Team: Citrix Labs

  1. Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2014 Day 2 Report

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    I am at day 2 of the Gartner ITxpo 2014. As I mentioned in my first post in this series, I am blogging some of the show highlights and insights from the keynotes and some of the session tracks. Just how big is this show? According to Gartner there are over 3,000 CIOs at the show, and total attendance including senior IT executives is over ...

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  2. Gartner ITxpo 2014 Day 1 Report

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    I'm at the first day of the Gartner ITxpo 2014 conference, which Gartner bills as "The world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives." This week I am going to blog some of the show highlights from the keynotes and session tracks. There is a lot to see and do and it will be impossible to see it all, but I will try ...

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  3. Introducing Cubefree: The World Is Your Office

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    Today we’re excited to bring you one of Citrix’s newest innovations for the mobile workforce and a very useful addition to your mobile workspace toolkit. The winner of the Citrix Connect 2014 Innovation Challenge and also a graduate of the Citrix Startup Accelerator program, Cubefree is a mobile app that takes the hassle out of finding the perfect place to plug in and get work done, no ...

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  4. Tech Preview: XenDesktop Windows Azure Pack Gallery Image


    Citrix Labs recently released the XenDesktop 7.5 Windows Azure Pack Gallery Image. This blog post takes a closer look on where Windows Azure Pack fits within the Enterprise and how the XenDesktop Windows Azure Pack Gallery Image allows for rapid and automated XenDesktop deployments in a private/hybrid cloud scenario. XenDesktop in a Private/Hybrid Cloud If you were to ask a typical enterprise if they have embraced some ...

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  5. The Only Constant is Change


    One of the few certainties in life is change.  Keeping abreast of technological change can be a daunting and paralyzing task but in these times, more than ever before, we avoid it at our peril. To help you avoid being paralyzed by the constantly shift sands of technology; each year Citrix publishes our five-year vision that identifies where technology is headed and its impact on people ...

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  6. Are IT Standards Still Relevant in a Cloud Dominated World?

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    I had a chance to sit down with Shishir Pardikar, a Senior Architect with Citrix Labs and talk to him about IT Standards. Shishir is responsible within Citrix Labs for keeping track of the different IT standards that exist, and identifying the standards to which Citrix should be contributing to. In a world where IT is increasingly moving their software and infrastructure to the cloud, ...

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  7. Simplifying XenDesktop Deployments Leveraging Microsoft System Center Templates

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    Recently at the Citrix Synergy event in Los Angeles, Citrix announced Workspace Services, offering the promise to rapidly build and deploy Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), virtual application delivery and mobility services from any cloud. That vision relates to several projects that the Citrix Labs team has been working on. One of these projects that we recently rolled out as a tech preview uses SCVMM Templates to dramatically ...

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  8. Zettabytes and Exabytes- Internet Traffic Trends


    Recently the Citrix Labs team had a discussion on the proposed FCC rules on net neutrality, specifically looking at some of the potential impacts these rule changes could have on mobile workers. Trends such as work from home and BYOD have provided tremendous flexibility to employees to balance their professional and private lives, but at the same time those trends have enabled those employees to be ...

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  9. Net Neutrality and the Mobile Worker


    There are not many debates out there that have captivated the entire tech community like the debate over the proposed FCC rules regarding net neutrality. It is definitely a sensitive issue right now with plenty of arguments covering all sides of the debate. The FCC public comments system even crashed under heavy load recently due to traffic related to the proposed rule changes, although John ...

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