Citrix officially unveiled Citrix XenClient 2, the second generation of its bare-metal client hypervisor developed in collaboration with Intel, which allows centrally managed virtual desktops to run directly on corporate laptops, even when disconnected from the network.
The new version of XenClient adds extensive new ease-of-use and scalability features, and will be certified to run on an estimated 45 million PCs and laptops.
Citrix also launched XenClient XT, a new standalone product to deliver advanced levels of security, isolation and performance for customers with the most extreme client computing requirements.
Citrix announced "Project Olympus,” a new cloud infrastructure product based on the popular OpenStack project.
By utilising OpenStack, Project Olympus inherits the collective experience and innovation of hundreds of experienced open source cloud developers to help customers build real infrastructure-as-a-service clouds that are scalable, efficient and open-by-design.
Citrix has also made a number of other announcements: