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Uncover Security Blind Spots in Your Organization with Citrix & Bitdefender

Citrix employee blogs - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 18:00

If security used to be a compliance-only conversation, today it is a hot topic even at C-level. Recent ransomware attacks, such as WannaCry and GoldenEye, affected entire organizations, including companies like FedEx and Renault. Big brands, banks or state departments …

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Time for Another XenApp & XenDesktop Update Webinar

Citrix employee blogs - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:00

It’s hard to believe that we are already in mid-August! It feels like we were celebrating New Year’s just a few minutes ago (though the calendar proves me wrong). That said, I guess you’d expect things to seem like they’re …

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Citrix Linux VDA Can Now Be Provisioned at Scale on Microsoft Azure

Citrix employee blogs - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:00
Today, I am pleased to announce the availability of Linux VDA Image Service, a new Citrix Cloud Labs service that allows administrators to jump-start their Linux VDA deployment on Microsoft Azure.

This new service comes armed with the peace …

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Around the World

Citrix employee blogs - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:00

“I Haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag

It’s often said that the best part of travel is coming home (and reveling in the comfort of your own bed). The most important part of travel, though, …   Related Stories
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RISC OS Interviews - Richard Brown (Orpheus Internet)

The Iconbar - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 06:21
How long have you been using RISC OS? 
Since the beginning.... I prefer not to talk years.

What other systems do you use? 
I currently use both MacOs and various flavours of Windows. Thankfully not XP personally (although we still support it) but Windows 7 and above. I have toyed with Linux but never used in my work. All our servers run CentOS Linux and I have a Linux guru who handles those for me.

What is your current RISC OS setup?
I have an ARMx6 with a huge 32 inch curved monitor. You may have seen it at the shows, carefully guarded by me. There are 3 RaspberryPis, and some RiscPCs around if I need another machine for testing and debugging or propping open a door.

Do you attend any of the shows and what do you think of them? 
Orpheus attends all the shows, and now co-organises the South-West Show (saturday 24th February 2018 in the usual venue as you asked). I really enjoy the shows as I get to put names to faces, meet lots of people and catch-up on developments. I try not to eat too many of the sweets on our stand. It is always a good place to make announcements to the RISC OS community and I did a small talk at this year's Wakefield.

I was really pleased with the car sharing we organised a bit last minute last year and we will be doing it for the 2018 show.

What do you use RISC OS for in 2017 and what do you like most about it?
What I like most about RISC OS is the ease of use. We currently run our accounts on RISC OS (!Prophet), prepare customer details invoices as PDFs (it produces much better PDF files than MacOs Preview), and I use it a lot more for email since moving to my ARMx6.

What is your favourite feature/killer program in RISC OS?
For me, the killer feature is the way the software plays well together. As a whole it is a really nice environment to work in.

!Zap or !StrongED?
!StrongED - Paul Vigay told me to use it for my needs and I have not had any reason to regret his advice. (Paul was also a !Zap fan). So probably says more about me than either text editor.

What would you most like to see in RISC OS in the future? 
Siri??? New logo? Seriously, no public comment yet - will keep you posted...

I am really excited about what we can do with things we have been exploring with RISC OS Developments which is taking a fair amount of my time at present. As we said at the show, we have a plan and will let people know as and when we can.

Favourite (vaguely RISC OS-related) moan?
People do not upgrade their hardware enough.

What keeps you using RISC OS?
It is a pleasant drive.

What are the challenges to running a business in the RISC OS market?
Unfortunately, the market is rather small.

Can you tell us about what you are working on in the RISC OS market at the moment?
Yes and No, Orpheus are in the process of upgrading our servers with new services like SSL and SPF. Our FTTP prices have dropped (last Nov) and we have a software project that we would like to start soon specifically based for our RISC OS customers, which is nothing to do with my involvement with RISC OS Dev.

What is FTTP?
Fibre To The Premises. Finally, after years of waiting for BT to make it available for wholesale release. For most people this this could give you a faster fibre service. Email me if you want to know more.

Apart from iconbar (obviously) what are your favourite websites?
Amazon (Prime is great isn't it).

What do you think Paul Vigay would have made of the Computer/RISC OS scene in 2017?
He would be pleased that RISC OS is still here and would be telling us what RISC OS still does better than any other machine.

