This digital transformation with the cloud and mobility will accelerate the move of businesses to Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Windows 10 as well as advance security strategies.
GreatResponder.com The Citrix announces its partnership with Microsoft to provide the businesses with the benefits of cloud and mobility. The objectives of this partnership is to meet the needs of the modern workforce with application and desktop virtualization in the cloud, network delivery and enterprise mobility management.
The Citrix has selected the Azure as the preferred and strategic cloud for its future road map and the team will work to develop new integrations between Citrix XenMobile, NetScaler and the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite, to improve efficiency and data security.
“Companies of all sizes across all industries around the world have an amazing opportunity to embrace digital transformation and empower their people to work productively from anywhere at any time,” said Kirill Tatarinov, president and CEO of Citrix. “Our customers are asking Citrix and Microsoft to work closer together to help them fully leverage innovations like Windows 10, Office 365 and Azure. This enhanced partnership ensures we can be more agile in responding to our customers’ needs.”
As part of the partnership, the team will aim to accelerate the deployment of Windows 10 Enterprise within their customer’s organizations. Citrix customers can use AppDNA to aid migration to Windows 10 by providing application lifecycle management tools to discover and resolve application compatibility issues, the team claims.
The Citrix NetScaler will integrate with EMS to provide virtual private network capabilities for more secure, identity-based access to on-premises applications on Microsoft Intune-managed devices. Citrix will also offer customers who have purchased Windows Software Assurance on a per-user basis the option to host their Windows 10 Enterprise Current Branches for Business images on Azure through its XenDesktop VDI solution, which the team claim is a first in the industry.
“Our relationship with Citrix has always been founded on the commitment to making our mutual customers successful by empowering their people to be more productive,” said Scott Guthrie, executive vice president of Cloud and Enterprise at Microsoft.
The Citrix NetScaler will integrate with EMS to provide virtual private network capabilities for more secure, identity-based access to on-premises applications on Microsoft Intune-managed devices. This will give customers a broad array of options for managing access to on-premises applications in an increasingly mobile-first world.