Citrix Leads Magic Quadrant For x86 Server Virtualisation Infrastructure
Evaluation of the server virtualisation market was based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.
Citrix has announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant of the 2012 “Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualisation Infrastructure” report by Thomas Bittman, Vice President and Distinguished Analyst. The report evaluates Citrix XenServer, a key component of the company’s virtualisation and cloud computing strategy. For its evaluation of the server virtualisation market, Gartner highlighted that “vendor understanding and articulation of the strategic path for virtualisation (expanding into the foundation for the future of infrastructure architecture and operations, and extending toward cloud computing) is particularly important and differentiating.”
Sameer Dholakia, Group Vice President and GM, Cloud Platforms Group, Citrix, said, “Citrix XenServer continues to demonstrate robust customer adoption, fuelled by a strong leadership position in the world’s largest public clouds as well as the leading position in virtual desktop environments. XenServer provides a strong foundation for Citrix innovations in cloud, desktop, and networking products while also providing a server virtualisation solution for hundreds of thousands of users worldwide.”
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Vendors in the Magic Quadrant are evaluated based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute.
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