FAQs: Citrix Workspace

A full list of our frequently asked questions around our Citrix Workspace offering.

The Citrix Workspace App is a workspace where all of your virtual applications, SaaS applications, desktops (both cloud and on-site) and files (local and cloud based) can be accessed via a single point of entry.

The app is available for any device which runs on one of the following operating systems: Windows, MAC, iOS, Linux, Android, Chrome and HTML5.

Using Access Control you can publish apps to your workspace in a few clicks. It uses Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) to pass on users credentials to the service provider meaning they don’t need to login every time. This is more secure as less logins are being attempted.

The login uses authentication from Active Directory. You can also add in an additional authentication token as a second factor for added security.

Yes if you are a Premium or Premium Plus user of Citrix Workspace. ShareFile is changing to Content Collaboration but don’t worry you can still do everything you’ve previously done with ShareFile, in fact you can now do even more! Click here to find out more the features of Content Collaboration.
No. It uses the same fundamentals as Citrix Receiver e.g. it’s core engine allows the delivery of apps, desktops and files. You can upgrade your Citrix Receiver easily to the new Workspace App.

Yes. One of the cool things about the Workspace App is that you can add in your own branding into it. This means from a users point of view they can click on an app icon with your logo and access everything. It’s a great way of maintaining your corporate look.

Using a range of Citrix services including XenApp, XenDesktop, NetScaler, XenMobile, Content Collaboration (formerly ShareFile), CloudBridge.
Citrix Intelligent Workspaces are the next evolution of Workspace. It is essentially a dashboard within the Workspace App where you can view your daily work feed. This allows you to carry out certain workflows directly within the workspace saving you a lot of time on simple processes like annual leave approvals. Find out more about Intelligent Workspace.

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