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1st Athens DaaS meetup

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Athens DaaS meetup first introductory event. Citrix history, Citrix cloud computing technologies and certifications. PowerPoint presentation slides from the first event in Athens.

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1st Athens DaaS meetup

  1. 1. Athens DaaS Meetup Group 1st introductory meetup
  2. 2. Meeting agenda • About the group /organizer / members • Why? What? • Citrix history • Citrix products and technologies • Citrix communities • Citrix professional certifications • How? Upcoming meetup planning
  3. 3. About our meetup group
  4. 4. Athens DaaS Meetup group • Introduction to application/desktop virtualization technologies • Theoretical and hands-on sessions • Invited speakers • Learn, interact, network • The Found.ation (www.thefoundation.gr) kindly offering its venue for hosting our meetups.
  5. 5. About the organizer
  6. 6. Stefanos Evangelou • MEng (Computer Engineering, NTUA), MSc (Web Science, Univ. Southampton, UK) • 9+ years of overall IT experience • 5+ years of Citrix technical consulting experience • Core specializations • XenApp/XenDesktop and associated technologies • Netscaler • MCP, MCITP, CCA • My profile at http://stefanosevangelou.com
  7. 7. About you
  8. 8. About you • Your current role • Your IT areas of interest • Your Citrix level of expertise • Your motivation to join the group
  9. 9. Why? Why do we organize this meetup?
  10. 10. What’s in it for me? • Citrix technical skills demand will increase over the next decade • Gain knowledge and hands-on experience, get certified • Understand enterprise architectures and industry best practices • Citrix is the global market leader in Application and Desktop virtualization • Forrester research white paper: https://www.citrix.com/products/xenapp-xendesktop/form/forrester- vdi-analyst-report/ • Desktop As A Service (DaaS) is a highly growing technology and trend • https://www.citrix.com/partner-programs/service-provider/hosted-desktops/daas-market-trends.html • Learn, interact, network
  11. 11. What? What are we going to talk about?
  12. 12. Citrix history
  13. 13. Early phase (1989-1996) • (1989) Founded in Richardson, Texas, USA, then moved offices to Coral Springs, Florida. • Ed Iacobucci (chairman, former IBM developer), Randy Wood and Glen Hamblin. Citrix = Citrus + UNIX • (1991) Citrix Multiuser version 1.0 • Extension of OS/2, source code licensed from Microsoft (http://jonudell.net/archive/citrixFirstImpression.html) • Independent Computing Architecture (ICA) protocol, later branded “HDX”. • (1991) Microsoft announcement switching from OS/2 to Windows/DOS. • (1992) New version 2.0 of Multiuser for Windows/DOS. • Allowed up to five users. • (1993) WinView, remote applications server, run DOS and Windows applications. • (1995) WinFrame, multi-user operating system based on Microsoft’s Windows NT • Allowed up to 15 users and was the first thin client for Windows.
  14. 14. Second phase (1997 – 2000) • (1997) New Citrix headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA • (1997) Microsoft to license Citrix technology for Windows NT Server 4.0 • (1998) Windows Terminal Server Edition released. • (1998) Citrix MetaFrame v.1.0 released with Windows Terminal Server. • ICA prevailed over RDP as superior protocol • (1999) Citrix ICA thin client model becoming a trend • An interactive Citrix history map available at: https://www.citrix.com/go/20.html
  15. 15. Recent history (2001 – today) • (2001) MetaFrame XP released. • (2003) Introduced GoToMyPC, GoToAssist, GoToMeeting. • (2005) Metaframe XP rebranded to Citrix Presentation Server. • (2005) Citrix Netscaler (acquisition, Netscaler). • (2007) XenServer (acquisition , XenSource). • (2008) Citrix Presentation Server rebranded to XenApp. • (2011) Citrix ShareFile (acquisition, ShareFile). • (2013) Citrix XenMobile (acquisition of ByteMobile and Zenprise).
  16. 16. Citrix products and technologies https://www.citrix.com/products/?contentID=1857200
