Citrix Named HP AllianceONE Servers-Moonshot Partner Of The Year

Citrix today announced that it has been awarded the HP AllianceONE Partner of the Year award in the Servers-Moonshot category. Citrix and HP have collaborated on the development of the HP Converged System 100 for Hosted Desktops with Citrix XenDesktop®. These solutions are ideally suited for HP and Citrix customers in the public sector, healthcare, education and financial services markets. The HP Converged System 100 for Hosted Desktops with XenDesktop is a solution that delivers simplicity in deployment; management and scale; an uncompromising user experience and reduced TCO. In addition, the solution breaks through the challenges of virtualizing and managing PCs by offering predictability in operating costs, performance and the ability to scale. This award builds upon a strong relationship across multiple technology areas, including application and desktop virtualization, mobility and cloud.

The HP Converged System 100 for Hosted Desktops is based on the HP Moonshot ProLiant m700 Server. Citrix XenDesktop is the first hosted desktop solution available on Moonshot. The HP Moonshot was recently demonstrated on stage during the day-two general session at Citrix Synergy™ showing customers an unprecedented level of simplicity, low-cost and performance. Citrix XenDesktop is the only hosted desktop solution that can offer all the power of dedicated computing for each user without the need for hypervisors or SANs.

“It is an honor to receive this award from HP. Our collaboration extends across multiple fronts and our combined solution, the HP Converged System 100 for XenDesktop, provides simplified deployment and management of hosted desktops with an uncompromised user experience. Together, we are helping our customers deliver a mobile workspace solution for their users,” said Calvin Hsu, vice president of product marketing, Desktops and Apps at Citrix.

For almost two decades, HP and Citrix have collaborated to secure mission-critical data, simplify IT deployment and enable mobile workspaces that deliver apps, desktops, files and services to any user, on any device, over any network. Citrix and HP are continually expanding their collaboration into new areas such as virtualizing high-performance 3D graphics apps with the HP DL380z virtual workstation. Announced at Citrix Synergy, the HP DL380z virtual workstation with NVIDIA and Citrix, leverages NVIDIA GRID technology to provide a secure, high-performance solution for delivering 3D apps with XenDesktop and HDX™ 3D Pro.

“Citrix is recognized as HP AllianceOne Partner of the Year in the Servers-Moonshot category for their HP Converged System 100 for Hosted Desktops with XenDesktop With this solution, Citrix helps customers simplify the design and deployment of hosted desktops,” said Doug Oathout, vice president, Channel and Alliances, Enterprise Marketing, HP. “Citrix has demonstrated their expertise in this area by developing innovative solutions for its customers, paving the way for more agile business.”

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