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Citrix: Mobile, Secure, Productive: SPHERE & Citrix Take Healthcare to the Cloud

Citrix: Mobile, Secure, Productive: SPHERE & Citrix Take Healthcare to the Cloud

In a recent report, the independent health charity Nuffield Trust highlighted the enormous potential of IT to transform healthcare. The report also noted, however, that: “the NHS has frequently been portrayed as one of the most backward industries in responding to digital technology.”[1]

Citrix recently spoke to an IT services organisation— SPHERE—that looks to turn that perception on its head.
Systems Powering Healthcare Ltd. (SPHERE) has recently chosen Citrix Cloud on Microsoft Azure to serve 7,000 clinicians and hospital administrators.

SPHERE’s clients are the Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust (which runs the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the West Middlesex University Hospital) and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust (which operates The Royal Marsden, the world’s first hospital dedicated to cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education, and Royal Marsden Community Services).

We caught up with Aaron Aldrich, Vice President and Head of Operations, to learn more about SPHERE’s plans.
Citrix: Aaron, thank you for sparing the time to talk with us. What first made you consider a virtual desktop solution for your NHS trusts?

Read the entire article here, Mobile, Secure, Productive: SPHERE & Citrix Take Healthcare to the Cloud

via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.

Citrix Systems Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. Its technology makes the world’s apps and data secure and easy to access, empowering people to work anywhere and at any time. Citrix provides a complete and integrated portfolio of Workspace-as-a-Service, application delivery, virtualization, mobility, network delivery and file sharing solutions that enables IT to ensure critical systems are securely available to users via the cloud or on-premise and across any device or platform. With annual revenue in 2015 of $3.28 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations and over 100 million users globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

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