Scott Lindars

Scott Lindars is a Senior Alliance Marketing Manager, focused on Citrix’s strategic Citrix Service Provider partners. Mr. Lindars has been focused on service provider and telco markets since 2010 and held previous roles at Citrix over the last twelve years in Product Marketing, Technical Marketing, Product Readiness and Engineering. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Montana.
  1. LightEdge Solutions Set the Standard On How To Launch a New Hosted Citrix Service


    Real-world lessons learned for Citrix Service Provider partners Congratulations LightEdge Solutions! Last week, LightEdge Solutions entered the hosted Citrix services market and, boy, did they do it right. I had the pleasure of not only attending, but helping support one the best-executed Citrix Service Provider partner launch events I’ve seen in my five years working in the Citrix Service Provider community. When my team sits down with our ...

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  2. Desktops-as-a-Service and Hosted Workspace Demos Made Easy for Citrix Service Provider Partners

    Turn-Key Demo Tools to Help Drive your Hosting Business One of the top sales tools used by Citrix partners are well-executed solution oriented demos that captivate the audience and generate an “I want that” from customers. Done right, a great hosted workspace demo allows a customer to really experience how the solutions can solve their specific challenges, fit into their daily life and even open new ...

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  3. Desktops-as-a-Service Marketing Made Easy for Citrix Service Provider Partners

    DaaS Brochure

    Turn-key marketing and sales resources help drive business I’ve found that most everyone agrees that building a great Desktops-as-a-Service or hosted workspace service is one thing, but without effective sales and marketing, adoption and growth is going to be limited. Instead of a “if you build it, they will come” mentality, savvy services providers that I talk to understand that “if you market it, they will ...

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  4. Comping: A New Band of Technical Experts for European Citrix Service Provider Partners

    Introducing Comping, a Finnish based Citrix Service Provider Implementation Partner Service providers that are building or expanding their infrastructures to deliver Hosted Workspaces and Desktops-as-a-Service solutions know that time-to-market is critical in order to get their services into the hands of revenue-generating customers as soon as possible. To do so quickly and efficiently, it is vital to have a deep understanding of the underlying Citrix technologies, the ...

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  5. Top 10 Hosted Desktop Resources in the Citrix Service Provider Center of Excellence

    Citrix Service Provider Center of Excellence

    Earlier this year, Citrix launched the Citrix Service Provider Center of Excellence, designed to assist Citrix Service Provider partners in every stage of the business development lifecycle, from onboarding and planning, through technical implementation and marketing, all the way to launching and growing. The Center of Excellence provides an end-to-end business and technology framework that includes strategy, operations, marketing, sales and technology planning guides and ...

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  6. Citrix CloudPlatform 4.2.1, powered by Apache CloudStack is now available

    Continuing the momentum from the recent CloudPlatform 4.2 release, CloudPlatform 4.2.1 is now available. If you missed the news about CloudPlatform 4.2 back in September, be sure to read this blog and the press release for more information. But now back to 4.2.1. While  smaller in scope than 4.2, this release includes numerous bug fixes and several feature enhancements including: CloudPlatform now includes XenServer 64-bit System ...

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  7. Future-Proof Your Cloud Strategy with Citrix CloudPlatform 4.2!

    Today is a really exciting day for Citrix, our entire cloud team and most importantly for anyone that is building their own cloud. Two significant advances in our cloud solutions and strategy were unveiled today with the release of Citrix CloudPlatform 4.2, powered by Apache CloudStack and Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager 2.1 (here is a companion blog on the CloudPortal release). Together, these products enable ...

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  8. XenServer 6.2 is now fully open source!

    XenServer 6.2 is now fully open source! It’s an exciting day for Citrix, our customers and the open source community as we announce some BIG news for Citrix XenServer. Today we cross another major milestone as XenServer moves to a full open source model beginning with the new XenServer 6.2. Cutting right to the chase, here are the highlights that I’ll go into more detail ...

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  9. Down to brass tacks. What kind of clouds are enterprises actually building?

    Nobody denies that cloud computing is just about everywhere these days. You read about it in analyst reports, whitepapers, blogs and industry website like TechTarget. It seems like you can’t go to an IT conference without going to at least one cloud focused breakout session, let alone the plethora of new dedicated cloud events like Cloud Expo and Cloud Connect that have emerged. And of ...

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  10. Introducing Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager 2.0

    Cloud Services Catalog

    Today at Citrix we are excited to announce the availability of Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager 2.0. This release changes not only how we think about CloudPortal Business Manager, but more importantly how organizations will use it and the types of cloud services they can now deliver with it. Previously, CloudPortal has been the BSS/OSS (business support system, operations support system) platform for delivering Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) ...

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