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Common Use Cases for Virtual Desktops (VDI)

In a previous blog post I talked about how identifying use cases is one of the most critical considerations when evaluating a virtual desktop solution. This is especially important because is helps us determine which virtual desktop model to utilize for each user group in the organization. Use...

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Citrix XenClient Discontinued

It seems that the Internet is abuzz with news about XenClient. The rumors are true, Citrix is killing off XenClient. As of October 1, 2015 (that's right, next week) the product will not be available for sale. Existing customers who use XenClient will have until the end of 2016 to migrate off the...

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Citrix XenMobile iOS 9 Advisory

It’s that time of the year again. Fall is in the air and Apple is set to announce this year’s line of new iOS devices (like they do every September), along with releasing a new version of iOS. iOS 9 has new encryption requirements that break existing MDX-wrapped applications. Like in previous...

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Citrix StoreFront 3.0 Upgrade

Citrix StoreFront 3.0 was released recently, and we are starting to see interest from our customers on the new functionality. So, I decided to put together a video that gives a high-level overview of the new version, and provide walk through of the upgrade process from Citrix StoreFront 2.6 to...

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The Upcoming Change to SHA256 Certificates and Why You Should be Concerned.

I recently did a health check for a customer where I listed this finding as a concern and marked it high priority and high impact:

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