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Now Available: Citrix Studio Support for “BYO” Azure Resource Groups

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 15:00
Today I am pleased to announce support in Citrix Studio for provisioning XenApp and XenDesktop workloads into existing Azure resource groups. Until now, this popular “bring your own resource groups (BYO RG)” capability was available only via PowerShell as was …   Related Stories
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Provisioning XenApp & XenDesktop Workloads In Azure Germany Cloud

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 15:00
I am pleased to announce preview support in Citrix Cloud XenApp and XenDesktop service to provision VDAs in the Azure Germany cloud. This allows Citrix administrators to quickly deploy and manage XenApp and XenDesktop workloads in the Azure Germany cloud …   Related Stories
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Announcing 100 Days of Customers – Celebrating Customer Success One Story at a Time

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:00

After nearly three decades as a technology marketer and analyst, I am no stranger to hype (in truth, I may have been guilty of fueling some in my day). Yet, it seems that tech-hype has reached new heights.

Everywhere you …

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Protect your Organisation from the Internet Cesspool using Web Isolation

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 13:00
Ransomware, data thefts, and spread of malware articles are hitting the headlines way more often than we want. The majority of these attacks entered the enterprise from ordinary users browsing the web. Vulnerable browsers and browser plugins have become the …   Related Stories
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Citrix CSPs are Flocking to NetScaler SD-WAN

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 12:00
NetScaler SD-WAN service now available to all CSPs and appliance options expanded to include hardware appliances

During the first half of 2017, Citrix piloted a new type of offering in the Citrix Service Provider partner (CSP) program, letting a number …

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The Data Economy: How to Achieve Better Information Security

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 06:00

In an age when ‘data is the new oil‘, large-scale processing of data related to customer behavior and preferences, product usage, or movement patterns (e.g. in the automotive industry) will be increasingly critical to every enterprise. This includes …

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Ignite Your Innovation

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 16:00
A Fast Secure Digital Workplace with Microsoft, Fujitsu and Citrix

Modern IT departments have enormous budgets and there’s a veritable feast of technology out there to choose from. IT spending worldwide will total $3.5 trillion this year, according to Gartner. …

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Monitor Logon Performance Seamlessly with eG Innovations

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 14:00
Today’s digital economy spans geographies, network landscapes, and distributed datacenters, so it is important to establish seamless remote connectivity for end users, wherever they connect and from whichever device. eG Innovations, a Citrix Ready Partner since 2010, and Citrix …   Related Stories
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The Magic of Citrix App Layering: Understanding File System Layering and Layer Priority

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 12:23
Often, when first introduced to the Citrix App Layering technology, admins will call it “magic”. This response is both flattering and somewhat undeserved! Magic has often been used to describe events or processes that the viewer could not explain. But …   Related Stories
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IP EXPO Europe: Take a pit stop with Citrix and come face-to-face with a Red Bull Racing Formula One car

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 07:00
It’s a rare thing, having the opportunity to come within striking distance of a Red Bull Racing Formula One car. But as an official sponsor of Red Bull Racing, Citrix will be offering just that at its IP Expo Europe …   Related Stories
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How to Use the New Linux VDA Image Service to Create a Linux Machine Catalog in Azure

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 18:00
Last month, we launched a new Citrix Cloud Service; you can find the announcement here.

The New Linux VDA Image Service offers an easy way to create an MCS-ready and Azure-friendly Linux VDA image (VHD), which can be used …

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How Network Latency Impacts User Experience

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 16:00
“What is the recommended network latency for a good user experience in an ICA session?” This age-old question comes up all the time, and in true consulting fashion the answer is… it depends 😊

So, why is that? What does …

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XenApp Essentials: Delivering Apps from the Cloud – What’s the Total Cost of Ownership?

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 14:00
XenApp Essentials: Delivering Apps from the Cloud – What’s the Total Cost of Ownership?

Well here’s the short answer: You can deliver virtual Windows applications for as low as $19.10 per user per month including Azure compute costs, XenApp Essentials

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Citrix XenApp Essentials Service REST APIs — Tech Preview

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 13:00

The Citrix XenApp Essentials Service UI provides a great way to create and manage customer catalogs. However, automated scripts can make it easy to perform some repetitive tasks around catalog management. One instance of such a task is updating the …

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Image Quality Comparison: Local vs. HDX vs. Blast

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:00

Talk of VMware’s Horizon View 7.3 release prompted me to take a closer look at the latest offering of their display remoting protocol, Blast. I’ve used earlier versions of Blast and found it to be very resource-hungry, especially when it …

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Participate in our 10-Minute Citrix Licensing Research Activity

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:00
Do you currently use Citrix Licensing Manager or Licensing Administration Console? If you do, we would like to hear from you!

Our team would like to understand your preferred categorization of the ‘Settings’ in your license management console and how …

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Citrix to Show Off Integration with Microsoft EMS at Ignite 2017

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:00

If you’re at MS Ignite next week, stop by the Citrix Booth (#745) for a live tech preview demonstration of Citrix XenMobile integration with Microsoft EMS/Intune. You’ll get to see the benefits of using XenMobile and Microsoft Intune/EMS in concert …

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Smart Tools – Release Highlights

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:01
Starting this month, I am planning to do a “release” post every time we push out a new Smart Tools release. With our releases coming quickly (every 3 weeks now), I think it is only fair that we keep you …   Related Stories
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Microsoft Ignite – Top 5 Must-See Speakers

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:00

When you travel to as many tech conferences as I do, you get to know two things very well: Regrettable room service orders and the industry’s best speakers. So, I dedicate this blog to those people every attendee should try …

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One Year Later – Lessons Learned from a First Citrix Cloud-Microsoft Azure Implementation

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:00
A year ago this month, one of our first Citrix Cloud customers, Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA), kicked off its cloud implementation (you can watch the details in this video). We’re back a year later to check in with …   Related Stories
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