Citrix Announces Virtualized Networking Platform
Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) has announced NetScaler SDX, a new virtualized networking platform designed to serve as the "front door" for virtual datacenters and clouds. According to Citrix in its public news release statement, the new NetScaler SDX platform lets customers run numerous virtualized NetScaler instances on a single purpose-built physical appliance with full multi-service, multi-tenant support.
"Enterprises around the world are rapidly adopting cloud-based services to satisfy business demands for greater IT agility, and user demand for greater service and device choice. To address this transformation, IT is shifting from the narrow delivery of traditional enterprise applications to a broader delivery model that encompasses a myriad of new services such as virtual desktops, data, collaboration, voice and video - originating from both private and public clouds, and delivered over a wide array of networks. In this emerging new model, IT no longer buys and builds all their apps and infrastructure, but rather 'aggregates and orchestrates' a growing variety of local and cloud-based services."