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Citrix Announces New Certifications

Citrix has announced new certifications to go along with their new product releases as well as the changes to their course lineup.  The new certifications are described here:  http://www.citrixtraining.com/courses/certifications/index.cfm Some changes were definitely needed as the Citrix product offerings have significantly increased over the past few years.

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Installing Lotus Notes on Citrix Presentation Server

Here are some helpful guides on how to install my ‘favorite’ mail client, IBM Lotus Notes on Citrix Presentation Server.  There are very few differences between the installation methods for Lotus Notes versions 6 through 8, but just for completeness I have included links to all of them.  The official Citrix article is quite good and includes screen shots of not only the Lotus Notes installation but also the publishing of Lotus Notes. Continue reading

VDI Connection Brokers

There are only a handful of companies that are currently producing a connection broker product.  If you dig through the documentation from HP, IBM, and others they mention this “optional” magical box that serves as the bridge between the client devices and the hypervisors.  Very few of these vendors who are pushing VDI have come forward and presented a solid connection broker component, which I would consider to be one of the most critical components of VDI.  I have listed them here for convenience in evaluating end-to-end VDI solutions.

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