Marissa Schmidt

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Announcing new NetScaler MPX/SDX 24000 series, plus updates to clustering & SDX

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    Citrix is excited to announce the availability of our new hardware appliances, the NetScaler 24000 series. These high performing MPX and SDX appliances can provide more than 100 Gbps of throughput capacity and are ideal for environments requiring less SSL capacity than the 22000 Series. Available as the 24100 and 24150 models, these appliances can provide 100 Gbps and 150 Gbps of throughput. The full ...

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  6. Getting your feet wet with NetScaler AppFirewall

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    Some of our internal teams recently reviewed customer surveys that show that security is strong for NetScaler, but more documentation is needed out there so that more people know of all the awesome capabilities.   NetScaler AppFirewall was even voted for Gold award last year by security gurus, further cementing what we’ve known all along. As a recap, in addition to the full ADC functionality NetScaler has many different ...

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  7. What beta users have to say about Citrix NetScaler 10.5

    Here at Citrix, we just wrapped up the beta program for NetScaler 10.5 and got some great feedback from our beta users, whose contributions help improve our products for everyone. The NetScaler beta program is an opportunity for our customers and partners to experience the software and features of the NetScaler software before General Availability (GA). Beta participants are able to give direct feedback to engineering ...

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  8. New NetScaler Application Firewall (AppFirewall) models now available!

    NetScaler AppFirewall blocks both known and unknown attacks against web and web services applications, using an advanced hybrid security model. The new AppFirewall models are MPX 5650, MPX 8005, MPX 11515, MPX 11520 and MPX 11540.  The new models align with the latest updated hardware within the NetScaler ADC product line. This allows customers to upgrade from a Stand-alone AppFirewall to a full NetScaler ADC ...

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  9. Red Ginseng, scenic Han River, press coverage and NetScaler like Swiss-army knife – how do they relate?

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    Seoul is such a great place to see and I always feel very productive when meeting with Citrix Korea team as several customer visits and partner meetings are lined up during the visit. And with each visit, I always learn about the culture and appreciate the tenacity that the Citrix team and customers have.  During my visit last month, I got to learn many different ...

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  10. Advisory board member for Cal Poly Computer Engineering – An honor it is!

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    It seemed it was just yesterday when I first started Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for the Computer Engineering (CPE) program.  One of many memorable moments that I can remember so well is the Week of Welcome (WOW) where someone on stage told all of us to look at the person in your left and your right – as you are all best of best ...

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