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StoreFront and STIGed Environments-Smart Card (CAC) Login

So secure the end user cannot get in! Some organizations utilize a security hardened OS image.  Across the US government this is referred to as applying a STIG.  Recently I came across an interesting roadblock while working with a customer to resolve a problem logging into StoreFront using a DoD CAC (smart card).  The user was presented with a message that they could not log in ...

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Citrix Receiver for Mac 11.9 Tech Preview

Upgrading to Mac OSX 10.10? Citrix is pleased to announce the tech preview release of Receiver for Mac 11.9 for evaluation and feedback. This version is designed for use with the just released Mac OSX 10.10 (Yosemite). Click here to try Receiver for Mac 11.9 Tech Preview today. Use the Receiver for Mac 11.9 Tech Preview Forum  to provide feedback or ask questions. Along with OSX 10.10 support, the Tech Preview also ...

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What’s new with HDX display in XenDesktop & XenApp 7.x?

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Learn More About New Graphics Delivery Modes And Improve User Experience My colleague Gabriel Nguyen and I have written this comprehensive post to help you better understand the changes affecting graphics in the newest XenApp and XenDesktop versions. XenDesktop 7.x has been released for a while and features several improvements, including new Display technologies such as Desktop Composition Redirection (the evolution of Aero Redirection) and H.264).  These new delivery methods ...

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Monitoring of XenApp & XenDesktop 7.6 with Director and EdgeSight – 2nd Edition

In May 2013, Josh Fleming, Lisa Green and I co-authored the 1st Edition of our Reference Architecture for Director and EdgeSight.  As XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 released in September, we thought we'd update the document with more helpful morsels and the 2nd Edition of the paper was created.   As we move from the EdgeSight console to Director as our troubleshooting pane of glass, many questions arise.  This article ...

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Citrix Universal Print Server (UPS) – What’s changed in 2014 and what to expect going forward

UPS Session at #CitrixTex2014 - so much interest we got the main stage!

Sometimes as a product manager you see a technology that is either so cutting edge or fundamental that you have to add it to your portfolio.  I joined the Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, HDX Product Management team as product manager for “HDX Graphics” to expand my remit beyond the GPU accelerated projects I’d been working on such as integrating NVIDIA vGPU and enabling GPU adoption ...

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Do you have the right stuff for physicalization?

Do you think you have the right stuff to be part of the next big thing for physicalization? If you're looking to design solutions that are cutting edge and out of this atmosphere then HP is looking for a few Citrix engineers like you. Working with the Moonshot platform is unlike anything else in the market today and provides a great opportunity to help make your career ...

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Citrix NetScaler For Telco – New Arm to the Most Celebrated ADC

Citrix NetScaler is the defacto application deliver controller (ADC) standard for Cloud, Dot-com and a majority of Enterprise customers. NetScaler powers business across the technology landscape and now offers customers greater competitive advantage in the Telecommunication industry (Telco). As a technology leader, Citrix constantly strives to deliver innovative products to the marketplace. We challenged ourselves to think outside the box, literally, and are pleased to ...

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NetScaler Saves IPv4 Address Space and Scales Mobile Core Capacity

Following success: S/Gi-LAN w/ more than 100 M subscribers supported Citrix NetScaler is addressing operator needs to support rapidly growing traffic and competitive pressures.  As availability of IPv4 address space has dramatically declined, extending the life of IPv4 networks continues to be a network focus.  to extend IPv4 network investments.  Citrix NetScaler, one of the industry’s highest performing Layer 4 to Layer 7 solutions, recently added ...

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New XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 now available – plan upgrades for your customers!

New XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 now available – plan upgrades for your customers!

Citrix partners, the wait is over! The new XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 are available for your existing customers with active subscription advantage on downloads section of Citrix.com. For your new customers, XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 are both available as a free 90-day, 99-user trial. This eagerly anticipated release is the most advanced application and desktop virtualization solution Citrix has ever delivered – offering an unmatched combination ...

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Android 5.0 (aka Lollipop) – A Sweet Treat for the Enterprise

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Google is about ready to roll-out Android 5.0 on Nexus devices, and other Android device manufacturers will follow suit shortly thereafter. While this new OS delivers a number of new consumer features, it also provides enterprise capabilities that help IT support the adoption of Android devices - whether those devices are personally owned (BYOD) or company issued.  Here are a few highlights: Material Design: At Citrix, we’ve ...

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