Any questions we forgot to ask you?
When the Orpheus Internet website will be updated. Answer is shortly....

At the end of the Orpheus Internet interview, Richard kindly agreed to switch hats and answer some RISC OS Developments questions which will appear in another article.

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The New Scout 3.0

Citrix employee blogs - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 20:00

If you installed XenApp and XenDesktop 7.14.1, you might have noticed a new version of Citrix Scout. Scout makes it easy for Citrix administrators to collect diagnostics and traces. This tool helps administrators obtain common health check recommendations for their …

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Estimate the Size of XenApp & XenDesktop Monitoring Database

Citrix employee blogs - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 18:00

With each successive release of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop, monitoring and Analytics gets stronger and adds more information.

Citrix Director — the monitoring and troubleshooting solution for XenApp and XenDesktop — has introduced new monitoring capabilities, like CPU usage, memory …   Related Stories
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Summer is Here. That’s Why Your Employees Aren’t. 

Citrix employee blogs - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 14:00

Your employees are moonlighting on you.

Now that the weather is warmer and the evenings are longer, chances are your workforce is leaving the office earlier to pursue other interests. They’re taking on second jobs as soccer coaches. They’re taking …

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Survey Says… Synergy 2017 Was Incredible. See What’s Back for 2018.

Citrix employee blogs - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:00

What did you learn? Who did you meet? How many rides did you go on at Universal Studios? Even now, months after Citrix Synergy 2017, attendees are still talking about their favorite parts of the conference. But if—like 63% …

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Android for Work v2

Citrix employee blogs - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:00

Android for Work is Google’s enterprise MDM solution. A device enrolled using Android for Work will create a secure profile to host all company information. This allows the administrators to apply policies and remotely administer and secure corporate apps and …

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XenApp & XenDesktop 7.14で追加された新機能「マルチタイプライセンス」とは?

Citrix employee blogs - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 00:00

2017年5月にリリースされたXenApp & XenDesktop 7.14で追加された新機能の中に「マルチタイプライセンス」があります。これは通常の製品ライセンス指定と何が違い、どのような事を実現できるのでしょうか?本ブログでは、実際の設定方法や想定されるユースケースについて紹介します。

  • Multi-type licensing
    http://docs.citrix.com/ja-jp/xenapp-and-xendesktop/7-14/manage-deployment/licensing/multi-type-licensing.html

Q. 「マルチタイプライセンス」とは?
A. 一つのXenApp/XenDesktopサイトの中で ”同時接続” と “ユーザーデバイス” ライセンスを共存させる機能です。

それでは「マルチタイプライセンス」についてもう少し詳しく説明しましょう。

  •  サイト自体に対するライセンスを指定した上で、特定のデリバリーグループに別のライセンスを割り当てて利用
  •  同一サイト上でXenAppライセンス / XenDesktopライセンスの混在も可能
  •  XenAppライセンスおよびXenDesktopの同時接続、ユーザーデバイスライセンスの3種混在も可能
  •  設定や確認はPowerShellで実施
  •  製品種別(Product Code)(※1)とライセンスタイプ(同時接続・ユーザーデバイスライセンス)を指定

(※1) XenDesktopは「XDT」、XenAppは「MPS」です。余談ですが、「MPS」はシトリックス歴の長い方にはお馴染みのMetaFrame Presentation Server (3.0)の事ですね。バージョン3.0より現在のようなライセンスサーバーによるライセンス管理の方式となったため、このようなProduct Codeとなっています。


○条件や注意点

  •  製品種別に関わらず同一エディションであること
    ⇒残念ながらAdvancedとEnterpriseなどの混在構成には対応していません。
  •  個々のデリバリーグループとライセンスファイルを紐付けるものではない
    ⇒分割発行した同一製品ライセンスをデリバリーグループ毎に割り当てるといった使い方は出来ません。よって、本機能でデリバリーグループ毎に同時セッション数上限をかけるといった用途には適合しません。
  •  ライセンスが二重消費される利用シナリオがある
    ⇒ユーザーデバイスライセンスを取得しているユーザーアカウントや端末から、同時接続ライセンスが割り当てられているデリバリーグループのリソースに接続した場合等(ダブルホップ接続のケースも含みます)には二重消費されます。
  •  Studioのライセンス管理メニューで確認出来るライセンス使用状況は、サイト自体に指定した製品/エディションのライセンスのみ
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Knowledge Centerハイライト:アプリケーション仮想化とVDI (2017年7月)

