Citrix XenServer Comes Of Age: Tesco Virtualizes 1500 Servers Wih Citrix XenServer And HP’s Blades!!!
Tesco (LSE: TSCO), Britain’s leading supermarket chain, has announced pioneering updates to its mission-critical Real Time Sales (RTS) systems, virtualizing key business applications with Citrix® XenServer™ running on HP ProLiant BL680c G5 blade servers. With infrastructure from Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) and HP (NYSE:HPQ) in place, Tesco has increased its RTS capacity by 75 percent, handling 1,500 sales-related messages per second – catering to the critical nature of the RTS systems and creating room for growth. This is a major milestone in Tesco’s plans to virtualize its entire server infrastructure.