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Citrix Cloud On-Demand Webinar & Demo

There has never been a better time to transition to Citrix Cloud… In this on-demand event, Layer 8 and Citrix Certified Instructor, Kent Huelman show you why countless organizations have moved to this innovative workspace management platform through an informative webinar that includes a Citrix Cloud demo using live labs. In addition, you’ll walk away […]

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Citrix ADC Training: 6 Must-Haves for Deploying Apps in Hybrid Environments

  The world is moving to hybrid and multi-cloud architectures that offer tantalizing benefits for IT teams. But to truly reap the benefits, you must solve the challenges of deploying apps to these diverse environments. In addition, many organizations are identifying the need for an application delivery controller (ADC) along with a management and orchestration […]

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How to Create a Hybrid Cloud Blueprint with Citrix Training for SD-WAN

  As your organization moves applications to the cloud, you’ll want to ensure that your networks are fully prepared for this exciting evolution. If your networks are not optimized for virtual desktops, it can result in a bad user experience, degrade performance, and add latency. Citrix SD-WAN is purpose-built to optimize cloud, SaaS, and virtual […]

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Power Your Migration to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Microsoft Azure with Citrix Training

  Today, organizations are looking for technology solutions that enable flexibility and choice in the work environment. With budget constraints as a primary driver, IT leaders are taking more key workloads to the cloud. Together, Citrix and Microsoft are helping organizations chart a cost-effective, secure, and optimized cloud journey. Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on […]

Integrate Nutanix with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

A Primer to Integrate Nutanix with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

Whether you’re a Nutanix administrator looking to integrate Citrix capabilities or a Citrix administrator hoping to utilize Nutanix tools, there are a few things you need to know to get started. Nutanix and Citrix can combine to provide true hybrid and multi-cloud management. Together, they deliver secure, on-demand access to virtual apps, desktops, and data […]

New Check Point Certification Model

Effective January 31, 2021, Check Point is changing their Certification model. Introducing these changes will encourage partners and students to maintain active Check Point certifications and expand their knowledge on more technology beyond the core network security training. Key changes to the program include: • Allowing security professionals with active core certifications to extend the […]

Creating Objects within the Check Point SmartConsole

Check Point policies revolve around Objects which allows an administrator to filter traffic based on which object represent the source or the destination. Some objects, like Security Zones, services and application, etc., are available by default when a site is first deployed. Deployment specific objects like Networks, Host objects, IP Address ranges, etc., must be […]

Citrix Cloud: Yours, Mine, and Ours

I remember conversations with management when the concept of “The Cloud” first appeared that suggested that once you moved your workload to the cloud you could pretty much just forget about it. It was never true, but it sounded good to upper management. They also believed early on that moving to the Cloud was going […]

Introducing Veeam Training

Layer 8 Training is pleased to announce our partnership with Veeam as an Authorized Education Center (VAEC). Veeam Technical Training helps organizations optimize their investment in Veeam and provides the confidence to use their data to grow their business without fear of data loss or corruption. Adding Veeam training to our portfolio is another step in creating solutions to satisfy your training needs. […]

SmartConsole Administrative Tasks – Check Point

I often get questions about the differences between the R80.10 and the newer iterations, especially from a SmartConsole perspective and my answer is “Nothing significant.” While there are numerous changes at the kernel level and with added performance enhancements, there is little difference in how administrative tasks are completed via the SmartConsole. For instance, R80.40 […]