Citrix Courses

Citrix Training and Certification

Citrix is a leader in mobile workspace solutions for businesses and enterprises worldwide. Citrix's products permit the user to implement and maintain:

  • Server, application, and desktop virtualization
  • Networking
  • Software as service
  • Cloud computing technologies, including open source products

As a Citrix Premier Authorized Learning Center, New Horizons in of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol) delivers training so businesses can master virtualization, networking, and mobility skills, while also preparing their employees for certifications to help the business reduce the implementation time of their Citrix deployment.

Citrix classes are delivered in live classroom environments as well as in live, online instructor led training. Every Citrix training course follows the Citrix authorized curriculum, and is taught by Citrix certified instructors.


Citrix solutions power business mobility, allowing employees in different locations to connect and work together in real time. Mobile solutions contribute to a happier workforce. Users can choose the ideal time and place for their work, while gaining instant access to secure business information over any network.

Adopting Citrix's desktop virtualization systems allows for a simplified IT structure with increased productivity, collaboration, and the secure exchange of information.

By virtualizing systems into a datacenter or cloud environment, an organization can greatly reduce costs of application and desktop management. Virtual desktops cost less than individual PCs, and virtualization makes it easier to implement centralized IT services.

The Mobility certification validates the knowledge and skills needed to design, deploy and manage mobile solutions.

Citrix Certified Professional - Mobility (CCP-M)

The Citrix Certified Professional - Mobility (CCP-M) certification validates the skills required to design, deploy and manage a Citrix XenMobile Enterprise solution that includes mobile device management, mobile application management and secure productivity.

Option 1:

  1. Prepare with the recommended training:
    CXM-303 Deploying Enterprise Mobility Solutions with Citrix Endpoint Management
  2. Pass the 1Y0-371 Designing, Deploying, and Managing Citrix XenMobile 10 Enterprise Solutions exam

Option 2:

  1. Prepare with the recommended training:
    CXM-302 Design, Deploy and Manage Enterprise Mobility with XenMobile 9.0
  2. Pass the 1Y0-370 Designing, Deploying and Managing Citrix XenMobile Solutions exam

Networking certifications validate the knowledge and skills needed to leverage the full capabilities of Citrix NetScaler, including implementation for app and desktop delivery, networking performance and optimization.

Citrix Certified Associate - Networking (CCA-N)

The Citrix Certified Associate - Networking (CCA-N) credential is designed for Network Gateway architects, engineers and administrators, the CCA-N certification validates the knowledge and skills needed to administer enterprise environments consisting of NetScaler Gateway for secure remote access to desktops, applications and data.

Option 1:

  1. Prepare with the recommended training:
    CNS-222 Citrix ADC 12.x Essentials and Citrix Gateway
  2. Pass the 1Y0-230: Citrix ADC 12.x Essentials and Citrix Gateway exam

Option 2:

  1. Prepare with the recommended training:
    CNS-220 Citrix ADC 12.x Essentials and Traffic Management
  2. Pass the 1Y0-240: Citrix ADC 12.x Essentials and Traffic Management exam

Citrix Certified Professional - Networking (CCP-N)

Citrix Certified Professional-Networking (CCP-N): validates the knowledge and skills experienced IT professionals need in order to address application service security requirements with Citrix Web Application Firewall, as well how to centrally manage and monitor an environment using Citrix Application Management Delivery(formerly Management and Analytics System NMAS), and identify and mitigate network security vulnerabilities.

Requirements:

  1. Attain the CCA-N Certification
  2. Prepare with the recommended training:
    CNS-320 Citrix ADC 12.x Advanced Concepts - Security, Management and Optimization
  3. Pass the 1Y0-340 Citrix ADC 12.x Advanced Topics: Security, Management, and Optimization exam

Citrix Certified Expert - Networking (CCE-N)

Citrix Certified Expert – Networking (CCE-N): validates the knowledge and skills experienced IT professionals such as architects, engineers, and consultants need in order to design a Citrix networking solution that encompasses complex technical and business requirements.

Requirements:

  1. Attain the CCP-N Certification
  2. Prepare with the recommended training:
    CNS-420 Citrix Networking Assessment, Design, and Advanced Configuration
  3. Pass the 1Y0-440 Citrix Networking Assessment, Design, and Advanced Configuration exam

The Virtualization certifications focus on the design, deployment, and management of XenDesktop 7.1x solutions.

Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization (CCA-V)

The Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization (CCA-V) credential validates the skills that IT operators and administrators need to manage, maintain, monitor and troubleshoot XenDesktop 7.1x solutions.

Requirements:

  1. Prepare with the recommended training:
    CXD-210: XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Administration or
    CMB-310: XenApp, XenDesktop, and Provisioning Services 7.1x Administration (Fast Track)
  2. Pass the 1Y0-203 Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 Administration exam

Citrix Certified Professional - Virtualization (CCP-V)

The Citrix Certified Professional - Virtualization (CCP-V) credential validates the skills that experienced IT solution builders, such as engineers and consultants, need to install, configure and roll out common XenDesktop solutions. Note: To become a CCP-V, you must attain the CCA-V certification.

