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Doubling our Business Together: One Year After the Cisco-Citrix Partnership

I’m here today in beautiful Barcelona for Citrix Synergy.   It’s remarkable to think that it was only a year ago that Cisco and Citrix announced a strategic, 5-year agreement to accelerate mainstream adoption of desktop virtualization. Last night the Cisco-Citrix alliance team met at a local restaurant to celebrate our success together.  Whenever we get together we realize that our visions are so closely aligned that it’s almost scary. But it’s…


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Unified Data Center IQ Contest : And if there is only ONE ..

…e competition you still can win a weekly iPAD and catch up for the Grand Prize (valueed $2000)  with bonus questions over the week-end This week bonus question are about “desktop virtualization “ Perfect timing as Citrix Synergy starts next week in Barcelona- Check the bonus question on – You have till Sunday evening PST to answer — And follow  @ciscodc and @drombaut for some hints. -Next week question will b…


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The Optimized Secure Network for Cisco VXI

Today, Cisco announced the new release of the Cisco VXI Smart Solution. Part of the announcement is, of course, enhancements in our Borderless Networks architecture to enable our customers to deploy a secure, reliable, and fast virtual desktop infrastructure. With Cisco WAAS version 4.5, released last year, Cisco WAAS can natively accelerate and optimize Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, overcoming the performance and cost challenges of deploying vi…


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Cisco Open Network Environment – Leading the Network (R)evolution

…evaluate emerging network models Virtual Overlay  solutions– these will leverage the Nexus 1000V technology as a building block, bringing support for OpenStack, multi-hypervisor support (including open source hypervisors from Citrix and Red Hat, in addition to the support for VMware and Microsoft hypervisors already available), and VXLAN gateway funcationality for scalable multi-tenant cloud solutions .  These cover all the use-case requirements…


For IT Strategy Think BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

At Citrix Synergy 2012, I was invited to participate in a panel discussion, “Beyond BYOD to Work Anywhere with Virtual Workspaces”.  Fellow panelists included Simon Bramfitt, Principal Analyst at Entelechy Associates, and Jeroen Van De Kam, CTO at Login Consultants. Two key themes came up repeatedly:  the need to keep BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in perspective and the role of the business and the users.  BYOD should be an element of a broader…


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