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What we do.

Geeksultant.com has been synonymous with terms like Citrix, VDI, Microsoft and VMware for many years. In the past, if you were an end user customer, or a VAR looking to augment your team around VDI projects, Geeksultant was the place to call. That is still true today. The good news, we’ve expanded and now offer services for many other technologies as well.

Geeksultant is a premier provider of IT consultants for all virtual technology projects such as Citrix, Microsoft and VMware directly to our end-user customers. If you need assistance implementing these and other technologies, give us a call, we’re here to assist. Our customer direct rates are very competitive and we provide that high end service you are looking for.

Our 2nd mission is that Geeksultant augments VARs (Value Add Resellers) by providing services to both the VAR and their customers. Geeksultant can provide pre-sales expertise to the VAR around product lines for which they may not have internal resources. Along with pre-sales, our consultants can also implement and support those product lines for the VARs customers. Our B2B (Business to Business) rates are some of the best in the industry allowing the VAR to resell our services with favorable profit margins in mind.

In other words, we can help you grow your business by becoming an extension of your team. The best part, no employee costs, no office costs.

We provide services around many technologies, including Citrix, Microsoft, VMware, Cisco, Fortinet, Juniper, Nutanix and many others to our partner VARs and to our direct customers.

Companies such as Coca Cola, AT&T, Manheim, Comcast, McCormick, PBS&J, Hoffman La Roche, Brown & Root, Inc., Halliburton Energy Services and many lesser-known companies have relied upon our consultants skills and judgment to direct and grow their I.T. infrastructures, mission-critical applications and business models. Our integrity and work ethic are two components that ensure our clients receive solutions that make sense financially, technologically and are a sound investment for the future.

Who leads these experts? Geeksultant is the home of Kai Guettner, The Geeksultant! A world class Consultant, Systems Engineer and Systems Architect!

Kai, along with his team of certified consultants, provide consulting services for Cisco, Citrix, Fortinet, Microsoft, VMware, Juniper and more!

If you don't see your product listed, give us a call, we support hundreds of different vendors and solutions.

Worldwide availability for assessments, projects and emergencies!

Call Geeksultant for your current needs and your next project. 1-770-559-1492 - If no answer, please leave a detailed message or email us at sales@geeksultant.com - The Geeksultant will get back to you A.S.A.P.!

You will not be disappointed!

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Newly Discovered UDP:443 (EDT) DDOS Attack Against Citrix ADC Using NetScaler Gateway

Dec
22

A new NetScaler vulnerability has been discovered and could be causing performance issues with customers who have NetScaler Gateway deployed and using Enlightened Transport (EDT with UDP 443).

The issue allows hackers to create a DDoS (Denial of Service) attack against the NetScaler causing it to max out on bandwidth which in turn causes performance issues fur users.

Multiple NetScaler customers across the globe stated seeing this issue in the past few days.

To see if you are being affected, check the NetScaler Dashboard.

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If You Use SolarWinds Products In Your Data Center - You Should Consider Disabling and Removing It Until Further Notice

Dec
15

From Krebs On Security:

"In response to the intrusions at Treasury and Commerce, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) took the unusual step of issuing an emergency directive ordering all federal agencies to immediately disconnect the affected Orion products from their networks."

“Treat all hosts monitored by the SolarWinds Orion monitoring software as compromised by threat actors and assume that further persistence mechanisms have been deployed,” CISA advised."

For the full report, continue below.

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2020 - Will Christmas Cards and Gifts Make It To Business Employees?

Nov
30



Every year, Geeksultant mails out a large quantity of Christmas cards and gifts to business partner companies, their employees and customers alike.

Usually the are sent to the company address with the old, "Attn To:" line.

Will this work in 2020, with so many employees working from home? Have businesses created plans to make sure employees receive such mail if they are not coming to the office?

To address that issue, this year, Geeksultant is going 100% virtual with cards and gifts.

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Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops New Security Vulnerabilities Discovered

Nov
25



Citrix has announced the following version of having newly discovered security vulnerabilities that should be addressed quickly.

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 2006 and earlier versions
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 1912 LTSR CU1 and earlier versions of 1912 LTSR
Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR CU6 and earlier versions of 7.15 LTSR
Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.6 LTSR CU8 and earlier versions of 7.6 LTSR

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New Security Vulnerability Discovered In Citrix Receiver and Workspace App

Jun
11

From Citrix:

Description of Problem
Vulnerabilities have been identified in Citrix Workspace app and Receiver for Windows that could result in a local user escalating their privilege level to administrator during the uninstallation process.

The issues have the following identifiers:

CVE-2020-13884

CVE-2020-13885

These vulnerabilities affect supported versions of Citrix Workspace app for Windows before 1912 and all supported versions of Citrix Receiver for Windows.

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Many Schools Are Not Prepared In Case Pandemic Lasts Into Next School Year

Apr
20



With the current pandemic of Covid-19 not showing any real slowdown at present, K-12 schools should be having internal discussions on how to best utilize the current downtime and the upcoming summer session, to prepare and build out a new remote learning infrastructure for the fall school year. Schools should not assume that all will be well by August/September. It most likely will not be. Even if it is, many parents will be afraid to send their children back to school in the fall.

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European Azure Users Saying That They Are Hitting Capacity

Mar
26


Cloud computing has been a great alternative to on-premise computing, shifting the large annual CAPEX expenditures to monthly OPEX payments.

I have long said that a Hybrid deployment was the way to go. Keep some capacity on-premise and like the stock market, diversify into the cloud by leveraging multiple providers.

Read the full article here --> https://www.zdnet.com/article/european-users-reporting-theyre-hitting-az...

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Change In Geeksultant Accounts Receivables

Mar
20



With the current world wide pandemic, and uncertainty of our future over the coming months, Geeksultant, starting April 1st, 2020, will require that all project work be pre-paid on a retainer basis. We are already experiencing slow-pays on our current invoices and want to ensure our continued operation and ability to compensate our team members.


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Geeksultant and Covid-19

Mar
09


Currently, there is a new virus called Covid-19 that is spreading worldwide from an outbreak in China.
Even though it has not achieved the levels of infections such as the seasonal Flu, as it is still in its early stages, first indications are that this virus is more infectious and has a higher mortality rate.

Out of an abundance of precaution, and to alleviate concerns from our staff, business partners and clients, we are allowing all staff to work from home and are discouraging face-to-face meetings at this time.

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