Citrix Extends Enterprise Mobility Strategy with XenDesktop 7
XenDesktop 7 Mobilizes Virtual Windows Apps and Desktops on Any Mobile Device
LOS ANGELES – Today at Citrix Synergy™, Citrix announced the next major release of the market-leading Citrix XenDesktop® desktop virtualization solution. XenDesktop 7 is the first release of Project Avalon, a multi-phased initiative to deliver Windows as a cloud service. XenDesktop 7 offers integrated Windows app and desktop mobility, easier deployment options and simplified management, all delivered through a new, cloud-style architecture. Current XenDesktop and Citrix XenApp® customers will find the new architecture easier than ever to deploy, manage and support. XenDesktop 7 represents the state-of-the-art in app and desktop virtualization, enabling any business to mobilize Windows apps and desktops and deliver them as a cloud service to any device.
New HDX Mobile™ Technologies Deliver an Intuitive, Mobile-Friendly Experience
Enterprises are under mounting pressure to respond to the demands of an increasingly mobile workforce. However, most businesses use Windows apps that were never meant to be mobile. Breakthrough technologies in XenDesktop 7 enable any Windows app to function intuitively and transparently on mobile devices, providing a seamless experience on devices of any type:
Simple to Deploy, Manage and Support
XenDesktop 7 simplifies administration and operations with purpose-built consoles for managing and deploying virtual apps and desktops:
Cloud-style Architecture Designed for Automation and Scale
XenDesktop 7 integrates the market-leading XenApp and VDI desktop virtualization technologies into a unified FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA) for the most scalable solution for delivering Windows apps and desktops as cloud services.
Partner innovation For XenDesktop 7
Citrix Ready® partners, of all sizes, optimize their solutions for XenDesktop to help mobilize, simplify and secure virtual Windows app and desktop deployments and continually push down cost and complexity.
Over 20 additional partners, including Cisco, HP, IBM and Microsoft have signaled their support and are optimizing their solutions for XenDesktop 7.
XenDesktop 7 will be available in June 2013. XenDesktop 7 is available in Platinum, Enterprise and VDI editions on a per-user, per-device or concurrent basis.
In addition, the new XenDesktop App edition is available for all hosted-shared (RDS) app and desktop workloads. XenApp Enterprise and Platinum customers with active Subscription Advantage can update to this edition at no additional charge and migrate their environments at their own pace.
Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) is the cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office. Citrix solutions help IT and service providers build clouds, leveraging virtualization and networking technologies to deliver high-performance, elastic and cost-effective cloud services. With market-leading cloud solutions for mobility, desktop virtualization, networking, cloud platforms, collaboration and data sharing, Citrix helps organizations of all sizes achieve the speed and agility necessary to succeed in a mobile and dynamic world. Citrix products are in use at more than 260,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally. Annual revenue in 2012 was $2.59 billion. Learn more at www.citrix.com
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