Thank you Partners for helping make Citrix Summit a another great success! The atmosphere was electric as the Summit Opening General Session kicked off on Monday, January 13. Attendees filled the room to capacity, to hear Citrix executives present the corporate vision for the channel and the sales organization, including new initiatives and innovations to enhance joint growth and profitability in 2014.

First we heard from Senior VP Al Monserrat, highlighting the evolution of Citrix messaging around mobility. Monserrat also cites 2013 partner growth milestones, presents the finalists for the first Innovation Award for Partners and ends with “go dos” for 2014, including delivery of full solutions.

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Next up was Senior VP and GM Sudhakar Ramakrishna, who spoke about 2013 accomplishments, including 15 product launches, and 2014 priorities and upcoming announcements. Ramakrishna also presented Citrix priorities for 2014, include integration of solutions, success via partnerships, and innovation in design, quality and customer experience.

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Vice president Tom Flink was next on stage. He encouraged partners and sales teams to focus on high-ROI wins with XenDesktop, emphasis on the strength of NetScaler features and functionality and the vision for XenMobile. Flink also got applause for his announcement of Citrix SalesIQ, the new sales enablement platform that centralizes and mobilizes resources and provides guidance on usage throughout the sales cycle.

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Overall Summit was a great success and brought together 4,000 Citrix partners and Citrix employees, all eager to hear about the Citrix roadmap for 2014. Refresh your notes and watch the full presentations today. *Please note that a log in will be required to view all keynote videos.

Plan ahead!

Be sure to mark your calendars for next year when Citrix partners and sales teams will continue to be “better together” in the action-packed setting of Las Vegas, Nevada. The combined kickoff event will take place at The Venetian | The Palazzo on January 12-14, 2015. Plans are already underway to make this intensive training and networking event even more valuable. Find out more.

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