Citrix aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. Its technology makes the world’s apps and data secure and easy to access, empowering people to work anywhere and at any time. Citrix provides a complete and integrated portfolio of Workspace-as- a-Service, application delivery, virtualization, mobility, network delivery and file sharing solutions that enables IT to ensure critical systems are securely available to users via the cloud or on-premise and across any device or platform. With annual revenue in 2015 of $3.28 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations and over 100 million users globally.
Cisco ACI and Citrix joint solution
Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) integrates Citrix NetScaler application delivery controller (ADC) appliances to reduce deployment complexity and better align applications with dynamic business requirements in existing and nextgeneration data centers.
Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solution with Citrix
Citrix XenDesktop on Cisco UCS delivers services that can be accessed from any device, any time, any location.
The expanded portfolio of desktop virtualization solution architectures now makes the combined Cisco and Citrix technologies even more attractive by:
- Increasing the solution breadth to address customers of all sizes
- Offering greater choice of validated partner storage technologies for desktop virtualization
- Delivering a portfolio of architectures that simplify and accelerate the path to application and desktop virtualization ROI
Cisco UCS is an ideal platform for hosting Citrix XenDesktop. Using Cisco UCS as the basis of a virtual desktop infrastructure unites servers, networking, virtualization, and storage access into a unified system. This design delivers greater computing density, network simplicity, and management simplicity in a smaller footprint that reduces operating costs. All hardware and software components are managed through the unified, embedded Cisco UCS Manager to improve operation efficiency with transparent scaling.
The system is available in pre-configured starterpacks, bundled packs for small and medium-sized businesses, and expansion packs so that organizations can meet needs today and scale as demand grows.
Cisco Mobile Workspace Solution with Citrix
This solution combines complementary mobile technologies to help simplify and accelerate mobility initiatives.
Cisco Mobile Workspace Solution with Citrix is a comprehensive mobility solution that promotes user experience and productivity—along with simplified and secure IT infrastructure that is cost-effective to manage. Because enterprises have a broad range of users with different workstyles and application requirements, the Cisco® and Citrix enterprise mobility architecture is flexible and extensible to support different needs.
Cisco provides strengths as a leading computing, networking, and security provider with expertise in unified communications and collaboration. Citrix offers expertise and leadership in application and desktop virtualization as well as emerging mobile device management (MDM), mobile application management (MAM), and enterprise file sharing.
Bringing together these strengths, Cisco Mobile Workspace with Citrix provides:
Optimized user experience
- A simplified and elegant user experience features extensive self-service and automation
- Users can easily onboard and provision multiple devices with network and application access—as well as de-provision or off-board applications as they switch or upgrade devices
Simplified IT infrastructure and secure operations
- A combined approach allows IT to simplify the secure delivery of all application types, including native, web, hybrid, and virtual applications
- An end-to-end application lifecycle approach allows IT to accelerate mobile application delivery aligned to security, user experience, and cost requirements
- Technology integration (including Cisco ISE and XenMobile MDM integration) simplifies how organizations provide secure and seamless access and management for mobile devices
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Citrix NetScaler for Cisco ACI
Simplify IT and Accelerate Application Deployment
Give your IT function greater service agility and scale, facilitate more predictable spending, and increase customer satisfaction, all as you transform your data center.
The Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) joint solution with Citrix NetScaler portfolio helps accelerate application deployment onto networks with scale, multitenancy, and security.