Lisa Green

  1. What’s new in Citrix Director 7.6?

    I’m excited about our release of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6.  I’m even more excited about Director 7.6.  There are a lot of new features and enhancements, all aimed at making your job easier as an administrator. A bit of history, Director’s original use case was to be the “daily management console” for XenDesktop.  Back with XenDesktop 5, Desktop Director (as it was previously called) provided real-time ...

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  2. End-user experience monitoring: we want to hear from you!

    We've heard from customers that having an end-to-end monitoring solution is among their top requirements for successfully managing XenApp and XenDesktop environments and today, a variety of options exist, either available from Citrix, our partners, or third-party vendors.  One important element when it comes to diagnosing issues when they may arise is the end-users' perception of performance and how that factors into the overall process ...

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  3. Part 9: Get capacity insights with new EdgeSight reporting feature

    I hope you’ve been following our XenApp and XenDesktop blog series.  I’m excited to tell you about a new EdgeSight reporting feature we’re working on that will provide capacity insights through Server Hosted Application Usage.  Many of you want to know who is using what for how long.  This feature will enable you to easily find this information on the Flexcast Management Architecture (FMA). Peak concurrent ...

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  4. XenDesktop 7: Director and EdgeSight explained!

    There have been a lot of rumors circulating about the demise of EdgeSight.  After reading this article, it will be very clear that EdgeSight is not dead – in fact it is more alive than ever as we demonstrated in the Citrix Synergy 2013 Keynote (38:26 min. into the Keynote video).  MarkT and BradP discussed Director and EdgeSight and how we are utilizing Director as ...

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  5. Reducing Time to Resolution with Project Avalon Excalibur

    I hope everyone is taking the opportunity to download and evaluate the Excalibur tech preview. With Project Avalon Excalibur’s unified architecture, IT/admins can use the single infrastructure to deliver to end users the "follow-me desktop and applications" allowing them to work from anywhere.  With the business depending on users being able to access desktop and applications to get the job done, it is important to ...

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  6. Rising to meet User Expectations with Project Avalon

    It is all about the user experience isn’t it? In today’s mobile-cloud world, it isn’t about the complexity; end users don’t care about that. They care about two things, “Is it easy to access apps and data? Is it fast?”. Citrix is providing the simplicity for the cloud era with assurance of high performance to meet the users’ expectations. Citrix vision for the future of ...

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  7. EdgeSight 5.4 – The Power of Knowing

     EdgeSight 5.4 continues to enhance the power of knowing. Knowing what your end users are experiencing, knowing how your applications are performing on your XenApp and XenDesktop farms, and knowing how your infrastructure is affecting your end user’s experience. As product manager for EdgeSight, it’s exciting to bring new features to EdgeSight. Core Capabilities EdgeSight allows you to identify, investigate, and define a resolution for performance issues ...

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  8. Desktop Director 2.0 – The next step

    Desktop Director 2.0 continues to focus on the theme of management simplicity.  As the PM for Desktop Director, I’m excited with our continued expansion of Desktop Director’s capabilities.  You can now deploy a single Desktop Director web site to manage multiple XenDesktop sites and to support user troubleshooting across multiple XenDesktop and XenApp sites. Single pane of glass With Desktop Director 2.0, you are now able to ...

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