Marissa Schmidt

Marissa Schmidt is Director of Product Management, strong NetScaler advocate for almost 7 years to customers/partners and vise versa on customers' feedback to awesome NetScaler Engineering team.
  1. Oh, Ohh, It’s Magic, You Know! NetScaler WAF Is A Challenger in the Gartner Magic Quadrant

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    The Citrix NetScaler Team is bubbling over with excitement!  Why, you ask? And we’re so glad you did! Gartner, Inc. has released its 2015 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls and Citrix NetScaler has been positioned—for the second year in a row—as a Challenger! Why is this such a big deal, you ask? It’s not just big, it’s downright huge! And it’s huge because it shows Citrix ...

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  2. Get Ready to Rock Next Week with NetScaler Sessions at Synergy 2015!

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      Want to get the dish, first-hand, on the latest and greatest and all that's rockin' with NetScaler? Join us at Synergy 2015 in Orlando next week and Here is the list of NetScaler sessions where you can get the latest in all that's rockin' with NetScaler: SYN212   Software Defined Networking (SDN), delivered by Citrix and Cisco SYN211 Securing the next-gen dynamic datacenter SYN216   Why NetScaler is the best ...

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  3. Citrix NetScaler Received the NSS Labs Recommended Status Award at RSA Conference

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    At this week’s RSA Conference, NSS Labs—the world’s leading information security research and advisory company—announced that  Citrix’s NetScaler AppFirewall™ web application security solution delivers the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) per Protected Mbps. In today’s market of increased abundance of web and mobile applications, application firewalls are essential for protection from attacks and against the loss of valuable data. NetScaler AppFirewall is a core part ...

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  4. Citrix and Thales Deliver High Performance and Robust FIPS Security

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    As we become increasingly dependent on mobile applications and the cloud services market continues growing, security challenges become more prevalent. Business-critical applications that handle sensitive information need strong security systems in order to protect against external attacks. It is imperative that enterprises have adaptable Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) solutions at the ready. FIPS are a set of standards that describe document processing, encryption algorithms and other ...

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  5. Citrix NetScaler Receives Excellence in Information Security Testing Award

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      Citrix NetScaler is excited to be honored as a recipient of ICSA Labs Excellence in Information Security Testing Award, given in recognition of outstanding achievement and successful completion of ten years of continuous ICSA Labs information security testing. This award recognizes ICSA Labs’ customers that have demonstrated excellence and maturity through consistent reliance on independent third-party information security and product assurance testing.   The ICSA Labs certification ofNetScaler ...

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  6. New NetScaler MPX 25000T Series Released!

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    As planned, Citrix introduces new NetScaler MPX 25000T series of hardware-based appliances targeted for those customers needing 100+ Gbps of throughput capacity, but with light SSL offload capabilities.  The new platform will consist of two models, namely the 25100T and 25160T with 100Gbps and 160 Gbps of throughput respectively.  These new offerings support “Pay As You Grow” and Burst Pack license upgrades. These new 25000T series ...

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  7. Ringing in the New Year by Upleveling the AppFirewall Performance and Additional Capabilities

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    What a great way to start the year!   With bells ringing as AppFirewall enhancements (released in the 10.5-53.9010.e software release) functionally improve flexibility and performance. Let's start with AppFirewall performance improvements The development team released 10.5-53.9010.e at the end of December, 2014.  Some of the performance numbers for AppFirewall basic throughput are higher than before.  In some cases such as MPX 8005, MPX 8015 and MPX ...

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  8. NetScaler in 2014. Top-10 News Releases to Delight In

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    In all the clutter that has become news these days, you may have missed blog posts or news about some of the wonderful NetScaler things to remember in 2014: 1.  More multi-tenancy flexibility with admin partitions Whether I am with Dubai, Spain or US customers, folks are excited to see this feature.  Customers continue to want SDX , the hot multi-tenant appliance that now features Admin Partitions.  ...

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  9. Citrix NetScaler AppFirewall: Lowest TCO per Protected Mbps While Providing High Security Effectiveness

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    NetScaler Web Application Firewall testing proves its strength in security effectiveness while providing lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) per Protected Mbps to customers.  Here is the Security Value Map (SVM) that shows Citrix NetScaler AppFirewall as a leader in the upper right hand corner of this quadrant.  Details on how to read this SVM can also be found in this SVM download link as ...

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  10. How NetScaler AppFirewall Stands Out Among Web Application Firewalls

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    In one of my recent blogs, I talked about Getting your feet wet with NetScaler AppFirewall.  Now, there is a 3rd party validation that shows NetScaler as a leader in the recommended quadrant of the recent NSS Labs Web Application Firewall Test.  Although there are many differentiating factors we can talk about, let’s focus on the following three points that help NetScaler AppFirewall stand out: Manageability Why is this important?   Per Verizon ...

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