Citrix Named Top Virtual Desktop (VDI) Vendor by Forrester
Citrix announced that the company has been named as a leader in the Forrester
Research, Inc. report, The Forrester WaveTM: Server-Hosted Virtual Desktops
(VDI), Q3 2015. The report evaluated seven vendors based on 26 criteria,
including current offering, strategy and market presence.
According to the report, the "XenDesktop VDI offering is distinctive at
several levels, from the user experience with Citrix Receiver endpoint
clients that offer native HDX protocol support on all device and OS platforms
to rich 3D graphics and multiple 4K monitor support and sophisticated
features for multimedia and videoconferencing performance." The report also
noted that Citrix offers a "clever Wi-Fi-based mouse that works with the
Citrix Receiver on the iOS platform."
Citrix also received the highest scores for strategy and ... (more)
Because more and more, company employees, independent contractors,
consultants and startup founders have the tools to work from anywhere,
there's now an app to help them find the perfect places to go.
It's called Cubefree, a free app that helps you find cafes with WiFi, power
outlets, parking and even a table to share. CubeFree shows a map view with
nearby cafes, along with user ratings and comments, as well as others who
have checked in.
This app perfectly complements the other tools the modern workforce uses to
work from anywhere: Virtual Desktops hosted in data centers, docume... (more)
At Citrix, we’ve been helping people access and use business apps on any
device for years. Yet many of our customers depend on Windows-based
applications that are hard to use on iPad and Android tablets, because so
many features depend on the point-and-click simplicity and accuracy of a
Since many people like to use an iPad, they get frustrated as they try to get
work done, because no one offers a mouse that works with an iPad and other
That’s why we will be launching the X1 Mouse at Citrix Synergy next week on
May 12. Capable of supporting ... (more)
Apps from the Cloud frequently means limited function browser based web apps
that may be OK for personal use but don’t cut it in the business world.
Citrix as an industry leader delivering full featured enterprise windows apps
to business has now enabled the Cloud to provide the delivery system. As a
public demonstration Citrix has posted a pre-built XenApp Server in
Amazon’s Xen based EC2 offering.
Anyone can now start demonstrating and testing rich windows app delivery from
the Cloud in minutes without committing to hardware or the typical set up and
A deta... (more)
Chris Fleck's Blog
There is a lot of hype and reality in the world of Cloud computing today. On
the hype side there are numerous data points; VC investments, M&A, data
centers under construction, new conferences and events. On the other hand
there are now many examples of reality as well. SaaS offerings like
Salesforce.com and many HR applications plus web site hosting have
established themselves as a legitimate part of the IT portfolio of many
corporations large and small.
Adding fuel to the fire is extensive press, analyst and blog coverage (like
this!) plus books like Nicholas... (more)