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Learn about adaptive desktop strategies with Liquidware

This is a guest post by Jason E. Smith – VP Products, Liquidware

Windows desktops are rapidly evolving to take advantage of cloud and virtual strategies. These changes are also affecting the plans of any organization that delivers desktops for fast-moving and productive users.

At the Citrix User Group UK Meetings in 2019, you’ll find Liquidware discussing how we can help your organization adapt to Windows 10 and newly emerging cloud-desktop strategies, including Citrix on Azure and Microsoft WVD (Windows Virtual Desktop). Liquidware and Citrix are partners with Microsoft’s forthcoming WVD desktops, and we’d like to share with you how we can help your organization explore options.

Liquidware’s suite of Adaptive Workspace Management solutions complement Citrix’s vision for future of work and ensure that your users and organization can rapidly adopt new desktop strategies and be ready for the next big change in the industry.

  • Liquidware ProfileUnity enables ongoing user-environment management that supports a lift-and-shift methodology and is on-prem and multi-cloud compatible. The solution enables users to log off legacy desktops and log on to next generation OS, virtual, or cloud desktops at a moment’s notice and be immediately productive. Additional features often used in healthcare include follow-me printing, context-aware settings, and secure-application delivery.
  • Liquidware FlexApp application layering unchains Windows applications from the underlying Windows OS and is compatible with physical, virtual, and cloud-hosted desktops. Applications follow users without the need to install them in the OS itself or to modify base images. FlexApp is on-prem and multi-cloud compatible and also supports a lift and shift from one desktop platform to another (i.e. VMware to Citrix or Amazon Workspaces to Citrix or Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop to Citrix and so on). Even large applications such as Epic have been layered with FlexApp.
  • Liquidware Stratusphere ensures that organizations always have user-experience knowledge of their desktops and users to properly plan for a desktop transformation. The solution leverages machine learning to baseline user experience and automatically rate user experience, as well as in-depth diagnostics to provide organizations with a seamless adaptive workspace.

Liquidware has helped numerous organizations to manage their desktops and users with a proven adaptive-workspace strategy in mind. To get started today, visit www.Liquidware.com.

10ZiG: Citrix Ready, Synergy & H.265 (sponsored)

Citrix Ready, Synergy & H.265

10ZiG are annual exhibitors of Citrix Synergy and this year gave us the opportunity for our CTO to take some time with the Citrix Ready Team.

Kevin Greenway is based here with us in the UK and has an extremely strong background in Citrix Endpoints throughout his six years in the VDI industry. In addition, Kevin has a background in Unified Communications which is an increasing trend with VDI adoption.  This includes integrating platforms such as Skype for Business, Cisco Jabber VDI amongst others.  This and other HDX features combined make 10ZiG an ideal endpoint selection for Citrix.

Following Kevin’s work in Orlando we have some great resources available for you.

On 12th July we issued the following Press Release announcing that our 5910q Windows 10 IoT Thin Client is verified HDX, HDX Premium and HDX 3D Pro making us the first Thin Client provider to achieve the new Citrix H.265 encoding support. You can see the release here.

We are also pleased to announce a co-webinar with the Citrix Ready Team on July 25th at 5pm BST, “Exploring the Benefits of Citrix H.265 Encoding with the 10ZiG 5910q Thin Client”.

This webinar includes:

  • The various benefits and efficiencies of H.265
  • What the end-to-end requirements are for H.265 deployment with Citrix XenDesktop
  • Metrics which offer insight into the improved image quality
  • A real life “under the hood” side-by-side comparison and metrics of H.264 vs. H.265 in various conditions.

You can register for the webinar here.

Last but by no-means least, the following video sees Kevin conduct Citrix Partner Talk with Manjunatha Gali, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager of Citrix Ready at Citrix Synergy 2018.

The Citrix Ready Partner Program is extremely important for our customers as it allows us to develop devices aimed specifically at passing the various HDX verification levels in order to deliver exceptional performance to your desktop (Skype-for-Business, Video, Rich Graphics, Printing etc.).

The video covers a live look at our brand new Quad Core 5900 Series hardware, verified HDX 3D Pro and featuring 3-monitor 4KUHD Support. Kevin also looks at the FREE 10ZiG Manager and explains some of the reasons why 10ZiG are different to other Thin Client vendors.

For more details, please follow these links to our website.

Zero Clients > https://www.10zig.com/zero_clients

10ZiG Manager > https://www.10zig.com/resources/10-zig-manager

FREE Demo Device > https://www.10zig.com/free-demo

Author: Tom Dodds, EMEA Marketing Manager, 10ZiG Technology.