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Citrix vs SMB (Small and Medium-sized Business)?

Carl Webster
It’s time for another story, but not a technical story this time around. I was actually inspired by recent events at Citrix, and those events being the round of layoffs all over the world. I’m not going to debate that move here, but at least it got me thinking. Thinking about the past, present, and […]

Citrix on the Future of Octoblu and Citrix Workspace IoT – Closing within 30 days

Citrix Systems
In December of 2014, as part of our innovation program, Citrix acquired a small company called Octoblu. They were doing applied research in the emerging area of the Internet of Things (IoT) and created a free IoT platform that’s been used by many to take their first steps with IoT. Working with the Octoblu team has been […]

Citrix XenServer – Octoblu – SNMP Integration: The Sum of the Parts

Citrix Systems
Indeed, one of the key themes of Citrix Synergy 2017 was integration. Citrix products were designed to work better together and Octoblu is no exception. The Internet of Things (IoT) offers way more than just that, for it can be seen as the glue not only among Citrix products, but the stepping stone to practically […]

Citrix: Using Octoblu to Monitor Cryptocurrency Mining

Citrix Systems
With all of the hype around cryptocurrency, my good friend, Steve Greenberg, recently starting mining cryptocurrency as an experiment. He purchased a 6-GPU mining server powered by NVIDIA processors. After experimenting with various Linux distros and miners, he decided to proceed with the EthOS Mining OS. Not only does this OS currently power over 30,000 mining systems, […]

Citrix: Age of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Citrix Systems
We are living in the golden age of Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Three driverless vehicle companies (Google, Uber, and GM) circle the Citrix Octoblu Tempe offices on a daily basis. Cognitive AI systems like IBM Watson are working to understand all forms of data, interact naturally with people, and learn and reason at scale. […]

Citrix: Meet Meshblu, Octoblu’s Internet of Things Engine

Citrix Systems
Citrix’ Octoblu platform is a powerful iSaaS (integration SaaS) automation platform. Gartner defines iSaaS as: Integration SaaS (iSaaS), aka cloud citizen integrator services, provide integration tools and cloud-based prepackaged and configurable integration flows (“cloudstreams”) aimed at helping consumers and business users solve simple application and data integration issues. Its value proposition is that integration tasks can be […]

All ‘things’ connected, the ‘I’ in the IoT – a closer look. Part three!

Bas van Kaam
Throughout parts one and two I discussed the concepts of IoT and (I)IoT, (big) data analytics, data placement, the triggering of workflows and I had a more detailed look at the LPWAN and LTE (cellular) type networks. I also included a cheat sheet where I highlighted 6 of the most common (and upcoming) (I)IoT networks […]

All ‘things’ connected, the ‘I’ in the IoT – a closer look. Part two!

Bas van Kaam
In part one of this series I talked about some of the differences between IoT and (I)IoT, while also summing up multiple variables that play an important role when it comes to the network involved. Throughout this post I’d like to zoom in a bit more on (big) data analytics, the triggering of workflows and […]

Citrix Automation in a Snap with Octoblu!

Citrix Systems
By now, you are probably leveraging Citrix Smart Tools for automating your design, deployment, and management of Citrix solutions across any on-premise or cloud environment. You are also probably leveraging Citrix Director for monitoring your XenDesktop and XenApp deployments. These are just a few automation tools offered by Citrix, but have you heard of Citrix Octoblu? Citrix […]

Dell Servers and Citrix XenServer / Octoblu integration – E2EVC Session Video

E2EVC Conference
Session from @E2EVC 2017 Orlando. For event information please visit For slides, additional info etc please contact the presenter directly on Twitter. For best video and sound quality do visit the event! This video is from the fine folks at E2EVC Conference

Citrix: Escape the Ominous Office (with help from Octoblu)

Citrix Systems
Innovation is at the heart of everything that we do, so to mark Cambridge Children’s Charity Week, the Citrix R&D team in Cambridge has really upped the fundraising stakes with the Ominous Office escape room. The concept? Lucinda, an artificial intelligence assistant, has gone rogue … and her creator April Anderson has gone missing. Those lucky […]

Citrix Synergy 2017 Day 3 by VanBragt.Net

Wilco van Bragt
Already last day of Citrix Synergy 2017. Day three started with a keynote by Gen. Colin Powell, followed by a lot of breakout sessions. In the blog my day 3 experiences of Citrix Synergy. The last day of Citrix Synergy 2017 started with a keynote by Gen. Colin Powell. Again this kind of keynotes are […]

Citrix: Workspace IoT Maker Space @CitrixSynergy

Citrix Systems
What is a maker space? Well, it’s a place where people (makers) with shared interests, especially in computing or technology, can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge. Maker spaces are popping up all over the world and inspiring DIYers to build innovative new products and services together. They usually have 3D printers, […]

Citrix says Get Ready to Rumble!

Citrix Systems
Citrix enjoys giving back to communities through our SimplyServe programs. At last year’s Citrix Synergy conference, I helped organize a SimplyServe IoT event for a Las Vegas grade school class. We taught 30 fifth-graders how to build a push-to-talk video walkie-talkie in 90 minutes using the Citrix Octoblu IoT platform. We are stepping things up at […]

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