Citrix has 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 stageduring the day-two general session at Citrix Synergy™ showing customers an unprecedented level of simplicity, low-cost and performance. Citrix XenDesktop is the only virtual desktop solution that can offer all the power of dedicated computing for each user without the need for hypervisors or SANs.
Calvin Hsu, Vice President of Product Marketing, Desktops and Apps @ Citrix, says “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.”