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Citrix virtual desktops News
August 20, 2014
After alienating some customers by removing several XenApp and XenDesktop features last year, Citrix will start to bring some back in version 7.6. The improvements were in the works before VMware stepped up its competition, the company said.
August 08, 2014
In his first interview as Citrix’s new CTO of desktop and apps, Gunnar Berger discusses the company’s roadmap and the importance of Citrix Workspace Services and mobility. Will these initiatives keep customers from moving to VMware?
July 23, 2014
Citrix's new desktop CTO has brought the focus back to the company's tried and true XenApp platform, and has concerns about loose data security practices in the cloud and within organizations, where Snowden-like breaches can occur.
May 09, 2014
Citrix unveiled Workspace Services at its Synergy 2014 conference in Anaheim, but no one explained how Framehawk fits into Citrix's puzzle.
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Citrix XenDesktop is a suite of desktop virtualization products from software provider Citrix Systems. To keep up with an increasingly mobile workforce, XenDesktop has rolled out more features for desktop and app access on mobile devices, including ... Continue Reading
Forget about VDI vs. DaaS. With Citrix Workspace Services, desktops can live in the data center, a colocation facility or in the cloud. You can mix and match where they reside and manage them through one console. Continue Reading
Nvidia's GRID vGPU technology is now supported in XenDesktop, so take a minute to learn how this feature works and some tips for configuring it. Continue Reading
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If you're thinking about buying VDI software, you're probably looking at XenDesktop and Horizon View. Both products do pretty much the same thing, but with different hypervisors, protocols, storage and management tools. Continue Reading
XenDesktop 7.5 comes with XenApp, hybrid cloud integration and HDX enhancements, as well as an improved experience for workers who use mobile devices to access desktops and apps. But is there room for upgrades in products such as Profile Management? Continue Reading
Citrix DesktopPlayer for Windows didn't come out at Synergy 2014, but it's in production and will be a welcome addition to Citrix's lineup. Continue Reading
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Mobile workers, employees who only need a few LOB applications and users whose jobs require graphics-intensive apps all have different needs, but you can supply a good experience for all of them with the Citrix FlexCast Management Architecture. Continue Reading
Citrix CEO Mark Templeton was planning to step down by the end of the year, but has decided to stay on. It's a great move considering increased competition in the virtualization market that Citrix now has to deal with. Continue Reading
A new app remoting feature in Horizon 6 makes the Citrix vs. VMware fight even tighter, which is good news for server-based computing customers. Continue Reading
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With Citrix XenClient, you can easily turn a PC into a thin client. If you have XenDesktop Enterprise or Platinum licenses already, you can do it for free. Continue Reading
If you're having problems with HDX on XenApp servers, check TCP port 1494 first. If that doesn't work, consider turning off Session Reliability temporarily. Continue Reading
Graphics-intensive apps sure are hungry, but you can keep them satiated with virtual GPU features from the major desktop virtualization vendors. Continue Reading