Product: XenApp

  1. 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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  2. New to XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6? Let me be your Wingman

    Learning Curve

    "The Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with the First Step" - Lao-Tzu (6 B.C.) Bring Your Own (BYO) and Mobility trends have taken off in the enterprise with a vengeance, making a lot of new users and organizations sit up and take notice. Many of them belong to traditional desktop and IT management. The jargon and concepts of the software-defined workplace are sometimes unfamiliar to ...

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  3. What’s new for XenApp and XenDesktop with UPS 7.6!

    Check out the new printing chapter in the Virtual Desktop Handbook for lots of information and design advice!

    Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 included the release of a new version of the Citrix Universal Print Server, UPS 7.6; with this release our test results showed very significant improvements in the software, including: Stability at a sustained load of about 50 print jobs per minute Excellent recovery from periods of stress/overload Protocol efficiency optimizations (reduced chattiness) resulting in a better user experience (opening the Print dialog is about 6 ...

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  4. 11 Million words about the Citrix Connector 7 for System Center

    In case you missed it, the Microsoft Solutions Team at Citrix recently announced the general availability of the Citrix Connector 7 for System Center.  The Connector provides a bridge between Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and XenApp and XenDesktop 7 (including the latest 7.6 release), enabling you to extend the use of Configuration Manager to your Citrix environments. With Citrix Connector, day-to-day operations can be unified ...

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  5. ESRI supports ArcGIS Pro for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

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    Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop: ESRI support ArcGIS Pro in virtualized environments “ArcGIS Pro provides an integrated platform for 2D and 3D visualization and analysis. Pro has undergone extensive performance and scalability testing, especially in virtualized environments. Especially using the NVIDIA K1 and K2 graphics cards designed for virtualized environments.  To share this information with our users, we will be publishing a series of blogs on the ...

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  6. Provisioning Services Failover: Myth Busted!

    PVSFailover

    For a long time if you asked many experts in the field how long it takes for a Provisioning Services (PVS) server to failover, many would have cited an old case study where it took 8 minutes to failover approximately 1500 VMs. This was quite long ago and much has changed over the years so we wanted to see if failover time still plays a ...

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  7. Citrix Director 7.6 Deep-Dive Part 2: Support for XenApp 6.5

    Citrix has brought back IMA Support  to allow users to troubleshoot XenApp 6.5 (IMA) sessions with enhanced features in Director 7.6. In addition to providing a short list of the available features of Director 7.6 with IMA architecture, I've created this post to detail and outline each feature. Features: Activity Manager for XenApp 6.5 Delegated Admin support Shadow Session Machine Details Panel Session Details Panel Personalization Panel HDX panel Global User Session Search across ...

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  8. XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Security: FIPS 140-2 and SSL to VDA

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    In the recent Citrix announcement of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 the security features “FIPS Compliance” and “Common Criteria” were prominently featured.  This post describes one of the major building blocks to these achievements: enabling TLS/SSL support in XenApp and XenDesktop, all the way from endpoint Receiver, through the Gateway and onto the hosted session or workstation. The need for FIPS compliance in the Federal market has ...

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  9. Gateway Integration with StoreFront Lessons Learned

    The purpose of this post is to dive a little deeper into the NetScaler Gateway settings with StoreFront, since this is another component that changed a lot from the Web Interface world.  As a quick reminder, with Web Interface, you could only define a single NetScaler Gateway (URL + callback pair) per site in the “Secure Access” settings and you had the option to either ...

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  10. 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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