E2EVC 2018 Cape Town

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On April 12-13, the first E2EVC of the year (and the 37th one) has taken place in Cape Town, South Africa. This has been the first event in Africa and it was the perfect occasion to meet local people to have some insights on the South African End User Computer market. As usual, Alex has organized a nice and friendly event. More than the content that has been really good, the exchanges we had during those days allowed us to […]

VMware vExpert 2018 award

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I received the VMware vExpert award this year for the first time and I’m very honored to join this community. From VMware is an overview of the program: Overview The VMware vExpert program is VMware’s global evangelist and advocacy program. The program is designed to put VMware’s marketing resources towards your advocacy efforts. Promotion of your articles, exposure at our global events, co-op advertising, traffic analysis, and early access to beta programs and VMware’s roadmap. The awards are for individuals, not companies, and […]

Securing the Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop VDA registration

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Even if the VDA registration with the Delivery Controller is already secured, in an environment where security is not an option, there are some configuration steps you can put in place in order to enhance the VDA registration process security. Why should you care about VDA registration? VDA registration is the link between the Delivery Controller (or Cloud Connector the Citrix Cloud customers) and the VDA. There is two communication channel established: VDA to Delivery Controller Delivery Controller to VDA […]

ControlUp version 7.1 is coming

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As a ControlUp Expert, I do have access to some alpha and beta versions and the upcoming 7.1 version (expected on March 1st 2018) will offer some new interesting features: Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop Published Applications – ControlUp can now be integrated with XenDesktop to offer unprecedented real-time visibility for published applications. All your published apps are now available in ControlUp’s powerful grid, which allows for quick troubleshooting, assessment of current activity and fast drill-down to the session level to […]

VDI Like a PRO survey – 2018 edition

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Independent research organization ‘VDI Like a PRO’, started a survey in 2013, with the goal to provide a yearly insider view of the End User Computing (EUC) community. With the bulk of the questions repeated yearly, the survey not only gathers data about the current status of the industry but also discovers changes and trends. Last year close to 1000 respondents participated in the survey, making this initiative one of the largest researches on the EUC market. Topics in the […]

Citrix acquires Cedexis

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Citrix has just announced that they bought a new company: Cedexis is now part of Citrix! Cedexis is a leader in Internet measurement and optimization. Their Linkedin page says: Founded in 2009, Cedexis is an international company delivering Cloud-based Web Traffic Optimization. The unique family of on-demand tools provide unparalleled visibility and control over global web and cloud deployments — maximizing customer experience around the world while managing costs. Cedexis is the only Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) solution to […]

One year as a Citrix Technology Professional (CTP)

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Last year, I’ve been awarded as a Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and I’m really proud for being renewed this year. This article will try to sum up this year. The official description from Citrix of the program is: “The Citrix Technology Professionals (CTP) Program provides an opportunity for participants to gain deeper insight into Citrix strategies and technologies, including advance knowledge of planned projects. Awardees engage with Citrix leaders to help shape the future of cloud computing technologies that enable […]