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Cisco and Citrix partner for virtualisation solution

10 Sep 2010

Cisco and Citrix have released a combined desktop virtualisation solution that they say makes it cost effective for businesses to deploy high-def virtual desktops and apps to all users.

Dubbed the Cisco Desktop Virtualisation Solution with Citrix XenDesktop, the tech combines Cisco unified computing and Citrix desktop virtualisation technologies to offer, “the most cost-effective, scalable and high-performance solution for hosting, securing and optimising the delivery of virtual desktops and applications”.

Prem Jain, Senior VP of Server, Access and Virtualisation Technology Group at Cisco, said, “By combining our innovations in unified computing with industry-leading desktop virtualisation, from Citrix, we are delivering an integrated solution that drives down the cost and complexity of virtual desktop environments, while improving security and operational control.”

Cisco Desktop Virtualisation Solution with Citrix XenDesktop is available now through joint channel partners.

Gordon Payne, Senior VP and General Manager, Desktop Division at Citrix, added, “The combined solution represents a significant milestone in delivering on our vision to simplify desktop computing for enterprises around the world. The combination of industry leading technology from Citrix and Cisco will help further drive down the costs of desktop virtualisation and speed deployments through a high-performance and scalable architecture.”

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