Product: XenDesktop

  1. Get a Jumpstart on Building a Smart Security Strategy for 2015

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    Security Strategies for IT: Protect What Matters "Protect what matters" - it sure sounds simple.  Yet, how is this actually realized in the age of consumerization, BYO and cloud? Join me in St. Louis and Houston (with more cities to follow) in early December.  We will be showcasing best practices and technologies for virtualization, containerization and secure networking - highlighting the balance of user experience and security control.  You will ...

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  2. Citrix supports NVIDIA GRID™ vGPU™ for XenApp!

    Today I’m pleased to announce support for NVIDIA vGPU for XenApp on Citrix XenServer. Citrix has supported GPU-sharing for XenApp for a long while now, for NVIDIA (and other vendors) GPUs, on vSphere, XenServer and Physical servers. This support complements the existing GPU-sharing for XenApp feature based upon GPU-passthrough; whereby one GPU is passed through to one XenApp windows server VM, the sharing occurs in the ...

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  3. Citrix Ready HP ProLiant SL270s

      Citrix Ready with Citrix XenServer 6.2. HP ProLiant SL270s is a server solution, part of the HP ProLiant SL6500 Scalable System designed for Hyperscale and High Performance Computing market segments. This solution is Citrix Ready with Citrix XenServer 6.2. It reduces solution costs, maximizes power efficiency and eases customer serviceability. The server serves this capability by utilizing Intel’s Ivy Bridge EP CPU architecture. HP is known for ...

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  4. Risky Business

    Is an antiquated server OS putting your business in peril?   If you are among the 57% of customers still running Windows Server 2003, you are facing a serious deadline on July 14, 2015. That is the day Microsoft will mark the End of Support (EoS) of that aging operating system. But, what does it mean to you? To learn more register for this EoS webinar from Citrix and ...

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  5. Let There Be Light! Using HDX Insight to Gain Visibility into XenDesktop and XenApp

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      Let There Be Light! Using HDX Insight to Gain Visibility into XenDesktop and XenApp HDX Insight is an invaluable tool that provides organizations using NetScaler to deliver XenDesktop hosted virtual desktops and applications with unprecedented visibility into the ICA traffic on their networks. Part of NetScaler Insight Center and complementing Web Insight, HDX Insight collects, correlates and displays highly informative network usage and performance data for ...

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  6. Database Sizing Tool for XenDesktop 7

    Currently sizing the databases for XenDesktop relies on being able to interpret and understand the database sizing KB article CTX139508. This doesn't help if you know you have a variation on the listed environments. To try and assist I've created a simple tool that can help generate custom sizing information. Why not an excel file? Many people have asked for excel files or simple formula to work ...

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  7. Results : XenDesktop 7.x WAN Survey

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    Survey Results We wanted to share with you a quick summary of the results from the WAN survey we published a few weeks ago.  We had a very positive response rate to the survey and we'd like to send you a big thank you for that.  We have now analysed the results to plot the types of WAN links customers have to Branch offices.  Some customers have ...

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  8. Mobile workspaces for secure, mobile productivity – yes please!

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    As an individual in the workforce, I just want to get my job done without distractions. I want the ability to not only work seamlessly from the office, but also work at home, work at Starbucks, or even while sipping wine at my favorite vineyard. For me, this means having access to any and all of my business apps and data wherever I am, on ...

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  9. vGPU and GPU passthrough for NVIDIA GRID – Unify on Citrix XenDesktop – Hello to the K160Q, K180Q and K280Q!

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    Citrix introduced architectural changes with XenDesktop 7.6 that on-going, will allow Citrix XenServer and/or NVIDIA GPU/vGPU enhancements to be automatically available to XenDesktop. Previously, the introduction of new vGPU types or GPU cards from NVIDIA had required a XenServer hotfix e.g. to use the K120Q and K220Q vGPU types designed for scalability back in March.   Last week saw the release by NVIDIA of two new vGPU ...

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  10. Thinking about Abstraction in your 2015 Mobility Strategy

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    The true goal of a mobile transformation is not about deploying the latest devices,  but to deliver business software that makes you forget they exist. When we talk about the mobility-transformed business, we’re talking about a fundamental change in the way people work and businesses operate. From a businessperson’s perspective, the mobility-transformed business means being able to move projects forward, close deals, serve customers and collaborate ...

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