Citrix XenServer Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Server Virtualization

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Citrix Systems, Inc. today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure.”

“Citrix XenServer has gained tremendous traction in the last year, beginning with the introduction of the enormously popular free edition,” said N. Louis Shipley, Group VP and GM, XenServer Product Group, Citrix. “That alone prompted more than 45,000 enterprise datacenters and cloud vendors worldwide – including 45 percent of the Fortune 500 – to activate XenServer for production. In addition, our Advanced, Enterprise and Premium editions are continuing to deliver on that value by providing all of the server virtualization and private cloud capabilities customers require at a fraction of the cost. And cloud providers are realizing the value, as well – Rackspace, the second largest cloud vendor in the world, just standardized their next-generation cloud strategy on XenServer2. The richness and value of the XenServer portfolio is increasingly driving very demanding and technically savvy organizations to standardize on XenServer.”