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Want to Get More from your Citrix Investment? eLearning is the Answer

Citrix employee blogs - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 18:01
Now you can learn anywhere, anytime with the new Hands-on Citrix Education eLearning Platform!

It’s no secret the most effective way to learn is through hands-on experiential learning. Learning by doing is proven to be 15x more effective than listening …

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WagtheReal Digest – July 29th 2017

Wag the real - Alain Assaf blog - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:15
A list of articles/blog posts to review, research, or archive Visualizing & Tracking Sysmon events with Sysmon View 1.2 NetScaler native OTP How To Define Page File Size and Placement in Citrix App Layering 4.x Sync the Windows 10 (1703) Start Menu in VDI Sync the Windows 10 Start Menu in VDI The Windows Event … Continue reading WagtheReal Digest – July 29th 2017 →
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Debunking 5 Myths about Application Layering

Citrix employee blogs - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 16:00

As a Citrix SE and former Unidesk solution architect, I often worked conference booths giving demos and answering questions, so I got to talk to a lot of the IT people at a lot of IT shows. It is always …

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Aberdeen Group Analysis: SD-WAN – The Right Path for Better Branch Network Performance

Citrix employee blogs - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 14:00

The classic hub-and-spoke WAN system has been a popular networking solution for decades. It offers offers strong security, as each device is isolated from the others, and permits close monitoring of traffic for potential security breaches. It is also affordable, …

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Citrix Internal transition to XenMobile Service in Citrix Cloud: Operation

Citrix employee blogs - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:00
Citrix transitioned our own internal Citrix XenMobile on-prem environment to Citrix Cloud XenMobile Service over a year ago and learned several lessons during the deployment.

In the first blog post in this three-part series, we looked at the genesis of …

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Apply Now for the 2018 Citrix Innovation Award for Partners!

Citrix employee blogs - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 13:30
Our partners are an intrepid group.

Our mission has long been to help people the world around work better and live better and, through our partners, we’ve had the good fortune to assist in some astounding feats.

Just last year

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NetScaler Unified Gateway Provides One Time Password (OTP), Natively

Citrix employee blogs - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 12:15

NetScaler Unified Gateway is a Single Sign-On and an SSL VPN solution. It provides consolidation of all remote access solutions and allows an end-to-end SSO across all applications. With SSO across applications that are in the datacenter, cloud, or delivered …

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ROM release for your Titanium - What is new

The Iconbar - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 08:35
In a previous article, we looked at installing the new ROM for your Titanium. This time we will look at what the new release offers.

This is actually quite a major update and there is a long list of changes. The offical full list of changes is on the ROOL website. Some of the changes are not really relevent to Titanium users (Pico build fix, introduce iMx6 to ROOL repository) but there are lots of interest.

From a users point of view, there are 3 major new features

The first is the addition of 256 color modes.

This makes it much easier to use old software which was written for these modes.

Another bounty enhancement is the new EDID support means that your machine can be much 'smarter' when you plug a monitor into it. It is not Titanium-specifc (but very nice to have). This is the result of the EDID bounty from ROOL.

Improvements to ADFS now mean that you can have up to 8 terabytes of storage on RISC OS (and RISC OS uses large drives more efficiently).

A nice little enhancement for Paint is the addition of a timer control for the spray can (which was previously a little unwieldy on fast new modern machines). Paint is now version 2.21 (last updated May 2017).

BASIC and the Char and Draw applications both get enhancements and bug fixes.

The whole package is free to download and brings the Titanium bang up to date with RISC OS developments. What are your impressions of the new update? Have you found any problems?

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Categories: RISC OS

Bridging the Gap Between Virtual and Local App Experience

Citrix employee blogs - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 16:00
At Citrix, we want to give our customers a local-like experience for their virtual applications and desktop opened in a Chromebook. With this new release of Citrix Receiver for Chrome 2.5, we have done just that.

Let’s explore the new …

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Citrix Cloud XenDesktop Resource Location Creation ARM Template

Citrix employee blogs - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 14:00

Today, I am pleased to announce the availability of Citrix Cloud Resource Location Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template to provide turnkey orchestration of an entire Citrix Cloud resource location for XenDesktop Cloud services. These templates gives our partners and customers …

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Tackle and Simplify IT – Adopt a Secure Digital Workspace

Citrix employee blogs - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 12:00

As a member of the Cloud Services team at Citrix, I hear a lot of questions about Citrix Cloud and Citrix Cloud services. After Citrix Synergy, the most common questions have been around the Citrix secure digital workspace. I’ve …

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All-New Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Theresa Miller - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 05:30

Earlier in my career I did quite a bit of work with Cisco Catalyst switches. Lately, I’ve been mostly working with Cisco Nexus products, due to the time I’ve been spending in the data center. I was excited to see Cisco recently refreshed their Catalyst line of switches by introducing the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series […]

The post All-New Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches appeared first on 24x7ITConnection.

“Ask the SE Forum” for Citrix Service Providers!

Citrix employee blogs - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 00:00
Ask the SE Forum for Citrix Service Providers (CSPs) is now live!

