Citrix: Linux Virtual Desktop released with XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 FP2
Thanks for your tremendously positive response on our tech preview. Citrix is excited to release Linux Virtual Desktop 1.0 with XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Feature pack 2, Enterprise and Platinum editions.
Today more than ever, there is a need for secure, mobile, and high-performance delivery of Linux apps and desktops. Customers consider Citrix as a natural choice for supporting virtualization of Linux apps and desktops in their IT strategy either as a natural extension of their XenApp and XenDesktop infrastructure to include Linux, or as a first step towards virtualization. Linux Virtual Desktop in XenApp and XenDesktop offers secure, global access to employees using a wide variety of mobile and desktop devices, while maintaining centralized control of business-critical intellectual property.
This release supports ‘Hosted Shared Linux Desktops’ which deliver the best ROI of your backend infrastructure with Citrix’s best in class user experience. This release is ideal for your Linux 2D applications ranging from mission critical research and development environments for chip-design, high performance computing projects, financial and scientific modeling, big data analysis and engineering tools. Citrix customers have also expressed a desire to use it for specialised applications built exclusively for Linux particularly in oil and gas, manufacturing, digital media and entertainment industries.
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