Citrix Positions its Acquisitions Around an ‘Access Management Vision’
Citrix made its name with a specialized software product, Citrix MetaFrame, now called Presentation Server. It was used by a blue chip list of Fortune 500 companies to run Windows applications on servers, accessed by PCs via Citrix’s communications protocol ICA. For several years, Citrix has been positioning its product line around a theme that company executives recite like a refrain: application access management.
Michael Cristinziano, Citrix vice president of strategic development was recruited to join Citrix just over three years ago by CEO Mark Templeton to oversee Citrix’s merger and acquisition strategy. The job keeps him very busy; the company has invested more than $600 million in acquisition during his tenure. The recent top purchases have been:
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