The Click-Down

Stop living in the past. With technology changing, it's important to be aware of the latest features, functionality, and best practices. Join Ana Ruiz and Dan Feller as they interview the geeks that helped design, build and deploy the latest Citrix technology. They'll help you understand how the magic works so you can impress others with your Citrix knowledge and expertise. So subscribe, tune in, and geek out with us on The Click-Down.

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June 2nd
EPISODE 9: Behind the scenes of Major League Baseball® and Citrix

Earlier this year, Citrix became the official Workspace and App Delivery Management Partner of Major League Baseball (MLB). In this episode of The Click-Down, we talk with MLB Chief Information Security Officer Neil Boland to learn more about how their IT organization is structured and works. Neil shares with us how MLB is using Citrix technology to improve employee productivity while keeping security top of mind. Neil talks about how they can ensure all the clubs have a security baseline to make sure their intellectual property isn’t compromised, especially when they’re on the road.

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May 19th
EPISODE 8: Off to the Races with Formula 1 Red Bull Racing Honda and Citrix

Formula 1 is an exciting, exhilarating sport to watch. With 23 races over nine months on five continents, it takes a lot of planning behind the scenes to ensure things run smoothly. As a Red Bull Racing Honda Innovation Partner, Citrix has provided the team with a better way to work by delivering the experience, security, and choice they need to unlock productivity and innovation. In this episode of The Click-Down, Chief Information Officer of Red Bull Racing Honda, Matt Cadieux, joins us to provide an inside look at everything that that has to happen behind the scenes to have a successful race.

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May 5th
EPISODE 7: A Look Into Wrike, Citrix’s Latest Acquisition

With more and more employees working remotely last year, collaborating, and keeping track of projects became a challenge. Different teams utilize different tools making it hard to stay on top of deadlines and tasks that need to be completed. Earlier this year, Citrix finalized the acquisition of Wrike, a leader in the collaborative work management space. Wrike empowers end-users to track, report, and collaborate across different project. In this episode, we invite George Kuruvilla, Global Strategist, to talk to us about which problems Wrike is solving and how it integrates with hundreds of tools that your company might already be utilizing.

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April 21st
EPISODE 6: What is SASE?

The explosion of SaaS applications, a global pandemic forcing a majority of the work force to work remotely, and attacks becoming more sophisticated, was the perfect storm for SASE to gain popularity in the last 12 months. In this episode, we talk about what SASE is and why it’s important. We invite Eric Beiers, Principal Security Architect, to demystify what SASE is and how he has seen customers approach it. Finally, he discusses how Citrix offers a complete SASE solution that meets all of the recommended and mandatory components defined by Gartner.

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April 7th
EPISODE 5: How Citrix Can Help with Mergers & Acquisitions + Tech Updates

Merging two companies takes a lot more planning than signing the paperwork. IT administrators need to architect a solution to allow end users to access resources from both companies, all while maintaining security requirements to keep the intellectual property secure. In this episode, we walk through how Citrix can help in mergers and acquisitions. We interview Citrix Lead Systems Engineer Brian Olsen, who shares how a customer utilized Citrix during an M&A. We also share tech updates to ensure you are up to speed on everything you need to know with Citrix.

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March 24th
EPISODE 4: Improve your environment with Citrix Performance Analytics

Information overload can make it overwhelming for administrators to parse through data and find relevant information. Citrix Analytics for Performance aggregates site performance metrics into simple dashboards to improve the end-user experience and optimize your sites. Citrix Principal Product Manager Vivek KR explains how these dashboards are generated and how administrators can take advantage of Citrix Analytics.

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March 10th
EPISODE 3: How to Empower Users with Citrix Microapps

Citrix Microapps allow administrators to present single uses cases to end-users through Citrix Workspace. This enables end-users to complete these tasks without having to navigate through complex business applications. Through the out-of-the-box templates for microapps we are able to create an easy and effective way to perform departmental workflows. We have also added Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop service templates to provide end-users with self-service actions right from within their workspace. Join us as we talk to Nathan Mote, Sr. Product Manager, and Phil Wiffen, Technical Marketing manager, about the power of Citrix microapps.

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February 24th
EPISODE 2: Citrix Service Continuity—What Happens When the Cloud Fails?

Everything fails at one point of another. So instead of preventing failure, we need to be prepared for when things fail. What happens when the cloud fails? How can we ensure an optimal undisruptive user experience even when services are down? In this episode, we invited Fernando Klurfan, Principal Product Manager, to talk to use about Service Continuity, a new Citrix Workspace feature, currently in Tech Preview, that minimizes the dependency on the availability of the different cloud components. Don’t wait for the cloud to fail—listen, learn, and be prepared!

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February 10th
EPISODE 1: Citrix Automated Configuration Tool

Imagine if there was a way to automate moving? All the time saved, could be used to do other things. The Citrix Automated Configuration Tool helps you migrate and export your configurations to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop Service. So, if you were hesitating to make the move to cloud because you didn't have time to do it manually, now you have automation to help.

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January 20th
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