Citrix Brand Unification – Product Renames

Citrix has announced a brand unification effort in order to simplify product naming.  Here’s what you need to know! Former Name New Name Citrix Provisioning Service Citrix Provisioning Citrix Receiver Citrix Workspace App Citrix Workspace Service Citrix Workspace Citrix Workspace Suite Citrix Workspace Citrix XenApp Citrix Virtual Apps Citrix XenApp […]


Citrix Synergy Tips

Here are my personal tips for Citrix Synergy, whether you are a first time attendee or an alumni! You don’t have to hit every session.  Keep an eye out in the App whether or not a session will be Recorded or if it repeats.  Recorded sessions get uploaded to YouTube! […]


XenApp and XenDesktop 7.17 Released

XenApp and XenDesktop 7.17 is the latest Current Release version of XenApp and XenDesktop and is now generally available at the download site (sign in required).  I encourage you to read the release notes for each component, but I’ll highlight my personal favorite new or fixed things here. XenApp and […]


XenApp 6.5 End Of Life is Approaching

Did you know that XenApp 6.5 End of Life is approaching?  On June 30th, 2018, XenApp 6.5 will reach end of life from Citrix, according to their lifecycle announcement page.  This date has previously been extended twice and this time marks the final sunset date for XenApp 6.5, Web Interface […]


Changes to XenServer Free Edition Starting With 7.3

Citrix has announced changes to XenServer 7.3 that can greatly impact users of the Free edition.  The full post on XenServer.org explains the reasoning behind the changes, but since many people are not aware, I wanted to highlight the fact that these changes will be effective from 7.3 moving forward […]


XenApp and XenDesktop 7.16 Now Available

Citrix has released XenApp and XenDesktop 7.16, and per their usual cadence, it is packed with a bunch of new goodies.  I’ll highlight a few of my favorite features and fixes here, but be sure to look over the release notes for anything that may be important to you!  Be […]


Welcome to the Citrix Technology Advocate (CTA) class of 2017!

I am honored to be among the Citrix Technology Advocates (2017) class of 2017. CTA’s are individuals who are active in the Citrix community, providing feedback and helping others through things such as blog posts, participating CUGC, providing support in IRC or discussion boards and more. A special thanks to […]


Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR

Yesterday it was announced that XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR was available!  This release brings a host of enhancements but more importantly it is the next long term release for customers who need a more consistent release schedule with long term support.  If you’re not familiar with LTSR versus CR, […]


Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) 7.12 Released

  Download page   Better late than never, PVS 7.12 has been released.  Provisioning Services 7.12 includes a number of notable fixes, and a much-anticipated tech preview release of Linux VDA streaming.  Additionally, PVS is now capable of clearing cached Windows credentials – a feature I know a few of […]