With their extensive experience together in workplace solutions, IBM and Citrix offer robust mobile offerings to help users be as productive on the go as they are in the brick-and-mortar office, while delivering security and control back to IT. Our joint approach helps organizations create a comprehensive mobile strategy, implement the most appropriate solution, and manage not only devices but also corporate applications and data in a mobile environment.
When Forrester Research, Inc. analyzed mobile services providers, IBM was named a strong leader, topping its “Wave” chart. Forrester called out the “breadth and depth of enterprise mobility consulting – both in terms of technology capabilities and global presence… IBM has invested significantly in R&D to drive bleeding-edge mobility solutions to its client base…”1
Citrix Endpoint Management was named in the Leaders’ Quadrant in Gartner’s review of mobile device management (MDM) software for a “deep understanding of enterprise application and mobility needs, and a long history of supporting mobile endpoints and remote access through product innovation and acquisitions… It has an integrated product solution across all major MDM areas.”2
IBM MobileFirst Managed Mobility services and software offerings enable clients to assess, plan, design, implement and manage a flexible workplace environment. With the addition of next-generation MDM solution, Citrix Endpoint Management, clients can easily mobilize their business, enabling users to choose devices and applications while ensuring compliance and security. The joint solution delivers user-friendly Citrix productivity applications, built for mobile using the MDX SDK. Whether clients choose comprehensive life cycle management, or a subscription-based model, IBM and Citrix provide a simple, secure, scalable solution that supports a range of mobile workstyles.
1 Liz Herbert, Forrester Research, Inc., “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Mobility Services, Q1 2013,” February 15, 2013
2 Phillip Redman, John Girard, Terrence Cosgrove, Monica Basso, Gartner, Inc., “Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software,” May 23, 2013, ID: G00249820
There are a lot of companies that ‘talk’ mobility. Citrix is mobility, and understands this area very well – it’s in the Citrix DNA.
IBM General Manager
Global Networking Alliances