With remote work on the rise as well as increased investments in cloud infrastructure, companies are expediting their cloud migration in order to make cloud a vital asset to their operations. 87% of global IT decision makers agree that the current COVID-19 pandemic will cause organizations to accelerate their migration to the cloud1. But as organizations look to the cloud to increase business agility and simplify operations, it’s not always smooth sailing. From custom workloads to cloud security, there are many complexities to contend with. As a pioneer in virtualization, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops lets you move to the cloud at the pace that’s right for your business. With flexible options to match your specific goals, you’ll have everything you need to deliver secure apps and desktops on any device, over any network.
While 83% of enterprise workloads are now in the cloud, 66% of IT professionals say security is still a significant concern in adopting an enterprise cloud strategy2. Other top challenges include corporate culture, legacy architecture, gaps in skill sets...and the list goes on3. You need a way to simplify management of apps by offloading them to the cloud, without creating more work for administrators or increasing risk. Transitioning on-premises environments to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service frees IT from the burden of maintenance and updating of infrastructure components, and provides the flexibility to manage and deploy apps and desktops in a hybrid-cloud environment from on-premises and public-cloud hosted workloads side by side, all from one convenient management console. And IT maintains complete control over security policies and application access, so your workforce can safely access company resources that remain fully protected in the data center without compromising experience.
Enable business transformation
From mergers and acquisitions to global expansions, companies need new ways to meet the needs of distributed teams—regardless of where people work or what devices they use. With Citrix, you can deliver virtual applications and desktops on any device, from anywhere. Wherever your business transformation takes you next, there’s a way to create an exceptional employee experience with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops. Deploy Windows and Linux virtually, while ensuring a high-definition experience even unmanaged employee devices or with unpredictable internet connections.
Every organization has its own unique schedule for moving to the cloud. Some companies need to keep critical business apps in the data center, while others move to multiple clouds for scale and redundancy. No matter where things stand at your organization today, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops will evolve with you based on the specific needs of your business and industry. Existing on-premises Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops customers looking to transition to the cloud service can enjoy the benefits of a hybrid rights license, entitling customers to use their licenses either in the cloud or in their on-premises data center. No need to manage special licensing for any location. So you can adopt public clouds at your own pace, support new workloads, business continuity expansion, or move into cloud as needed. IT can transition on-premises deployments to hybrid-cloud resource locations in a timeframe that aligns you’re your business needs. Customers are never required to move workloads to the cloud. Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service will always manage on-premises VDAs side-by-side with public clouds.