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Short overview documents explaining a technology, a feature, or a function next to a technical diagram.

Citrix Analytics

Analytics—Provide visibility into your environment to protect it from malicious users and to proactively improve the end-user experience.

Citrix App Layering

User Layer Management Utility - VHD to VHDX Conversion - Learn how the User Layer Management Utility converts VHD to VHDX.

Citrix Client-Side Cloud Services

Global App Configuration service—A centralized service that enables IT administrators to configure Citrix Workspace app settings easily and seamlessly for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, HTML5, and Chrome OS.

Global App Configuration Service Settings and Behaviors FAQ—This is a Citrix Global App Configuration Service FAQ explaining the triggers that cause settings to refresh on the client apps and whether there exists any precedence in applying the settings in case of conflicting configurations managed over third-party MDM or any other management tools for managed devices.

Citrix DaaS

Autoscale - Explore the various ways Citrix enables admins to save on cost when hosting workloads in the cloud. Learn about different load-balancing algorithms and scaling methodologies and how much they can save in an environment based on our tests.

Automated Configuration Tool - Learn how the Citrix Automated Configuration Tool eases migrating your Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Site(s) to Citrix DaaS.

Citrix Cloud Resiliency—Learn how Citrix Cloud services are architected and built for resiliency. Understand how Service Continuity features enable users to connect to accessible resources even if some or all of the cloud services are unreachable.

Citrix DaaS - Learn how Citrix DaaS enables you to deliver virtual apps and desktops to your end users while offloading the management plane to Citrix Cloud, ensuring your environment is always up to date.

Citrix DaaS for Azure - Delivers Windows apps and desktops from Microsoft Azure based on Azure Virtual Desktop. Citrix DaaS Standard for Azure offers cloud-based management, provisioning, and managed capacity for delivering virtual apps and desktops to any device.

Citrix DaaS MSIX and MSIX app attach—Learn how Citrix DaaS can improve your operational efficiency by delivering MSIX-packaged applications to endpoints.

Citrix Image Portability Service - The Citrix Image Portability Service feature simplifies the management of images across platforms.

Enhancing Azure Virtual Desktop - Learn about the value Citrix provides to your Azure Virtual Desktop environment running in Microsoft Azure. Citrix DaaS provides a cloud-based management, provisioning, and capacity management solution for delivering virtual apps and desktops to any device. See how cost savings can be achieved while delivering a superlative user experience and enhancing the security posture of our deployment.

Citrix VDA Upgrade service - Learn how the Citrix VDA Upgrade service can improve your operational efficiency by shifting VDA updates from a manual to an automated process.

Local Host Cache / High Availability mode for Citrix DaaS—This is an inside view of how the Local Host Cache (LHC) works with Citrix DaaS. Learn how the different components of LHC interact to keep you in control of your uptime.

Avoid Common Misconfigurations that Can Negatively Impact DaaS Resiliency—Understanding Citrix DaaS resiliency features is a critical first step in configuring your environment correctly in the event of a service disruption. This article details the common misconfigurations that may impact the availability of DaaS resources in the event of a service disruption. 

Optimizations for Citrix DaaS and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops - Cost - Explore how Citrix enables admins to strike the right balance between delivering a great end-user experience and optimizing costs.

Citrix Endpoint Management

Citrix Endpoint Management—Learn about Unified Endpoint Management, which lets employees work how, when, and where they want, with the power to manage every app, device, and platform in one central location.

Mobile SSO - Native mobile app single sign-on for iOS and Android SaaS applications.


NetScaler Gateway and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops - Learn why NetScaler Gateway is the best secure remote access solution for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops.

NetScaler Web App and API Protection service—With cyber threats rising and modern application architectures getting more complex, organizations need a more straightforward way to defend against bots, DDoS, zero-day exploits, and other attacks. Learn how the NetScaler Web App and API Protection service can provide effective security against these attacks.

Gateway service for HDX Proxy: This service provides users with secure remote access to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops without having to deploy Citrix Gateway in the on-premises DMZ or reconfigure firewalls.

Multifactor Authentication with NetScaler nFactor - Learn how to implement various Multifactor Authentication methods with NetScaler nFactor Authentication.

Policy Label -  Examines the concept of policy labels and gives a few examples of their usefulness.

Citrix Secure Private Access

Citrix Workspace Essentials and Secure Private Access Getting Started Guide - This guide demonstrates configuring SaaS and internal web apps with single sign-on (SSO) in Citrix Workspace.

Secure Private Access - With Secure Private Access, organizations go beyond access and aggregation to provide IT with policy controls that provide conditional access to cloud apps and internet browsing, enhancing the organization's overall security and compliance posture.

Secure Private Access - Use Cases - Learn about Citrix Secure Private Access use cases, how to grant access on a Zero Trust approach, using Citrix Enterprise Browser or Remote Browser Isolation, and more.

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

Citrix Provisioning - Overview of Citrix Provisioning architecture and deployment options for both on-premises and cloud resource locations.

Optimizations for Citrix DaaS and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops - Cost - Explore how Citrix enables admins to strike the right balance between delivering a great end-user experience and optimizing costs.

Workspace Environment Management—Learn how Workspace Environment Management uses intelligent resource management and Profile Management technologies to deliver the best possible performance, desktop logon, and application response times for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops sessions and enhance the deployment's security.

Citrix Workspace

Citrix Workspace - End users should be able to work where, when, and how they want. Citrix Workspace has everything you need to keep people productive and data secure.

Workspace app—A personalized interface that provides access to all assigned SaaS apps, web apps, virtual Windows apps, virtual Linux apps, desktops, and data.

Workspace App—Seamless Authentication—Citrix Workspace App provides several authentication options administrators can enable based on the identity provider enabled in their organization across on-premises and cloud environments.

Workspace Identity—Learn how Citrix Workspace utilizes a secure primary identity to broker authorization for SaaS, web, mobile, and virtual apps.

Workspace Single Sign-On - Learn how Citrix Workspace provides single sign-on capabilities to SaaS apps, web apps, mobile apps, Windows virtual apps, and Windows virtual desktops. In addition, learn how Workspace single sign-on can support IdP chaining configurations.

Security & Compliance

App protection - App protection policies protect application data from attacks based on keyloggers and screen capture tools. These policies allow companies to embrace BYOD and extend resources to remote workers, contractors, and gig economy workers.

Zero Trust—Zero Trust is the most important End-User Computing movement since Mobile and Cloud. The Citrix Zero Trust Architecture enables the "any-any-any" vision that Citrix has been espousing for years and is secured by access policies contextualizing trust.

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