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FRIDAY 30TH OF SEPTEMBER 2022

LONDON 10:00 BST // NEW YORK 05:00 EDT

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0620 BRT // 0520 EDT – Welcome

0630 BRT // 0530 EDT  Guy Leech – Dissecting Windows Logons

See, live, how to understand what happened during an interactive user logon, no matter when that logon occurred, using only free tools & scripts.

 

0715 BRT // 0615 EDT 5 Minute Break

0720 BRT // 0620 EDT uberAgent – Next-level Citrix session monitoring with uberAgent 7

uberAgent has always provided exceptional insights into Citrix environments. Its logon monitoring capabilities alone make it one of the most exciting tools for Citrix admins. Add Citrix ADC monitoring, Citrix Site monitoring, and Citrix Cloud monitoring to the mix, and you know why CTP James Rankin names uberAgent his tool of choice for measuring not just logons but every other aspect of the user’s experience. In this session, we will show how we made Citrix monitoring even better in uberAgent 7.0. The new version of uberAgent provides unprecedented visibility into what’s happening on the session level: bandwidth usage, protocol latency, Citrix policies, video encoding settings, and much more.

0740 BRT // 0640 EDT  – Rory Monaghan – Modern Application Management

In this sessions we will look at some of the options for delivering applications in Microsoft Endpoint Manager and discuss challenges of managing applications to suit new flexible hybrid workstyles.

 

0825 BRT // 0725 EDT 5 Minute Break

0830 BRT // 0730 EDT deviceTRUST – Context everywhere – Use deviceTRUST to secure all your digital workplaces. Local, Remote and in the Cloud!

With our latest release, we took our Context based security approach one step further: You can now use deviceTRUST to secure all your digital workplaces, be them on your fat clients, in remoting environments or SaaS / DaaS. We will show our core function principle. Based on that we’ll give ideas on how to secure your application and resource access and this way improve your zero-trust concept

0850 BRT // 0750 EDT Julian Jakob and Ben Splittgerber – Citrix ADC – Notes from the Field

Two Consultants are going to uncover some lessons learned about Citrix ADC features in their latest customer projects,
including the authorization layer (AAA), firmware issues / limitations and some insights when choosing the fitting ADC Platforms.

0935 BRT // 0835 EDT 5 Minute Break

0940 BRT // 0840 EDT eG Innovations – End-to-end Monitoring for Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD)

Learn how to go beyond monitoring session hosts and sessions to ensure great user experience by ensuring proactive coverage of AVD deployments and their dependencies. How to monitor the synchronization of Azure AD to legacy on-premises Active Directory, monitoring FSLogix disks, what information you can get from the AVD Broker and how to optimize storage in Azure are a few of the topics we will cover.

1000 BRT // 0900 EDT Thomas Poppelgaard – Insights and learning from GPU instances in AVD

Thomas Poppelgaard, Microsoft MVP in AVD will in this session share insights of how user experience is performing in Multisession Windows 10 with applications such as video conference, browsers and CAD applications. You will in this session learn about when to use CPU pure instances and when to use GPU instances. Thomas will demystify which GPU’s to use for which use case and which to not use. Endpoint user experience is a key element for great user experience and Thomas will also cover in this session how endpoint such as ChromeOS, MacOS can impact Multisession Windows 10 in AVD. How do you design the best VM instance type for the application requirement?

1045 BRT // 0945 EDT 5 Minute Break

1050 BRT // 0950 EDT Goliath Technologies – The Necessity of Troubleshooting the Actual User Experience from the End Users’ Perspective

Too often, IT professionals can only infer the end-user experience when trying to troubleshoot log on or performance issues. Traditional tools examine the performance of independent silos, not across the entire IT infrastructure, prohibiting full, end-to-end visibility and resulting in an increased time to resolution. In this session, we’ll discuss why it’s important to look at the health of an environment based on end-user experience regardless of where issues manifest across the different silos.

