Citrix Workspace Roadmap

Stay up to date on new and upcoming technologies and features of Citrix Workspace.

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Last updated on October 14, 2021.

Item/Feature Theme Domain Status Description
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service Integration Experience Microapps Released Enables out-of-the box microapps for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service in Citrix Workspace. These integrations can be utilize to perform self-service actions such as restarting sessions, logging off / disconnecting, and searching for faulty machines to quickly resolve issues.
SAML support for Cloud.com and Workspace Choice Identity  Tech Preview Supports the usage of any IdP in Citrix Workspace under SAML 2.0 providers. With this capability, customers can utilize SSO features for a seamless, user experience within Citrix Workspace.
Resident Workspace for Japan Choice Workspace  Tech Preview  Enables customers in Japan to utilize the Citrix Workspace UI and Gateway for authentication in Citrix Workspace to take advantage of security benefits.
Fallback to StoreFront Choice Workspace  Tech Preview  Enables the ability to quickly switch to the StoreFront experience from the Citrix Workspace UI in times of cloud outages or feature / configuration differences. This ability ensures limited end-user productivity hinderance.
Policy Driven Corporate Theming Experience Workspace  Tech Preview Configure your Citrix Workspace with different themes for specific user groups. Assign unlimited theme customizations, such as logos, header colors, and accent colors, to different groups of users within your environment.
Long-lived password and long-lived token  Experience Workspace  Tech Preview Windows, Mac, iOS and Android Improves the employee experience by limiting repetitive end-user password prompts. Enables uninterrupted access in Citrix Workspace without re-authentication for up to 365 days on the same device. End-users are only prompted for authentication if inactivity surpasses 4 days.
Enable richer microapps with embed component  Experience Microapps Tech Preview Enables a variety of information to be shared within a microapp – from embedding a video, data charts, to a dynamic office floor plan. End-users gain important context within notifications or required actions that improve the quality of a microapp workflow.
Enable richer microapps with multi-select component Experience Microapps Tech Preview Enables end-users to select multiple values within a single microapp action. Microapps support wide range of business workflows which require selecting multiple values within a single service action parameter. Actions include selecting multiple meeting attendees and selecting multiple JIRA tags. To request to be added to the Tech Preview, click here.
Enable richer microapps with file upload component Experience Microapps Tech Preview End-users can upload attachments directly from the microapp. 
Enable more effective microapp subscription management using System of Record user groups​ Experience Microapps Tech Preview Enables a more streamlined microapp subscription management process by reducing responsibilities from AD/IT admins and providing microapp subscriptions for specified System of Record user groups. 
Notifications Search Experience Workspace Search Tech Preview Enables search of notifications from the Citrix Workspace feed, including filtering by system of record and viewing of dismissed cards.
Customer defined terms and conditions Experience Compliance Tech Preview  Configure customer-defined terms and conditions for Citrix Workspace for users to acknowledge before they login.
Citrix Workspace app for MS Teams Files Support Choice Workspace  In Progress Supports the integration of Citrix Workspace into Microsoft Teams. Seamlessly utilizes Citrix Files from Citrix Workspace in Teams by enabling end-users to: search for a file, automatically upload files shared in Teams to Citrix Files, send and request a document for feedback / approval / electronic signature, and access Citrix Files in a Teams project space from the ‘Files’ tab.
Adaptive homepage Choice Workspace In Progress  Enables end-users to customize their Citrix Workspace homepage to suit their preferred work style with no admin configuration needed. Choose between multiple layouts, rearrange widgets, add/remove widgets, and convert a customized homepage to a default option.
Unified search with OneDrive and Google Drive Experience Workspace Search In Progress Enables end-users to easily search content within their Citrix Workspace UI for files stored in their connected OneDrive and Google Drive accounts, as well as Citrix Files.
Templated integration for employee engagement notifications in Citrix Workspace Experience Microapps  In Progress Enables out-of the-box actions and notifications for employee broadcast, FAQ, and survey use cases.
OneDrive Upload Notifications Experience Microapps In Progress Enables notifications in the Citrix Workspace feed when a file has been uploaded into a OneDrive folder that’s being shared with another user. The user can open it for editing in the connected content service, or view the folder it is in. Improves employee productivity by keeping the end-user informed in Citrix Workspace about documents shared without the need for context switching to other content repositories.
Notifications of "@mentions" in e-mails Experience Microapps In Progress Enables notifications in the Citrix Workspace feed when a user is mentioned in an email. The user can view the email where they were mentioned, display the whole message, and view the message directly in Outlook. 
Citrix Analytics for Security notifications within Workspace notification feed Experience Microapps In Progress  Enables out-of-the-box notifications from Citrix Analytics for Security into the Workspace feed.
Day at a glance in Workspace Experience Microapps In Progress  Allows end-users to quickly view their 'Day at a Glance' in the Workspace feed for upcoming meetings and/or events by connecting to Office365.
Global App config service support for Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 Experience Workpace app In Progress Enables app settings at scale for Citrix Workspace app for HTML5.
Workspace experience with feeds and apps on Citrix Workspace app for Chrome OS Experience Workpace app In Progress Extends access to Workspace feed notifications/actions powered by microapps to streamline end-user workflows for Chrome OS. 
Support for macOS 12 Monterey on Day Zero Experience Workpace app In Progress: Mac Ensures Citrix Workspace app users can leverage new features and changes with macOS 12 Monterey right from the day of launch.
Windows 11 - Day 1 support Experience Workpace app In Progress Ensures Citrix Workspace app users can leverage new features and changes with Windows 11 on day 0.
Citrix Workspace Browser for Citrix Workspace app on Windows and Mac Experience Workpace app Tech Preview  Extends a new, enhanced embedded browser to access web/SaaS apps within the Citrix Workspace app for Windows/Mac. Improved functionalities include VPN-less access to internal web apps, microphone and webcam support, tabbed browsing, bookmarks, customizable settings, per-app security policies, and app protection.
Authentication using Windows Hello and FIDO2 Experience Workpace app Tech Preview: Windows Enables users to authenticate to Citrix Workspace using Windows Hello and FIDO2 based auth mechanisms using Workspace app.
Single Sign-On to Citrix Workspace from Microsoft Azure Active Directory Experience Workpace app Tech Preview: Windows Enables single sign-on to Citrix Workspace app from Microsoft Azure Active Directory joined machines with AAD as identity provider.
Support for AAD Conditional Access with Citrix Workspace app for Windows Experience Workpace app Tech Preview: Windows Enables authentication to Workspace app using Microsoft Azure Active Directory conditional access if the policies are configured by an administrator.
Support for custom web stores Choice Workpace app In Progress: Mac Enables an organization’s custom web store to be added to Citrix Workspace app.
Storefront to Workspace URL Migration for Windows

