Citrix NetScaler Gains Market Share in Application Delivery Controller Market
New Report from Leading Research Firm Shows Citrix Continuing to Gain Ground in $2B Application Acceleration Equipment Market
Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS), the global leader in application delivery infrastructure, announced continued revenue growth and market share gains in the application delivery controller (ADC) worldwide market according to a new March 2008 report from Gartner titled, “Market Share: Application Acceleration Equipment, Worldwide, 4Q07 and 2007”1. For 4Q07, the Citrix® NetScaler® web application delivery product line continued to strengthen its market share position, growing its share in the overall ADC market and the advanced platform application delivery controller (AP-ADC)2 sub-segment for the third consecutive quarter. 2007 also marks the second year in a row that Citrix NetScaler has grown its share of the ADC market.
Enterprise customers are increasingly relying on server centralization and web-enabled intranet applications to manage the growing diversity and complexity of their application environments, fueling a 36 percent growth in the application acceleration equipment market that reached more than $2 billion in 20073, according to the Gartner report. Furthermore, the explosive popularity of highly interactive consumer web applications are putting ever greater pressure on enterprises to deliver a great experience for their own web applications. Citrix NetScaler brings market-leading performance and an unparalleled track record of delivering the world’s most demanding and high-profile web applications.
“Customers look to Citrix NetScaler to accelerate the performance of business-critical web applications, secure sensitive application data and lower the cost of delivering web applications to any user in any location,” said Sanjay Uppal, Citrix vice president of marketing, Application Networking Group for Citrix Systems. “We think our continued ability to gain share in this highly competitive market is a testament to our ability to empower customers to keep pace with growing application complexity and rising user expectations.”