Scott Lindars

Scott Lindars is a member of the Citrix Cloud App Delivery Group, which addresses the rapidly growing market opportunity in cloud services. He develops marketing programs and strategies for the Citrix Service Provider Program. The Citrix Service Provider Program provides complete multi-tenant, business-class desktop virtualization at SMB prices for cloud service providers. Mr. Lindars has been focused on secure virtual app and desktop delivery with Citrix since 2004 with roles in product and technical marketing, technical readiness, consulting and engineering. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Montana.
  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Introducing Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager 2.0

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    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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  6. Find your cloud in the new Citrix Cloud Provider Marketplace

    Over the past couple of years, Citrix has witnessed explosive growth in our cloud solutions. Not only have we seen organizations of all types building new and innovative clouds, but also industry recognition like the Info-Tech Research Group’s Cloud Management Vendor Landscape. One especially exciting area has been our service provider and Telco customers that are building cloud solutions using Citrix CloudPlatform powered by Apache CloudStack. ...

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  7. Want to build a cloud? Learn how at the Build a Cloud Workshop on May 10th in San Francisco.

      Join cloud thought leaders for a day of learning, best practices and industry insights at the CloudStack Community Build a Cloud Day on May 10 in San Francisco. This complimentary one-day program held alongside Citrix Synergy 2012 offers a unique opportunity to learn about how to build an elastic, scalable cloud. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to:   Learn how to build open source clouds with solutions from ...

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  8. A New Look for the Cortex Cloud Control Panel from Citrix

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    Not only does the Cortex Cloud Control Panel from Citrix 9.2 introduce great new features and expanded support for Microsoft products, it brings with it a new, simpler and more delightful user experience. The new look of Cortex is part of Citrix’s ongoing Project Symphony. Project Symphony seeks to unify and simplify the user experience across all Citrix products by delivering a set of guiding ...

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  9. Desktops in the Cloud with the Rackspace Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD) Platform

    Hot off the stage and press at Citrix Summit and Synergy 2011, Rackspace® announced the new Rackspace Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD) platform during SUM134: Get ahead of the curve with hosted virtual desktops. The Hosted Virtual Desktop platform brings together Rackspace's comprehensive hosting services with desktop virtualization solutions from Citrix and joint channel partners. The Rackspace Hosted Virtual Desktop Platform uniquely combines RackConnect®, best of ...

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  10. DaaS is Big and Getting BIGGER at Citrix Summit 2011

    For the past few weeks I've been talking about the opportunity and excitement of Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) at Citrix Summit and Synergy 2011. What makes DaaS so interesting is that it pulls together disparate cloud technologies like SaaS, IaaS and virtualization into a complete cloud services solution built around the desktop. Together, this sum of the parts enables service providers (Citrix Service Provider's) to ...

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