Choice Workpace app Tech Preview: Windows Ease the transition of end-users from on-prem storefront to Citrix Workspace with minimal admin support. 
Support for custom web stores Choice Workpace app Tech Preview: Windows Enables an organization’s custom web store to be added to Citrix Workspace app.
Enhanced ICA File Security with Workspace app for Windows Security Workpace app Tech Preview: Windows To reduce the attack surface, ICA files from Citrix Workspace app for Windows will now be stored in memory.
Item/Feature Theme Domain Status Description
Request demo experience
on Workspace mobile
Experience Workspace app In Progress
Enables a demo environment of intelligent mobile experience for end-users of Citrix Workspace app iOS/ Android.
Actionable notifications on Citrix Workspace app mobile device Experience Workspace app In progress Tech Preview: Android Enables Citrix Workspace notifications with actions to Android devices. Users can then initiate an action inside of the notification without opening the Citrix Workspace app.
Multi-tasking capability to switch between various virtual apps with ease Experience Workspace app In progress Tech Preview: Android Enables end-users to switch between virtual apps launched from the same VDA in Citrix Workspace app for Android.
Extended monitor support for Tablets (iPad) enabling multi-tasking Experience Workspace Tech Preview Extends support to connect tablets or mobile devices to a larger screen monitor to perform cumbersome tasks with Citrix Workspace.
Unified mobile Workspace experience

