Getting started

This document describes how to get started with Citrix Analytics for the first time.

Get started

Step 1: Sign in to Citrix Cloud

To use Citrix Analytics, you must have a Citrix Cloud account. Go to https://citrix.cloud.com and sign in with your existing Citrix Cloud account.

If you do not have a Citrix Cloud account, you must first create a Citrix Cloud account or join an existing account created by someone else in your organization. For detailed processes and instructions on how to proceed, see Sign Up for Citrix Cloud.

Step 2: Get access to Analytics

You can access Analytics in one of the following ways:

  • Request a Citrix Analytics trial. After signing in to Citrix Cloud, in the Available Services section, on the Analytics tile, click Manage to view the Analytics overview page. The overview page displays the Analytics offerings - Security, Operations, and Performance. For Security and Performance, click Request Trial to use the trial version of the offering. You receive an email when your trial becomes available. On the Citrix Cloud page, the Analytics tile moves to the My Services section.

  • Subscribe to Citrix Analytics. To purchase a Citrix Analytics subscription, visit https://www.citrix.com/products/citrix-cloud/form/inquiry/ and contact a Citrix Analytics expert who can help you.

    You can purchase the following Citrix Analytics subscription offerings:

Note

You can view the Analytics demo anytime if you have a Citrix Cloud account. Click Manage on the Analytics tile in Citrix Cloud to go to the Analytics overview page. On the overview page, click the Try Demo link for the Analytics offering, or register for a demo on https://www.citrix.com/products/citrix-analytics.html.

Step 3: Manage Analytics

For Security Analytics and Performance Analytics, after you have the necessary subscriptions or are authorized to access the trial, on the Analytics overview page, the Request Trial button for the offering changes to Manage. Click Manage to view the user dashboard corresponding to the Analytics offering.

For Operations Analytics, click Manage to view the operations dashboard.

Welcome page

For more information about getting started with the Performance Analytics offering, see the Performance Analytics article.

Analytics automatically discovers your Citrix Cloud data sources. To view your discovered data sources, click Settings > Data Sources.

For more information on how to get started with each offering, see