The Venetian | The Palazzo
Las Vegas | January 13-14, 2015
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Citrix Summit kicked off 2015 with powerful training, collaboration and networking

The premier annual kickoff event for Citrix and our global network of partners offered new programs to help grow business, enhance technical skills and expand professional networks—plus new activities to motivate and inspire. Mark your calendar now for Citrix Summit 2016, which returns to Las Vegas at the MGM Grand January 11–12 for even more strategic networking and training.


Senior leaders deliver Citrix vision and tech highlights

Citrix senior executives explored the exciting business opportunities in mobile workspaces—powered by Citrix market-leading technologies in virtualization, networking and cloud services­—and offered a vision into the software-defined workplace. In two keynote addresses, presented jointly to partners and sales teams, they offered early insight into the Citrix roadmap as well as a technical preview of exciting new products to come.


Work better. Live better.

Summit prepared attendees for new developments in mobile workspace solutions, and provided resources to position and sell the key technologies that drive them. Sessions were targeted by role—business, sales and technical—to deliver content with immediate value, and interactive, real-world environments helped attendees apply new product knowledge in a hands-on setting. Summit put partners face to face with Citrix experts, and provided tools to help them navigate and sell into key verticals including healthcare, education and financial services.

Sessions were organized into eight tracks to help partners expand their Citrix expertise and enhance their profitability, no matter their focus:

 

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Total freedom for users, full control for IT

This track investigated innovations and technologies for empowering people to work from anywhere while providing IT with full configuration, security and management control of apps, data and devices. Topics included mobile app and device management, mobile data access and security, app stores, and social and real-time collaboration.

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Transform Windows desktop delivery into an on-demand mobile service

This subject area covered solutions enabling IT to transform any Windows app or a complete desktop into secure, on-demand mobile services that ensure a highly optimized user experience on any device. Sessions focused on desktop and app virtualization, Windows app migration, VDI, RDS and client virtualization including administration, service delivery, security and mobility.

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Create a network service delivery fabric that optimizes performance, availability and scale

With a focus on cloud networking, this track discussed how to ensure the best mobility, performance and availability by accelerating and securing enterprise applications and cloud services across the LAN, WAN, Internet and cloud. Presentations covered network virtualization, software-defined networking, disaster and site recovery, load balancing, app security and multitenancy in private and public clouds.

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Extend your datacenter to leverage any cloud

This track explored solutions for building automated, application-centric clouds that ensure the best security, performance and reliability whether running in the enterprise datacenter or in an external cloud. Topics included automation, orchestration, networking, and access and management for compute and application services.

Programs and Alliances

Powering the mobile workforce with secure-by-design solutions

Sessions showcased how to align sales to your customers’ priorities and security budgets with powerful solutions that reduce risk, protect sensitive corporate data and meet compliance requirements while empowering a mobile workforce to work anywhere, anytime, on any device.

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Kick-start profitability with programs designed to build your business

Content in this track highlighted partner resources to help you grow your profitability with the latest Citrix channel programs, Key Plays, Leads and Rewards, Citrix Partner Central and Citrix SalesIQ.

 

 

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The whole is greater than the parts with alliance partners

This track explored alliance partnerships with leading IT companies, providing insight into complementary technology alignment as well as joint GTM motions that add business value.

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Guidance and support to plan, build, market and sell

Sessions in this track covered adoption trends, selling and marketing tools, technologies and best practices for offering hosted apps and desktops as a service.


Look back at these Summit highlights

Recapture the Summit experience

Download presentations on January 26 and watch sessions on demand in Citrix SalesIQ beginning February 2.

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Innovation Award for Partners

See which of our finalists was voted best in delivering business value for their customers.

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New Solutions Demo Sandbox

Partners experienced and evaluated new Citrix solutions in a hands-on tech playground.

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Partner Appreciation Party

An unforgettable night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: the ultimate partner “thank you”

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