Microsoft and Citrix have partnered for over 25 years to ensure their products are best-in-class. The impact of the partnership is undeniable with Microsoft and Citrix having 230,000 joint customers and tens of millions of users that rely on a joint solution every day.
This strong partnership ensures organizations receive:
The Citrix partnership with Microsoft allows you to meet the demands of your growing workforce by utilizing your existing XenDesktop site to provision apps and desktops on Azure. Extend Azure infrastructure to offer file sync and sharing with ShareFile, and add NetScaler to increase the efficiency of your cloud-based network deployment. You can also choose a complete software-as-a-service (SaaS) model through Citrix Cloud on Azure—the simplest and fastest way to deploy and manage Citrix technology.
XenDesktop, which includes the full power of XenApp, enables IT organizations to deliver immediate access to core business applications on Windows 10 devices. XenDesktop with AppDNA can reduce the cost and complexity of application upgrades, migrations and updates by as much as 90 percent.
The Citrix and Microsoft partnership allows companies to realize the collaboration and communications benefits of Office 365. Customers can take advantage of an optimized Skype for Business experience delivered with the high security of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments. XenApp also allows customers to run the full versions of Office 365, including Office plugins and macros giving customers more complete usage of their O365 subscriptions.
ShareFile extends the value of Office 365 by enabling users to co-author documents, securely share files with an Outlook plug-in, and mobilize existing data repositories like OneDrive and SharePoint.
How do you integrate mobility seamlessly into your business and drive productivity? The Citrix and Microsoft partnership offers a complete Citrix workspace solution that combines the technologies of Citrix XenMobile, XenApp, XenDesktop, ShareFile, NetScaler, and Microsoft EMS to deliver a productive single user experience with expanded mobile capabilities. A digital workspace allows you to create a single, modern experience for your cloud or on premise resources; one experience for all your application needs – virtual, native, web, SaaS and cloud.
XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR is officially certified for Windows Server 2016 making it easier and faster to deliver all your Windows Server 2016 apps and server-hosted desktops to any user, worldwide. By certifying XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR on Windows Server 2016, you get the predictable maintenance schedule of our Long Term Service Release in combination with the security and performance benefits of Windows Server 2016.