Most desktop apps are designed with multiple Window Pane's to organize data
and make it consumable without forcing a users eyes to scan from one side of
a monitor to another. In many cases these Pane sizes are discretionary for
the developer or already user adjustable. Given that, why not make the Window
Pane sizes easy to consume on a mobile device.
It turns out that the 320x480 Pixel screen of the iPhone provides a very
readable Window Pane whether its displayed with multiple Panes on a desktop
app or one at a time on a mobile device. That same Window Pane of information
can also look great on an iPhone when hosted on XenApp and displayed with the
Citrix Receiver. If it's done right, navigating multiple window Panes of a
Desktop app can be done without constant zooming, pinching and panning.
A great new usability feature in version 2.0 of Citrix Receiver for iPhone ... (more)
Chris Fleck's Blog
The economics of Cloud Computing do point out a major Cloud advantage when it
comes to short term or variable workloads. On the surface though it's
apparent that Amazon's EC2, for example, is significantly more expensive if
the set up is utilized 24x7x365, even a 40 hour week yields a slightly higher
Below is a simple comparison of Amazon EC2 vs. purchasing a set of servers
for development purposes ( I have added some additional costs and scenarios).
This example also assumes the servers fit in existing space and either
environment would be managed by exi... (more)
Chris Fleck's Blog
Since there was not many new exciting iPhone demos at the MacWorld Keynote,
we decided to release some of our own. Check out Cut & Paste from a real
PowerPoint doc to Word. It works with Citrix! Let us know what you think of
the file navigation application as well. Nothing to announce regarding
release date...but we are making good progress.
In the mean time chat with the developers over in the iPhone project site.
Building on its extensive client virtualization portfolio, HP today announced
with Citrix a simplified solution that integrates affordable,
high-performance HP Blade PCs and Citrix® XenDesktop™ 3 to help businesses
reduce costs and enjoy better manageability, scalability and security than
with traditional PCs.
At the core of the solution are the new HP BladeSystem bc2800 Blade PC and HP
BladeSystem bc2200 Blade PC, which offer advanced infrastructure control and
scalability. These products are combined with Citrix XenDesktop 3 to provide
a high-definition user experience and cen... (more)
Despite the early warnings Citrix has made a direct hit at VMWorld 2009,
announcing enterprise-proven XenServer will now be free. The news seems to
have been well received by IT shops looking for ways to save in the tough
economic climate as well as by virtualization consultants expanding the
options they can offer customers. Michael Goldstein, VP at LAN Associates, a
VMware, Microsoft and Citrix Reseller that specializes in IT solutions for
the legal industry said “ This move by Citrix is going to really shake
things up. Unless the client is totally committed to VMware, we can n... (more)