Citrix NetScaler is the only application delivery controller that fully integrates into Cisco's unified fabric.
Citrix NetScaler and Cisco ACI enable datacenter and cloud administrators to holistically control L2-L7 network services in a unified manner via seamless insertion and automation of best-in-class NetScaler services into next-generation datacenters built on Cisco's ACI Architectures. NetScaler leverages the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) to programmatically automate network provisioning and control based on application requirements and policies for both datacenter and enterprise environments.
Leveraging Cisco RISE technology, NetScaler seamlessly integrates with the Cisco Nexus series switch for simplified deployment, automated control and lower cost of operations while delivering the standalone performance, availability and reliability of a best-in-class ADC.
Citrix and Cisco have delivered the Citrix NetScaler 1000V, a best-in-class application delivery controller that redefines L4-L7 services. Building on Cisco strength in Unified Fabric and Unified Compute, and Citrix strength in intelligent, application delivery, the architecture runs on the Nexus Virtual Service Platform to provide a virtual network infrastructure that delivers scalability, elastic instantiation, and multi-tenant operation, all with a common approach to service provisioning and management.
The Citrix NetScaler 1000V is available via the normal Cisco sales and worldwide channels, providing a smooth migration path for Cisco ACE, GSS and CSS customers. Citrix NetScaler is the Cisco ACE replacement product recommended by Cisco.
To assist Cisco ACE customers make a seamless transition to a next-generation NetScaler ADC solution, Citrix offers a special ACE Migration Program with financial incentives and NetScaler implementation services delivered by Citrix Consulting Services. Together, Cisco and Citrix are making it easier than ever to move to the industry's most advanced application delivery solution.