Citrix Workspace product release roadmap

Page last updated: May 1, 2019

The Citrix Workspace product roadmap lists updates that are currently planned for the Citrix Workspace platform, as provided by Citrix Cloud services. The capabilities and updates listed in this roadmap are an entitlement of the comprehensive Citrix Workspace Premium Plus service. Updates and capabilities are at various stages of development and availability for customers world-wide. Please note, the features in development below are only publicly announced development items. Many more features and enhancements are being developed behind the scenes.

Launched
Updates and capabilities fully released that are now generally available for applicable customers.

Citrix Workspace experience U/I enumerates and displays the following workspace resources within the user interface based on customer entitlement.

  • Virtual apps & desktops managed via Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops service
  • Virtual apps & desktops managed via Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops 7
  • Mobile applications & productivity apps via Citrix Endpoint Management service
  • Mobile applications & productivity apps via XenMobile Server
  • SaaS applications, including Office 365, via Citrix Access Control service
  • Single sign-on (SSO) to web (intranet) applications via Citrix Access Control service 
  • The ability to share, edit and connected content from multiple repositories via Citrix Content Collaboration
  • IT admins can choose to enable Workspace experience by delivery groups via Citrix Endpoint Management

Citrix Workspace platform integrates with identity providers to authenticate users.

  • Active Directory
  • Azure Active Directory
  • On-premises Gateway AAA
  • Active Directory with Time-based One Time Password (TOTP) as a second factor of authentication

Citrix Workspace experience U/I works in conjunction with the associated identity provider to deliver instant, password-free access to the following resources.

  • Virtual apps & desktops
  • Mobile applications & productivity
  • All SaaS applications supporting SAML 2.0 (including Citrix Files, Office 365, G Suite, SalesForce, etc.)
  • Content and connected data repositories
  • SSO to web applications deployed on premises (Tech Preview)

Citrix Workspace introduces the following new user experience capabilities to simplify the overall user experience.

  • Display recently accessed apps, desktops and files
  • Empower users to tag their favorite apps, desktops and files
  • Search for apps and desktops by name
  • Citrix Casting integration with Citrix Workspace hub
  • Search for files by name
  • Open files with virtual app
  • Personal Cloud Connectors OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, Google Drive
  • Integration of Microsoft security risk indicators (Azure AD ID Protecton & Windows Defender ATP)
  • Microsoft AD integration to enhance user profiles
  • Export to Splunk
  • Share links dashboard to uncover compromised links in Content Collaboration
  • Dynamic Recording action to capture current user session in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

In development
Updates and capabilities currently on the roadmap

  • Virtual apps & desktops managed via Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD)
  • Virtual apps & desktops managed via VMware Horizon

Citrix Workspace platform integrates with identity providers to authenticate users.

  • Azure Active Directory with SSO to virtual apps and desktops
  • On-premises Citrix Gateway as an Identity provider to Citrix cloud services
  • Okta as an identity provider for Citrix cloud services
  • Google as an identity provider for Citrix cloud services

Admins can configure the following authentication modes to enable users to login to the Citrix Workspace

  • Cloud-enabled Federated Authentication Service (FAS) for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
  • Support for on-premises Radius natively in Citrix Cloud
  • Integration with 3rd party vendors
  • Mobile SSO
  • Key logging and screen capture prevention for Citrix Workspace app

Citrix Workspace introduces the following new user experience capabilities to simplify the overall user experience.

In addition to the above items, we are also working on many more innovative features that will be announced as they launch. 

  • Security analytics for SaaS and web apps
  • Support for EU Region

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