Tag: virtualization

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

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      “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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  2. Learn to Demo in the Sandbox

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    Positioned to Win To sell to business decision makers, it is important to demonstrate solutions that incorporate your entire technology product stack and, in the case of Citrix, our end-to-end solutions. Your success will come from, not just selling products, but offering vertically-aligned solutions that support their organization's strategy. It is knowing your customer’s industry and being able to communicate to each of them that you understand ...

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  3. Share your epic mobile workspace tale at Synergy 2015! The Call for Topics is now open.

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    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…and that was just one implementation. Tell the rest of the story at Citrix Synergy 2015, May 12–14 in Orlando. The Call for Topics for is now open: submit to be a presenter today. Whether or not it has a storybook finish, your tale of lessons learned will be incredibly valuable to your colleagues and ...

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  4. StoreFront 2.6 enables Mobile Workstyles, see what’s new

    Haven’t upgraded to StoreFront? It’s a great time to make the move. Citrix StoreFront 2.6 accompanies XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6.   It’s our most capable release to date and transitioning to StoreFront has never been easier. StoreFront can help you enable enterprise mobility, making it easy to work from anywhere, on any device.  It also provides the benefit of improved enterprise security and simplifies your XenApp and XenDesktop ...

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  5. Sibos 2014 tackles pivotal technology trends, encourages Financial IT to “buckle in”

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    When asked to describe his firm’s approach to IT strategy in an interview last year, Joel Schwalbe, CIO of CNL Financial, paraphrased a famous quote by Wayne Gretzky, stating that they “skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it’s at or where it’s been.” With this statement, Joel alludes to the challenges financial IT face when trying to keep pace with ...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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