Tag: cloudplatform

  1. Citrix CloudPlatform Customer KDDI Corporation Recognized for Technology and Business Innovation

    As the Citrix team attends the CloudStack Collaboration Conference this week, there is a lot of customer momentum to celebrate around Citrix CloudPlatform powered by Apache CloudStack. We issued an announcement today highlighting several global use cases, but I wanted to especially highlight that KDDI Corporation, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Japan, has been named  a finalist for the upcoming 2014 CITE Awards. ...

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  2. Citrix CloudPlatform and Apache CloudStack

    A very common question I receive is “What are the differences between Apache CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatform (powered by Apache CloudStack)?” With the recent release of the 4.3 versions of both CloudStack and CloudPlatform, I thought I would take a moment to talk abut this.      The first area to discuss is development. CloudStack and CloudPlatform are actually developed together using the same code base. Citrix ...

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  3. Citrix, Cisco and NetApp Create Validated CloudPlatform FlexPod

    Cisco and Citrix, strategic partners since 2011, recognize the transformation taking place in enterprise networks as companies support more mobile, anytime, anywhere access to enterprise applications. As a result, we’re capitalizing on the opportunity to align and deliver unique solutions for mobile workstyles, cloud services and cloud networking. Today, as we continue to deliver on this pillar of our relationship, we’ll be discussing our specific collaboration ...

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  4. Citrix CloudPlatform 4.3 is Now Generally Available

    Today, we are announcing the general availability of the latest release of Citrix’s industry-leading Apache CloudStack-based cloud infrastructure orchestration and provisioning platform, Citrix CloudPlatform 4.3. We are always striving to provide our customers with the industry’s most agile, flexible, proven and open cloud orchestration, provisioning and management platform to support all types of business-critical workloads, including desktops, applications, cloud-native and server workloads. With the release of Citrix ...

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  5. Accelerate and Extend Cloud Adoption with Citrix CloudPlatform 4.3 and Cloud Ecosystem Partner Solutions

    Today, Citrix announced the General Availability of CloudPlatform 4.3—a cloud orchestration and provisioning platform for desktop, web and datacenter infrastructure workloads.  As CloudPlatform steams ahead with new features and over 300 production deployments, enterprise and service provider customers alike are looking to Citrix partners for solutions to augment their cloud environments and accelerate adoption. Diversity at the Infrastructure Layer The ability to interoperate with a variety of ...

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  6. Citrix XenServer – Setting more than one vCPU per VM to improve application performance and server consolidation e.g. for CAD/3-D graphical applications

    Many rich graphical applications such as CAD applications may benefit from allocating more than 1 vCPU per VM (1 vCPU is the default) via XenCenter or the command line. This will be of interest to many of those evaluating XenDesktop and XenApp HDX 3D Pro GPU pass-through and GPU sharing technologies and can lead to noticeable performance enhancements. The performance gains possible though are highly ...

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  7. Why bandwidth matters with the cloud

    Hybrid clouds are a hot topic these days - businesses are growing their adoption of private and public clouds, and Gartner predicts that by 2017, half of the main-stream enterprises will have a hybrid cloud strategy. For many businesses, public clouds are an interesting option for the ability to shift CapEx to OpEx and grow capacity on demand.   However, one of the challenges with ...

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  8. Citrix: Real Life Case Studies of Virtualisation in Education – A blog inspired by facebook!

    30 years ago I was seven in class 3, I shared a red, miniature double-kiddy desk with little boy called Marc born the same week, Marc was the best in the school at rounders and super popular… I was rubbish at sport, liked maths and colouring! Thanks to facebook I still catch up with Marc…  a couple of weeks ago Marc was enthusing about his ...

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  9. XenServer proven at scale with Enterprise deployments in VDI, Cloud and Server Virtualisation

    With so many new customers looking to XenServer as a second hypervisor to reduce costs or looking to take advantages of new unique technologies such as virtualised GPUs. I’m getting a new type of question… does XenServer scale? This is something we have always taken for granted - if you want hardened and proven at scale XenServer should be a serious contender as your hypervisor. ...

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  10. Why you should start off the New Year learning about Cloud Management at Citrix Summit 2014

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    Make cloud management a priority for your customers, whether they’re Service Providers or Enterprises, in 2014. Cloud is a key priority for CIOs as they transform IT to the “as a service” model. This trend represents a rapidly growing multi-billion-dollar opportunity. At Citrix Summit, partners will learn the key trends in cloud computing, how it relates to mobility and why Citrix is leading in customer ...

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