Citrix Synergy 2012 San Francisco best vids

Here’s a list of the video’s of Citrix Synergy 2012 in San Francisco that I like the most. More videos will follow for sure this week. Watch this post closely the coming week .

What’s new in HDX (Syn121)

Citrix HDX technologies deliver the richest native desktop and application performance for virtual environments. Find out how new HDX capabilities strengthen a virtual infrastructure and address end-user capabilities. They also increase the ways in which an enterprise can use virtualization to meet user needs. Continue reading “Citrix Synergy 2012 San Francisco best vids”

Project Avalon

Mark Templeton announced during Synergy Project Avalon, a platform to deliver desktops and apps as cloud services.  It’s almost universal when we talk to customers that the topic of cloud inevitably comes up. What’s interesting is to look at what cloud means to different customers and the use cases driving their need to build and/or consume cloud services.  As the discussion transitions to how desktops, apps, and data fit into their cloud plans it’s clear that everyone is at a different stage on the journey towards the cloud.  With that in mind I want to share some of the background and use cases driving Project Avalon that customers have shared with me and how this enables enterprise and service providers to adopt and build cloud services at their pace.

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Citrix acquires Virtual Computer

Today, at Citrix Synergy™, the conference where mobile workstyles and cloud services meet, Citrix announced the acquisition of Virtual Computer, provider of enterprise-scale management solutions for client-side virtualization. Citrix will combine the newly-acquired Virtual Computer technology with its market-leading XenClient® hypervisor to create the new Citrix XenClient Enterprise edition. The new XenClient Enterprise will combine all the power of the XenClient hypervisor with a rich set of management functionality designed to help enterprise customers manage large fleets of corporate laptops across a distributed enterprise. The combined solution will give corporate laptop users the power of virtual desktops “to go”, while making it far more secure and cost-effective for IT to manage thousands of corporate laptops across today’s increasingly mobile enterprise.

Read the entire announcement here.