Installing Citrix XenApp 7.5

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Robin Hobo has a nice tutorial for installing the new version of Citrix 87.5 and publishing apps! Installing and Configuring Citrix XenApp 7.5 and publishing Desktops and Applications "On March 26, 2014, Citrix puts XenApp back on the market with the release of Citrix XenApp 7.5. This version of XenApp does not use the Independent Management Architecture (IMA) anymore like in previous versions but use the same FlexCast Management Architecture that XenDesktop use. What’s also new is in XenApp 7.5 is Cloud deployments, Full AppDNA support, Additional virtualization resource support, like VMWare vSphere 5.5, and the support for Web Interface 5.4 is back (XenDesktop 7.x didn’t support the Web Interface). The installation of XenApp 7.5 and the XenDesktop 7.5 are almost the same. In this blog I show you the…
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Citrix XenApp 7.5 is Now Available!

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Announced in January of this year, XenApp 7.5 is available NOW on the Citrix web site! Below is the press release from January 28, 2014. Citrix XenApp 7.5 - New Generation of Windows App Delivery Designed for Mobility and Cloud SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- "Citrix today (January 28, 2014) announced the next generation of the Citrix XenApp® product, the market-leading app virtualization solution. As the workforce becomes increasingly mobile, businesses are struggling with how to deliver core Windows apps to an ever wider variety of devices. While re-architecting and re-writing these apps for mobile platforms may take months or years, customers can use XenApp to mobilize Windows apps today and deliver a native, high-performance, multi-touch-enabled experience as a result of the latest enhancements to Citrix HDX technologies. In addition, enterprise…
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VirtZine #42 – Video – “P2V’ing a vCenter Console”

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Converting a vCenter Console from physical to virtual, Google drops the price of all monthly Google Drive plans, the new version of XEN 4.4 has better ARM support. (Click on the buttons below to Stream the Netcast in your "format of choice")  Download M4V  Download WebM  Download MP3 ("Right-Click" on the "Download" link under the format buttonand choose "Save link as..." to save the file locally on your PC) Subscribe to Our Video (M4V) RSS Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/netcast/feed Subscribe to Our Audio (MP3) RSS Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/audio/feed Also available on YouTube: http://youtu.be/QIBoOkm4Kxs
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VirtZine #42 – Audio – “P2V’ing a vCenter Console”

VirtZine - Audio Netcasts
Converting a vCenter Console from physical to virtual, Google drops the price of all monthly Google Drive plans, the new version of XEN 4.4 has better ARM support. (Click on the buttons below to Stream the Netcast in your "format of choice")  Download M4V  Download WebM  Download MP3 ("Right-Click" on the "Download" link under the format buttonand choose "Save link as..." to save the file locally on your PC) Subscribe to Our Video (M4V) RSS Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/netcast/feed Subscribe to Our Audio (MP3) RSS Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/audio/feed Also available on YouTube: http://youtu.be/QIBoOkm4Kxs
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The New Version of XEN Has Better ARM Support

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The Open Source Xen Project, that distributes the free Xenserver hypervisor, has released 4.4... now with better ARM CPU support. Xen 4.4 Brings Greater Virtualization Support to ARM eWeek - "The latest release from the Xen Project brings performance and security improvements to more ARM-based server platforms. Server makers and Web-based companies looking to build low-power ARM-based servers are getting more support with the release of the latest version of the Xen hypervisor. The Xen Project, a group within the Linux Foundation that is pushing the development of the Xen hypervisor, on March 10 announced the availability of version 4.4 of the open-source technology, which includes among other performance enhancements wider support for ARM-based server platforms. Xen had been able to support ARM-based systems-on-a-chip (SoCs) since last year, but the…
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Big Google Drive Price Drop!

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(Cross-posted from Dr. Bill.TV) - Wow! This is big! Google drops price of all monthly Google Drive plans to $2/100GB, $10/1TB, $100/10TB Written by:Jordan Kahn (Google 9to5) - "Google announced today on its blog that it’s lowering the monthly pricing plans it offers for users buying extra storage on Google Drive. Google attributes the changes to “recent infrastructure improvements” that is allowing it to offer more affordable storage options. Google reminds us that, as always, Drive storage purchased through the new plans counts towards storage for Drive, Gmail and Google+ Photos. The new plans begin at just $1.99 for 100GB down from the previous $4.99 for the same amount of storage. There is also a new $10 plan for 1TB (down from $50 previously), and a 10TB and up option…
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