Citrix XenClient had a strong presence at Citrix Synergy Barcelona. There were a number of sessions, new product announcements and partner demos that continued to show the strong interest and market momentum of Citrix XenClient. In this post, we’ll review the news of the event and introduce an upcoming technical webinar that is filled with more detail on the new XenClient 2.1.

Our first announcement at the show was with Login Consultants. You can read about the new XenClient and Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Integration Toolkit from Login Consultants in Manu Chauhan’s blog, the press release from Login Consultants and Jeroen van de Kamp’s blog on The demo from Login Consultants was a great hit in the Citrix XenClient booth!

Our second announcement was about the new XenClient 2.1. What’s in this new release? Peter Blum’s blog will give you a great technical overview of the release.  Angela Carducci’s blog will give you a good sense of what it means for your business. The business blog includes a few customer testimonials about XenClient and a quote from Mitch Parker, Vice President and General Manager of Citrix Systems’ Client Virtualization Division. Want more information on XenClient 2.1? Register for our technical webinar on 12/7 at 11am ET / 5pm CET!

There were several XenClient sessions at the show. Here is a recap:

  • Peter Blum kicked off our sessions at Synergy as a panelist at Geek Speak Live – Client Hypervisors vs. VDI. You can watch a replay of the session here.
  • During Citrix Summit, Manu Chauhan from the Citrix XenClient team and Dr. Ryan Durante, Chief of the Cross Domain Solutions and Innovation Section, Air Force Research Lab, AFRL/RIEB addressed the Citrix partner community with their session on FlexCast: Leverage Local VM (XenClient) Desktops for Desktop Mobility. It was great to see the partner interest at the session!
  • Later in the show, Raymond Chew from the XenClient team presented with Dr. Durante at a very well attended session on FlexCast: Local VM (XenClient) Desktops Go Mobile.
  • Douglas Brown, Founder, closed out the show with a fantastic session on XenClient Best Practices with Douglas Brown plus using Virtualization Layers to Simplify Windows Desktop management. Don’t miss the replay here.

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