Aternity Inc., the industry’s technology leader in end user experience management solutions for Global 1000 enterprises, today announced that its Frontline Performance Intelligence (FPI) Platform, has been verified as Citrix Ready®. The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix Systems (News – Alert), Inc. Aternity completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix XenApp™ and Citrix XenDesktop®, providing confidence in joint solution compatibility.
“Gaining the frontline intelligence to understand how end users are actually experiencing the Citrix services they are consuming is extremely important to our customers,” said John Fanelli, Vice President of Solutions and Community Marketing, Citrix. “Aternity’s FPI Platform has verified support for Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix XenApp, enabling enterprises to keep their business applications running optimally. We are pleased to work closely with Aternity to help IT organizations achieve this goal.”
With Aternity’s FPI Platform, Citrix customers can achieve a user-centric approach to proactive IT management by leveraging the following capabilities:
- Application performance monitoring, including response time, throughput, latency and end-to-end transaction time of Web, Client/Server and Java applications running in a Server Based Computing (SBC) environment
- Analytics depicting end-to-end activity response time for each business application activity running in an SBC environment, from the end user perspective
- Identification of all the Citrix servers that a specific End Point is connected to
- Identification of the connected End Points of each Citrix Server
- Identification of the specific processes on the Citrix server that are serving an End Point session
- Insight into end user application usage, usability, activity and productivity in an SBC environment
“Having comprehensive visibility from the end user perspective into Citrix XenApp and Citrix XenDesktop environments is the only way to truly measure and manage the performance and impact virtual technologies are having on business performance and productivity,” said Trevor Matz, President and CEO of Aternity. “In this capacity, we are very pleased to work closely with trusted partners, like Citrix, in order to provide the highest quality experience for Global 1000 organizations.”
About the Citrix Ready Program
The Citrix Ready program identifies verified solutions that are trusted to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix, including Citrix® XenDesktop®, XenAppTM, XenServer®, NetScaler® and GoToMeeting®. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third party products that have successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix, and gives customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution offering. The Citrix Ready program leverages industry-leading alliances across the Citrix partner eco-system to meet a wide variety customer needs, and currently incorporates over 2,800 partners who have demonstrated more than 18,000 product verifications. It also includes the Citrix Ready Community Verified program which allows customers to see thousands of products that have been verified by other customers to work in their production environments. The Citrix Ready program received the Alliance Excellence Award from the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) for creating a strong community through implementation of new, innovative best practices. More information about the Citrix Ready program can be found at www.citrix.com/citrixready. Reach Citrix Ready using social media via the Citrix Ready blog site and Twitter.
Aternity redefines real end user experience management by delivering the industry’s first Frontline Performance Intelligence (FPI) Platform, effectively transforming every desktop – physical or virtual – into a self-monitoring platform that is user experience aware. By arming organizations with user-centric, proactive IT management capabilities, the Aternity FPI Platform dramatically reduces business disruption and increases user productivity. With Aternity’s 360 degree view of end user experience, advanced analytics for preemptive problem detection and cause analysis, and right-time decision support capabilities, Global 1000 enterprises finally have the empirical evidence on how application performance and usage impacts business results, providing them with a path for constant improvement.
Aternity was recently named a Gartner Cool Vendor in IT Operations, a Top 10 Most Promising Start-up by Ernst & Young and Globes, and a Top 50 Startup by InformationWeek. In addition, the company has received prestigious industry recognition from the American Business Awards, the International Business Awards, The Marker, and NetworkWorld Magazine. To further evaluate how Aternity can bring winning performance to your frontline and to find out if you qualify for a free proof-of-concept, visit www.aternity.com.