, a tech preview of VDI-in-a-Box. Project Curacao is coming soon in early May and will deliver the ...

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  5. VDI-in-a-Box 5.2 makes updating Desktop Agents even easier

    In VDI-in-a-Box environment, a Desktop Agent is required to be installed on each golden image. When a virtual desktop is provisioned from the gold image, vdiManager manages the lifecycle of the desktop by communicating with the Desktop Agent on it. Since VDI-in-a-Box release 5.1, Desktop Agents are automatically installed as part of the image creation process. In the latest 5.2 release, we are also streamlining the update process ...

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  6. Staying current with latest technologies with VDI-in-a-Box – a tech preview

    Greetings from the beautiful city of Barcelona! We are happy to announce that Project Bermuda, a tech preview of VDI-in-a-Box, is coming soon. Project Bermuda continues to deliver simplicity and empower SMBs and enterprise departments to roll out affordable and powerful VDI desktops. The tech preview will come with optimizations for Microsoft Lync, support for all the latest hypervisors, and Citrix Storefront support. Optimizations for Microsoft Lync: Microsoft Lync is a unified ...

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