Citrix Synergy 2012 Live Blog

It’s time for Citrix Synergy 2012. I’ll be live blogging the keynote again this year. I’m looking forward to hearing about some of the Cloud/multi-tenant announcements and mobility improvements.

It’s time for Citrix Synergy 2012. I’ll be live blogging the keynote here. I’m looking forward to hearing about some of the Cloud/multi-tenant announcements, mobility improvements, and desktop management.

May 9, 2012, 1:37 pm

CitrixSynergy keynote is over. As promised lots of cloud and mobility talk. NOTHING FOLLOWS

May 9, 2012, 1:34 pm

#CitrixSynergy 2 aspects for service providers are automation and self-service. Project Avalon is helping tremendously in this area!

May 9, 2012, 1:32 pm

#CitrixSynergy Project Avalon-a mix of CloudPlatform, Rainmaker, CloudPortal, and a dash of nutmeg

May 9, 2012, 1:22 pm

#CitrixSynergy Citrix’s commercial version of Apache CloudStack is now called Citrix CloudPlatform.

May 9, 2012, 1:21 pm

#CitrixSynergy CloudStack is now part of the Apache Software Foundation – now called Apache CloudStack.

May 9, 2012, 1:18 pm

#CitrixSynergy I usually don’t excited about thin clients, but the 13 watt power over ethernet flat screen montior with HDX was awesome.

May 9, 2012, 1:11 pm

#CitrixSynergy Receiver on Windows 8 in fluid Metro style. All the tiles and corners are supported.

May 9, 2012, 1:02 pm

#CitrixSynergy FlexCast RemotePC isn’t really new AFAIKT – with the exception of not disabling Aero on the physical PC.

May 9, 2012, 1:00 pm

#CitrixSynergy FlexCast with RemotePC. Basically installing a VDA on a physical desktop and letting XD broker the connection.

May 9, 2012, 12:47 pm

#CitrixSynergy Citrix Receiver delivering native iOS enterprise apps. Remote wipe works with the delivered apps too.

May 9, 2012, 12:46 pm

#CitrixSynergy Citrix Receiver delivering a native browser that can access internal websites without publishing a XenApp browser. Cool.

May 9, 2012, 12:37 pm

#CitrixSynergy RT @rickd4real – Love the #iHTML5WinAndroid icon. Thx @thomaskrampe

May 9, 2012, 12:31 pm

#CitrixSynergy ‘ShareFile is not Dropbox for the enterprise, it is more like iCloud for business’ – Mark T.

May 9, 2012, 12:23 pm

#CitrixSynergy ShareFile with StorageZones – private and public cloud options, geo location options, and such. Helps with export restrictions.

May 9, 2012, 12:20 pm

#CitrixSynergy Podio is free for teams of up to 5 people. No mention on how it is priced after that.

May 9, 2012, 12:19 pm

#CitrixSynergy I just signed up for a Podio account with my Google account. Literally took like 20 seconds. I really dig this!

May 9, 2012, 12:16 pm

#CitrixSynergy Podio integrates with GoToMeeting. This Podio stuff is really cool! This type of technology really helps mobile workers feel “part” of the team.

May 9, 2012, 12:13 pm

#CitrixSynergy Podio looks more powerful than Socialcast. I’m liking what I’m seeing :-)

May 9, 2012, 12:12 pm

#CitrixSynergy Podio demo -This reminds me of Socialcast (kind of like Facebook for enterprise).

May 9, 2012, 12:09 pm

#CitrixSynergy Team collaboration with all the poser of social – Podio (now part of Citrix)

May 9, 2012, 11:57 am

#CitrixSynergy The Citrix innovation award nominees are focused – you guessed it – cloud and mobility

May 9, 2012, 11:51 am

#CitrixSynergy “Hyper-V is able to double the VM density over a year ago.” – Mark T.

May 9, 2012, 11:51 am

#CitrixSynergy Citrix has acquired Virtual Computer – now XenClient Enterprise Edition – 5. If you have XenDesktop Enterprise, you get XenClient Enterprise.

May 9, 2012, 11:43 am

#CitrixSynergy 2 main topics are mobile and cloud. I really like both of those topics (mobility SDK is awesome and I dig CloudStack). Let’s see what else is up the sleeve…

May 9, 2012, 11:40 am

The keynote has started. It looks like the theme of this year will be “work and play”. Hinting at personalization, social (Podio), mobility, etc.

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