What's New in the Citrix World!

As you may already know from Citrix Synergy 2013, there are quite a few changes and enhancements that were made regarding the Citrix suite of core products. Below I highlighted the pertinent enhancements and "what's new" information regarding some of the newest available Citrix releases. Links to Citrix blogs as well as E-Docs are also included below, so that everything is in one location for your reference. These updates may also assist with fielding some of those questions out there about the latest and greatest from Citrix and the reasons to either upgrade or leverage their suite of great products in the near future for your End-User Computing needs.

XenDesktop 7

What’s New?

EDoc: http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/xendesktop/cds-xd-7landing-page.html

StoreFront 2.0

What’s New?

Download: Available as part of the XenDesktop 7 ISO http://www.citrix.com/downloads/xendesktop/product-software.html

EDoc: http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/dws-storefront-20/dws-version-wrapper.html

XenServer 6.2
What’s New?

Performance improvements include:

Download: For the moment, from xenserver.org - http://xenserver.org/open-source-virtualization-download.html

ISO files available from citrix.com - https://www.citrix.com/downloads/xenserver/product-software.html

Blog: http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/06/26/open-source-what-does-it-mean-for-xenserver/
Provisioning Services 7.0
What’s New?

Support for Microsoft Server 2012:
Download: Available for download under XenDesktop 7 core components http://www.citrix.com/downloads/xendesktop/product-software.html

Profile Management 5.0

What’s New?

This version includes issues fixed since the last release of Profile management. For the list of fixed issues, see CTX124164. In addition, this version includes the following new key features:

EDoc:  http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/user-profile-manager-5-x/upm-wrapper-kib.html

XenApp 6.5 FP2
XenApp 6.5 Feature Pack 2 brings added value to your existing XenApp 6.5 deployment by enhancing seamless delivery of apps across devices and extending the 3D graphics experience to more of your users. Feature Pack 2 shares many of the innovations delivered in the XenDesktop 7 release.

Please Note: With the exception of the Mobile SDK for Windows Apps, all the other XenApp 6.5 FP2 components available on the download page are not dependent on HRP02.

What's included in XenApp 6.5 Feature Pack 2?

Download:  https://www.citrix.com/downloads/xenapp/product-software/xenapp-65-feature-pack-2-platinum-edition

EDoc:  http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/xenapp/xenapp65fp2-w2k8-welcome.html

Citrix Receiver for Windows 4.0

What’s new?

Download: https://www.citrix.com/downloads/citrix-receiver/windows.html

EDoc: http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/receiver-windows-40/receiver-windows-40-wrapper.html

Blog: http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/06/25/receiver-for-windows-4-0-released-today/

Citrix Receiver for Mac 11.8

What’s New?

Download: https://www.citrix.com/downloads/citrix-receiver/mac.html

EDoc: http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/rec-mac-11-8/rec-mac-11-8.html

Blog: http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/06/25/whats-new-with-receiver-for-mac-11-8/

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