Posts Tagged ‘ XenDesktop ’

Citrix Synergy Barcelona 2011: A review – If you tolerate this, your children will be next

November 2, 2011
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What this also means is that for software companies focused on delivering applications and data to users, their solutions cannot be solely focused on virtualisation and the cloud: cannot be focused purely on thin and mobile. At the same time, IT departments need to be more business aware, because the business is increasingly IT aware.…

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Citrix and Quest get serious about Application Compatibility

October 27, 2011
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This week we saw the announcement of two very similar acquisitions. Quest Software announced on October 24 that they were acquiring ChangeBASE and on October 26 Citrix Systems announced they were acquiring AppDNA. Both solutions provide application compatibility testing for the Windows platform.

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Cisco partners with Citrix for Virtual Desktop Dominance

October 13, 2011
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Cisco and Citrix announced a joint initiative to drive mainstream adoption of Virtual Desktop environments through a five-year agreement to integrate technologies and jointly market their respective desktop virtualization solutions.

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XenClient 2.0: An Enterprise Ready off-line XenDesktop…or not?

October 12, 2011
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Citrix have released XenClient v2.0, their second generation bare-metal client hypervisor. XenClient allows centrally managed virtual desktops to run directly on corporate laptops, even when they are disconnected from the network. This version is intended to add ease-of-use and scalability features, and introduce a wider hardware compatibility list. In addition Citrix also launched the new…

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VMware’s Roadmap to the post-PC Future

September 9, 2011
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Of late though, VMware has seen more success with View, especially in the small to mid-market, where independent surveys suggest that View sales are keeping pace with (some say exceeding) those of XenDesktop.

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Citrix VDI-in-a-Box vs XenDesktop – does size matter?

September 1, 2011
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Citrix VDI-in-a-Box vs XenDesktop – does size matter?

The challenge for Citrix is to position their VDI portfolio effectively. At the very least there should be a standardised license plan and migration path from (or to) the grid and non-grid solutions. There is potential to remove the reduced functionality versions of XenDesktop. Most importantly - to have a license model that allows organisations…

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Citrix Releases XenDesktop 5.5, XenApp 6.5, & XenClient 2.0

August 24, 2011
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In what is sure to be seen as a carefully timed spoiler, Citrix today released XenDesktop 5.5, XenApp 6.5, and XenClient 2 along with new versions of the Citrix Receiver client less than a week before VMworld opens its doors in Las Vegas.

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If Citrix is on a buying spree – should its next purchase be Virtual Computer?

August 16, 2011
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Like a new college student, fresh from the flush of new found freedom to expand their horizons, Citrix appear to have had a case of the munchies. First Citrix's portfolio was extended with the acquitisition of Kaviza. More recently, the purchase of RingCube. The desktop virtualisation techhnologies acquired will help strengthen Citrix's virtualised desktop offering.…

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News: Citrix acquires RingCube to enhance Virtual Desktop offerings

August 12, 2011
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Citrix announced the acquisition of RingCube, adding a new wrench to their virtual desktop delivery toolkit. The RingCube vDisk solution uniquely delivers a complete desktop environment without having to virtualize the underlining operating system.

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