Citrix TechEdge 2019 Deep Dive Training and Insights from Support experts
May 20 2019

DATE
May 20, 2019 | 8:00 AM EST

LOCATION
Atlanta, GA, United States

HOSTED BY
Citrix

VENUE
Omni Hotel

Citrix TechEdge 2019

Deep Dive Training and Insights from Support experts

Keep your edge with TechEdge – Register to attend our 2019 event.

Available exclusively to Customer Success Services and Appliance Maintenance customers, Citrix TechEdge is the premier 1-day deep dive technical training event hosted by leading Citrix Support engineers. Citrix Support is committed to providing cutting edge training and expert insights to empower our most valued Support customers to succeed, which is why we’ve designed TechEdge exclusively for you.

At this event, you’ll gain the tools and methodologies for deploying, optimizing, and troubleshooting your Citrix Cloud, Apps & Desktops, Endpoint Management, and Networking technologies.

Sessions

Profile Management is integral to maintaining a consistent user experience across Virtual Apps & Desktops environments. Getting the initial design & deployment right is often a challenge; Citrix Support experts are here to help. This session will provide you with expert advice on multiple Profile Management topics, such as how to design and deploy advanced roaming profile solutions, how to migrate profile stores from one location to another, and how to use built-in logging to resolve issues such as unavailable profile shares, temporary profiles, and slow logon. You will leave this session with an arsenal of knowledge to deploy and optimize Profile Management for your business.    

Workspace Environment Management uses intelligent resource and profile management technologies to deliver the best possible performance, desktop logon, and application response times for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops deployments. This session will demystify the complexity of Workspace Environment Management by providing you with best practices for deploying it in conjunction with provisioning methods. Learn strategies for reducing resource utilization on the VDA & see practical examples for using Workspace Environment Management to reduce session log on duration. You will leave this session with tips and tricks for troubleshooting deployments of WEM in Citrix Cloud and on premises. 

Speaker   

Rod Haanappel
Senior Readiness Specialist, WW Support Readiness

Rod started with Citrix (Dublin) in 2013 as an Software Escalation engineer before switching to Worldwide Support Readiness where he now produces technical training for Citrix support teams. He was originally a cartographer in Australia for many years before moving to Ireland and holds BSc. degrees in Land Information (Cartography) and Computer Science.

The integration of Citrix Gateway with StoreFront is one of the most common deployment scenarios for Citrix customers to secure and control access to Virtual Apps & Desktops. Minimize your time to value by leveraging the multiple product improvements made to facilitate deployment and troubleshoot app enumeration and launch issues. Become an expert in the latest tools available to Citrix Admins, such as the Virtual Apps & Desktops Wizard, the Authentication Test End User Tool, and the STA Connectivity Checker to optimize session performance. 

Speaker

Paul Walker
Lead Readiness Specialist, WW Support Readiness

Paul Walker develops and delivers training for new Citrix Technical Support Engineers and creates training for new Networking product releases. He has held a variety of roles at Citrix over 20 years, including Support Engineer for both Software and Hardware, Technical Lead for the Hardware Product, Senior Support Readiness Specialist and Lead Readiness Specialist. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information System from Florida Atlantic University.

Citrix ADM provides a single platform to manage, monitor & troubleshoot Citrix Networking platforms deployed on premises or in the cloud. This session will help you master key deployment best practices for Citrix ADM with High Availability & Disaster Recovery, and will show you how to quickly diagnose and address the ‘no data error’ using the No Data Diagnostic Utility. You will leave this session with the expertise needed to deploy Citrix ADM according to enterprise requirements and troubleshoot the most common challenges efficiently.    

Zaheer Mohammed
Escalation Engineer, AAG Technical Support

Zaheer Mohammed is an Escalation engineer at Citrix focusing on the Citrix ADC, ADM and SD-WAN products line. Zaheer holds a Bachelors in Neuroscience along with certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, VMware and Citrix.

As you embark on your journey to move your IT workloads to Citrix Cloud, you may face challenges and resistance to change.  Join us to learn how the future of remote access solutions will look with Citrix Gateway Service.  Consider a variety of migration path options and embrace the next generation of intelligent workspace.

Speaker

Vijaya Raghavan
Senior Product Manager, Workspace Security

Vijaya Raghavan is Senior Product Manager for Citrix Gateway, which provides secure access to Workspace both on cloud and on-premises. He has over 13 years of experience in networking and security. Previously he has worked as a Consultant, Solution Architect, and in Technical Marketing, solving a number of complex customer problems in networking and Identity space.

Paul Walker
Lead Readiness Specialist, WW Support Readiness

Paul Walker develops and delivers training for new Citrix Technical Support Engineers and creates training for new Networking product releases. He has held a variety of roles at Citrix over 20 years, including Support Engineer for both Software and Hardware, Technical Lead for the Hardware Product, Senior Support Readiness Specialist and Lead Readiness Specialist. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information System from Florida Atlantic University.

Optimal performance, features and fixes can be found in the latest Citrix product releases. We want you, as the Citrix Admin, to be prepared to smoothly upgrade to the latest version and to be armed with the right tools to quickly troubleshoot and be up and running. We have simplified and improved the upgrade process through data analytics and customer feedback.

This session covers how to use Scout to collect install logs as well as how to use MSI log analyzer to find resolutions to upgrade issues with Virtual Apps and Desktops. Additionally, you’ll learn how to solve common upgrade issues in Citrix ADC and successfully upgrade your Citrix Gateway with zero downtime.

Vinothkumar Prabhakaran
Product Manager, Network & Cloud

Vinothkumar Prabhakaran is a Product Manager at Citrix, focusing on networking, telco, IoT, and core infrastructure functionalities in Citrix ADC. Vinoth has past work experience in Mobile packet core technology and also in automotive embedded systems. Vinoth holds MBA from IIMB and has completed under graduation in Electronics and communication.

Controlling and monitoring user sessions are top of mind for optimal security & performance. Leverage Gateway Insight to gain visibility into the failures encountered by users, regardless of the access mode, when logging and launching sessions through Citrix Gateway.   Amongst many other capabilities, you can view active users’ sessions, bytes and licenses used, security and authentication events as well as launch failures for a particular user. Learn how to employ an end-to-end monitoring strategy with synthetic testing via App Probing. Proactively monitor your users’ app and desktop launch experience by setting up probes to troubleshoot issues related to the applications, hosting machine or connection before the users experience them. 

Speaker 

Kane Martin
Lead Technical Account Manager, WW Hardware Support

Kane is one of our Technical Account Managers for the America Customer Success team. Prior, Kane served 4 years on the Netscaler ADC Escalation team. When not working with his customers, he is assisting with launching Hardware Priority Program. Kane has worked in the IT industry over the past decade. Prior to working at Citrix, Kane worked for a Managed Service Provider in the Banking & Finance Industry and AirWatch. Kane carries several IT certifications from Citrix, Cisco, VMware, EMC, Microsoft, CompTIA, Brocade & more.
 

Adding a StorageZone controller to your data center provides the ability to manage your own data storage and comes with several benefits such as meeting regulatory requirements and locating storage closer to your users for optimized performance. When you leave this session, you will have the key steps for successful deployment and configuration of an on-premises StorageZone Controller including data migration from the Cloud. You’ll also be able to leverage advanced administrative settings for better user group management and access privileges as well as how to configure advanced authentication options such as single sign-on (SSO).