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.