Tag: hdx

  1. Citrix UK User Group Meeting – 2nd April 2015, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. Bring Your Own Session (BYOS)

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    Andrew Wood (@gilwood_cs) , CTP (Citrix Technology Professional) has announced on behalf of the UK Citrix User Group Organising Committee - a call for speakers and registrations for the group’s next meeting in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Many of us from Citrix attend this events to meet real users and get feedback into what our priorities for support, product features and documentation should be. Belo is Andrew’s announcement ...

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  2. Feedback Wanted: How Good is Printing in a Virtualised Environment? – Citrix Universal Printing

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    About 8 months ago I took over as Product Manager for our printing products for Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, including Citrix UPD (Universal Print Driver) and Citrix UPS (Universal Print Server). Since then we’ve been investing heavily in the underlying architecture, scalability and reliability of the solutions. We’ve also been working on improving the documentation, reference architectures and performance data available around the products. Now we ...

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  3. Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp – How to Determine HDX Display Mode

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    Just a quick blog to highlight the recent availability of a new CTX article (CTX200370), which I think is super useful and a must read for anyone using HDX or HDX 3D Pro! A few months ago, my colleagues Fedi Saidane and Gabriel Nguyen, wrote what is probably the best blog on HDX Graphics ever written, in which they covered how to understand HDX graphics modes ...

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  4. 5 Reasons to Choose XenMobile WorxMail over Good’s Secure Email for EMM

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    According to IDG Enterprise, email is the leading mobile enterprise app that employees depend on to be productive.   Most organizations are looking to address business requirements but in many cases overlook important user requirements and also IT requirements. You can have the most compliant email solution but if it doesn’t deliver a great user experience and give IT and comprehensive and integrated solution you may have ...

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  5. PowerShell: Getting ICA and HDX Metrics, Monitoring Data and Policy Settings via WMI

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    I recently wrote a blog (which you can read here) about how XenApp and XenDesktop users can determine the HDX Display Mode by following advice in CTX200370 including methods using HDX Monitor and WMIC command line. As it is possible to access this information from the command line via WMIC you can also to do this within a PowerShell Script calling WMIC. I thought it might be ...

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  6. Probably the Best EMEA CAD Event and it is FREE! Save the date for Develop3DLive! Warwick, UK, 26th March 2015

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    Just a quick blog and personal recommendation for what I consider to be hands-down the best CAD user and industry event in EMEA, possibly the world. In fact it doesn’t just cover CAD but CAM, CAE, PLM, Rendering, 3D technologies, haptic devices, virtual reality, 3D Printing; with 4 streams of technology.       Develop3D LIVE! Will be held at Warwick University, UK, on March 26th 2015, with headline ...

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  7. Site Wide View of HDX Graphics Modes

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      Some time ago I wrote an article covering the “HDX encoding methods” or HDX graphics modes in XenDesktop 7, a topic which has recently been expanded on in another great article found here which really delves into policy settings and additional recommendations and I recommend them both as background reading to this post. In fact I will not be covering any of the details surrounding ...

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  8. JPEG Compression – Recognising The Artefacts to Help Tune HDX for XenDesktop and XenApp

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    Citrix HDX and HDX 3D Pro technologies use a multitude of compression technologies and codecs to support an enormous range of hardware, end-points, operating systems and network connections for XenDesktop and XenApp. Our technologies are adaptive so most of the time you will be unaware if we are changing technologies under-the-hood to support your particular systems, application usage and network conditions. The administrator has control ...

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  9. Microsoft Lync Support – Citrix vs VMware Support Comparison

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    If you want to know which aspects of Microsoft Lync® are supported in the VDI environment, vague data doesn't provide the straight facts necessary to make informed decisions.  At the very least, apples-to apples-comparisons are not possible when information is unclear. So, I am writing to rectify this situation. Allow me to shed some light on the various platforms (Client OS, and versions of Microsoft Lync) ...

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  10. Using Lync USB Devices with XenApp/XenDesktop

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    Microsoft Lync, soon to be renamed Skype for Business, has become one of the more popular Unified Communications (or “Universal Communications”) applications in the Citrix customer base. And as the use of Lync with XenApp and XenDesktop has grown, so has demand for support of a wide variety of USB audio and video devices. Microsoft lists a broad selection of such devices in the Lync ...

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