Webinars and Videos

Upcoming Webinars

Layer8 Training’s series of webinars brings you information-packed sessions that fit your busy schedule, while still providing you with valuable information about the technology you use every day that you can you apply on the job immediately. These hour long sessions are free, and you can sign-up for as many as you like. You will get an introduction to Layer8’s technical expertise and our industry leading instructor team. Click on the webinar that interests you and register today. You will be confirmed into the session and will receive information how to login and participate in the webinar of your choice.

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.12 – New Features and Best Practices

Date: March 8, 2017
Time: 1:30pm EST
Presenter: David Dartt – Citrix Certified Instructor
 
In this webinar, participants will be introduced to the key components and capabilities of XenApp and XenDesktop current release (CR) version 7.12 deployed on Windows Server 2016. Using active discussions with live-lab demonstrations the following areas of interest will be highlighted:
  • What’s new in version 7.12
  • Tips to a successful deployment on Windows Server 2016 using Machine Creation Services (MCS)
  • Hardware requirements and Best Practices for high availability
  • Understanding Citrix policies
  • Managing and configuring application hosting
  • The integration of XenApp with XenDesktop and scalability options
  • Citrix StoreFront features
  • Introduction to Citrix Director for monitoring and troubleshooting

Webinar Recordings

Citrix XenMobile 10 – Apps and Data On-The-Go

Date Recorded: March 30, 2016
Presenter: DeeLayna Hurst
More employees than ever before are demanding access to apps and data on-the-go. See why Citrix XenMobile is the fastest path to mobile productivity. Learn how to deliver enterprise class mobile device management by configuring, securing, and supporting mobile devices while protecting company data. Learn how it is possible to give users access to company apps and data from personal mobile devices without compromising security. This webinar will give you a sneak peek into Citrix XenMobile, the leading Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution. The following areas of interest will be highlighted:

  • Device Management
  • Working with Apps
  • ShareFile
  • NetScaler
  • Feature summary and packaging


Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 – Advanced Concepts: Optimizing the End User Experience

Date Recorded: February 24, 2016
Presenter: David Dartt
In this webinar, participants will be introduced to techniques for optimizing their Citrix environment for a greater end user experience. Using active discussions with live-lab demonstrations the following areas of interest will be highlighted:

  • Configure advanced customizations to StoreFront by modifying configuration files
  • Configure resource filtering using keywords with StoreFront
  • Configure a seamless experience for new users with Citrix Receiver
  • Optimize the logon experience through Citrix Profile Manager and HDX settings
  • Identify and configure the proper HDX graphics delivery method based on the user and device


Integrating NetScaler Gateway 11 with XenApp and XenDesktop

Date Recorded: January 27, 2016
Presenter: Matthew Jones
In this webinar, participants will be introduced to Citrix NetScaler 11 with an emphasis on gateway integration for XenApp and XenDesktop environments. The following areas of interest will be highlighted using active lecture and live lab demonstrations:

  • Load balancing
  • Authentication and authorization
  • XenApp and XenDesktop architecture
  • NetScaler Gateway integration
  • HDX Insight integration


Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 – Feature Pack 3, New Features and Best Practices

Date Recorded: December 16, 2015
Presenter: David Dartt
In this webinar, participants will be introduced to the components and capabilities of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Feature Pack 3 and know to leverage the new FMA architecture for deployment in their environment. Using active discussions with live-lab demonstrations the following areas of interest will be highlighted:

  • What’s new in Feature Pack 3
  • The new features available in a XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 deployment
  • Hardware requirements and Best Practices for High Availability
  • Basic architecture and components in a successful XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 deployment
  • The role of the Delivery Controllers and application servers
  • The role of StoreFront 2.6 & 3.0 and new features
  • Managing and configuring application hosting
  • The integration of XenApp 7.6 with XenApp 7.6 and scalability options


Citrix NetScaler 11 New Features and Best Practices

Date Recorded: November 18, 2015
Presenter: DeeLayna Hurst
In this webinar, participants will be introduced to the latest components and capabilities of Citrix NetScaler and Citrix NetScaler Gateway with release 11. The following areas of interest will be highlighted using active discussions with live-lab demonstrations:

  • NetScaler MobileStream™
  • Citrix TriScale Technology™
  • NetScaler with Unified Gateway
  • SmartControl
  • HDX Insight


Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 New Features and Best Practices

Date Recorded: October 14, 2015
Presenter: David Dartt
In this webinar, participants will be introduced to the components and capabilities of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 and know to leverage the new FMA architecture for deployment in their environment. Using active discussions with live-lab demonstrations the following areas of interest will be highlighted:

  • The new features available in a XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 deployment
  • Hardware requirements and Best Practices for High Availability
  • Basic architecture and components in a successful XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 deployment
  • The role of the Delivery Controllers and application servers
  • The role of Store 2.5 and new features
  • Managing and configuring application hosting
  • The integration of XenApp 7.6 with XenApp 7.6 and scalability options


XenMobile v.10 – Apps and Data On-The-Go

Date Recorded: September 16, 2015
Presenter: DeeLayna Hurst
More employees than ever before are demanding access to apps and data on-the-go. See why Citrix XenMobile is the fastest path to mobile productivity. Learn how to deliver enterprise class mobile device management by configuring, securing, and supporting mobile devices while protecting company data. Learn how it is possible to give users access to company apps and data from personal mobile devices without compromising security. This webinar will give you a sneak peek into Citrix XenMobile, the leading Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution. The following areas of interest will be highlighted::

  • XenMobile 10
  • Device Management
  • Working with Apps
  • ShareFile
  • NetScaler
  • Feature summary and packaging


NetScaler 10.5 New Features and Best Practices

Date Recorded: April 15, 2015
Presenter: Matthew Jones
In this webinar, participants will be introduced to the latest components and capabilities of Citrix NetScaler and Citrix NetScaler Gateway with release 10.5. Get a first look into the exciting enhancements on admin GUI, high performing MPX and SDX appliances, and TriScale Clustering. Learn how the latest Front End Optimization has revolutionized the load and render times. Using active discussions with live-lab demonstrations, the following areas of interest will be highlighted:

  • Improved XenMobile Integration
  • GeoMap Support for Insight Center
  • New HTML5 GUI
  • Clustering Support for Application Firewall and NetScaler Gateway
  • Datastream Enhancements
  • Front End Content Optimizations
  • SSL Profiles
  • Advanced EPA Policies with MAC OS Support


Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 – New Features and Best Practices

Date recorded: March 18, 2015
Presenter: David Dartt
In this webinar, participants will be introduced to the components and capabilities of XenApp 7.6 and how to leverage the new FMA architecture for deployment in their environment. Using active discussions with live-lab demonstrations, the following areas of interest will be highlighted:

  • The new features available in a XenApp 7.6 deployment
  • Hardware requirements and Best Practices for High Availability
  • Basic architecture and components in a successful XenApp 7.6 deployment
  • The role of the Delivery Controllers and application servers
  • The role of Store 2.5 and new features
  • Managing and configuring application hosting
  • The integration of XenApp 7.6 with XenApp 7.6 and scalability options


XenMobile v.9 – APPS AND DATA ON-THE-GO

Date Recorded: October 8, 2014
Presenter: DeeLayna Hurst
In this webinar, participants are introduced to XenMobile v.9, as more employees than ever before are demanding access to apps and data on-the-go. See why Citrix XenMobile is the fastest path to mobile productivity. Learn how to deliver enterprise class mobile device management by configuring, securing, and supporting mobile devices while protecting company data. Learn how it is possible to give users access to company apps and data from personal mobile devices without compromising security. This webinar will give you a sneak peek into Citrix XenMobile, the leading Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution.



Citrix XenApp 7.5 New Features and Best Practices

Date Recorded: September 17, 2014
Presenter: David Dratt
In this webinar, participants are introduced to the components and capabilities of XenApp 7.5 and know to leverage the new FMA architecture for deployment in their environment. Using active discussions with live-lab demonstrations several key areas of interest are covered.


MOBILE FREEDOM – APPS AND DATA ON-THE-GO

Date Recorded: August 7, 2014
Presenter: DeeLayna Hurst
More employees than ever before are demanding access to apps and data on-the-go. See why Citrix XenMobile is the fastest path to mobile productivity. Learn how to deliver enterprise class mobile device management by configuring, securing, and supporting mobile devices while protecting company data. Learn how it is possible to give users access to company apps and data from personal mobile devices without compromising security. This webinar will give you a sneak peek into Citrix XenMobile, the leading Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution.