Posts Tagged ‘Podio’
Citrix turns around its Zenprise acquisition with the introduction of XenMobile, an end-to-end MDM suite that addresses pain points like application security, identity management and secure remote access.
Citrix Systems Inc.’s Cynthia Gallant discusses the fast-growing services segment linking cloud and mobility. With nZenprise under its belt, Citrix is positioning partners for disruption by grouping key services that can become powerful solution sets.
Citrix updates the Podio suite with a collaboration module, allowing non-Podio users to access the platform, much like Google Docs. As Citrix seeks to capitalize on the wave of cloud and mobility — two sides of the same coin — the question remains whether Citrix will bridge all of its new technology technology to create one end-to-end channel solution.
A new survey from Intermedia shows there’s a rising preference for Apple’s iOS in the SMB space, particularly with the iPad. Service providers and VARs that tweak their solutions to be Apple-friendly may find they have much to gain in terms of value-added attach and customer stickiness.
Citrix confirms it will acquire MDM vendor Zenprise for its advanced device management and security capabilities. Citrix’s moves solidify its plans to deliver end-to-end mobility capabilities for BYOD and reinforces Citrix mobile-first agenda, critical in the coming wave of workplace mobility.
Citrix teams up with Websense to bring the Websense Data Security Gateway to the NetScaler SDX platform, bringing advanced security capabilities like DLP to the application acceleration platform. Citrix’s moves are indicative of a company gearing up for a world of connected services.
Citrix readies a Windows 8 RT / ARM version of its Citrix Receiver app as it paves the way for a business-centric tablet and virtualization future. Solution providers looking to leverage next-generation services may want to keep an eye on Citrix.
Citrix’s investment into CumuLogic reveals the virtualization company is actively developing an app-centric focus to help fuel the growth of platform agnostic SaaS and tablet computing. Partners focusing on the future may find Citrix is heavy on the pulse of tomorrow.
Citrix revamps the Podio for iPad, bringing native social collaboration, custom apps and productivity tools to the iPad. Will Citrix’s tablet ambitions spark the first of many mobile-first approaches to BYOD and tablet-based productivity?
In the future, the acceptance of tablets as standard computing platforms will force a shift in the channel, turning solution providers into mobile-first cloud brokers that will outfit organizations with the software and tools needed to host a mobile-first environment.