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Microsoft Teams and Citrix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) certified support for Calling and Meetings

Good news, after a long time coming, Microsoft Teams calling and meetings (audio, video and sharing) are now available on VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) with Citrix. Microsoft Teams chat and collaboration has been supported in VDI for a long time, and now with the Citrix platform, calling and meeting functionality are also supported. Audio, video and sharing are handled via WebRTC on the...

Citrix HDX Optimization for Audio/Video in Microsoft Teams in VDI available in the coming weeks

Exciting news coming out of Citrix Synergy conference. Citrix announced the upcoming HDX optimization for Microsoft Teams, customers will get a fully native, fully featured Microsoft Teams experience within Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops. The Citrix Workspace app has a built-in multi-platform HDX Media Engine that ensures optimized device and media handling, with audio, video, and screen...

Citrix Demo Optimized web-based Microsoft Teams meetings and calls in a Virtual Environment

Hot on the back of Citrix announcing they will support Microsoft Teams optimisation on VDI in a browser and a full client, Citrix has provided a video demoing their solution to optimize web-based Microsoft Teams in a virtual environment. It works by using Browser Content Redirection and Google Chrome on the VDA, and the embedded browser within Workspace app on the endpoint. This offloads the...

Citrix Plan HDX RealTime Optimization Pack for Microsoft Teams, providing audio video and sharing support in VDI

  Thanks to Lyndon-Jon Martin, Lead Workspace Field SE at Citrix,  for highlighting this to me on LinkedIn.  Fernando Klurfan, Principal Product Manager Citrix wrote a blog giving an update on Citrix’s support strategy for Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams in VDI Today (July 2018) Today, you can run Teams in a VDI environment, but you basically have to turn all the Audio/Video features off...

Does the HDX RealTime Media Engine for XenApp and XenDesktop VDI support Skype for Business Online Cloud PBX?

Citrix and Microsoft have worked together on the Citrix release of the XenApp/XenDesktop HDX RealTime Optimization Pack for Microsoft Skype for Business, which is now generally available. The system requirements from Citrix are here: Server (backend) Microsoft Skype for Business server 2015 Microsoft Skype for Business Online (Microsoft Office 365 hosted Skype for Business Server 2015) Microsoft...

HDX RealTime Optimization Pack 2.0 for Skype for Business on Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop VDI

Citrix and Microsoft recently revealed they have been working together on the Citrix 2.0 release of the XenApp/XenDesktop HDX RealTime Optimization Pack for Microsoft Skype for Business, which is now generally available. Before this point, there were two options for Lync and VDI, the Microsoft Lync VDI Plugin and the HDX RealTime Optimization Pack 1.x or Microsoft Lync The Microsoft VDI Plugin...

Citrix XenDesktop Now Certified Supported on Lync 2013

  Good news that a few customers have been waiting for, Citrix have now passed certification for support on Lync 2013, joining Microsoft and VMware as supported platforms. Looking Under Infrastructure / Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Vendor Tested Product Local Client Remote Server Protocol Citrix XenDesktop Citrix Receiver 4.1.02 XenDesktop Virtual Delivery Agent 7.1 ICA Note: Citrix VDI...

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