Customers looking to take their first steps into virtualization or those looking to grow their existing application, desktop, or server virtualization environments can enjoy a 40% savings when adding Citrix Essentials for XenServer Platinum Edition.

Any order for 100 or more Citrix XenApp or Citrix XenDesktop licenses, including upgrade licenses, will be eligible to receive the discount on an unlimited number of Essentials for XenServer Platinum licenses. By adding Citrix Essentials for XenServer Platinum, organizations can add improved manageability, automation, and lifecycle management to transform their datacenters into delivery centers.

Testing by Tolly shows that Citrix XenServer, which includes specific optimizations for XenApp highlights the performance improvements that customers can obtain when choosing XenServer over a VMware Virtual Infrastructure in their XenApp Virtual Server farms. In these tests, Citrix XenServer 5 outperformed VMware ESX 3.5u3 by supporting 41% more concurrent users.

The pricing promotion for Citrix Essentials for XenServer is for a limited time. You can read about the promotion terms and download the FAQ and Rules from My Citrix. (Login required)