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Citrix WorkspacePod, an HP Moonshot Architect’s Perspective


TLDR: Citrix WorkspacePod summarized in one word: Bundling.

For about the last year and a half, I have been affectionately called Mr. Moonshot among my peers and colleagues.  Thanks everyone, you’re too kind! Naturally, at Citrix Summit when one of the big keynote announcements on WorkspacePod surfaced, I started getting a lot of questions. I’m no expert on DataON, so I can’t comment on that particular piece. For all I knew, DataON was a commodity/whitebox storage company, and have never even really looked into their Cluster-in-a-Box (CiB) product family. Who knew! Enough about DataON, that’s not the focus of this blog post. Let’s dive into the HP Moonshot solution.

The genesis of Citrix WorkspacePod originated with Citrix’s acquisition of a company called Solid Instance along with the founder and CEO Tyrone Pike. I’ve already gave away the big secret, Citrix WorkspacePod is all about bundling, but what exactly is included? Putting marketing buzz words like “ultra-converged infrastructure” aside, there are some really unique elements to look at here. From my perspective, Citrix WorkspacePod powered by HP Moonshot is a synergy of following components:

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Citrix WorkspacePod, an HP Moonshot Architect’s Perspective- ITVCE.com

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