You don’t have to wait until October to experience the valuable technical content at Synergy Barcelona. Get an advance look at top conference sessions by attending Synergy Live! on Monday,19 September at 15:00 CEST (Central European Summer Time). 

Synergy Live! is a free, live-streamed event featuring five Citrix speakers, who will present 15-minute previews of their sessions. You can attend all five or choose the topics that interest you most.


15:00 CEST: Desktop Transformation with Citrix Consulting

Led by Citrix Consulting, you will be provided insights into how to transform your organisation’s desktops into dynamic virtual desktops by leveraging a proven methodology and lessons learned from real-world implementations.

Presenter: Tarkan Koçoğlu, Director Services Development, Worldwide Consulting Solutions, Citrix Systems, Inc.

15:25 CEST: SYN210 preview – Building a single point of control for all SaaS, web and Windows applications

Citrix CloudGateway is a single point of entry and control for all apps that sits at the “front door” of the emerging service delivery network. It enables virtual workstyles in the new Cloud Era by driving the power of one: one location; one identity; one point of control. In this session, learn how CloudGateway uniquely provides secure, single sign-on access and identity federation, application self-service, real-time SLA monitoring, application security and compliance reporting for all types of applications. It is the only solution that breaks down rigid IT silos by combining service delivery functionality for enterprise apps with capabilities for fully leveraging cloud-based applications and services.

Presenter: Jason Poole, Manager, NetScaler Sales Development, EMEA, Citrix Systems, Inc.

15:50 CEST: FlexCast: using one license to deliver the right type of desktop virtualisation for each user

This preview of the five-part series on FlexCast functionality of Citrix XenDesktop will show you how easy it is to deliver the right type of virtual desktop for each user or group. Each session in the series will focus on one of the five FlexCast models: VDI, Hosted Shared desktops, Streamed VHD desktops, Local VM (XenClient) and On-demand Apps.

Presenter: Matt Crawford, Lead Product Marketing Manager, Enterprise Desktops and Apps, Citrix Systems, Inc.

16:15 CEST: SYN312 preview – XenClient best practices: using virtualisation layers to simplify Windows desktop management

This preview will cover advanced concepts, best practices and architectural considerations for deployment of a centralised infrastructure to manage distributed local virtual desktops on Citrix XenClient. Learn how to use dynamic VM images to drastically simplify the management of Windows desktops with virtualisation layers.  Also featured will be the Synchronizer, a centralised management system for XenClient.

Presenter: Peter Blum, Director, Product Management, Citrix Systems, Inc.

16:40 CEST: SYN314 preview – What’s new in XenApp 6.5: the next chapter in the on-demand application story

Citrix XenApp keeps getting better, thanks to high-definition user experience, improved performance and simplified management with Microsoft integration. This session will cover key enhancements in the most current XenApp 6.5 release. You will learn how the new features open a new chapter in the story of on-demand applications. Topics include seamless integration of applications and virtual desktops, fast application launch technology and streamlined XenApp management.

Presenter: Cris Lau, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Enterprise Desktops and Apps, Citrix Systems, Inc.


You are guaranteed to walk away with valuable information and a better understanding of the educational value Synergy Barcelona will provide. For more information, click here.

We look forward to welcoming you to Synergy Live! on 19 September!