Citrix employee blogs - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 00:00

このブログは、2017年7月に本社のテクニカルサポート部門のParomita Mazumdarが執筆したブログ「Knowkedge Center Highlights: App Virtualization & VDI (July Edition)」を日本語訳したものです。

なおKnowledge Centerの記事の多くは日本語に翻訳されています。各記事にアクセスいただきますと、タイトルの右下に言語を切り替えるボタンが用意されています。日本語で記事を参照されたい場合は、そちらで「日本語」を選択してください(場合によっては翻訳されていない記事もございます。ご了承ください)。

Citrixコミュニティの皆さん、こんにちは。今回は、20177月にシトリックスのテクニカルサポートチーム内で参照された回数が最も多かったトピックを厳選してご紹介します。 How Do I for Windows Application Delivery(Windowsアプリケーションデリバリーの方法)

XenAppおよびXenDesktopによる仮想化は、Windowsアプリケーションとデスクトップをあらゆるデバイス上のあらゆるユーザーに配信する完全で柔軟なソリューションを提供します。

この「How Do I(どうやるの?)」ページでは、Windowsアプリケーションデリバリーに関して最も広く利用されている機能に関する記事を紹介しています。

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Knowledge Centerハイライト: NetScalerおよびNetScaler Gateway (2017年7月)

Citrix employee blogs - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 00:00

このブログは、2017年7月に本社のテクニカルサポート部門のPradeep Muni Gowreeshaが執筆したブログ「NetScaler & NetScaler Gateway Knowledge Center Article Highlights — July 2017」を日本語訳したものです。

なおKnowledge Centerの記事のほとんどは日本語に翻訳されています。各記事にアクセスいただきますと、タイトルの右下に言語を切り替えるボタンが用意されています。日本語で記事を参照されたい場合は、そちらで「日本語」を選択してください(場合によっては翻訳されていない記事もございます。ご了承ください)。

Citrixコミュニティの皆さん、こんにちは。今回は、皆さんが自社の環境を管理するのにお役立ていただける、NetScalerおよびNetScaler Gatewayに関する記事を選りすぐってご紹介します。

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Citrix Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report

Citrix employee blogs - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 14:45
Citrix Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report:
Enterprise Mobility Management 2017 Vendor Assessment

What being a leader means and why it matters to customers

Citrix has been named a “Leader” in the IDC MarketScape report: Enterprise Mobility Management

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IoT y Machine Learning: ¿Qué vienen a cambiar en el espacio de trabajo?

Citrix employee blogs - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 14:31

Si necesitábamos algún hecho puntual que nos demuestre el ritmo acelerado al que avanza la tecnología, ese fue el debate de esta semana entre Elon Musk y Mark Zuckerberg sobre Inteligencia Artificial (AI). Dos de los referentes más grandes de …

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Kiss Unwanted Emails Goodbye with XenMobile 10.6.15 Swiping Gestures

Citrix employee blogs - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 12:00
XenMobile client release 10.6.15 is now available. XenMobile 10.6.15 is a public app store release which includes updated versions of Secure Hub, Secure Mail and Secure Web.

I’ve been with Citrix for more than 3 ½ years (and yes, I …

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Announcing NetScaler Secure Web Gateway Solution in NetScaler 12.0

Citrix employee blogs - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 20:00

Enterprises today face an increasing number of attacks through user’s Internet web sessions. It could be because users are visiting compromised or malicious websites that can lead to stolen identities, malware or botnet installation, data theft and exfiltration or even …

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NetScaler & NetScaler Gateway Knowledge Center Article Highlights — August 2017

Citrix employee blogs - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 18:30

Hello, Citrix Community! The following is a list of hand-picked NetScaler and NetScaler Gateway articles to assist you in managing your environment.

NetScaler Landing Pages

Visit the NetScaler landing page, which is a ‘one-stop’ location for all the necessary details …

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Agent-Based Management Systems in XenApp RDSH & VDI Environments – An Architect’s Thoughts

Citrix employee blogs - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 14:00
I still hear a lot of talk and debate about using traditional PC management products (e.g. Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, BigFix, LANdesk) in virtualized environments.

Some admins/architects cannot understand why anyone would move away from these existing tools just …

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