  17. 17. Application and desktop virtualization (1) • XenApp • Hosted applications and desktops • Server OS images • XenDesktop • Hosted applications and VDI desktops • VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) • Client OS images • Features and comparison: https://www.citrix.com/go/products/xendesktop/feature-matrix.html
  18. 18. Application and desktop virtualization (2) • XenApp/XenDesktop supporting technologies • PVS • Citrix User Profile Management (UPM) • AppDNA • Monitoring tools (Citrix Studio, Citrix Director, SCOM management packs) • XenServer
  19. 19. Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and Mobile Device Management (MDM) • XenMobile • Mobile device/application management and security • BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) • Citrix MDX app containers • Features and comparison: https://www.citrix.com/content/dam/citrix/en_us/documents/products- solutions/citrix-xenmobile-the-revolutionary-way-to-mobilize-your- business.pdf
  20. 20. Enterprise file sync and sharing (EFSS) • ShareFile • Secure, enterprise-grade data sharing • Sync services on-premises and in the cloud • Features and comparison: https://www.citrix.com/products/sharefile/
  21. 21. Networking • NetScaler and Netscaler-SDWAN (former Cloud Bridge / Branch Repeater) • Scalable network infrastructure, H/A, performance, security • Multiple versions available (SDX, MPX, VPX, CPX) • Features and comparison: https://www.citrix.com/products/netscaler- adc/platforms.html
  22. 22. User access • Citrix Receiver client for Windows, Mac, Linux • Citrix Receiver client for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Chrome OS • Citrix Receiver for Web access • Citrix Receiver HTML5 client • Free download from https://receiver.citrix.com • Citrix Receiver demo: https://youtu.be/woyhUCzs7rc?t=56
  23. 23. Citrix communities
  24. 24. Explore the community sites • Citrix community resources (https://www.citrix.com/community.html) • Citrix User Group Community (CUGC) (https://mycugc.org/) • Community Support Forums (https://discussions.citrix.com/) and IRC channel (http://join.citrixirc.com/) • Citrix Blogs (https://www.citrix.com/blogs/) and Citrix TV (https://www.youtube.com/user/CitrixTV) • Citrix product documentation (https://docs.citrix.com/) and Citrix solutions lab (https://www.citrix.com/go/solutions- lab.html) • Citrix Developer Community (https://www.citrix.com/go/citrix-developer/overview.html) • Octoblu developer community (IoT) (https://www.citrix.com/go/citrix-developer/octoblu-developer-community.html) • Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) Program (https://www.citrix.com/community/ctp.html) • Citrix Ready Community (https://citrixready.citrix.com/) • My Citrix account (https://www.citrix.com/account)
  25. 25. Citrix professional certifications Exams managed by Pearson Vue (http://www.pearsonvue.com/citrix/)
  26. 26. App and Desktop Virtualization • Citrix Certified Expert in Virtualization CCE-V • Citrix Certified Professional in Virtualization CCP-V • Citrix Certified Associate in Virtualization CCA-V • http://training.citrix.com/cms/education/certification/
  27. 27. Networking • Citrix Certified Professional in Networking CCP-N • Citrix Certified Associate in Networking CCA-N • http://training.citrix.com/cms/education/certification/
  28. 28. Enterprise Mobility Management • Citrix Certified Professional in Mobility CCP-M • http://training.citrix.com/cms/education/certification/
  29. 29. How? How do all these pieces fit together? How do they work?
  30. 30. Upcoming meetup planning
  31. 31. Upcoming meetups • Technical discussions on Citrix technologies • Simple hands-on lab sessions • MyCitrix account • Personal labs needed for users’ practice • Use of Citrix product trials • Invited guest speakers and webinars
  32. 32. References • Citrix community resources: https://www.citrix.com/community.html • Citrix product documentation: https://docs.citrix.com • Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citrix_Systems
  33. 33. Q&A session
  34. 34. A future vision https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlFfllpVToI
  35. 35. Thank you for participating! Check out our meetup group updates at https://meetup.com/Athens-DaaS-Meetup Presentation slides available at: http://www.meetup.com/Athens-DaaS-Meetup/files/

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