- Enhancing Cisco networking products with full support for Citrix HDX Technology: The companies are committed to supporting Citrix HDX technology in targeted Cisco industry-leading networking solutions to deliver an enhanced high-definition experience for users of Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp™ solutions.
- Enhanced device and integrated multimedia support: Cisco and Citrix will collaborate to deliver an optimized user experience for virtual desktops and applications for Cisco endpoint devices. This will include collaboration across Cisco rich media, voice, video and collaboration endpoint devices such as the Cisco Virtual Experience Clients (VXCs) and the Cisco Cius™ enterprise tablet – with the virtual desktop and application capabilities of Citrix XenDesktop, and the Citrix Receiver™ universal software client.
- Accelerating Datacenter Innovation with Cisco UCS, Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix XenServer: Over the past year, Cisco and Citrix have been bringing the reality of virtual desktop computing to our customers. With the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS™) extended memory and Unified Fabric Cisco and Citrix virtual desktop solutions, the companies deliver the industry’s highest virtual desktop densities and best performance available on the market today. Building on this success, the companies will continue to extend the collaboration to drive further design validation and optimization enhancements with Cisco UCS and XenDesktop and Citrix XenServer®.
During Citrix Synergy in Barcelona taking place on October 25 - 27, Cisco will be showcasing the first deliverables of this strategic alliance and other VXI solutions at the Cisco stand # 204.Joint Customer Success Fuels Expanded Collaboration Early successes of the companies’ collaboration around desktop virtualization are evident with Seattle Children’s Hospital and University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
- The University of Tennessee at Knoxville selected Citrix XenDesktop running on Cisco infrastructure to provide free, anytime access to desktops, applications, resources and personal files to more than 27,000 students. (Link to the announcement)
- To provide a faster, more mobile and fully transparent computing experience for its practitioners, Seattle Children’s Hospital recently selected hosted virtual desktops powered by Citrix XenDesktop and the Cisco Unified Computing System. Today, nearly 5,500 workstations have been transitioned throughout the hospital. (Link to case study)
- Blog: Can an Alliance make Desktop Virtualization Easier? Gary says yes! by Pamela Ferrill, Cisco
- Blog: Citrix-Cisco Alliance Means Faster Innovation for our Customers by Sumit Dhawan, Citrix
- Blog: Customers Drive Citrix and Cisco to Expand Collaboration in Desktop Virtualization by John Fanelli, Citrix
- Blog: The Future is now with Cisco VXI and Citrix by Brad Peterson, Citrix
- Announcement: Oct. 12, 2011 - Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solution Brings Unified Voice and Video to Virtual Environments
- Announcement: Sept. 8, 2010 - Cisco and Citrix Deliver Comprehensive Desktop Virtualization Solution
- Citrix and Cisco Strategic Alliance page
- Cisco VXI: Desktop Virtualization
- Cisco Virtual Desktop with Citrix XenDesktop page
- Citrix XenDesktop page
- Citrix HDX technology page
- Citrix FlexCast technology page
- Cisco Unified Computing System page
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