Citrix Systems, Inc., today announced that it has been awarded the HP AllianceONE Partner of the Year Award in the Desktop Virtualization category. The recognition highlights the achievements of Citrix XenDesktop® in extending the benefits of HP Converged Infrastructure to solve real business issues in the enterprise.
“As long-standing partners, Citrix and HP have collaborated closely to develop proven solutions that will help our customers transform their IT infrastructures into the dynamic, flexible, on-demand services of the future,” said Raj Dhingra, group vice president and general manager, XenDesktop product group at Citrix. “We are honored to be recognized for our efforts in this arena, and look forward to working with HP to enable our vision of a world where users can work from anywhere, anytime, using any device.”
HP is a Citrix Ready® partner and the two companies have collaborated to offer enterprises a variety of software, hardware and service solutions that are jointly tested, certified and tuned to deliver optimal server performance and the best user experience. Enterprises are given the opportunity to choose from recommended configurations, architectures and services to create a solution that will meet their particular business needs and technical requirements. HP reference architectures for XenDesktop help customers build a comprehensive virtualized infrastructure based on the proven power of XenDesktop with FlexCast™ and HDX™ technologies on the HP platform.
“When considering the implementation of virtual desktops, enterprises look for best-of-breed solutions that offer them proven methods for efficiency and scalability,” said Paul Miller, Vice President, Solutions and Strategic Alliances, Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking, HP. “Citrix has been named the AllianceONE Converged Infrastructure Partner of the Year in the category of desktop virtualization for its efforts to help us jointly provide the best end-user experience and solutions.”