Experience Workspace app Released: Android
Tech Preview: iOS
Utilize virtual assistants, Apple Siri and Google VA, to perform actions inside of Citrix Workspace app.
OS virtual assistant integration
with Workspace mobile

Experience Workspace app Tech Preview: iOS/Android Utilize virtual assistants, Apple Siri and Google VA, to preform actions inside of Citrix Workspace app.
Notification feeds on mobile home screen using widgets

Experience Workspace app
Tech Preview: iOS/Android
View your Citrix Workspace app notification feed on a mobile device, iOS and Android, on device's homepage via widget and quickly take actions.
Storefront to Workspace URL Migration for mobile

Choice Workspace app Tech Preview Ease the transition of end-users from on-prem storefront to Citrix Workspace with minimal admin support.
SSO for web or SaaS app launch within Workspace mobile Choice Workspace app Tech Preview Extends single sign-on capabilities to all applications within Citrix Workspace app iOS/Android without admin individual app SSO configuration.
Item/Feature Theme Domain Status Description
Non-domain Joined VDA support for customer-managed workloads Choice Management - Cloud Tech Preview Enables connections to non-domain joined hosts using Cloud Identity providers such as Azure Active Directory (AD), Okta, Google IdP.
Native Azure Active Directory joined VDAs Choice Management - Cloud Tech Preview Enables connections to pure Azure Active Directory joined Windows 10 hosts and help simplify cloud deployments.
Orchestration RESTful APIs Choice Management - Cloud Tech Preview Orchestration API, 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.
EDT MTU  discovery for Citrix Workspace App on Linux and Mac Experience HDX - Cloud and On-premises In Progress Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) Discovery enables Enlightened Data Transport (EDT) to automatically determine and set the appropriate MTU for each session, so every session will use the MTU that is best for that user’s connection, avoiding packet fragmentation and providing enhanced performance and reliability.
New workload regions for Citrix Managed Azure Choice DaaS - Cloud In Progress New Workload regions for hosting your workloads in Citrix Managed Azure. New regions will be US South Central, UK South, Brazil, Japan East, India South.
Teams Optimization for Dynamic E911 Experience HDX - Cloud and On-premises In Progress Optimized support for dynamic location capabilities within Microsoft Teams to identify a caller's location then natively route those users to locations for E911 deployment.
Teams Optimization for Give/Take Control and Application Sharing Experience HDX - Cloud and On-premises In Progress Optimized Microsoft Teams support for Application Sharing and Give/Take Control so VDI users can share single application windows and request or give control of keyboard and mouse.
Teams Optimizations Improvements - Multi-window (new meeting experience, pop up chats) Experience HDX - Cloud and On-premises In Progress Optimized Microsoft Teams support for Multi-window (a.k.a new meeting experience).
Advanced session data added for cloud-services management of Linux VDAs Choice HDX - Cloud In Progress Director will present Advanced Session data for Linux VDA sessions.
VDA Upgrade Service Experience HDX - Cloud Tech Preview Offers a cloud-based VDA upgrade service that simplifies the VDA upgrade process for administrators. Admins can leverage this service to update their existing base/golden images without the need to perform a manual upgrade or reinstall of the VDA.
Azure AD group-based administration for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service Security Management - Cloud Tech Preview This new feature is designed to allow Azure AD groups to be onboarded directly to Citrix Cloud as CVAD service administrators. This will enable customers to manage access to CVAD service based on Azure AD group membership - with no separate management needed in Citrix Cloud.
Provisioning Support for Hybrid Azure AD to enable Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM) Choice Provisioning - Cloud In Progress Hybrid Azure AD enables provisioning VMs that join both on-prem AD and Azure AD. It enables MEM management and SSO (using on-prem AD credentials) and when a user logs in, they can directly access applications managed by MEM without the need to log in again.
