Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Roadmap

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Last updated on November 5, 2020

Theme On premises
or cloud
Domain Feature description Status Description
Choice Cloud All Non-domain Joined VDA support for customer-managed workloads In progress Enables connections to non-domain joined hosts using Cloud Identity providers such as Azure Active Directory (AD), Okta, Google IdP
Choice Cloud All Native Azure Active Directory joined VDAs In progress Enables connections to pure Azure Active Directory joined Windows 10 hosts and help simplify cloud deployments
Experience Both Workspace app 64 bit webcam redirection for Citrix Workspace app on Chrome/HTML5 In progress Enables webcam redirection from published 64-bit applications  when using Citrix Workspace app on Chrome/HTML5
Experience Both HDX Teams optimization screen sharing - Citrix Workspace app for Mac In progress Improvement to our Teams optimizations, allowing Mac client users to screen share in MSFT Teams within a virtual session.
Experience Both HDX Teams optimization proxy support In progress Support for Microsoft Teams redirection in environments where network proxy servers are configured on the endpoint.
Experience Both HDX Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) scanning support In progress Enables scanner redirection for WIA devices in addition to TWAIN. Allows end users to scan information in their remote desktops and applications with WIA scanning and imaging devices that are connected to their local client computers.
Security Cloud Workspace experience BYO SAML Citrix Workspace authentication Tech preview This feature is designed to enhance the security and seamless access of Citrix Workspace by allowing customers to leverage industry-standard SAML authentication solutions.
Security Cloud Workspace experience Google IdP Citrix Workspace authentication Tech preview Now Citrix Workspace experience will provide the ability for customers to leverage Google IdP directly for authentication.
Security Cloud Workspace experience Radius for Citrix Workspace authentication Tech preview Now Citrix Workspace experience will provide the ability for customers to directly leverage RADIUS solutions for authentication.
Resilience Cloud Workspace experience Service continuity with native Citrix Workspace app for Windows Tech preview Service Continuity for Citrix Workspace app for Windows is designed to ensure users of Citrix Workspace still have access to their apps and desktops in the event of a network disruption or internet outage preventing connections to Citrix Cloud. Through secure, intelligent caching of information, user sessions will launch uninterrupted for a configurable period of time, even if the brokering system is unavailable.
Choice Cloud DaaS Citrix managed DaaS for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Premium and Advanced services In progress Offers fully Citrix-managed DaaS workloads to administrators inside the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Advanced and Premium cloud service offerings. Allows admins to deploy apps and desktops on Azure using Citrix-managed capacity and billed directly from Citrix.
Choice Cloud Management Web studio Tech preview New Citrix Cloud studio is faster and more responsive, simplifying administrative tasks and reducing time spent on management.
Choice Cloud Gateway Enlightened Data Transport Protocol support with Citrix Gateway service Tech preview Enlightened Data Transport Protocol for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops is faster, improves application interactivity, and is more interactive on challenging long-haul WAN and internet connections. Enlightened Data Transport Protocol delivers a superior user experience by dynamically responding to changing network conditions while maintaining high server scalability and efficient use of bandwidth. This capability is now supported with Citrix Gateway service in Tech Preview.
Choice Cloud Management Orchestration REST APIs Tech preview Orchestration API, is in limited tech preview, is a RESTful interface which provides customers and partners access to the same level of APIs that our Citrix engineers internally. For example, the APIs used to create a machine catalog inside a Citrix console is now available to customers and partners to facilitate automation of tasks or other activities.

Note: In progress and tech preview items are targeted for release within the next 12 months and are subject to change without notice or consultation.

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