Have you ever needed to get a technical question answered quickly by an expert? Wished there were a way to reach out to an SE? We are making …

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Verba Collaboration Compliance Platform is Now Citrix Ready

Citrix employee blogs - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 18:00

Verba Collaboration Compliance and Quality Management Platform is a complete collaboration compliance, recording, archiving and contact center quality management solution for Skype for Business and other UC platforms. Deployed at financial institutions, security companies and contact centers, Verba helps organizations …

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Citrix Named a “Leader” in the 2017 Gartner Content Collaboration Platforms Magic Quadrant

Citrix employee blogs - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:18

Gartner has published the inaugural 2017 Magic Quadrant for Content Collaboration Platforms. At Citrix, we are pleased to see that we are positioned as a “leader” in this space based the ability to execute and completeness of vision.

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ShareFile Simplifies User Management with Policy-based Administration

Citrix employee blogs - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:00

As companies grow, so does their need for simple, effective user management. Today, many SaaS products have hundreds, if not thousands, of customizable options at the account or user level. While at the 30,000-foot view this demonstrates the ability to …

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Building for Partners in Citrix Cloud

Citrix employee blogs - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:00

The Citrix cloud strategy is to meet customers wherever they are in their journey to cloud. Whether it’s a true cloud service with all resources running in the cloud managed by Citrix or a hybrid model where the control plane …

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Hyper-V virtual machine gallery and networking improvements

Microsoft Virtualisation Blog - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 01:42

In January, we added Quick Create to Hyper-V manager in Windows 10.  Quick Create is a single-page wizard for fast, easy, virtual machine creation.

Starting in the latest fast-track Windows Insider builds (16327+) we’re expanding on that idea in two ways.  Quick Create now includes:

  1. A virtual machine gallery with downloadable, pre-configured, virtual machines.
  2. A default virtual switch to allow virtual machines to share the host’s internet connection using NAT.

To launch Quick Create, open Hyper-V Manager and click on the “Quick Create…” button (1).

From there you can either create a virtual machine from one of the pre-built images available from Microsoft (2) or use a local installation source.  Once you’ve selected an image or chosen installation media, you’re done!  The virtual machine comes with a default name and a pre-made network connection using NAT (3) which can be modified in the “more options” menu.

Click “Create Virtual Machine” and you’re ready to go – granted downloading the virtual machine will take awhile.

Details about the Default Switch

The switch named “Default Switch” or “Layered_ICS”, allows virtual machines to share the host’s network connection.  Without getting too deep into networking (saving that for a different post), this switch has a few unique attributes compared to other Hyper-V switches:

  1. Virtual machines connected to it will have access to the host’s network whether you’re connected to WIFI, a dock, or Ethernet.
  2. It’s available as soon as you enable Hyper-V – you won’t lose internet setting it up.
  3. You can’t deleted it.
  4. It has the same name and device ID (GUID c08cb7b8-9b3c-408e-8e30-5e16a3aeb444) on all Windows 10 hosts so virtual machines on recent builds can assume the same switch is present on all Windows 10 Hyper-V host.

I’m really excited by the work we are doing in this area.  These improvements make Hyper-V a better tool for people running virtual machines on a laptop.  They don’t, however, replace existing Hyper-V tools.  If you need to define specific virtual machine settings, New-VM or the new virtual machine wizard are the right tools.  For people with custom networks or complicated virtual network needs, continue using Virtual Switch Manager.

Also keep in mind that all of this is a work in progress.  There are rough edges for the default switch right now and there aren’t many images in the gallery.  Please give us feedback!  Your feedback helps us.  Let us know what images you would like to see and share issues by commenting on this blog or submitting feedback through Feedback Hub.

Cheers,
Sarah

Categories: Microsoft, Virtualisation

XenApp Essentialsを使ってみた

Citrix employee blogs - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 00:00

みなさん、こんにちは。4月に執筆したブログ『Citrix Cloudを使ってみた』に続き、今回はXenApp Essentialsを構築・評価しました。本ブログではXenApp Essentialsの特徴および構築方法、さらにXenApp and XenDesktop Serviceとの違いをまとめました。

  • XenApp Essentials の特徴

XenApp Essentialsは、Microsoft社のRemoteAppの後継として位置づけられた製品です。ユーザーが利用したいアプリケーションをすべてAzure上のXenAppサーバーにインストールし運用します。またリモート接続時に必要なNetScalerや管理ツールに必要なコンポーネントおよびデータベースは、Citrix Cloud上で用意されています。システム管理者はActive Directoryとアプリケーションの管理を行うだけで、ユーザーにインターネット経由でアプリケーションを容易にかつ安全に利用する環境を提供することができます。

このXenApp EssentialsはMachine Creation Services(MCS)によるイメージ配信を利用したシステムで、ウィザードに沿って操作することで簡単にセットアップが行えます。1台1台にアプリケーションをインストールしたVDAを用意する必要はありません。言い換えればMCSの機能を使わず個別にアプリケーションサーバーを用意して公開することはできません。それを実現する場合はXenApp and XenDesktop Serviceをご利用いただくことになります。

  • XenApp Essentials の構築

事前準備

・Azure MarketplaceよりXenApp Essentialsを購入する。
(月々1人あたり$12、最低25ユーザーより)評価版はございません

・Azure上にActive Directoryサーバーとアプリケーションサーバー(ドメイン参加)のマスタVMを作成する。(Windows …

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Are You Struggling as a Mid-Sized Company IT Manager? Citrix can help!

Citrix employee blogs - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 20:00

The Digital Transformation of IT is here!

Cloud Adoption is on the rise and is the future of IT!

Work from home and work on any device is the cry of the millennial in the workforce!

How will IT manage

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