Citrix and Google Align to Help Businesses Fully Embrace Secure Cloud Transformation


Broad Portfolio of Combined Solutions Help Customers Transition to
the Cloud; Citrix Workspace Service Coming to Google Cloud Platform

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Businesses today must quickly adapt to the demands of a global economy
and workforce. Success is increasingly defined by the ability to
optimize and protect the information surrounding people, organizations
and devices. To help businesses tackle these challenges and fully
embrace the benefits of flexibility and scale that cloud delivers,
Citrix today announced extensions to its long-term strategic
relationship with Google. Customers will be able to use Citrix
to provision and manage secure digital workspaces, including
Citrix Workspace Service, on Google
Cloud Platform
. Citrix and Google are working together to bring
cloud delivery of applications and desktops, and secure cloud-optimized
endpoints to their enterprise customers who are increasingly looking to
both public and hybrid clouds to solve their business requirements for
secure digital workspaces.

Along with these new cloud solutions, Citrix and Google also announced
new integrations
, available today, between Citrix
and Google G Suite that enable follow-me-data when using
Citrix workspace solutions. A new ShareFile plug-in that allows the
secure sharing of files via Gmail and a ShareFile connector to Google
Drive provides users with one place to find all their documents. In
addition, Citrix
NetScaler CPX
is available now on Google Cloud and is targeted for
availability in the Google Cloud Launcher marketplace by the end of the
quarter. Google Cloud’s emphasis on containers and the Kubernetes
orchestration system will allow the developer community to use NetScaler
CPX to easily build and scale secure applications in the cloud.

“Today, we are deepening our successful partnership with Citrix. By
adding the ability to manage IT services in Google Cloud Platform from
Citrix Cloud service offerings, we and Citrix are providing enterprise
customers more options as they make moves to the cloud,” said Nan Boden,
Head of Global Technology Partners, Google Cloud. “Our collaboration
with Citrix will help businesses of all types accelerate their
transition to the cloud including the desktop infrastructure and
applications that they want to use.”

“Companies of all sizes across all industries around the world have an
amazing opportunity to embrace cloud transformation and empower their
people to work securely from anywhere using digital workspaces,” said
Steve Blacklock, VP of Global Strategic Alliances, Citrix. “Our
customers are asking Citrix and Google to work more closely together to
deliver innovative solutions from the cloud to help them embrace the
future of work.”

With Citrix Cloud services integrated with Google Cloud, Google
customers will have the ability to easily add virtual apps and desktops
that run on Google Cloud and use them alongside the G Suite productivity

Citrix and Google continue to work on delivering secure end point
solutions for accessing digital workspaces with the recently
Citrix Receiver for Chrome 2.4, which offers true
multi-monitor support on Chromebooks. Google recently announced official
Chrome Browser support for Citrix along with graphics optimizations
available only on XenApp. Google and Citrix product teams continue their
collaboration to enhance and optimize XenApp delivery to Chrome OS based
devices for enterprise customers with ongoing Receiver for Chrome

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About Citrix

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations
and things are securely connected and accessible to make the
extraordinary possible. We help customers reimagine the future of work
by providing the most comprehensive secure digital workspace that
unifies the apps, data and services people need to be productive, and
simplifies IT’s ability to adopt and manage complex cloud environments.
With 2016 annual revenue of $3.42 billion, Citrix solutions are in use
by more than 400,000 organizations including 99 percent of the Fortune
100 and 98 percent of the Fortune 500.

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