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Daas from Citrix

" that we are developing a new cloud-based desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) offering with Microsoft " Wow - no dates. No big name with the announcement. Standard citrix vaporware.
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Citrix Cloud love

from loyal customers. Does Henshall see this? I walked away from CWC. Buggy, poor architecture, obviously lacking change control, connectors lack HA. I was using the NGaaS, only VDA;s were in my control. After 1000+ms of latency and the connector... read more

This is why we are leaving

Good people have left or are leaving simply because we have had enough. I left earlier this year because I just got tired of the broken promises / lack of training / no forward movement. All the while you carry the heaviest load for the team and... read more

Something is going on

If you have been at citrix long enough you know there is a sinking feeling that something is going on over the last few weeks. Seems all the management team was recalled to HQs and was involved in a series of big meetings last week. Now this week... read more

All the good talent is leaving

Citrix is losing its most competent and core people. I just found out my “go to” person in Procurement left for an advanced role elsewhere and that my “go to” attorney also do for advancement. Every time Citrix has solid workers they exploit them and... read more
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Microsoft changing strategy

Looks like Citrix will be penalized for s---ing up to AWS and Google in the last 12 months. Microsoft will make changes in the next 12 months to only support Azure partners and things may not work well for Citrix as per the rumors Henshall and team... read more

Cisco to resell Avi networks’ product

Cisco thinks Citrix is playing a pu--y cry-baby against Avi! “Cisco will resell the Avi Vantage Platform in markets around the world, and Avi closely integrates with Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), Cisco’s intent-based networking... read more

Citrix is a well oiled machine

Despite these abhorrent posts, Citrix is the most productive and profitable as it has ever been. The leadership is strong and has a great resolve to make Citrix a great working environment. I love it here and will never leave.

Nutanix

Here's more about how it works. Nutanix provides the hardware platform for the application if the customer wants to run it on-prem and they provide VDI as a service. They have leapt over Citrix to deliver a hybrid model with no installation required... read more

Citrix HR fiasco

HR is posting fake job postings HR is posting fake reviews on Glassdoor HR is lying about regular layoffs HR is watching keywords in emails HR is blocking a lot of URLs

Santa Clara Shutdown announcement

Looks like mid- September will be the official announcement date for shutdown of the Santa Clara site. No amount of persuasion worked with EM and they demanded reduction of costs or the ELT would be fired like KT. The SC party is over, get out now... read more

Overall worldwide target reduction of 8%

The layoffs are part of a worldwide realignment of the workforce to identify existing skill sets and transition employees with legacy skill sets that are of no value to the company going forward . This review will determine who will stay and who will... read more

Arrogant Citrix Cloud Product Management

So part of the self-inflicted wounds for Citrix Cloud is the arrogant product management bozos that are flying around the world trying to put out customers fires by telling them they don't understand the overall picture of cloud. What a bunch of... read more

Layoff this fall

With all the realignment and review activities it is a sure bet there will be a massive layoff at Citrix this fall . The inside rumors indicate an 8% reduction in worldwide staff so the upcoming fall layoff will be a nosebleeder. Good luck and god... read more

Terrible employee survey results

I Work in HR and heard the results of the employee survey were very disappointing to DK. Seems everyone complained of lack of opportunity at the company, lack of training support, and no possibility of advancement unless you are part of the elite... read more

Always Be Networking

All jobs are temporary, there is no loyalty on either side. Recent studies show that up to 80% of employees are looking right now. Explains why some companies have declining sales and revenues yet the stock buybacks prop up the stock price. Those at... read more

Faith in leadership

Am I the only one who still has some faith in our leadership? Things haven't been good at Citrix for a while, but we are finally seeing some movement forward. I believe if we continue in this direction, we can really turn the company around. However... read more

DH does not have a clue about innovation

Having watched DH over the last few days it’s obvious DH has no clue what innovation, engineering , software development or any real understanding of the technology the company build and sells. He truly is a disposable figurehead installed by EM to... read more

Citrix s---s

I hate this company and this job. It’s run by a bunch of Florida idiot clowns that are pumping the stock price by faking data and telling Wall Street anything it wants to hear. The house of cards will crumble when the sec investigation starts Time to... read more

This is more like it

The little faith I had disappeared Q3 of last year. From there it has been a steady down hill fall. For those of us that have been around long enough things rapidly changed after the Q3 purge. People that have no business in managing people got... read more

Santa Clara Shutdown imminent

with the unlimited delay of the building 1 into building 2 consolidation the ELT is almost ready to shutdown the Santa Clara Campus. most of netscaler has been moved to china and the SD-WAN product is about to be retired. SD-WAN never worked and... read more

Reboot cloud controllers

Surely with this being a common issue we see in support something needs to be done to improve this? customers are getting tired of calling up to ask for controllers to be rebooted because the cloud isn’t working properly. What the heck are the... read more

Browser Service

is a massive success. Fastest growing product in the history of Citrix. Who is the genius behind the idea? Remember when the whole company was accusing Gus Pinto of burning money on crazy ideas!

Arrogant engineering leadership

Tons of examples but this is a good one. In 2009, Citrix publicly made fun of using UDP for ICA protocol: https://www.citrix.com/blogs/2009/11/12/how-many-protocols-does-it-take-to-deliver-a-great-user-experience/ One of the major design flaws in... read more

Santa Clara campus shutdown

Did anyone catch an odd mention of shutting down a west coast campus on the earnings call today. They said it was to align and streamline the cost basis for development. Well guess what , the only west coast development center is the Santa Clara... read more

Overheard ELT

Layoffs planned for August. They need to trim 42 people making above $80k to make year end goals. Brace yourselves.

Rumor of Layoffs March 13'th

There has been deep discussions at the ELT level of a global company wide layoff planned for March 13'th 2018. All of the internal reorganizations that are occurring currently will be completed by end of January. This will allow the ELT several weeks... read more

Poll for 2018

Taking a quick poll on most likely predictions at Citrix in 2018 1) Citrix sold to private equity with 20% layoffs 2) shutdown of Citrix Santa Clara site with 20% layoffs 3) no reason 20% layoffs but EM demands it Sound off

Citrix analytics

What a crock of sh--. The thing doesn’t work. It takes a day for it to tell you if something is out of whack of your citrix environment. This product was rushed and shipped to market a year early just so they could show something at synergy. The... read more

Employee survey return low

They extended the deadline for filling out the employee satisfaction survey again. People are so frustrated with the poor working conditions at sheterix that nobody is bothering to fill out the survey. DH is sweating bullets

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