Desktop Virtualization is one of the hottest topics in the IT industry with Citrix being the thought leader in the Desktop Virtualization space.  My name is Carisa Stringer and I’m a Sr Product Marketing manager here at Citrix on the Desktop and Apps team. I’d like to take a moment to talk to you about all the exciting desktop virtualization presentations, demonstrations, and hand-on learning we have been preparing for Citrix Synergy in Barcelona.  Whether you are new to desktop and application virtualization or a seasoned veteran, Citrix Synergy is a great forum to speak with industry experts, see live demonstrations of some of our newest product features, and hear more about Citrix’s vision for virtualization.

There’s so much great content, I highly recommend attending any many sessions as you can, but here are a few of my recommended “can’t miss” sessions:

  •  At our last Synergy event, Citrix announced Project Avalon, a new and exciting project focused on delivering desktops and apps as a cloud service.  Come hear from product directors Joe Vaccaro and Kevin Strohmeyer about preparing for and understanding what project Avalon means to you.  (SYN 107: Get ready to deliver Windows Desktops and apps like a cloud provider with Project Avalon)
  • In May, Citrix acquired Virtual Computer and began integrating their industry-proven management technology into our XenClient product line.  Hear from Dan McCall, the VP of Product Management and Marketing, about the new XenClient management system and desktop virtualization best practices .  (SYN 102: Best Practices for virtual desktops on laptops with XenClient)
  • With the release of XenDesktop 5.6 FP1, Citrix changed the way we think and deliver desktop virtualization with the release of our Personal vDisk technology.  Product experts David Wagner and Michael Larkin will provide a deep dive look at our new personal vDisk technology and how it can be combined with Citrix Profile Manager to bring desktop virtualization to even the most demanding users. (SYN104: Deep dive on personal VDI with Persona vDisk and profile management)

Don’t forget to make time to review all the available hands-on learning labs and stop by the Expo Hall to see all the demos of all our other great technologies including AppDNA, VDI in a Box, Remote PC and more!

Thanks for joining me and I look forward to see you in Barcelona on October 16th!