Product: CloudPortal

  1. Rapid Iteration for Repeatable Innovation: Part 2 of my trip to d.school

    I previously wrote about my experience attending a one-week Design Thinking Boot Camp at the Stanford Design School (aka d.school). I was amazed with all the responses and comments I received through Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook where people asked me to write more. It was even picked up and syndicated by Wired.com! Boot Camp was a really fabulous experience, so I’m excited to share more. My first article centered ...

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  2. Why Service Providers Choose Citrix For Desktops-as-a-Service

    Service Providers Choose Citrix for end user experience, trusted brand

    Technology that works – from a trusted vendor.  As part of the Global DaaS Market Trends survey, Citrix asked the 2,600 partners in the Citrix Service Provider program why they choose to work with Citrix. The answers were consistent with the user-focused experience and brand integrity that Citrix strives to achieve every day. The second most popular answer was that Citrix is a well-trusted brand. Citrix ...

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  3. How do service providers price Desktops-as-a-Service offerings?

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    The Desktops-as-a-Service market is growing – and more managed service providers, web hosters and traditional telcos are showing interest in aligning with Citrix to drive DaaS adoption in a variety of businesses.  One of the top questions new partners ask when entering the DaaS business is “what price should I charge for Desktops-as-a-Service?” Expanding a Managed Services Practice with Hosted Desktops-as-a-Service Microsoft SPLA partners who once just ...

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  4. Top 5 Questions from Citrix Service Provider Technical Office Hours – September 2014

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    Citrix Service Provider Technical Office Hours enable Citrix Service Providers to share tough – or basic – technical questions with Citrix experts. Via GoToWebinar, service providers around the globe have direct access to Citrix experts from engineering, architecture, product management, technical sales, product marketing, the Citrix Service Provider Program team and the Citrix Solutions Lab. Current Citrix Service Provider partners can view the full webinars under ...

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  5. Hyperstore and Citrix CloudPlatform Powered by Apache CloudStack: Delivering Enterprise Ready Hybrid Cloud Storage

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    IT departments live with a seemingly insatiable need for more compute and storage capabilities. While Amazon and many other public cloud providers stepped up to meet the capacity demand, the enterprise still requires greater control, security, and flexibility, especially when it comes to data. Enter Cloudian Hyperstore + CloudPlatform. These private/public hybrids combine the near limitless data scalability and cost efficiencies made possible by the public cloud ...

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  6. CloudPortal Business Manager is now onboard with Citrix Insight Services!

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    I’m pleased to announce that Citrix Insight Services (http://cis.citrix.com) now supports the detection and analysis of diagnostic bundles from CloudPortal Business Manager.  CPBM is a unified cloud services delivery and business management platform that enables cloud services automation for provisioning, billing, metering and user management.  It’s a key component that enables organizations to deliver IT as a true self-service offering. If you are running CPBM 2.3.0 ...

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  7. The Way to a Mobility Transformed Business: the Software-defined Workplace

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    Marc Andreessen was right—software really is eating the world. While in the past office productivity was determined by physical constraints, with people tethered to specific zones of productivity like buildings and desktop computers, we’ve moved beyond that now. Software can take us beyond those limitations to do what we need to do, when and where we need to do it. A car becomes a conference room ...

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  8. The Report of CloudStack’s Death was a Great Exaggeration

    The title of this post is a riff on the now famous quote by Mark Twain a.k.a. Samuel Clemens about the New York Journal’s confusion between him and at time his ailing cousin James Ross Clemens who was a continent away. The same thing happened recently with regards to two unrelated events. An organizational change here at Citrix and the perceived vitality of one of ...

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  9. How to Setup CloudPortal Services Manager Branding & White Labeling

    CloudPortal Services Manager allows service providers, resellers, and customers to create their own brand so that the web portal interface (control panel) displays their own logo, color scheme, fonts, and messages when their users log on to the portal. The three main elements involved in branding that change the look and feel of the CloudPortal Services Manager interface are: Stylesheet Images Logon and home page content   Create Your Own Brand A customer ...

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  10. Service Providers Enable Bring Your Own Active Directory Identity for Desktops-as-a-Service using CloudPortal Services Manager ADSync

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    In the IT world, decision makers find themselves choosing between two options for servicing IT needs, traditional on-premises deployed IT and IT-as-a-service from a service provider. Businesses are flocking to the IT-as-a-service model that provides better cost elasticity and the ability to accurately predict IT spend. However, organizations are hesitant to abandon the investment made in on-premises in hardware, software and processes that are paid ...

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