An overview of virtual appliances for Citrix XenServer

We decided to make a list of currently available virtual appliances for Citrix XenServer. Searching the web for virtual appliances for XenServer usually is a bit of a struggle since the majority of the virtual appliances out there are VMware based. That being said you can convert some of these virtual appliances with either Citrix XenConvert or Citrix Project Kensho 1.3.

Openfiler NAS/SAN Appliance – Storage Linux/BSD 2.3
Jumpbox WEB/CMS/Web App Centos 5.3 1.6.0 –
XenServer Virtual Machine Performance Utility Performance Utility
VirtualIQ Pro Virtual Machine Appliance Management, capacity planning and reporting solution   4.0  
Citrix License Server Virtual Appliance Citrix License Management   11.6  
Citrix vSwitch Controller Virtual Appliance Citrix Virtual Switch for XenServer
Citrix Web Self Service Virtual Appliance XenServer Management Centos 5.5 1.0
Citrix Merchandising Server Virtual Appliance Citrix Receiver Client Pusher Centos 5 2.1
Citrix XenClient Synchronizer XenClient Management Debian 5.0.4
Citrix NetScaler VPX Network FreeBSD 6.3 10.x
Citrix Access Gateway VPX SSL VPN and Secure Gateway  CentOS 5.0.4
Citrix Branch Repeater VPX WAN Optimization
Accellion Secure File Transfer Appliance
VYATTA CORE 6.1 Networking   6.1 –
NexentaStor NAS/SAN Appliance – Storage   3.0.4
OS NEXUS QuantaStor is an iSCSI storage system software
DataCore SanMelody Storage Virtualization Software
Nasuni Filer Virtual NAS appliance
PHD Virtual Backup for Citrix XenServer Virtual backup appliance   6.5
rPath X6 Automation & control for enterprise software systems JeOS

Fourescout CounterACT

CounterACT Virtual Appliance Delivers NAC Provisioning Ease, On-demand Capacity, and Heterogeneous VM Visibility and Control


Ubuntu Precise Pangolin 12.04 x86_64 Server

Ubuntu Linux 12.04

Ubuntu 12.03

Exinda WAN Optimization

The Exinda virtual appliance comes in two primary models and scales up to 45Mbps for WAN acceleration and up to 500Mbps for Visibility & Control (QoS).


Citrix CloudGateway/AppController
/XenMobile Gateway

CloudGateway Enterprise is designed to offer a single point of control for enterprise delivery of iOS, Web, Saas and Windows applications, along with seamless integration into Citrix ShareFile. 

CentOS 2.6

Citrix VDI-in-a-Box 5.x.x

simple, affordable, all-in-one VDI solution that delivers personalized virtual desktops for less than the cost of new PCs



OpenVAS is a framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution.

CentOS 5.8 minimal N/A


The ALB-X VA delivers cost effective, high performance web acceleration and load balancing, enabling you to reduce server load and bandwidth requirements, whilst increase capacity and availability. 


Endian UTM

Protect your virtual infrastructure from any potential threat with Endian’s cutting-edge network security!


Fedora 17

Fedora Linux OS

Fedora 17


Purpose built Xenserver ISO library appliance provides a turnkey solution for ISO storage.


Protect your virtual infrastructure from any potential threat with Endian’s cutting-edge network security!

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