Citrix Delivers Windows Apps to New Generation of Mobile Devices with Sneak Peek of Citrix Receiver for Android
Company Demonstrates Citrix Receiver for Android Mobile Devices at Citrix iForum Singapore
SINGAPORE - This week at iForum Singapore, Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) is demonstrating an early version of Citrix® Receiver™ for Android™ mobile phones. Citrix Receiver already gives iPhone users instant access to Windows applications from anywhere with a lightweight client that can be downloaded directly from the Apple App Store. By extending this capability to Android mobile devices, Citrix is giving this same access to Windows apps for a whole new generation of mobile devices. Citrix Receiver for Android tech preview will be available for download in the second half of 2009.
Citrix Receiver is a lightweight universal software client that makes accessing applications and IT services on any device as easy as turning on a TV. Receiver features an extensible architecture with plug-ins that communicate with desktop virtualization products like Citrix XenDesktop™ and Citrix XenApp™ in the datacenter to ensure a rich, secure, “high-definition” experience for end users through Citrix HDX Technology™. Citrix Receiver supports PCs, laptops, netbooks, thin clients and smart phones and is set to become a ubiquitous software client for accessing corporate applications and data.
Developed by the Open Handset Alliance, Android is a truly open platform that allows developers to create mobile applications that can take full advantage of the all the functionality the mobile phone has to offer. Citrix Receiver for Android brings additional corporate functionality to this emerging platform.
The Citrix Receiver for Android is part of a broader strategic effort to bring enterprise management to mobile devices in collaboration with Open Kernel Labs. Open Kernel Labs’ leading technology in embedded systems software and virtualization enables the development of safe, trustworthy and affordable devices. OK Labs delivers OKL4, an advanced microkernel solution, which offers the highest performance combined with strong protection and security features.
Citrix iForum Singapore
The inaugural Citrix iForum Singapore is being held at the Suntec Convention Center beginning July 28. Citrix Receiver for Android will be demonstrated during the opening day keynote.
Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) is a leading provider of virtualization, networking and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies for more than 230,000 organizations worldwide. Its Citrix Delivery Center™, Citrix Cloud Center™ (C3) and Citrix Online Services product families radically simplify computing for millions of users, delivering applications as an on-demand service to any user, in any location on any device. Citrix customers include the world’s largest Internet companies, 99 percent of Fortune Global 500 enterprises, and hundreds of thousands of small businesses and prosumers worldwide. Citrix partners with over 10,000 companies worldwide in more than 100 countries. Founded in 1989, annual revenue in 2008 was $1.6 billion.
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