This solution brief from Citrix Public Sector discusses cloud computing solutions for the federal government. Departments and agencies stand to save millions in management costs, accelerate performance, reduce server load and eliminate data security risks by installing applications in a datacenter and virtualizing them for end users.
Seeking to simplify and reduce the cost of IT management while increasing control, Amsterdam launched a city-wide upgrade to Microsoft® Windows® 7. The upgrade posed a challenge for Afval Energie Bedrijf (AEB)—a world leader in sustainable energy—which relies on mission-critical applications not yet supported by the new OS. Learn how AEB uses XenClient to deliver Windows 7 and Windows XP environments side-by-side on the same computers to improve control and flexibility while accelerating ROI.
This white paper, Providing Telework, Workforce Mobility, and Disaster Recovery Solutions for Federal Agencies, provides a guide for enabling telework programs within the federal government through virtualization.
Thin client computing affords unprecedented flexibility and efficiency as well as an incremental approach to adopting a server-based system that allows standard devices to act like thin-client computers through the use of special software.
"The cloud" (if you can define it!) does not provide a one-size-fits-all set of services that can be easily leveraged by every type of organization. Best practices, however, are emerging for certain industries. Federal, state and local governments are beginning to take advantage of cloud computing and software as a service offerings. Learn from industry experts how to develop and implement a successful cloud strategy for government and other public sector entities.
Terremark's Chief Strategy Officer Marvin Wheeler describes how you can achieve Compliance in the cloud on their Enterprise Cloud. "Maintaining the physical, technical and process controls, as well as the reporting necessary, to meet today's industry and government compliance mandates is one of the most expensive tasks our enterprise and federal customers face. At Terremark, we are widely recognized for the highly compliant nature of our cloud computing solutions. By incorporating Citrix NetScaler VPX, a key enabling technology within the Citrix Cloud Solution for Compliance, Terremark can provide our cloud computing customers even greater levels of compliance at a lower cost."