Cisco, Citrix Announces Partnership Expansion

Cisco and Citrix have announced an expansion of their successful desktop virtualization partnership into three strategic areas:  cloud networking, cloud orchestration, and mobile workstyles.

Cisco and Citrix believe the IT industry is on the verge of the next major architectural transition:  the mobile-cloud era. To help enterprise and service provider customers capture the market transition and transform their business models, Cisco and Citrix will collaborate to unify best-of-breed technologies into innovative solutions for the mobile-cloud era.

 Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, Cisco, " Over the past two years, Cisco and Citrix have collaborated to deliver significant innovation into the market.  Now we are excited to accelerate our partnership into cloud, networking and mobility."

 The expanded partnership will include a significant investment in people and resources to drive market-leading technology innovation, solution integration and validation, customer support, and joint go-to-market investment on a global basis.

 “Extending our successful partnership to new areas like cloud, mobility and networking will allow us to bring some amazing new innovations to our joint customers in both the enterprise and service provider markets." Wes Wasson, Senior Vice President of Strategy, Citrix

19-Oct-2012 16:33:06