One of the announcements of Next’21, the event that Google Cloud develops between October 12 and 14,is that of the alliance it has established with Citrix, through which this provider becomes its preferred partner and virtual desktop services within the desktop as a service strategy (DaaS).
Under this global agreement, Citrix will launch a DaaS offering on Google Cloud, while it will become the preferred and strategic cloud partner for the virtualization provider.
Citrix has recognized that from now on it will build a foundation of its cloud services in The Google Cloud, starting with a management plan specially designed to allow cloud-hosted desktops to stream any application on any device.
“This partnership will leverage Google Cloud’s services and backbone, utilizing advanced software-defined edge caching and networking services to deliver the fastest and most consistent experience, transactional simplicity, and high-performance DaaS,” said Vishal Ganeriwala, Vice President of Product Marketing at Citrix.
In addition, according to Ganeriwala, the management plan
available for preview in the coming months. “Cloud migrations can be a
uneven, but Citrix and Google are working to make it
provide a smooth path to success with new enabling features
and technical capabilities.
Citrix also supports expanding the capabilities of its Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service in the Google Cloud, including Customer Managed Encryption (CMEK) keys, application layer support, and shielded virtual machine support, and more.
- Google Cloud