Tag: cloud

  1. Mangelnde Wettbewerbsfähigkeit? Kosteneffiziente Cloud Technologien unterstützen kleine und mittelständische Unternehmen

    Zu Recht schauen Unternehmen kritisch auf alle Kosten. Ein scharfer Blick auf die Ausgaben kann den Unterschied zwischen nachhaltigem Erfolg und Misserfolg gerade bei kleinen Firmen oder Mittelständlern (KMU) ausmachen. Sobald es um das Thema Technologien geht, ist auch die Wartung der selbigen  ein sensibles Thema – denn nur in Ausnahmefällen verfügen Firmen dieser Größe über eine IT-Abteilung, die auch im Problemfall schnell und effizient ...

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  2. Citrix CloudPlatform Customer KDDI Corporation Recognized for Technology and Business Innovation

    As the Citrix team attends the CloudStack Collaboration Conference this week, there is a lot of customer momentum to celebrate around Citrix CloudPlatform powered by Apache CloudStack. We issued an announcement today highlighting several global use cases, but I wanted to especially highlight that KDDI Corporation, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Japan, has been named  a finalist for the upcoming 2014 CITE Awards. ...

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  3. Citrix CloudPlatform and Apache CloudStack

    A very common question I receive is “What are the differences between Apache CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatform (powered by Apache CloudStack)?” With the recent release of the 4.3 versions of both CloudStack and CloudPlatform, I thought I would take a moment to talk abut this.      The first area to discuss is development. CloudStack and CloudPlatform are actually developed together using the same code base. Citrix ...

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  4. Forrester and Citrix on Closing the Mobile App Gap

    App Gap Picture

    Users are bringing their own devices to work and also influencing your decisions about company-issued devices.  To be productive using these devices, your users need anytime, anywhere access to all types of apps – mobile, Windows, web, and SaaS. If you’re not able to deliver the apps your users need, you may fall victim to the “app gap” and put your organization at risk. WATCH ON-DEMAND as Forrester ...

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  5. Better Together: XenApp & XenDesktop + CloudPlatform

    How people view the convergence of desktop virtualization and cloud is drastically changing.  When we first discussed our vision for re-imagining how desktops and apps would be delivered in the cloud era one of the key areas of focus was the intersection of the service delivery (XenApp and XenDesktop) and cloud infrastructure.  This is why I'm really excited about the hybrid cloud provisioning feature in ...

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  6. Citrix, Cisco and NetApp Create Validated CloudPlatform FlexPod

    Cisco and Citrix, strategic partners since 2011, recognize the transformation taking place in enterprise networks as companies support more mobile, anytime, anywhere access to enterprise applications. As a result, we’re capitalizing on the opportunity to align and deliver unique solutions for mobile workstyles, cloud services and cloud networking. Today, as we continue to deliver on this pillar of our relationship, we’ll be discussing our specific collaboration ...

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  7. Citrix CloudPlatform 4.3 is Now Generally Available

    Today, we are announcing the general availability of the latest release of Citrix’s industry-leading Apache CloudStack-based cloud infrastructure orchestration and provisioning platform, Citrix CloudPlatform 4.3. We are always striving to provide our customers with the industry’s most agile, flexible, proven and open cloud orchestration, provisioning and management platform to support all types of business-critical workloads, including desktops, applications, cloud-native and server workloads. With the release of Citrix ...

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  8. Top 5 Lessons Learned from 250+ Cloud Production Deployments

    Businesses today realize that transforming IT to agile and efficient cloud services  is a strategic priority - it is no longer a matter of if, but when, and how.   A recent study found that for most companies, the process of selecting and implementing a cloud platform can take anywhere from 6 to 9+ months!  The key challenges businesses said they faced were the lack of staff expertise, managing application ...

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  9. Why bandwidth matters with the cloud

    Hybrid clouds are a hot topic these days - businesses are growing their adoption of private and public clouds, and Gartner predicts that by 2017, half of the main-stream enterprises will have a hybrid cloud strategy. For many businesses, public clouds are an interesting option for the ability to shift CapEx to OpEx and grow capacity on demand.   However, one of the challenges with ...

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  10. HPC Cloud enablement using XenServer, OpenStack and NVIDIA GRID GPUs – XLcloud

    A few weeks my colleague Bob, blogged (here) about how GPU-passthrough on XenServer under OpenStack had been achieved by the xlcloud project. This is a delightful demonstration of Citrix’s open technology stance. Although Citrix has heavily invested in CloudStack, over the last few years we have remained active in OpenStack development. You can find out more about building products using XenServer as the hypervisor using ...

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