Tag: virtualization

  1. Back to school with new technology: schools empowering students with Citrix Mobile Workspaces

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    When I was in school, computer labs were a luxury. Many schools were just receiving their first few computers, so for my class to have access, once a week, to a room of 12 computers was like getting the chance to drive a Ferrari on your 16th birthday. I vividly remember turning on a beige colored terminal and monitor, inserting a floppy disk that was ...

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  2. Register Now for Xen Project User Summit on Sept 15, 2014

    Great Session Lineup Awaits Attendees in New York City! Attention users of XenServer and CloudStack, as well as those using the Xen Project Hypervisor or looking for alternatives to closed-source hypervisors: It’s time to make your travel plans to New York City for the September 15 arrival of the Xen Project User Summit! The Lighthouse Executive Conference Center will play host to the only full day user-centric Xen ...

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  3. Virtualization Academy : former les futurs ninjas de la virtualisation

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    Citrix et Orange Business Services s’associent pour créer la Virtualization Academy, une formation spécialisante à destination d’ingénieurs jeunes diplômés. Cette formation s’appuie déjà sur un  partenariat avec 2 écoles, l’EPITA et l’ESIEE. Objectif : former les futurs ninjas de la virtualisation et répondre au marché en pleine expansion de la virtualisation du poste de travail. Le 9 juillet dernier, Thierry Bonhomme, Directeur Exécutif d’Orange Business Services, Valérie Lafdal, Directrice Générale ...

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  4. Now Available: Cisco Validated Design for FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 and XenServer 6.2 SP1

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    I’m very excited to announce the release of a new Cisco Validated Design (CVD) that documents a reference architecture and the scalability tests we completed over the past few months.  This architecture integrates Citrix XenDesktop and XenServer with the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and NetApp storage to build an enterprise-ready virtualization solution.  During our test, the design showed excellent performance and scalability with a combined ...

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  5. Disabling USB emulation and DVD drive on Citrix XenServer 6.2 (XD7.1 + XS6.2)

    In the Solutions Lab, we are always looking for ways of improving virtual machine density per blade, from OS-related settings to hypervisor tuning. While it’s known that disabling USB and DVD drive gives more density, we have used the new enhanced feature in XenServer to do so from the hypervisor, and we are going to show you how it’s done. We are also going to ...

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  6. Getting Started with XenDesktop 7.x

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    Citrix® is an established leader in today's Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) era by virtue of their desktop and application virtualization platforms, with the capability to assign applications and contents in a secure manner. Getting Started with XenDesktop® 7.x provides the best way to learn how to build your own virtual desktop and application Site. You may not have a lot of time to read the ...

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  7. XD Tipster – Manually Joining a new Controller to an existing Site DB (New & Improved 4 Step Process)

    Howdy folks...It's time to right a small wrong and provide you all with the complete 4 Step Process for Manually Joining a new Controller to an existing Site. It's Time to JUST BLOG IT!!! Previously, I had written that this task was a simple 3 step process and for the most part it is, so if you have already followed the 3 step process then don't ...

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  8. XD Tipster – Controlling Access to Resources (JUST BLOG IT)

    With my new JUST BLOG IT mantra clear in thought. Let me get straight to the point... We all know that giving access to resources through Studio is very straightforward in XenDesktop 5.x & 7.x. With 5.x we just associate a user or a group of users with a Desktop Group or Delivery group in the case of a VM hosted Apps (VMHA's) and hey presto... ...

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  9. Now you see me…. Now you don’t! (A guide to hiding published resources)

    I loved magic tricks as a child and one Christmas I received a Paul Daniels magic set. The key to success for any magic trick is an acute focus on what the audience is actually seeing (or thinks that they are seeing) and I remember practicing in front of a mirror for hours trying to perfect the tricks which involved sleight of hand. This kind ...

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  10. XD Tipster – Post Synergy 2014 Musings (Green Wigs & Flash Mobs)

    I love blogging but frustration has been taking hold of late!!! So much to talk about and share with the greater Citrix community but so little time to archive it to my XD Tipster blog series. A common problem facing many part-time blogging enthuasists i'm sure but I have a solution, a new mantra if you will. It is time to stop treating each and every ...

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