NETSCOUT has received what amounts to a renewal of its Citrix Ready certification, but this is coincidentally timed with changes in how their Arbor Networks security division goes to market, which will have channel implications.
The joint solution, available to IGEL OS customers now as a custom partition, delivers LogIn VSI’s ability to proactively test VDI application impact with a virtual user through IGEL’s lower-cost Linux-based devices.
The online survey indicated some apparent limitations in Canadian companies’ mobility strategies, such as not seeing mobility and remote working as the same thing. Citrix Canada chief Michael Murphy is, however, rather more positive about where Canadian companies are here, and where they are going.
The two companies have been long-time partners around VDI, but this extension of their relationship makes a very low cost hyper-converged offering, which combines Atlantis’ hyper-converged infrastructure with the full Xen stack, available to any certified Citrix partner.
In a wide-ranging discussion of where Citrix is headed in the Canadian market, their country manager also identifies key issues with competition, mobility, storage, and the impact of recent announced changes to the partner program.