Monday, July 2, 2012

Citrix Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2012 Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute
India, July 2, 2012: Citrix today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant of the 2012 “Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure*” report by Thomas Bittman, vice president and distinguished analyst. The report evaluates Citrix XenServer®, a key component of the company’s virtualization and cloud computing strategy. For its evaluation of the server virtualization market, Gartner highlighted that “vendor understanding and articulation of the strategic path for virtualization (expanding into the foundation for the future of infrastructure architecture and operations, and extending toward cloud computing) is particularly important and differentiating.”

Sameer Dholakia, Group Vice President and GM, Cloud Platforms Group, Citrix
“Citrix XenServer continues to demonstrate robust customer adoption, fueled by a strong leadership position in the world’s largest public clouds as well as the leading position in virtual desktop environments. XenServer provides a strong foundation for Citrix innovations in cloud, desktop, and networking products while also providing a server virtualization solution for hundreds of thousands of users worldwide.”

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About Citrix

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) transforms how businesses and IT work and people collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile workstyles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 organizations. Citrix products touch 75 percent of Internet users each day and it partners with more than 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2011 was $2.21 billion

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