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Citrix: LG&E and KU Depend on NetScaler to Enable a Digital Workspace

Citrix Systems
Northern California (as well as Arizona, New Mexico, and Nevada) experienced an extreme heat wave over the past week — a meteorological phenomenon described as a “heat dome.” The local utility company here in California experienced massive increases in demand for electricity and cooling needs for many residents across the state. We often take these services for granted, but for […]

VMware Introduces docs.vmware.com

VMware
Today we are pleased to announce the official launch of docs.vmware.com. This portal unifies the product documentation for all VMware products, versions, and languages into a single platform so you can find the information that you are looking for more quickly and easily. VMware products offer a wide range of business solutions from desktop virtualization […]

Citrix: Augment Your XenDesktop Deployment with the Desktop Helper Service

Citrix Systems
During my time with Citrix Consulting, I have supported many large customers with VDI environments containing anywhere from 5,000 to 100,000 desktops. These large environments require us to pay special attention to reducing management overhead and also mitigating performance bottlenecks, such as extended GPO application times, which might negatively impact the user experience. Many of […]

Cloud Computing: Moving Desktops to the Cloud

Ivanti
Cloud desktops are here already! After years of promise, last year was a banner year for Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS). In January 2016, Citrix led the trend with its Citrix Cloud message at Citrix Summit. Later in 2016, Citrix announced a partnership with Microsoft to replace Azure RemoteApp and their direct support in XenApp and Xen Desktop […]

Citrix Cloud Master Class 101 Video – Part 1

Citrix Systems
This is our first ever master class focused and dedicated to Citrix Cloud. In this Masterclass we will walk you through the platform and services that are aligned, covering What Citrix Cloud is, XenApp/XenDesktop Service, App Layering Service, XenMobile Service, ShareFile Service, Networking Services (NSG & MAS), Smart Tools, Customer Adoption services and how to […]

Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8+ Documentation Script Update Version 2.05

Carl Webster
WHEW! So much community input is in this script. I didn’t think I was ever going to get this “minor” update completed. By the time I finished updating the script with: the changes Jim Moyle made to the Script Template and then Brandon Mitchel’s updates for 1.x script and then the changes for 7.14 (I […]

Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.36

Carl Webster
Nothing like using a script at a customer location and finding “things” that are just not right. Bug fixes and a couple of very minor enhancements. #Version 1.36 26-Jun-2017 Added additional error checking for Site version information If “SOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallCitrix Desktop Delivery Controller” is not found on the computer running the script, then look on the computer […]

Imaging Windows 10 and getting to one Golden Image

FSLogix
Through years of trial and error, I’ve cemented some of my personal best practices for desktop imaging that I’d like to share with all of you in this article. Although the technologies are very different, my practices for creating golden images of physical desktops and virtual desktops have many things in common. Now, by no means […]

What’s .NEXT? IGEL and Nutanix!

IGEL Technology
The Nutanix.next show theme this year is ‘Designing the Future of the Enterprise Cloud.’ We’re excited to be a corporate sponsor at this exploration of what it takes to fully actualize VDI and hyperconvergence in an enterprise cloud environment. In our way of thinking, a converged infrastructure does streamline implementation of VDI, save enterprises money, […]

Kaspersky Lab / Citrix Ready Discuss Desktop Virtualization (VDI) Security, Ransomware, WannaCry – Podcast Episode 283

Citrix Ready
Listen to “Kaspersky Lab / Citrix Ready Discuss Desktop Virtualization (VDI) Security, Ransomware, WannaCry – Podcast Episode 283” on Spreaker. In episode 283, Douglas Brown interviews Vitaly Mzokov from Kaspersky Lab plus Sagnik Datta from Citrix Ready.  Together we discusses the Kaspersky Lab security solution, Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop (VDI) security and the current state […]

Presented a session at E2EVC in Orlando, Florida on RDS, ARM, JSON and stroopwafels!

FSLogix
Last week, right after Citrix Synergy, Alex Cooper hosted yet another awesome edition of the Experts 2 Experts Virtualization conference (E2EVC) in Orlando, Florida! If you’re not familiar with the event, please check out e2evc.com. It’s a vendor neutral, virtualization conference focusing on all that is related to End User Computing covering topics like RDS, […]

3 Factors to Consider to Compare Hyperconverged Vendors

HP Enterprise
The hyperconverged market is the fastest growing segment in IT and the market is flooded with vendors big and small, old and new. Whether your company has a consolidation initiative, a VDI project, a need for simple and reliable data protection, or are just curious, hyperconverged infrastructure is worth exploring. But where should you start? […]

Windows Continuum in virtual desktops? Only available with Citrix XenDesktop and XenServer

Citrix Systems
Citrix XenDesktop 7.14, with XenServer 7.2, is the first desktop virtualization solution to deliver the Windows Continuum experience to any device. Now, virtual desktops on XenDesktop for Windows 10 automatically toggle between tablet and desktop mode upon connection and reconnection, depending on the type of physical client device. You can seamlessly roam from your desktop […]

Citrix XenApp Forklift Upgrade or Modern Virtual Apps?

Workspot
Right now, many organizations are stuck on XenApp 6.5 virtual apps and an architecture that is 20 years old! It’s a tricky situation for customers as XenApp 6.5 approaches end-of-life (EOL). Migrating to XenApp 7 means a massive forklift upgrade because you are moving to a whole new architecture – IMA to FMA – which […]

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