Citrix Synergy is here!

This blog will be live updated if the WiFi is kind to me 🙂

It’s that time again of the year where the geek in me gets out and I get to hang out with the CTP family to share the exciting news of the latest and greatest of Citrix Synergy

Bloggers priviledges


As this is my second year in the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) program, I’m still getting used to the perks that come with the title, like a pre-seating for the Citrix Synergy keynotes. So this year I’m blogging from a great spot 🙂

What’s new?

I’ll try to keep up with the many announcements that will be shared in just a couple of minutes with the world. There should be some really good ones in there 🙂

Those that already paid attention to the social media feeds, might have already found some exciting news out there!

And guess who already received one to play with 🙂

HDX Ready Raspberry Pi 3

HDX Ready Raspberry Pi 3

So let’s check out the other news …

I like the message from Kirill: “Our strategy is to build the world’s best integrated technology services for secure delivery of apps and data – anytime, anywhere”

Xen Family
  • NetScaler CPX
  • NetScaler Management and Analytics System
  • Integration with Microsoft Office 365
  • Rights management capabilities


This is a huge announcement regarding the renewed partnering with Microsoft!!
 Check out Brad Anderson’s blogpost for even more details on the partnering

An overview of the blogposts regarding the keynote announcements
Esther Barthel
Solutions Architect at cognition IT

Esther has been working in different roles and functions as an IT consultant ever since she finished her Masters degree in Computer Science in 1997. She has worked as a web developer, database administrator, and server administrator until she discovered how Server-Based Computing ( SBC ) combined servers, desktops, and user experience in one solution. Esther has been specializing in virtualization solutions such as SBC, VDI, application, and server virtualization for over eight years now and is currently working as a Senior Consultant at PepperByte, where she designs and implements Citrix® solutions for both small-business and large-enterprise infrastructures scaling from 100 to 15,000 users.
In january 2014 her first book Citrix XenApp 6.5 Expert Cookbook was published by Packt Publishing.

Esther is awarded as a Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) from 2015 - 2017.
Esther is awarded as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in 2017.

Esther is a Citrix Certified Expert – Virtualization (CCE-V), Citrix Certified Professional – Mobility (CCP-M), Citrix Certified Professional – Networking (CCP-N) and RES Software Certified Professional (RCP).