Design the enterprise with mobility in mind: Citrix: Page 2 of 2
By Edwin Yapp May 24, 2013
New suites for mobility
In tandem with Citrix Synergy 2013, the Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based cloud platform and mobility software player unveiled three new major software suites to help enterprises support a much more mobile workstyle philosophy.
The first is Citrix XenDesktop 7, which the company claims will be able to mobilise Windows virtual apps and desktops on any mobile device.
Built on a new cloud-style architecture, XenDesktop 7 is simple to deploy, manage and support, Citrix said. It features HDX Mobile technologies, which the company said would enable any Windows app to function intuitively and transparently on mobile devices, providing a seamless mobile-friendly experience.
Next up is Citrix XenMobile enterprise edition, which combines mobile device, app and data management, and a unified corporate app store, Worx Mobile productivity apps and ‘one-touch’ live support, into an inclusive solution for delivering mobile services to business.
Worx Mobile apps include WorxMail for secure email, calendar and contacts, WorxWeb for secure web browsing, and the ShareFile data sharing solution for secure document sharing, synchronisation and editing.
The last suite is Citrix ShareFile, which Citrix claims will mobilise and secure enterprise data everywhere. This data sharing solution has support for Microsoft SharePoint and network drives, helping enterprises provide secure mobile access to data behind the corporate firewall.
ShareFile also includes a new built-in mobile content editor, which now supports standard SharePoint functions like check-out, edit and check-in from mobile devices.
Also included is the new StorageZone options with Microsoft Windows Azure support, which offers the added flexibility to store data in Microsoft-hosted data centres, in addition to Citrix-managed clouds or on-premise within its own data centres.
Edwin Yapp of Digital News Asia reports from Citrix Synergy 2013 in Los Angeles at the invitation of Citrix Systems Inc