Tag: cloudplatform

  1. Auto-Scaling Clouds with Citrix Technologies

    CloudPlatform and NetScaler Integration

    With VMworld 2014 in San Francisco recently behind us, it's good to reflect back on the event, conversations had and interest expressed from the attendees coming by our booth. As always at these trade shows, there was a great deal of interest in all the Citrix technologies and particularly for myself, plenty of great conversations had with people expressing interest in Citrix’s cloud technologies and what ...

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  2. Testing Citrix CloudPlatform

      Introduction In 2011 Citrix acquired cloud software startup cloud.com. Their CloudStack software product was subsequently donated to Apache where it became the Apache CloudStack open source project, with a Citrix commercial product derived from it (Citrix CloudPlatform, hereafter CCP). As with many software startups the emphasis was on innovating and establishing market position. Cloud.com and then Citrix concentrated on rapidly bringing a product to market and then ...

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  3. Citrix Clouds Auto-Scale at VMWorld 2014

    It’s VMWorld time again and yes, even we here within the Citrix Cloud Platforms Group are getting ready to attend the conference, where this year I will be helping to staff the Citrix booth in the expo hall. To change things up a little, this year I will be sharing a demo pod with the NetScaler team and will be talking about and demonstrating cloud auto ...

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  4. XenDesktop on CloudPlatform – PoC Setup Cheat Sheet


    You might have seen the XenDesktop Cloud Provisioning webinar that Mikael Lindholm and I ran a couple of months ago. Well, since then, I’ve had loads of people ask me how I set up the XenDesktop on CloudPlatform demo. There are a few good resources out there, but I couldn’t find a complete guide that took you through the whole process, step by step. Well fear ...

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  5. 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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  6. IBM Reference Architecture for Citrix XenDesktop and NVIDIA GRID vGPU – plus real customer case studies of vGPU in deployment for graphical workloads on IBM servers announced at Citrix Synergy 2014


    IBM, NVIDIA and Citrix have worked together to publish several articles, check them out here, detailing a new reference architecture including specific product and part information for purchasing the NeXtScale System components and NVIDIA GPUs, see the NeXtScale nx360 M4 Product Guide and the reference architecture. Over the next few weeks IBM will be expanding on this topic in a series of cross-industry blogs that ...

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  7. Factory Efficiency in Citrix XenServer

    Introduction Every British school kid studies the Industrial Revolution. Those who stay awake long enough learn about the principle of Division of Labour. My daughter recently studied this, and complained to me about sitting through a tedious lesson on the famous example of pin manufacturing as recounted by 18th Century economist Adam Smith   (native of that fine place Kirkcaldy in the Kingdom of Fife J). ...

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  8. 12 Must-See Synergy Opportunities for Citrix Service Providers

    Citrix Synergy is the enterprise mobility event of the year – full of sessions to help Citrix Service Providers and enterprise customers share knowledge, insights and user experiences. If you’re looking to learn new ways to empower people with new ways to work – anywhere, anytime, on any device – join Citrix in Anaheim, CA for the on-site sessions. If travel isn’t in your plans ...

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  9. Enterprise Dilemma with Cloud

    The potential for the cloud to transform IT is real, and many businesses are already reaping its benefits.  Companies like Autodesk, British Telecom, SAP and Disney are already leveraging private and hybrid clouds to transform IT with cloud services.   As businesses look to expand their adoption and use of cloud-based architectures, they are faced with a thorny issue.  The majority of the applications businesses use were written before the cloud, and do ...

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  10. Architecting your cloud doesn’t have to be complex

    Well it’s near the end of April and for many of us here at Citrix, it can mean only one thing; we are busy with preparing for Citrix Synergy 2014 in Anaheim, California, which starts in just 14 days time at the beginning of May. The past twelve months have been busy and never more so than with the build up to our conference at the ...

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