by Adam Armstrong

Nexenta Announces NexentaStor 5 Community Preview & Citrix Ready

Today at Citrix Synergy there were a number of announcements from Citrix, Nexenta had a few to make as well. Nexenta announced that it is allowing early access of its next generation Software-defined solution (SDS), NexentaStor 5 Community Preview, to the Nexenta Community. Nexenta also announced that its NexentaConnect for Citrix XenDesktop and NexentaStor have been verified as Citrix Ready.

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by Adam Armstrong

Citrix Unveils Workspace Cloud

Today Citrix unveiled a new platform designed to simplify the on-demand delivery of a wide range of IT tools and services, Citrix Workspace Cloud. Citrix Workspace Cloud is designed to address the issues that arise from the new devices, apps, and work styles. Workspace Cloud will give users instant access to the data they need, with the device of their choosing, regardless of what platform was used to create it.

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by Lyle Smith

Citrix Unveils Innovations in App Delivery and VDI

Citrix has unveiled innovations that further extend its app delivery and virtual desktop infrastructure, adding value to the XenApp and XenDesktop technologies. This allows IT organizations to match each business use case with the ideal combination of apps and capabilities so that users can complete the best work possible on any device, in any location. Citrix also revealed a new release for XenApp 6.5 customers, which will enable customers to extend the value of their implementations, as well as new cloud-based services to aid those customers in migrations to the latest versions. Additionally, Citrix has introduced a new Linux virtual desktop feature, which integrates with Windows app delivery in the XenApp and XenDesktop solution, for manufacturing and engineering customers that use Linux applications.

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by Lyle Smith

Citrix Announces Their Networking Vision of the Workspace Delivery Controller

Citrix has announced its vision of the workspace delivery controller, leveraging key networking solutions from Citrix such as with NetScaler Application Delivery Controller. The workspace delivery controller is the idea of a unified system to secure and deliver all applications by scaling and optimizing enterprise hybrid clouds. The company has also announced significant enhancements to NetScaler.

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by Lyle Smith

Citrix Announces Updates for XenMobile 10.1

At the Citrix Synergy event in Orlando, the company has announced new technology innovations for their enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution, XenMobile 10.1, including new business-optimized mobile apps and cloud-based mobility management delivered through Citrix Workspace Cloud. In addition, Citrix is expanding its partner app ecosystem to provide advanced security and performance management, all the while ensuring a seamless experience from any mobile device.

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by Lyle Smith

Citrix Announces Microsoft Office Online Integration with ShareFile

At Citrix Synergy 2015, the company has announced new innovations that advance the experience and security offered by ShareFile, including integration with Microsoft Office Online, which allows users to edit Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint files directly from within the ShareFile web application. For example, ShareFile users will be able to create and outline a PowerPoint presentation or other Microsoft Office document on a phone, collaborate on content with colleagues and vendors from a laptop, dictate speaker notes on a tablet, and present via an Apple Watch.

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by Adam Armstrong

Citrix Aims To Transform IT

Today at the Citrix Synergy event in Orlando, Citrix unveiled its vision to transform IT by enabling a “build once, deploy anything” infrastructure. The goal is to simplify management and provide device-independent end points. Citrix believes that organizations can instantly embrace new methods of working and at the same time optimize security, agility, and user experience.

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by Adam Armstrong

Nutanix Announces Community Edition Beta

Today Nutanix Inc. announced the launch of the beta for its new Community Edition software. The new software will enable broad access to hyperconverged technology without the need for incremental hardware investment. Community Edition is aimed at Enterprise IT Professionals and Application Developers, Technology Enthusiasts and Partners, and Students and Academic Researchers.

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by Adam Armstrong

Avago Ships Next-Gen Express Fabric Switch Technology

Today Avago Technologies announced full production of  its new PEX9700 series of third generation switches. Avago claims that this new switch technology will enable organizations to converge their servers, storage, and network devices through PCIe. The new PEX9700 series will have seven models ranging from 12-Lanes/5-Ports to 97-Lanes/25-Ports.

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by Adam Armstrong

Synology Releases DiskStation Manager 5.2

Today Synology Inc. announced an updated to its award winning operating system for its DiskStation and RackStation NAS devices, DiskStation Manager (DSM) 5.2. Synology first announced the beta for DSM 5.2 back in March. The updated OS offers new benefits and features for business such as backups, restoration, cloud technology, security, and caching. And the updated OS offers improvements on the multimedia side including better streaming and streaming to more devices.

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