Requirements:

  1. Attain the CCA–V Certification
  2. Prepare with the recommended training:
    CXD-310: Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop Advanced Administration or
    CMB-310: XenApp, XenDesktop, and Provisioning Services 7.1x Administration (Fast Track) and
    CXD-303: Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1x Optimization and Troubleshooting
  3. Pass the 1Y0-311 Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 Advanced Administrationexam

Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization (CCE-V)

The Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization (CCE-V) credential validates the skills that experienced IT solution designers, such as architects, engineers and consultants, need to assess and design comprehensive XenDesktop 7 solutions. Note: To become a CCE-V, you must attain the CCP-V certification.

Requirements:

  1. Attain the CCP–V Certification
  2. Prepare with the recommended training:
    CXD-410 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x Assessment, Design and Advanced Configuration
  3. Pass the 1Y0-402 Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 Assessment, Design and Advanced Configurations exam

Citrix provides superior desktop and server virtualization tools. The following are some of Citrix's major technologies:

Citrix Virtual Desktop (formerly XenDesktop)

Citrix Virtual Desktop is a secure virtual application that instantly mobilizes Windows applications and desktops by translating them to any mobile device. This means executives and employees are given the freedom to use their own mobile technology, without the need for IT to support the hardware.

Citrix Virtual Desktop:

  • Leverages a mobile workforce
  • Simplifies management
  • Reduces costs
  • Enhances security

Citrix Virtual Apps (formerly XenApps)

Citrix Virtual Apps delivers hosted applications and desktops as on-demand, real time services, permitting users to connect on any device. XenApp saves the labor hours required to prepare traditional hardware because it streamlines application management and unexpected demands are deployed to the cloud.

Virtual App's centralized applications helps protect intellectual property and private information, reducing the risk of data invasion.

Additional benefits of Virtual Apps include:

  • Improved employee satisfaction
  • Increased productivity
  • Expanded employee retention and recruiting

Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)

Citrix Hypervisor is an open-source server virtualization platform that allows for management of virtual cloud, server, and desktop foundations.

Hypervisor enables IT to significantly reduce the number of servers in the datacenter, while maximizing application performance. Hypervisor offers security and space for multiple virtual machines on a single physical server.

Hypervisor allows businesses of all sizes to:

  • Save money
  • Respond to ever-changing business needs
  • Improve performance

ADC (formerly NetScaler)

Citrix ADC is a cloud platform that allows networks across the globe to control, optimize, and secure delivery of enterprise information. As a single solution with a powerful interface, it provides quick information delivery, while reducing ongoing operational expenses.

Citrix ADC improves performance of the network and server infrastructure and allows users to keep information isolated on the cloud to prevent data security issues.

For a limited time, you can achieve the XenApp and XenDesktop Service on Citrix Cloud Certified (CC-XAD-CC) certification or the XenApp and XenDesktop Service Integration with Microsoft Azure Certified (CC-XAD-MA) certification without an exam. Simply attend the associated training.

XenApp and XenDesktop Service on Citrix Cloud Certified (CC-XAD-CC)

This certification proves skills on the Citrix Cloud platform and delivering App and Desktops using the XenApp and XenDesktop Service.


XenApp and XenDesktop Service Integration with Microsoft Azure Certified (CC-XAD-MA)

This certification proves skills for integrating the XenApp and XenDesktop Service and delivering apps and desktop to Microsoft Azure.

 Citrix Training Pass

Citrix Training Pass (CTP)

The Citrix training pass (CTP) is a pre-paid voucher that can be redeemed for Citrix training at New Horizons Knoxville within a year of purchase.

Citrix products and services can be ordered at the same time, allowing training to be built into the overall project budget.

Benefits of Citrix Training Pass

Purchasing Citrix Training Passes:

  • Helps streamline training budgets, as funds are secured with a single, upfront purchase order
  • Helps reduce administrative processes
  • Lays the foundation for the development of a customized, flexible Citrix training plan

All preparation and exams are offered in one convenient package at a significantly reduced price, with savings over 20% off of the retail cost.

Contact us today at 865-691-1515 to learn other ways to stretch your Citrix training budget.

Citrix Certifications

Citrix certifications are solutions-based, reflecting the evolving needs of IT professionals and organizations. As a certified associate, professional or expert, you can prove that you have the real-world skills and experience required to deliver successful Citrix solutions in App & Desktop Virtualization, Networking and/or Enterprise Mobility Management.

For employees, certifications can contribute to professional growth, especially in new technology areas, and command attractive compensation. For the business, certifications can provide a justification for billing higher service rates, differentiation from the competition, expansion into lucrative new areas, and even cut operational costs, such as technical support calls.

Download the Certification Guide

Download the Citrix Certification Guide

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