Workspace Environment Management service availability in Japan and APS control plane Choice WEM - Cloud Tech Preview The Workspace Environment Management service is available in Citrix Cloud Japan and Asia Pacific South (APS) based instances - delivering the best possible performance, desktop logon, and application response times for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops deployments.
Workspace Environment Management configuration on Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops web studio Experience WEM - Cloud In Progress Integration between the Workspace Environment Management (WEM) service console and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops web studio to provide a quick and easy way to configure the WEM configuration set from the web studio.
Item/Feature Theme Domain Status Description
Document packager for multiple files in Citrix RightSignature Experience eSignature Released Enables end-users to merge several files into one document before sending for a signature request.
Citrix Files for Windows known folders redirection Choice Content Collaboration Desktop Clients Tech Preview Extends the mapped drive capability to automatically redirect a user's known folders such as Desktop, Documents, etc., to the ShareFile repository. Ensures users can continue using their familiar folders and doesn’t require a change in behavior to save files to ShareFile. Update also supports the OneDrive for Business Cloud Connector.
Electronic Signature Localization Experience Workspace In Progress Supports two additional language options, Italian and Brazilian Portuguese, for electronic signature workflows within Citrix Workspace and Citrix RightSignature. End-users can set the preferred browser language which will be used to render the RightSignature web app UI.
SharePoint repositories searchable with Unified Search Experience Workspace Search In Progress Enables end-users to easily search content within their Citrix Workspace UI for files stored in their connected SharePoint repositories.
Citrix RightSignature notifications within Citrix Workspace notification feed Experience Microapps In Progress Enables out-of-the-box notifications to Citrix RightSignature from the Workspace feed. Gives the flexibility to consolidate the electronic signature workflow within the Workspace experience.
Citrix ShareFile as a 1st party integration in Wrike Experience Wrike In Progress Ensures a unified content collaboration workflow between Wrike and Citrix Workspace. Customers will be able to use Citrix ShareFile within Wrike for their files, attach files from Citrix ShareFile to Wrike tasks, projects, folders.
AV Scan/Protection/Response enhancements in Citrix Content Collaboration Security Workspace In Progress Sets default AV protection to restrict user actions on flagged files. Enables Admin to leverage Citrix Analytics for Security for improved event analysis and response.
AV Scan/Protection/Response enhancements in Citrix Content Collaboration Security Workspace In Progress Sets default AV protection to restrict user actions on flagged files. Enables Admin to leverage Citrix Analytics for Security for improved event analysis and response.
Item/Feature Theme Domain Status Description
Enable Browser Isolation for Internal web & SaaS apps Security Secure Browser Released Allows users to access their IT sanctioned apps from their BYO devices, without having any endpoint agent installed on the end user device. However, unlike a VPN, it redirects the user session from a local browser to a hosted Secure Browser Service. Ensures users can access IT sanctioned and SaaS apps in a sandbox environment and allows them to stay productive.
App protection policies for Internal web & SaaS apps Security App Protection Tech Preview App Protection secures access to IT sanctioned and SaaS apps by scrambling keystrokes and returning screenshots as blank screens, protecting corporate applications, and data. 
Gateway connector support for public clouds (Azure, AWS) Security Workspace Tech Preview Enables remote users with secure VPN-less access with single sign-on (SSO) to internal web applications, deployed on-premises, in Citrix Workspace. With the new support of Citrix Cloud Gateway Connector for Azure and AWS, you can now enable the same secure VPN-less access with SSO to internal web apps hosted on AWS cloud.

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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