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Citrix Synergy 2015 Day 2 Keynote Live Blog

The day 2 keynote this year is focused on things that are yet to come.  Traditionally, the first day keynote intermingled the “what’s available now” stuff with the “what’s coming in the next 6, 12, 18, n” months.  By breaking … Continue reading

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Citrix Synergy 2015 Day 1 Keynote Live Blog

Here we are again at Citrix Synergy. I will be live blogging the keynote here. Content will scroll up as I post it. Also, you can follow me on Twitter (@JasonConger) for updates.

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Mobile Application Development Theorems

Mobility is so ubiquitous that it is almost not even a separate thing anymore. I have had some experience building mobile apps and wanted to ponder some self-proclaimed theorems which are outlined in this article.

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Citrix Workspace Services – Friend or Foe for the Citrix Service Providers (CSP)?

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At Citrix Synergy this year, the “one more thing” at the end of the keynote was a new offering called Citrix Workspace Services. There was immediate debate on Twitter as to how this impacts certain market segments. This article covers ways in which Citrix Workspace Services could help or hinder the Citrix Service Provider Market.

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Citrix Synergy 2014 Live Blog

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Citrix Synergy is back in Anaheim, California this year and I will be live-blogging the keynote. You can watch the keynote live at CitrixSynergy.com as well. I am sure there will be a focus on mobility, but with the release of XenDesktop and XenApp 7.5, I am excited to see Citrix getting back to the future (again).

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From WIRM to Splunk – Translating the Past to the Present

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I get to do a lot of cool things at Splunk.  One of the things I have been wanting to do is incorporate the visualizations I built a long time ago for Web Interface for Resource Manger in Splunk applications. … Continue reading

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Using PowerShell to Retrieve Citrix Monitor Data via OData

Starting with XenDesktop 7, Citrix stores the data the Desktop Director displays in a SQL database. Citrix opened up this data via a Monitor Service API that uses OData.  I’m not going to go deep into the details of the … Continue reading

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Introduction to PhoneGap

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Your end users expect mobile access to enterprise resources now. Unfortunately, our traditional remote access methods do not lend themselves easily to mobile form factors. So, we are left with the choice to use 3rd party apps, “mobilize” existing apps, or build our own. This article will address one of the players aimed at helping you build your own mobile apps with less effort.

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Citrix Synergy 2013 Live Blog

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Citrix Synergy is in Anaheim, California this year. With the recent release of Excalibur, it will be interesting to see what is revealed during the keynote. I’ll be live-blogging the keynote this year. Check it out here or on Twitter @JasonConger.

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Citrix Synergy Barcelona 2012 Super Session (day 2) Live Blog

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It is day 2 of Citrix Synergy Barcelona and it is time for the Super Session (a.k.a. day 2 keynote). Keep up on the action with this live blog.

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Citrix Synergy Barcelona 2012 Keynote Live Blog

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Citrix Synergy has returned to Barcelona, Spain. That means that I will be live blogging the keynote again this year.

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Virtual Desktops and Applications are not as important as you think

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We spend a lot of time optimizing how we deliver desktops and applications. But, the future will trivialize these things as the focus shifts the focus to data and the data moves to the cloud. It is happening now in the consumer market and the trend will infiltrate the enterprise as BYOD continues to become more prevalent.

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Citrix Synergy Day 2 Keynote Live Blog

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It is day 2 of Citrix Synergy 2012 and I’ll be live blogging the event. For highlights from yesterday’s keynote, check out this post.  This keynote should be a bit more demo oriented about current products rather than future-focused.  Stay … Continue reading

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