Citrix News

Citrix Announces Day 1 Support For Windows 11
Citrix News, October 5th, 2021
With Microsoft's announcement of Windows 11, we are pleased to share that Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and Citrix Workspace app are ready with Day 1 support for this new era of Windows OS!

"This exciting release ensures that you can test and deploy the latest operating systems right away with Citrix. We have worked closely with Microsoft to ensure that Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and Citrix Workspace app seamlessly integrate with Windows 11 so admins can deliver high-performing, secure, and reliable experiences.

Deploying Windows 11 in Your Virtual Environment

Leveraging Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and Windows 11 makes it easier than ever to achieve your IT goals. Windows 11 is available for both on-prem and cloud-hosted environments, bringing greater flexibility and value to your VDI and DaaS deployments..."

Citrix Announces Leadership Transition
Citrix News, October 6th, 2021
Bob Calderoni Appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, David J. Henshall Steps Down as President, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Board of Directors, Preliminary Third Quarter 2021 Revenue Announced

Citrix Systems announced that Bob Calderoni, Chair of the Citrix Board of Directors ('the Board'), has been named interim Chief Executive Officer and President, effective immediately. Mr. Calderoni succeeds David J. Henshall, who has stepped down as President and CEO and as a member of the Company's Board.

'I would like to thank David for his many contributions to Citrix,' said Bob Calderoni. 'David played a key role in accelerating our cloud transition and has driven significant improvements in our products, with over a dozen SaaS services actively supporting more than 11 million subscribers.

New, cloud-delivered, Zero Trust Network Access service protects all apps, data and devices, enabling employees to work where and how they want in a secure, productive manner

Employees today expect the freedom to choose where and how they work and a seamless, productive experience. IT is on the hook to deliver on this, all while keeping things secure. It's a tall order to fulfill. And Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) is expanding its secure access solutions to help do it. The company today announced the launch of Citrix Secure Private Access, a new cloud-delivered, Zero-Trust Network Access (ZTNA) service that protects access to apps and data from managed, unmanaged and Bring-Your-Own (BYO) devices, enabling employees to work the way they want in a secure, reliable and productive manner, wherever they happen to be.

Citrix Named An IDC Marketscape Major Player
Citrix News, October 8th, 2021
Citrix has been named a Major Player in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eSignature Software 2021 Vendor Assessment, September 2021, (Doc # US46742320.)

"The report evaluated major eSignature software providers for their role in improving content-centric workflows and how they can be leveraged for efficiency, productivity, and security gains.

The IDC MarketScape notes that companies should consider Citrix ''if you are an existing Citrix Workspace or Citrix ShareFile customer or if your organization is looking for a robust intelligent digital workspace solution with integrated esignature'..."

Citrix Tops In Securing Remote Work
Citrix News, October 4th, 2021
Company named among world's best cybersecurity solutions by Expert Insights

"With employees working from anywhere using devices of their choice, companies must defend an expanded attack surface against an increasing number of threats. And according to Expert Insights, Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) is among the best solutions they can use to do it. The leading cybersecurity resource and review platform today announced its 2021 Best-Of Cybersecurity Awards, and Citrix was among the winners in two categories.

Designed to recognize the world's best cybersecurity companies and products, the Expert Insights' Best-Of Cybersecurity Awards leverage research by Expert Insights' independent technical analysts and editorial team, customer feedback and industry recognition to identify the most innovative and powerful solutions on the market..."

The last several years have brought about an explosion in remote work, with millions of people around the world accessing their data and apps from their home office or any number of non-traditional workplaces

"Organizations depend on the productivity of the remote workforce but providing a secure and a productive work environment is an ongoing challenge. Hackers and other bad actors are using mechanisms like exploiting vulnerabilities of appliance-based solutions or embedding malware content in whitelist applications or using bots to launch increasingly insidious attacks. Devastating corporate or governmental security breaches, ransomware attacks, and attacks on critical infrastructure often start with a common theme: an attack against individual remote workers, their devices, or their applications..."

Citrix is a strong performer among the 15 ZTNA vendors Forrester selected in The Forrester New Wave: Zero Trust Network Access, Q3 2021.

"Forrester evaluated the vendors based on criteria that included strength of current offering and market presence, and Citrix is among the highest in terms of stronger current offering. Secure remote access is core to what Citrix has delivered over the years, and we remain committed to delivering on a powerful and a robust plan as these technologies continue to evolve..."

Introducing Citrix Secure Private Access
Citrix News, October 5th, 2021
Traditional enterprise architecture and security models aren't suited to meet the needs of today's hybrid workforce and the accompanying complex application-security requirements

"With the shift to SaaS, more data and business apps are residing on the cloud, while many enterprise apps remain inside the datacenter.

Unfortunately, this makes these complex environments challenging to secure and manage. On top of that, the growth of hybrid work and the expanded use of different device types have increased the attack surface for organizations..."

"By 2024, at least 40% of all remote access usage will be served predominantly by zero trust network access (ZTNA), up from less than 5% at the end of 2020." -Gartner

Previewing Citrix Launchpad: Work
Citrix News, October 5th, 2021
Over the last 18 months, we've seen companies adapt heroically and with great success to unprecedented change.

"They've moved quickly to support distributed work with cloud-based solutions that enable productivity for all work types - employees, contractors, gig workers, and others.

But this acceleration in the adoption of new work models has, in many ways, overloaded people. It has introduced complexity that can affect productivity and negate the gains that come with being more secure, more flexible, and more agile as an organization..."

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