Citrix today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant of the 2012 “Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure*” report by Thomas Bittman, vice president and distinguished analyst. The report evaluates Citrix XenServer®, a key component of the company’s virtualization and cloud computing strategy. For its evaluation of the server virtualization market, Gartner highlighted that “vendor understanding and articulation of the strategic path for virtualization (expanding into the foundation for the future of infrastructure architecture and operations, and extending toward cloud computing) is particularly important and differentiating.”
The full 2012 Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure report can be viewed on the Citrix website.
Sameer Dholakia, group vice president and GM, Cloud Platforms Group, Citrix
“Citrix XenServer continues to demonstrate robust customer adoption, fueled 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 virtualization solution for hundreds of thousands of users worldwide.”