Citrix: Maximize Your IT Heroes: Embrace more with Microsoft, Fujitsu & Citrix
Modern IT departments have enormous budgets and there’s a veritable feast of technology out there to choose from. IT spending worldwide will total $3.5 trillion this year, according to Gartner. The challenge lies in selecting the right technology to drive your business forward and successfully integrating it into your stack. The proliferation of new cloud services, with countless players working to maximize cloud value, has led to a serious management challenge.
Thankfully, IT departments do have a way out – they can look for vendor partnerships that do some of the integration legwork for them and they can consider service orchestration and work with a systems integrator.
Vendor partnerships offer a shortcut to value
“In financial services, we spend an increasing amount of overhead managing third parties, and when we can forge close partnerships, it minimizes that overhead,” Thomas Phillips, CIO of Elavon told CIO.com.
Many major players in the Cloud and Desktop world have been putting their heads together and analyzing how they can maximize their value. A great example of asserting value from partnership is the alignment of Fujitsu with Citrix and Microsoft. Citrix offers a cloud service that delivers secure apps from Azure to any device, and XenDesktop enables secure productivity in the cloud with Office 365. In the past, an IT department would have had to allocate resources and work out how to integrate these services internally, but with strong partnership and execution the Fujitsu, Microsoft and Citrix alliance provides customers with accelerated assurity to see results.
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via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.