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Cisco at Citrix Synergy 2011

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Experience Cisco Desktop Virtualization Advantage

Please join Cisco at Citrix Synergy 2011, May 25 27, in San Francisco. At this event you will learn how Cisco and Citrix are working together to deliver Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure, a validated end-to-end desktop virtualization solution that allows IT to realize the benefits of cost savings, flexibility and security while providing a quality end-user experience that supports rich media, voice and video collaboration.

Cisco wins the 2011 Citrix Ready Business Solution of the year!

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Cisco was named one of six finalists for Citrix Ready Solution of the year!

Citrix Ready Solution of the Year(2011) Finalists announced!

Citrix is happy to announce the Citrix Ready Solution of the Year finalists for 2011. The finalists were shortlisted based on their nomination submissions that highlighted their impact on Citrix Business, commitment to relationship with Citrix, joint customer satisfaction, channel and field commitment, and marketing commitment with Citrix.

Join Cisco at Citrix Synergy 2011
Visit Cisco in booth 306 where we will continue to show you how Cisco's solutions can help you transform your networks to become more competitive, more innovative, and more profitable.

Exhibit Hours
Tuesday, May 2411:45 a.m. 1:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. (Synergy Welcome Reception)
Wednesday, May 2512:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 2612:15 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

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Sponsor Session

Cisco Virtual Experience Infrastructure Panel: Combining Desktop Virtualization and Collaboration Technologies for Best User Experience (SYN609)

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 24, 8.00 a.m. 8.45 a.m.
Moscone West Room 2024 (Attendee capacity: 200 theater)

  Harry Labana, Chief Technology Officer, Citrix

Panel Speakers:
  Doug Dooley, Director, Product Management for Desktop Virtualization, Cisco
  Jake Hughes, Chief Technical Architect, Seattle Children's Hospital
  Jeff Platon, Senior Director, VXI Enterprise Architecture and Systems, Cisco

Breakout Sessions

Desktop Virtualization and Technical Synergy Track

Simplify, Secure and Scale your XenDesktop Deployment with Cisco's Desktop Virtualization Platform (SYN306)

Date/Time: Thursday May 26, 2:00 p.m. 2:45 p.m.
Moscone West Convention Center Moscone 2003-2005

  Ashok Rajagopalan, Product manager, Server Access Virtualization Group, Cisco
  Rana Kanaan, Senior Director Product Management, Citrix

The New Collaborative Workspace: Bringing Together Desktop Virtualization, Collaboration and Rich Media (SYN110)

Date/Time: Thursday, May 26, 5:00 p.m. 5:45 p.m.
Moscone West Convention Center - Moscone 2004-2006

  Phil Sherburne, VP Enterprise Architecture and Systems Group, Cisco

Please check this website regularly for more information regarding Cisco speaking sessions.

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Cisco Technology Demonstrations

At Citrix Synergy 2011, Cisco will showcase Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI), a fully validated end to end desktop virtualization with best-in-class partners that offers:

  • Lower cost of deployment, operation and support
  • Faster, simpler provisioning
  • Customer choice through an open ecosystem
  • Rich media, voice and video collaboration capabilities for a superior end-user experience
  • Better security through centrally managed applications and data

Additionally, Cisco VXI includes a comprehensive portfolio of endpoint devices and collaboration software. Get cost savings in provisioning and power management, and the flexibility to support a wide variety of end-user needs.

Cisco will showcase key demonstrations in the booth to include:

  • Analyze Your Desktop Virtualization Savings: Find out how you can use the Cisco VXI Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Tool to calculate the reduced cost of acquiring and managing your virtual desktops when deploying Citrix XenDesktop on a Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) infrastructure.
  • Secure Your Virtual Desktops: Find out how VXI security technologies such as Cisco ASA and Cisco Virtual Security Gateway (VSG) are deployed for increased protection of your virtual workgroups, information and infrastructure.
  • Scale and Manage Your Infrastructure Efficiently: See how the Unified Computing System architecture and management help simplify data center operations while providing superior scalability, user experience, and cost savings.
  • Experience Collaboration: See how your users can freely collaborate using rich media and real-time voice and video collaboration applications in a virtual desktop environment anytime, anywhere, on any device.

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Transformation Lab

Design Desktop Transformation with Citrix Consulting
Moscone West Convention Center, Level 1 Solutions Expo Hall

Supporting the "how" of the Desktop Transformation Model, Citrix Consulting will provide real-world use cases demonstrating how to transform an organization's desktop environment.

The demonstrations will be presented by experienced experts who have guided several customers and partners through successful desktop transformation. The experts will provide insights into assessing user patterns and applications, creating a high-level XenDesktop design, migrating users, and more.

Follow the desktop transformation process behind the scenes, view endpoint devices at the booth, and see the user experience throughout the process. Interact with the consultants to address questions, and experience different endpoint-device scenarios.

Cisco has been invited to participate in this unique opportunity at Citrix Synergy. Stay tuned for more information regarding Cisco's involvement with the Transformation Lab.

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Cisco Mobile App

Participate in Cisco activities at Citrix Synergy and earn prizes and Cisco Preferred Access rewards!

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Participants that check into 2 or more activities in at least 3 categories, will earn the official Cisco at Citrix Synergy badge. This special badge will equal 100 Cisco Preferred Access rewards points, redeemable for discounts on upcoming events or certification exams, carbon offsets, and more. For more on Cisco Preferred Access, visit this website.

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