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Citrix Global App and Configuration Service
20:48The Citrix Global App Configuration Service (GACS) provides a centralized mechanism for enterprise IT admins to easily configure, distribute, and manage user settings for the Citrix Workspace app across all managed and unmanaged devices. In this episode, I am joined by Prashant Yadav, a Lead Product Manager with Citrix, to discuss the Global App and Configuration Service and how it can help Citrix administrators on a day-to-day basis.
Citrix Automated Configuration Tool / Backup and Restore
22:53The Citrix Automated Configuration Tool migrates workloads and aids in daily Citrix administration tasks for both on-premises and Cloud. With the Citrix Backup and Restore Feature, a snapshot of your Citrix configurations is always ready on standby. If inadvertent changes arise, choose a backup, select restore, and you’re up and running again with a few clicks. In this episode, I am joined by Yashu Arora, Sr. Product Manager at Citrix, as we discuss the Automated Configuration Tool and the Citrix DaaS Backup and Restore feature upcoming Tech Preview.
25:57Citrix has developed a custom Terraform provider for automating Citrix product deployments and configurations. Using Terraform with the Citrix provider, you can manage your Citrix products via Infrastructure as Code, giving you higher efficiency and consistency in infrastructure management and better reusability in infrastructure configuration. In this episode, Jason Samuel joins me to discuss this new automation strategy and what it means for our customers and partners.
Reflecting on 2023 and Looking ahead to 2024
31:53In this episode, I am joined by Calvin Hsu, Vice President of Product Marketing at Citrix, as we look back over the past year on the Citrix strategy and focus, the products and features delivered in 2023, and what to expect in 2024 in the areas of product delivery, education, and the Citrix Community (CUGC).
Citrix and Nutanix
28:05Running Citrix on Nutanix allows you to deliver a hybrid multi-cloud DaaS solution that is secure, scalable, and affordable. Through the Nutanix hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) and multi-cloud deployments of Citrix DaaS, you can provide secure, on-demand, and elastic access to apps, desktops, and data from any device or location. Join me as I discuss running Citrix on Nutanix with Paul Murray, Principal Product Marketing Manager at Citrix.
What's new with HDX on Mobile and Tablets
24:20In this episode, Citrix Sr. Product Manager Manav Jain joins me to discuss how Citrix has been working behind the scenes to improve your experience with the Citrix Workspace app on mobile and tablet platforms. Whether you need better security, a more immersive experience, or to enable your diverse workforce to get a desktop experience on mobile devices, Citrix has you covered. We want to ensure you are at your best, no matter where you or your team are.
29:39As a Citrix administrator, one of your biggest fears may be having your Citrix environment unavailable for your end users to access their virtual apps and desktops. It is essential to have a resilient Citrix environment where your end users can access their resources in the face of unexpected events or failures. Join me as I discuss how Citrix provides resiliency to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and Citrix DaaS with Isaac Stasevich, Sr. Product Manager at Citrix.
Citrix Provisioning Best Practices
17:06Citrix Provisioning, or PVS, has been in the Citrix portfolio since 2006, and since it was first introduced, the technology landscape has seen dramatic changes. Join us as we discuss the updated and new Citrix Provisioning best practices with Uzair Ali.