A new way to work: Delivering optimized mobile, cloud, networking and desktop virtualization

Create simpler and more cost-effective IT environments through our partnership with Citrix

IBM and Citrix (link resides outside of share a long history together, with over twenty years of close partnership.  Citrix desktop virtualization, server virtualization, network optimization and collaboration products help organizations create simpler and more cost-effective IT environments. Together, our joint approach and reference architectures focus on the work load of each unique user community, to optimize their experience and enable true work shifting.

IBM Smart Business Desktop Cloud computing services with Citrix XenDesktop® helps organizations quickly and easily overcome the challenges to securely and reliably deliver desktops and applications with the highest performance and user satisfaction at the lowest cost.  IBM has a proven track record of customer success with Citrix-based solutions running on IBM System x® and BladeCenter® servers. IBM and Citrix work closely together to pre-qualify Citrix XenServer® on a select group of IBM System x® and BladeCenter® servers to facilitate the deployment process to our customers.

IBM is a Citrix Strategic System Integrator and a Citrix Ready (link resides outside of alliance program partner.  Visit (link resides outside of for more information.

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