Citrix is advancing its IT-as-a-Service vision by allowing service providers to deliver hosted desktops and applications as well as hosted exchange-as-a-service in addition to the broad array of cloud services in CloudPortal Business Manager 2.2.
- Cloud Services Catalog – Create a custom catalog of services including IaaS, cloud, 3rd party, value-add and IT services that are delivered to users through a simple, self-service catalog.
- Customization SDK– Customization SDK allows development teams to customize the user experience look and feel by allowing them to tailor the following user interface components for their organization: workflows, e-mail templates, reports, user interfaces, custom jobs, validation rules, custom fields, resource properties, hooks into pricing filters, billing data export, payment gateway and ticketing connectors.
- BSS/OSS APIs – BSS/OSS APIs focus on application and service integration to allow connection to internal and external business and operations support systems such as CRM, financials, etc. and to inject custom business rules and workflow requirements.
- Citrix and Partner Connectors – CloudPortal Business Manager 2.2 makes it easier for IT to transform into a service broker with 3rd party connectors from partners such as Appcara, ActiveState, Caringo, Cloudian, Cloudsoft, CumuLogic and others. CloudPortal Business Manager 2.2 also includes reference connectors for ACS 4.2 and OpenStack, as well as deeper integration with Citrix products using the connectors to Citrix CloudPlatform and CloudPortal Services Manager.