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Whitehat Virtual Security Bulletin – September 2016

October 16, 2016

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Why the 10 Largest Healthcare Systems Rely on Citrix Everyday

October 15, 2016

Beyond being the 10 largest healthcare systems in the United States, collectively representing almost 17% of all of the hospital beds in the United States (150,892 of the 902,202 hospital beds, I checked),  what do HCA, CHS, Tenet Healthcare, Ascension Health, Catholic Health Initiatives, Trinity Health, Kaiser Permanente Health Foundation, LifePoint Health, Dignity Health, and […] Read More

Top 3 Reasons why Citrix Login’s are Slow

October 9, 2016

INTRODUCTION: The Citrix login process is arguably one of the most important in that the login process is where end users get their first impression of the overall Citrix experience.  Desktop virtualization projects have failed solely based on the metric of login times with end users refusing to adopt the new environment because of slow […] Read More

What is VDI? Why Does This Technology Exist? In plain English.

October 8, 2016

What IS a virtual desktop?  What is VDI?  Why does this technology exist?  Why do companies buy this stuff?  What problems does VDI solve?  What is in it for the End User? I have heard and answered these questions and many more related  to virtual desktops for a very long time, so I though a […] Read More

5 Second Citrix Logins – Killing the Myth that Citrix is (always) Slow

September 17, 2016

One of the top complaints we hear from prospective customers is “Citrix is slow”.  Read More

Building Blocks of a Better IT End User Experience

June 9, 2016

Five years ago very few people were talking about the End User Experience we in IT were delivering to our end users.  Today there are a number of companies (Aternity, eG Innovations, ControlUp, Lakeside, Goliath, etc. to name a few) continuing to refine their products that give us more and more visibility into what our […] Read More

SAML/Single Sign on with Citrix

June 2, 2016

Two of enterprise businesses’ biggest headaches are addressed by a single solution:  Security Assertion Markup Language or SAML. Read More

Is Your IT Staff Working Against You?

May 31, 2016

To be honest, this is a difficult topic, but it is so common we have to talk about it. Several hundred thousand companies have bought Citrix XenApp or XenDesktop, VMware Horizon View or any number of other technologies based on the promised features, capabilities, cost savings and productivity enhancements the new software promises to bring.  Unfortunately […] Read More

Microsoft Licensing Demystified

We recently posted a guide to Citrix licensing, which has confounded users since the beginning of time. We also are asked frequently about Microsoft licensing and how it folds into the Citrix environment.  Read More

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