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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Citrix Synergy 2012 Live Blog

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It’s time for Citrix Synergy 2012. I’ll be live blogging the keynote again this year. I’m looking forward to hearing about some of the Cloud/multi-tenant announcements and mobility improvements.

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Smooth Roaming + Responsive Design

In this post, we look at adding session reconnection event handling to our responsive design prototype using the Citrix XenApp Mobile Application SDK. Be sure to check out the video of the prototype.

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Responsive Design for Enterprise Applications

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Responsive Design that web developers use can now be applied to Enterprise Applications thanks to the Citrix Mobile SDK. This post will give you a glimpse of what is possible to get your wheels turning.

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Installing and Using the Citrix XenApp 6.5 Mobile Application SDK

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In this post, we will go over the installation steps of the Citrix XenApp 6.5 Mobile Application SDK, explorer what is added to the XenApp 6.5 server during installation, and compile one of the samples given in the SDK.

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Setting up an Android Emulator for use with Citrix XenApp 6.5 Mobile Application SDK

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One of the coolest SDKs I’ve seen come out in quite a while is the Citrix XenApp 6.5 Mobile Application SDK. As of this writing, only the Android version of the Citrix Receiver is supported so I will show you how to set up an Android emulator with the Citrix Receiver for testing purposes.

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It is official. I have joined Splunk!

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With the new year comes a new direction for me – I have officially joined Splunk as a Solutions Architect.

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Citrix Synergy Barcelona 2011 Keynote Live Blog

Citrix Synergy 2011 is going on now in Barcelona. I’ll be live blogging the event here. Expect to see more information about recent Citrix acquisitions.

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Citrix Acquires ShareFile – a Citrix Service Provider Perspective

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Citrix Systems recently completed the acquisition of a company called ShareFile. In this post, I take the perspective of a Citrix Service Provider (CSP) and dream up some ways that ShareFile could be used to add value to CSP subscribers.

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Citrix XenApp 6.0 to XenApp 6.5 PowerShell Upgrade Utility Under the Hood

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Citrix recently released XenApp 6.5. However, there is not a way to do an in-place upgrade from XenApp 6.0 to XenApp 6.5. This means that the Citrix administrator will have to uninstall XenApp 6.0 components and install XenApp 6.5 components. Citrix released a PowerShell utility to help in this process, and in this post I break that utility down into a Visio flowchart to you can understand what is going on behind the scenes.

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Export and Import Citrix XenApp 6 Published Applications Using PowerShell

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Exporting and Importing published applications in Citrix XenApp used to be a tedious process. Now, thanks to XenApp PowerShell Cmdlets, this process is much easier and more flexible. No uber scripting skills needed.

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