Today at Citrix Synergy™, Citrix announced that Quest, one of the first and largest desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) providers, has aligned with Citrix to offer services using Citrix market-leading DaaS technologies, including Citrix XenApp® and Citrix XenDesktop® virtual app and desktop delivery, to provide workspaces-as-a-service for businesses. Citrix technology provides a complete mobile workspace solution that securely delivers apps, desktops, files and services to any user, on any device, over any network. Quest brings a deep understanding of managed and cloud services to its customers, providing customizable services to the healthcare, financial services, higher education, government and manufacturing industries. Quest services are built on the Cisco Desktop® as a Service solution, which includes Citrix technology, and brings scalability, performance advantages and simplified management to the Quest platform.
For over 30 years, Quest has been delivering IT capabilities to organizations of all sizes to address their unique business needs. Quest is partnering with Citrix as one of the newest and most successful Citrix Service Providers to offer DaaS and hosted application services to meet the increasing demand for secure, mobile access to data, while reducing IT costs and complexity. Quest delivers hosted desktops and applications to any device from Quest’s global Service Delivery Centers or on a customer’s premise.
Tim Burke, President and CEO, Quest“We are excited to begin working with Citrix as a service provider. Our customers expect hosted desktops and hosted applications from us with the very best user experience, scalability and fit-for-purpose customization. Our companies are also highly aligned in our visions to provide customers with entire workspace services going forward.” Mitch Parker, Vice President and General Manager, Citrix Cloud Services “We are very excited to add Quest as a Citrix Service Provider. With a long track record of delivering specialized services to their customers, Quest is a strong, experienced and notable addition to the over 1,500 CSPs who are delivering desktops and apps as a service today using Citrix products. By leveraging Citrix market-leading app and desktop virtualization solutions, Quest is able to support the delivery of a mobile workspace for businesses. We are looking forward to a strong partnership with Quest in growing the DaaS market.”