1110 BRT // 1010 EDT Rene Bigler and Sacha Thomet – Benefits and Challenges with Citrix DaaS – The journey of two Citrix Customers to the Cloud

We‘re going to tell you about our journey as Citrix CVAD customers to Citrix DaaS and talk about the challenges we had to master, how the migration was done and share some tips and tricks for a successful transition towards the cloud.

1155 BRT // 1055 EDT 35 Lunch Break

1230 BRT // 1130 EDT Owen Reynolds – Home Lab Buyer’s Guide 2022: AMD vs Intel, Server vs Desktop Hardware and More!

Via this talk, i’ll go through my decision making progress for some over-due lab upgrades for the year 2022. I’ll re-visit AMD vs Intel on desktop hardware, talk about home server racks cages and more!

 

1315 BRT // 1215 EDT 5 Minute Break

1320 BRT // 1220 EDT Automai – Load Testing with EUC Environments with Automai

New innovations in Automai make capturing performance metrics during load tests simple, join to see these new innovations and how you can benefit as an Automai user. We will also cover some of the load testing results and interesting use cases for Automai software.

 

1340 BRT // 1240 EDT Patrick van den Born Ryan Ververs-Bijkerk and Anton van Pelt – GO-EUC: From zero to an automation hero by using Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

How to become an automation hero? The journey into the Infrastructure as Code (IaC) might be experienced as a wild jungle with no way out. Until now! This session will clear your path by showing how GO-EUC is organized in the DevOps way of working and taking you into the Infrastructure as Code options and examples from the field. This session will involve various DevOps practices and technologies such as Azure DevOps, Terraform, Packer, Ansible & PowerShell, which you can apply on both Cloud and on-premises. Ultimately it will get you started on your own journey with a clear path in the right direction, resulting in a boost in your professional career in the DevOps role.

1425 BRT // 1325 EDT 5 Minute Break

1430 BRT // 1330 EDT ControlUp – Solve your IT Mysteries with ControlUp

Service desk tickets grew in the past year, and we all know why: Remote work doesn’t always work. At ControlUp, we’re here to help IT teams deliver on the promise of the work-from-anywhere world. It’s not as easy as it sounds, from measuring remote workers’ Wi-Fi signal strength, network latency, device geolocation, and more. IT is often left in the dark, unable to see what’s going on, making troubleshooting network issues next to impossible. ControlUp gives IT eyes where they’ve never had them before. We will show you how ControlUp helps IT improve employees’ remote work experience with real-time visibility into Wi-Fi and ISP network performance.

1450 BRT // 1350 EDT Rich Faulkner – What’s New in Citrix Application Delivery and Security

Threat actors are constantly changing how they attack and compromise systems. Are your defenses changing too? Learn about new features, capabilities, and SaaS offerings from Citrix to help defend against the onslaught of threats found on the web today.

 

1535 BRT // 1435 EDT 5 Minute Break

1540 BRT // 1440 EDT Phil Bossman – Exploit Citrix with PowerShell

In this session, Phil will show how he uses PowerShell to get the most out of a Citrix environment. This session will be packed with explanation and examples of how you can use the features of PowerShell to get the most out of your Citrix environment. From working in the console, building scripts, and even using working APIs. This will be a demo heavy session exploring the Power of PowerShell for a EUC admin.

1625 BRT // 1525 EDT 5 Minute Break

1630 BRT // 1530 EDT Christiaan Brinkhoff – Why Windows 365 is Different Than Any Other Virtualization Technology?

In this session, learn how Windows 365 Cloud PCs are different from other virtualization technology moving Windows into the Cloud. We will touch base on all the latest new features such as our new Windows app, Windows shell integrations, Citrix DaaS partnership, Microsoft DevBox, and more! Do I see you there?

1715 BRT // 1615 EDT 5 Minute Break

1720 BRT // 1620 EDT Patrick Coble – Swiss Security Knife, What are you Missing?

In this session you will learn about all the different blades that you should be aware of. With a well funded adversary you need all the defenses you can afford especially depending on the industry too. Learn some security nerdy thingys.