Rachel Berry

  1. Free UK Customer and Partner Event – Citrix User Group, 24th September 2014 – London

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    Just a quick blog to let you know that together with other Citrites and some Citrix Technology Professionals, I will be available in person at the Citrix UK User Group Meetup at the Cisco offices in London, UK. There will be some speakers and attendees flying in from EMEA too. It’s free and a great chance for Citrites, partners and end-users to get together face-to-face. ...

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  2. Does Citrix XenDesktop and/or NVIDIA vGPU support MS Office, Autodesk, ArcGIS, Siemens NX, Creo, etc?

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    “Does Citrix XenDesktop and/or NVIDIA vGPU support MS Office, Autodesk, ArcGIS, Siemens NX, Creo etc… etc… ???” Not a day seems to go by, without my inbox containing an inquiry like this. Thankfully Citrix Ready have recently released new support matrix guidance for virtualised graphical application for VDI! You can read the details in full on the Citrix Ready Partner vendor site. I’ve added the key information ...

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  3. Citrix Technology Exchange 2014 – Munich 21-22 October 2014

    Germany truly is a nation of engineers and technologists, having left Siemens PLM for Citrix HDX, I now seem to spend a lot more time than I ever did in Germany (and apologising for my lack of German) and in October I’ll be at the Citrix Technology Exchange 2014, Munich, October 21st-22th 2014. I love the fact Citrix is focussing more on regional events rather ...

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  4. Register now for the Citrix XenDesktop & XenApp Linux Desktop Tech Preview

    But not by email! It seems an awful lot of people spotted a small press release last week announcing we are taking registrations for our tech preview of Linux Desktops for Citrix XenDesktop. If you missed it then you can read the full details here, there is also a link to the REGISTRATION PAGE in the press release. An awful lot of you clearly didn’t miss this ...

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  5. Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp: What is HDX? It’s not just ICA!

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    “What’s the difference between HDX and ICA?”, “Is HDX 3D Pro different to HDX?”….. As a Product Manager these are questions I get asked a lot! We actually have a fantastic whitepaper, available here, covering what the HDX portfolio is. It has got a bit of marketing in there but fundamentally the technical descriptions of the technologies are very useful! I’ve re-published the text of the ...

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  6. Citrix XenDesktop and HDX 3D Pro: Intergraph SmartPlant Review and Smart 3D Virtualised with NVIDIA GRID

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    Intergraph is a leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph’s industry-specific software. Recently it was announced, here on the NVIDIA website, that Intergraph have virtualised SmartPlant Review and Smart 3D using Citrix XenDesktop, XenApp and HDX 3D Pro, accelerated by NVIDIA GRID GPU acceleration.   SmartPlant® Review is ...

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  7. Advanced 3D graphics goes mobile: free webinar 13th August with Citrix, Dell, & Forrester

    Just a quick blog to highlight a free Citrix/Dell/Forrester webinar “Advanced 3D graphics goes mobile” coming up this week on Wednesday August 13th 2014. I think this one should be interesting as it will cover the mobility and business benefits of virtualising 3D graphics. The involvement of Dell should be valuable too as Dell are an OEM who have invested in working with graphical software ...

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  8. How would you spend $100 to improve Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp and HDX?

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    Tim Mackey has an interesting blog about XenServer out, soliciting reader opinions on how they would invest in that product. It’s a fascinating read and I recommend being nosy and reading it here. Last week I had a long debate with some of the CTPs (Citrix Technology Professionals) on where we should prioritise investment in XenDesktop and HDX 3D Pro. One CTP feels really strongly that ...

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  9. Introduction to Video Capture hardware for HDX Product Demonstrations

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    We’ve seen a phenomenal interest in HDX 3D Pro for delivering rich graphics and CAD applications on XenApp and XenDesktop and uptake of technologies such as NVIDIA GRID vGPU. I’m increasingly being asked how to record great demos, one of our senior graphical experts in the UK HDX team, Andrew Woodard, kindly agreed to write this blog about his experiences doing this for performance analysis ...

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  10. Assigning Multiple GPUs to a VM with Citrix XenServer

    The following blog post covers a product configuration or procedure which Citrix does not currently offer support for.  Use of this configuration should only be used in a lab or test environment and not with production deployments.  The author is actively seeking feedback on the potential of implementing support for this configuration, but the form any level of support takes has yet to be determined. As ...

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