Team: Public Sector

  1. 3 predictions for the Federal Workplace of 2020

      As the Federal Government looks at another year of strained budgets -- several agencies are looking at new and creative ways to decrease their overall operational expenditures, all while increasing agility for their workforce to make them more mobile and productive. What are the enablers that will transform these forward-thinking agencies and how they conduct their mission by the year 2020? BYOD-First will become a viable ...

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  2. 4 FAQs about Federal DaaS

    We've had a lot of conversations lately surrounding Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) and how Federal agencies can best leverage this model to support and deploy their desktops. Here are the four most popular questions and our most common responses. Want to discuss further?  Feel free to reach out - Faisal.Iqbal@citrix.com Why does DaaS matter for Federal Agencies? The primary difference between Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and VDI is ...

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  3. Come see Federal Mobile Secure Workspace solutions at this year’s MobileGov Summit – this Thursday!

    Federal Mobility has been a hot topic throughout 2013, and 2014 is shaping up to be another great year for Federal agencies looking to adopt Mobility solutions. This year, Citrix is proud to be a Diamond Sponsor for FedScoop's MobileGov Summit featuring prominent speakers from DoD, DHS, GSA, DOI and several others. Click Here to Register - FREE for Government Tom Simmons, our Public Sector Vice President ...

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  4. Looking Forward in Federal IT – Tech Innovation in 2014

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    As we’ve entered into 2014, the Federal IT market is assessing priorities and opportunities in the year to come. 2013 was a year in which agencies achieved much success in their efforts to innovate IT infrastructure, but we know that opportunities to achieve more traction remain. Recently, I observed the International Data Corporation (IDC) 2014 government technology predictions, and their projections are very much in ...

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  5. How to Handle New Year Tech – Government Agencies Face New Device Deluge

    As we celebrate the arrival of 2014, new tech devices received during the holidays are all the rage.  At the same time, it’s important to remember that these devices are heading to work.  Last year, mobile devices drove more than 17 percent of the 2013 holiday season spend – an increase of about 12 percent from 2012.  And, in their annual holiday forecast, the Consumer ...

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  6. Mobility Momentum in 2013 – Successes Continue, Opportunities Remain

    Throughout the past few years, the Federal government has issued several policy directives to accelerate agencies’ use of new technology to drive innovation and transformation.  These directives include the Department of Defense Mobile Device Strategy, the Digital Government Strategy, the Federal Telework Act, and the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy.  As another year comes to a close, we should reflect on what we have accomplished and ...

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  7. Any Office, Anywhere – Flex Workspaces are the Next Gen of Office Space

    As Federal, state, and local governments continue to face serious budget restrictions, agencies seek creative ways to stretch their constricted budgets.  To preserve important public services, government organizations are increasingly looking internally ‒ focusing on improving operational efficiency and reducing unnecessary overhead – including the cost of office space.  Many agencies are beginning to adopt flex workspace, a concept gaining significant traction in some of ...

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  8. Driving Telework in Federal Agencies – Slowly but Surely

    Over the last several years telework has driven virtual collaboration and teleconferences which have replaced costly business travel, caused desk assignments to vanish and be replaced with “hoteling” policies, and at-home offices to replace time-consuming commutes.  But, when it comes to Federal agencies, many are still struggling to make telework a reality due to several real, but surmountable obstacles. Telework enables employees to work from home, ...

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  9. Comparative Benefits of Citrix NetScaler

    It’s official!  Netscaler has emerged as the leading solution for front ending next generation Service and Content Delivery Networks (SDNs/CDNs). With the growing number of web applications, global dispersion of application users, and the drive to centralize data centers, severe limitations of legacy layer-4 load balancers and their ability to provide the end user an overall satisfactory experience has become a significant issue. Service and Content delivery ...

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  10. BYOD over Tech Refresh vs. Tech Refresh with BYOD on the side!

      Really? Say you’re an enterprise IT agency; users are crying out for the latest kinds of mobile devices, your existing three-year refresh cycle is leaving users feeling constantly two years behind, turnover and departmental transfer of wireless service contracts are costing you, morale is impacted as consumerization transforms corporate culture everywhere.  Gut reaction - Invest in new technologies that allow your user base to be device- ...

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