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Citrix Federated Authentication Service Integration with APM

This guide will cover how to use APM as the access gateway in front of Storefront when using Citrix FAS. This will enable you to leverage authentication methods like SAML, Kerberos, or NTLM on the client side. Note that almost any auth method can be supported via Receiver for web, but Receiver self-service does not support some auth methods such as SAML. Read more
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The Inside Scoop on VMworld 2015...

It's that time of year again for VMworld in San Franciso! This year, F5 and VMware are partnering on a few fronts to show the strength and capabilities of our partnership. First, check out the F5 and VMware Hands-on-Lab for End User... Read more
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F5 Friday: It's an iApps-travaganza!

New iApps are available for your provisioning pleasure. Programmability is hot, and one of the most efficient forms of programmability are templates. Deployment templates  improve time to market, reduce risk by eliminating the introduction... Read more
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APM Citrix Client Bundle for StoreFront 2.6 HTML5 Receiver

If you're using Citrix StoreFront 2.6 and following the Citrix-VDI-iApp 2.0.0 deployment guide you may run into a snag while creating the Citrix Client Bundle for HTML 5 support.  In StoreFront 2.6 the Citrix HTML5 Receiver is not longer... Read more
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VMworld 2014 – From VDI to EUC: The End User Computing Timeline (feat Pindell)

Paul Pindell, F5 Biz Dev Solution Architect, takes us over to the Whiteboard Kitchen to talk about the history of the F5/VMware EUC collaboration, walks through the timeline of the cool integrated solutions over the years and gives a glimpse of... Read more
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Clip #3: F5’s John McAdam on Information Age / Cloud-Channel.tv

“What we think about all the time at F5 is how to remain relevant” Technorati Tags: CEO,mcadam,cloud,sdn,security,architecture,relevant Read more
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DevCentral Top 5: May 12, 2014

And here we are again...that fateful time of the week where we admire, and yes, celebrate the amazing accomplishments of our DevCentral contributors.  The easy part is writing about all the great content; the hard part is picking just 5... Read more
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Real Synergy: F5 and VMware

#VDI Faster deployments, lower costs, better productivity.  Among the many buzzwords associated with marketing like "agile", synergy is often used to promote the notion of increasing overall IT and business effectiveness through... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: Tons and Tons of (Virtual) Options

#virtualization #cloud #sdas The release of Synthesis 1.5 brings more virtual edition options to the table. Most organizations are in transit between running a traditional data centers and managing a more flexible, cloud-enabled model. Their... Read more
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Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

More and more organizations are using the BIG-IP system to secure, optimize, and scale their Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop deployments. Since the days when these applications were known as MetaFrame, F5 has been testing and tuning the BIG-IP system for... Read more
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Totally Unscientific SDN and Cloud Survey Results

#SDN #Cloud #F5 #agility2013 #SDDC #devops We did some question asking during SDN sessions at F5's Agility conference. Here's what we discovered about ... everything that's a buzzword Before you get any further, let me reiterate -... Read more
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The Game of Musical (ADC) Chairs

Now things are starting to get interesting… Nearly everyone has played musical chairs – as a child if not as an adult with a child. When that music stops there's a desperate scrambling to pair up with a chair lest you end up sitting on the... Read more
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Einladung zum F5 Networks Webinar : Secure Remote Access mit APM in Citrix Umgebungen (VDI)

Hiermit lade ich Sie zu unserem monatlichen Webinar am Freitag, 31.08.2012 um 09:00 Uhr ein. In dem 30-minütigen Webinar erfahren Sie, welchen Mehrwert F5 mit seinen Lösungen z.B. in einer Citrix Umgebung bietet. Eine der... Read more
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F5 Friday: Enhancing FlexPod with F5

#VDI #cloud #virtualization Black-box style infrastructure is good, but often fails to include application delivery components. F5 resolves that issue for NetApp FlexPod The best thing about the application delivery tier (load balancing,... Read more
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F5 Friday: Doing VDI, Only Better

#F5 does #VDI, and it does it better. There are three core vendors and protocols supporting VDI today. Microsoft with RDP, Citrix with ICA, and VMware with PCoIP. For most organizations a single vendor approach has been necessary, primarily... Read more
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From a Network Perspective, What Is VDI, Really?

We at F5 – like most collectives of geeks - are constantly discussing the wide array of IT boondoggles that are out there, looking at which ones hold water and which are just passing fads. Often we’re debating which are passing fads. Today I... Read more
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VMworld 2011: F5 BIG-IP v11 iApps for Citrix

The bonus VMworld2011 video - like the special features of a DVD! This was shot by our good friends at Dell and originally posted to the Dell TechCenter home page and Dell TechCenter YouTube channel. I interview F5 Solution Architect, Michael... Read more
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Whither Cloud Gateways?

Farm tractors and military tanks share an intertwined history that started when some smart person proposed the tracks on some farming equipment as the cross-country tool that tanks needed to get across a rubble and shell-hole strewn World... Read more
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In 5 Minutes or Less Video - BIG-IP APM & Citrix XenApp

Watch how F5 customers can now simply use BIG-IP Access Policy Manager or BIG-IP Edge Gateway to consolidate access control in a central location, keeping infrastructure administration concerns to a minimum. With BIG-IP solutions, customers enjoy... Read more
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Hindsight is Always Twenty-Twenty

There have been many significant events over the past decade, but looking back these are still having a significant impact on the industry. Next week is Interop. Again. This year it’s significant in that it’s my tenth anniversary attending... Read more
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Citrix XenApp 5.0 Implementation Tips

I recently had the pleasure of working on a Citrix 5.0 implementation and I wanted to share a few things that I learned during that setup.  As many of you know, there are two deployment guides that have been made available by F5 Networks in... Read more
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Clouds Are Like Onions

Which of course are like Ogres. They’re big, chaotic, and have lots of layers of virtualization. In discussions involving cloud it is often the case that someone will remind you that “virtualization” is not required to build a cloud. But... Read more
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The API Is the New CLI

Infrastructure 2.0, from a purely developmental standpoint, is about APIs. It’s about offering up the functionality and capabilities of a wide variety of infrastructure – network, storage, and application network – to be externally controll... Read more
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2009: The Year We Virtualize The Desktop (VDI)

I typically try to stay away from prediction lists – that’s not to say that I don’t think about and plan for the future, I just try to avoid saying “In the Year 2000…” (in my best falsetto) at the beginning of each new year. There are so many... Read more
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Citrix CFO provides some insight to Netscaler business

Some interesting tidbits from a few recent financial conferences where David Henshall, Citrix's CFO, presented: At the Credit Suisse First Boston annual Technology Conference November 30, 2006: BV Jagadeesh (former CEO of... Read more
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