dynamic hybrid cloud

A single resource pool of both public cloud and data center hosting points, allocated as needed.

Desktop Delivery Controller (DDC)

An earlier term for Delivery Controller. Do not use for Delivery Controller.

Desktop Studio

A legacy term for Citrix Studio. Do not use for Citrix Studio.


A feature that performs proactive health checks and recommends solutions and updates to help keep Citrix environments running smoothly. Formerly called Smart Check.

digital transformation

The reinvention of an organization through the use of digital technology to improve the way it performs and serves its constituents.Also known as business transformation or digital business transformation, with drivers and influence from technology innovation, customer behavior and demand, and external environmental factors.

digital workplace

A digital workplace provides the technologies that people need to do their work. It is designed to incorporate the newest technologies so that people can be productive, engaged, and agile. It can differ in meaning to a digital workspace by including physical facilities along with the digital technologies, such as the inclusion of office spaces … Continued


A monitoring console that provides trend and diagnostic information about apps and desktops to view and troubleshoot system-level performance, session usage data, and configuration changes. Support and help desk teams use Director to identify and resolve problems affecting users.

disaster recovery

According to Gartner, disaster recovery is defined as the use of alternative network circuits to re-establish communications channels in the event that the primary channels are disconnected or malfunctioning. Also, the methods and procedures for returning a data center to full operation after a catastrophic interruption (e.g., including recovery of lost data).

distributed denial-of-service (DDoS)

A type of attack in which a multitude of compromised systems attack a single target, thereby causing denial of service for users of the targeted system. The flood of incoming messages to the target system essentially forces it to shut down, thereby denying service to the system to legitimate users.

draw a license

The action in the licensing management software when a license is checked out because a user or device is using the license entitlement.

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