Deliver secure access to VDI

With users remotely accessing their virtual applications and virtual desktops from anywhere, security of the data must extend beyond your corporate network to the user device consuming the application. Additionally, in a multi-VDI environment, end users are required to login multiple times which results in loss of productivity and poor user experience. Citrix Gateway extends the security posture of your virtual app and virtual desktop deployment to the endpoint to maintain compliance while enhancing the user experience with single sign-on to VDI, web, enterprise and SaaS applications.  

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

Citrix Gateway provides secure access to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops applications. Citrix Gateway provides users with single-sign-on access to all virtual applications and virtual desktops through one URL. IT Administrators can apply contextual security policies to control access to applications based on the state and posture of the end user device.

Integrated with Citrix Application Delivery Management and Citrix Director, HDX Insight provides a single location for management and monitoring of your Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops infrastructure. HDX Insight provides end-to-end visibility into all TCP, HTTP, and ICA/HDX access sessions, helping IT quickly pinpoint issues related to network and host latency, and overall application health.

Citrix Gateway support for the latest StoreFront theme means that any changes to the StoreFront UI are automatically applied to the Gateway portal and vice versa. This provides a consistent UI for employees and easier management for admins.

An always-on connection allows users to move from office LAN to a remote or Wi-Fi connection without affecting the SSL VPN session.

Support for Framehawk technology enables Citrix Gateway to improve delivery of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops traffic in low or challenging bandwidth situations. To ensure the best user experience, Citrix Gateway grooms ICA transport over less-than-desirable network paths.  

Citrix Gateway with SmartAccess and SmartControl technologies provide a flexible way to balance user convenience against risk. SmartAccess and SmartControl provide IT with flexibility to configure the right amount of access needed based on a person’s role or location, the device type, and the sensitivity of the resource being requested. SmartControl centralizes policy management on the Citrix ADC, strengthening access control at the edge of the network.

Microsoft RDP/RDS

Citrix Gateway provides secure delivery of Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol and Remote Desktop Services (RDP/RDS). On establishing a full SSL VPN tunnel, users can access their remote desktops through a browser. Citrix Gateway provides Single Sign-On (SSO) across all applications and RDP/RDS applications to improve the user experience. Granular access control and multi-factor authentication allow IT to implement strict control over access to RDP/RDS resources.  

Citrix Gateway provides visibility into Microsoft RDP/RDS traffic in Citrix Application Delivery Management. Gateway Insight provides information on any user logon issues or application launch failures related to Microsoft RDP/RDS sessions.

Citrix Gateway provides an enhanced and flexible approach to VDI security by allowing you to configure multiple authentication steps to access confidential data based on user role, location, device state, and more. It supports LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS, Diameter, and SAML2.0 authentication mechanisms, among others.  

PCoIP proxy support for VMware Horizon View

Citrix Gateway extends compliance to the endpoint by providing secure access to VMWare Horizon View virtual desktops. Users can access VMWare Horizon View virtual desktops and other enterprise applications through Citrix Gateway. Support for multi-factor authentication allows IT to properly identify users and allow access to a backend host. GSLB and High Availability mean that access to VMware Horizon View virtual desktops is always reliable.

Citrix Gateway provides an enhanced and flexible approach to VDI security by allowing you to configure multiple authentication steps to access confidential data based on user role, location, device state, and more. It supports LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS, Diameter, and SAML2.0 authentication mechanisms, among others.  

Citrix Gateway support for the latest StoreFront theme means that any changes to the StoreFront UI are automatically applied to the Gateway portal and vice versa. This provides a consistent UI for employees and easier management for admins.

Citrix product

Citrix Gateway

  • Enhances the security posture of virtual app and desktop deployments
  • Maintains compliance for users on any device in any location
  • Provides end-to-end monitoring and visibility for VDI traffic to improve user productivity
  • Delivers a better user experience with single sign-on (SSO) and one URL to all Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
  • Balances security with productivity with contextual access control
  • Improves performance in low or challenging bandwidth situations Enables high-performance app delivery at any location on any device

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