Product: XenDesktop

  1. A beginner’s bookshelf for virtualising CAD/CAE/PLM, from the graphics up… a dirty dozen!

    My background is in geometric kernel engineering for CAD/CAE/PLM working for the best part of a decade on the Parasolid kernel at Siemens PLM. After that I moved onto the engineering project at Citrix to virtualise GPUs (vGPU) with our joint collaboration with NVIDIA using their GRID technologies. As such I’m one of a number of people hired at Citrix over the last few years ...

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

    User Experience

    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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Now Available: New Citrix, Cisco, NVIDIA solution for Virtualizing Graphics Applications

    Available now sign

    Graphics-Rich Applications and Visual Computing In recent times, we’ve seen graphics-rich applications and visual computing go from being the exception to more of the rule. Graphically intense applications are in use every day in the modern workspace, by CAD/CAM engineers, designers, doctors, artists, scientists, architects and many other industry professionals spanning a variety of vertical segments. We’ve seen a number of experts discuss this rising trend of the proliferation ...

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  9. Creating and Deploying New VMs with XenClient is a Piece of Cake

    XenClient Architectural Diagram

      “Its local client hypervisor handled disconnected and poorly-connected scenarios flawlessly” ~ Michael Otey, Windows IT Pro   That was used to describe XenClient Enterprise in a recent review by Michael Otey of Windows IT Pro, who found that XenClient “makes centralized management of mobile devices easy” and that it allowed users to “easily migrate to new devices within minutes.” XenClient is a client virtualization solution that ...

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  10. New Way of Selecting Sessions for Troubleshooting

    Consider the case where an administrator wants to select a user session and troubleshoot the session from the help desk page.  Prior to now, when an administrator came to the help desk page,  the default session was already selected.  So, in cases where a user needed  to search  through multiple sessions, it required the user to go back again and select the correct session.  To ...

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