Critical Citrix Security Patch Advisory

Citrix recently released a critical security hotfix to address a vulnerability surrounding the XML services used by the XenApp and XenDesktop product lines. If not patched, this security risk could potentially be used by a remote unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code which could compromise the security of your Citrix access infrastructure. XenDesktop 5 is not affected by this vulnerability.

GEM Technologies advises clients to consult http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX128169 for additional information and to download the patch. If you would like further assistance with this matter or any part of your Citrix access infrastructure, contact GEM Technologies today at 917-779-8405

GEM Technologies Increases Level of Partnership with Two Vendors; Adds Another!

GEM Technologies is pleased to announce that we have increased our level of partnership with both Symantec and Cisco to SMB certified levels. We believe this will help us provide better service and additional benefits for our clients. In addition, we have also partnered with Wyse, a global leader in thin client computing. By offering multiple vendor options to our clients, GEM continues to focus on one of our primary goals – Do what’s best for our clients!

Citrix Announces the Release of XenApp 6

Citrix announced today that XenApp 6 will be available for electronic download on March 24, 2010. In addition to supporting the latest functionality of Windows 2008 R2, XenApp 6 introduces new features and enhancements such as real-time audio and video collaboration using IP softphones and Office Communicator. Also scheduled for release on March 24th is XenApp 5 Feature Pack 3. For a brief video introduction, click here. Contact GEM Technologies today to find out how you can benefit from the latest features and enhancements of Citrix XenApp 6.

GEM Technologies to Host Citrix Professionals of New York City Meetup

Join us and other Citrix professionals on Nov. 4th for an exchange of lessons learned, tips and tricks that can be used to solve critical virtualization issues. We will discuss features and pricing for XenDesktop 4 and how XenApp liscensing is affected by XenDesktop 4. If interested, sign up for our meetup group at http://citrix.meetup.com/19/

Date: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009
Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm
Location: 11 Penn Plaza, 20th Floor

Please try to arrive on time, and provide us with your full name beforehand. In order to gain access to the conference room you’ll need to bring a form of ID to the meetup. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email us. Feel free to invite any friends who are interested in coming. Seating is limited, so please RVSP as soon as possible to guarantee a seat!

Are You Ready for the Next Generation?

On Tuesday 10/20/2009, CitrixLive will host an event that will expand your knowledge about VDI and help you create a more cost efficient computing environment. Register now! Are you ready for Windows 7? Contact us today to find out how we can help you prepare for Microsoft’s next generation operating system.

GEM Technologies to host a Citrix Professionals of New York City Meetup

Join us for a discussion on Citrix and related topics. Our mission – Build a community of professionals to facilitate the exchange of ideas and knowledge. If interested, sign up for our meetup group at http://citrix.meetup.com/19/

Date: Tuesday, July 28th, 2009
Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm
Location: 11 Penn Plaza, 20th Floor

Please try to arrive on time, and provide us with your full name beforehand. In order to gain access to the conference room you’ll need to bring a form of ID to the meetup. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email us. Feel free to invite any friends who are interested in coming. And seating is limited to please RVSP as soon as possible so that you are guaranteed a seat!

GEM Technologies Unveils New Website

GEM Technologies is proud to unveil the re-branding and launch of the company’s new website. The site features an array of new functionalities as well as improved usability and cutting edge design. Visitors to the site have been giving positive feedback, scoring highly for both accessibility and design.

The website design team at GEM Technologies is very keen to emphasize that all the design and development work was conducted to provide their clients with an innovative online service that would enhance the relationship with GEM Technologies. “We felt that our old web site was merely an informational resource and we were looking to evolve the site into a more of an interactive venture. Our goal was to reach out to existing clients and attract new business as well. As a result, we ended up changing the whole look and feel as well as incorporating helpful features.”