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Linux and Citrix

To start with, this is not an official statement from Citrix.  Rather, this is a collection of observations over the length of time at Citrix. First thing to note is that in the history of Citrix, the company had respect

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First Citrix Staff meeting

First Citrix staff meeting held at Ed Iacobucci’s house during either August or September 1990. From the left, Mike Stone, VP Marketing, Lynn Bishop, VP Sales, Ed Iacobucci CTO, Glenn Hamblin, VP Engineering, Roger Roberts, CEO. The picture was taken

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When Citrix was Citrus

Citrix was not always called Citrix.  Originally it was called Citrus Systems.  This tale has been passed down for a number of years.  When I first started at Citrix in 1993, I remember seeing letterhead with the Citrus name.  Obviously

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Citrix VideoFrame 1.0

In 1999, Citrix released a product called VideoFrame. This new product was designed to make up for the audio and video shortcomings of server-based computing. In essence, it was an early audio/video streaming server. As good as it sounded, the

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User Experience by Brad Pedersen

Last year at the Citrix Solutions Conference in Europe, Brad Pedersen gave a presentation about “The User Experience“. If look at the slides, you will notice that the first several slides cover early Citrix product history. From experience, this kind

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Russ Naples Video About 64-bit Computing (2005)

There are a few Citrix videos available on the Internet.  I have not found that many yet but persistence usually pays off.  Just yesterday I found one via Veoh that featured Russ Naples.  I worked with Russ in the old

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More Citrix History (1989-2002)

Some things are hard to find. I’ve been working on this blog since September 2006 and this is the first time I have found an excellent report on Citrix history from an independent source. If you have about ten minutes,

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