Product: XenApp

  1. XenApp vs. Horizon 6 RDS – Client-side Peripherals

    XenApp vs Horizon 6 RDS - Peripherals

    Imagine you are in your home office and start the brand new virtual desktop which has just been provided to you by your corporate IT team. You open Outlook, a meeting reminder pops up and you hop on the respective GoToMeeting session. Very soon you realize that while you can hear the voices of your colleagues, none of the participants can hear you, because your ...

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  2. Lighting up XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 on Clouds Across the Globe

    Cloud Providers across the globe are lighting up their datacenters with XenApp and XenDesktop. A global collection of cloud providers have verified their IaaS Clouds as Citrix Ready, easing deployment of XenApp and XenDesktop and addressing data sovereignty concerns. With the launch of XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6, we are pleased to announce that CloudOps and Janz IT have joined Ennit server GmbH, MCPc and SSI in passing the verification ...

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  3. Leading the Way to Mobile Workspaces

    Citrix Workspace Suite architecture

    If you have been watching Citrix recently you have heard us talk a lot about mobile workspaces.  The reason is simple – the traditional desktop is evolving into something much more valuable for people and businesses – and that is the mobile workspace.  A mobile workspace is where you have all the digital stuff you need to work – your work apps, documents, presentations, spreadsheets, ...

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  4. Never Fear! Find XenDesktop Support Structures Here!

    You assessed your use cases, identified your requirements, designed a solution, and finished your build. Congratulations! You are closer than ever to rolling out a new system that will help your company work better and live better. But you may be wondering, “What is the best way to support our new Citrix environment?” The Citrix Worldwide Consulting team has recently released a new chapter of the ...

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

    HDX 3D Pro works with CAD and 3D vendors to ensure mutually engineered optimised architecture and interoperability

    “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. Printing is NOT important in the VDI environment – a comparison between Citrix XenDesktop and VMware Horizon View printing

    If you were to look at VMware’s printing strategy, you might be led to believe that printing is not important in a VDI environment. Ubiquitous as it may seem, printing is one of the most challenging and critical part of the virtual desktop strategy. VMware does not support virtual printing for all Horizon use-cases. Citrix, on the other hand, has been working on solving printing for ...

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  7. How to reduce SmartCard PIN prompts while using Netscaler Gateway with StoreFront 2.5

    I recently worked with a Public Sector customer on setting up SmartCard authentication with Netscaler Gateway and StoreFront 2.5. As anyone that has done a SmartCard (PIV\CAC\SIPR Token) implementation knows, it can be challenging. After getting past the initial setup and configuration, we had SmartCard working through the Netscaler Gateway and StoreFront. However, we were getting 3 PIN prompts while authenticating and trying to connect. The ...

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  8. Using gPXE for a more robust provisioning services setup

    The most common way of bootstapping PVS target devices is by relying on DHCP + TFTP, and since the 10.1 release of the  NetScaler we actually have simplified TFTP loadbalancing. TFTP loadbalancing used to be a bit tricky as you can tell from reading this post, and I thought I'd share a diffferent way of bootstrapping the provisioned VMs that I actually believe can be even more ...

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  9. 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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  10. Citrix and Fujitsu collaborate to capitalise on local growth of mobility in ANZ mobility market

    Whether it is smartphones, tablets or e-readers, people are using mobile devices these days and Fujitu's strategic partnership with Citrix provides a single point of expertise and ownership for our customers’ mobility services, delivering the highest service standards possible and a performance our customers can rely on. The mobility conversation may be driving Citrix’s business in A/NZ, though Fujitsu is also interested in the trend. Citrix ...

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