Does your managed services provider business aim for faster hosted services go to market with less implementation and support time?

Would you like to increase the margin around Desktops-as-a-Service by streamlining backend processes and designing a more scalable service?  Both of these goals may be achievable with the technical staff you have in place today! Teams can learn how at Citrix Summit. Learn the details about how to implement the latest Citrix technologies that deliver the business-ready hosted desktops in demand by the market today.


Citrix Summit is the premier annual kickoff event for Citrix and the entire global network of partners – service providers, systems integrators, solution advisors and more.

The event is focused on enabling business, sales and technical success through training, collaboration and networking. Kickoff 2015 with new hands-on learning opportunities, an interactive community environment, and sessions that immerse attendees in the Citrix technologies that drive a hosted business.

Citrix Technical Experts Focus on the Service Provider Market

Citrix has dedicated technical experts thinking about service provider needs. They teach a full service provider track that includes 6 technical sessions for in depth learning:


Citrix Service Provider Reference Architecture: Overview, Updates & News
– Understand the new  Citrix Service Provider Reference Architecture on Microsoft Cloud OS and guidelines on addendums. Tested in the Citrix Solutions Lab, the new release of the Reference Architecture gives prescriptive guidance for successful implementation of a Citrix-based hosted business. Learn best practice for design and implementation of a Citrix-based multi-tenant service provider environment.

Lowering operating cost while scaling a service provider business – Explore how to scale a hosted services business to add more services and more customers, while lowering overhead operating costs and increasing efficiency. Drive more margin and a better average retail price per user by taking advantage of technologies already available to service providers to speed and simplify in-house processes.

Lessons learned from a decade of DaaS deployments – Learn implementation advice and best practices from real world service provider deployments of Citrix-based Desktops-as-a-Service environments.  With experiences ranging from small providers to large-scale telcos, discover how to design, scale and maintain a Citrix-based service provider environment.

Planning for 2015: Implementing Citrix Technologies in a Hosted Environment – What should you do with your existing infrastructure to be ready for a more productive environment?  Learn how to scale your technical capacity for the growing DaaS market without major investments in staff.

Build a complete mobile workspace that drives higher margins – Today’s end users expect a complete mobile workspace, but how can a service provider economically and efficiently design and build out a full hosted solution? Learn how to add complete Desktops-as-a-Service with hosted applications and hosted desktops, mobile device management, file sharing and end-user self-service.

Cisco Validated Design for Citrix Service ProvidersCitrix and Cisco have been testing the Cisco Validated Design for service providers. Learn the test environment results and suggestions for Cisco and Citrix-based DaaS deployments. Plan your Citrix and Cisco DaaS deployment for 2015.

Attend Citrix Service Provider breakout sessions at Summit 2015 for guidance to plan, market and sell.Hands-On Learning, Certification, New Discoveries and More Technical Benefits

Citrix Summit includes more than just sessions. Technical teams also benefit from first-hand experience with new Citrix technologies in self-paced or instructor-led labs, learning about best practices with cutting-edge releases.

The Citrix Summit demo Sandbox is a literal technical playground with Citrix technologies on the latest devices – ready for technical teams to experiment and learn.  Also discover new technologies that can simplify your day-to-day activities in the Solutions Expo. CitrixReady validated partners have hundreds of technologies that align with Citrix technologies- it’s easy to find something new and beneficial while chatting with Summit exhibitors during the Welcome Reception.

Finally, technical staff prove what they’ve learned – and stay current – with a certification exam, included with each Summit ticket.  (Citrix Service Providers need 2 certified technical staff, so Citrix Summit is the ideal place to fulfill that commitment).

Register Today with Special Discounts

The Citrix teams make it accessible for new and alumni partners to bring multiple technical staff plus business, sales and marketing teams. Check out all of the discounts available on the Citrix Summit website.

Not yet a Citrix Service Provider? Visit the Citrix website to learn more about joining the program and contact the Citrix Service Provider team to explore special potential discount opportunities for new partners.