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Citrix Runs on Nutanix

Massive scalability, predictable performance, and pay-as you grow economics for Citrix environments

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A highly robust platform for all Citrix virtual desktop and application solutions

Desktop and application virtualization workloads are very complex, requiring consistent performance and seamless scalability at an affordable cost. Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform combined with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop provides a complete, fully supported solution for application and desktop virtualization that enhances enterprise security, enables workforce mobility, and lowers the cost and complexity of application, desktop, and infrastructure management by as much as 70%.

ESG Report: Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop on Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Download the ESG Solution Showcase report to see how the joint Nutanix and Citrix solution offers a predictable infrastructure to organizations looking for a means to bring IT’s focus for application virtualization and VDI back to favorable economics, streamlined management, and excellent user experience even at scale.

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Simplified Administration

Integration and deployment of Citrix on Nutanix is made easier with native support for Citrix PVS and MCS.

Integrated Management

Leverage fully-integrated management and provision desktops for Citrix MCS on Nutanix AHV directly from Citrix Desktop Studio UI.

Simplified Deployment

Deploy Citrix virtual desktops in under 30 minutes, easily managed from the virtualization console.

Multi-hypervisor Support

Citrix on Nutanix runs on Nutanix AHV, Citrix XenServer, VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V.

Excellent Performance

Deliver reliable application performance for even the most demanding workloads.

Linear Scale-out

Scale users seamlessly and modularly, with no performance degradation.

Better than PC Performance

Speed application response, obtain a better boot/login experience, and eliminate IOPS bottlenecks with features like elastic-deduplication.

Graphics Acceleration

Utilize platforms powered with Nvidia GRID cards to power tough, graphics-intensive desktops.

Minimized Risk and Lower Costs

Minimize infrastructure risk by providing predictability and reliability as your desktop and application projects scale from pilot to full-scale production environments.

Control Costs

Reduce infrastructure CapEx and lower ongoing operating costs compared to PCs, due to ease of use and smaller footprint.

Eliminate Project Risk

Start small and expand as needed – always utilizing the latest advances in CPU, memory, and flash.

Deliver Business Continuity

Deploy highly available desktops in mission-critical environments using built-in native replication and disaster recovery (DR) features.

Get up and running on VDI for less than the price of a physical laptop

Starting at $415 per desktop, Nutanix InstantON VDI for Citrix provides an integrated solution that reduces the burden on your IT team to source and manage the infrastructure to support VDI deployments.

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Start Small

Start with as few as 300 task and knowledge worker desktops and scale linearly to 1000s of desktops.

Deliver Consistent Performance

Compute is distributed across the entire cluster, eliminating bottlenecks and enabling predictable performance with limitless scalability.

Realize Faster Time-to-Value

With the ability to add one node at a time and pay as you grow, you can control cost and expedite your return on investment.


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