Citrix

  • Citrix Is Preparing Cloud, A Relaunch Of The Cloud.com Service It Bought In 2011 For $200M+

    Citrix Is Preparing Cloud, A Relaunch Of The Cloud.com Service It Bought In 2011 For $200M+

    Cloud services are where the action is for enterprise IT companies right now, and Citrix, which bought the open source, cloud-computing platform Cloud.com for upwards of $200 million in 2011 (getting a killer domain name in the process), wants to be at the vanguard of that trend. It’s now preparing to launch a new service at the domain, which will simply be called “Cloud”… Read More

  • Hey Vendors — It’s Too Early For An API Death Match

    Hey Vendors — It’s Too Early For An API Death Match

    I am not one to argue with abundance. I am a big believer in the way we can create so much, all the time. But I can’t stand an abundance of vendor one-upmanship and that’s just what I heard this morning at CloudOpen in a panel discussion about Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) v. Platform as a Service (PaaS). Read More

  • Linux Foundation To Host Open Source Cloud Conference “CloudOpen”

    Linux Foundation To Host Open Source Cloud Conference “CloudOpen”

    It wasn’t that long ago that I complained about cloud fragmentation issues. There were some interesting observations in the comments on that post. Now word comes that the Linux Foundation is hosting CloudOpen, a “new conference to advance openness in the cloud.” Most of the major players are already committed to participating at CloudOpen: Canonical, Citrix, Dell, Eucalyptus… Read More

  • Citrix Acquires Cloud-Based Social Business Collaboration Platform Podio

    Citrix Acquires Cloud-Based Social Business Collaboration Platform Podio

    Citrix has just announced the acquisition of social business collaboration platform, Podio. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Podio is a social network for businesses that lets those who use it create apps to enhance the functionality of the service. We’ve compared it to a “Yammer with apps.” Founded by Anders Pollas, Jon Froda and Kasper Hultin, the… Read More

  • Citrix Acquires ShareFile, The “Dropbox For Enterprises”

    Citrix Acquires ShareFile, The “Dropbox For Enterprises”

    Citrix Systems has acquired ShareFile, a cloud storage, file sharing and collaboration solutions provider, the companies announced this morning. ShareFile enables businesses to securely store, sync and share business documents and files, both inside and outside the company, across multiple devices. Read More

  • Post Citrix Acquisition, Cloud.com’s CloudStack Goes 100% Open Source

    Post Citrix Acquisition, Cloud.com’s CloudStack Goes 100% Open Source

    After being acquired by Citrix Systems in July for more than $200 million, Cloud.com’s CloudStack cloud management framework is being open-sourced. The software currently supports over 60-large scale production clouds, including those run by GoDaddy, GreenQloud, KT, Nokia, Tata Communications and Zynga. With the release, CloudStack has also added support for additional hypervisors… Read More

  • Citrix Buys Cloud.com for More Than $200 Million; Redpoint Is on a Roll

    Citrix Buys Cloud.com for More Than $200 Million; Redpoint Is on a Roll

    TechCrunch has learned that Citrix Systems is buying Cloud.com for between $200 million and $250 million. The deal should be announced within the hour. Cloud.com gives companies their own private EC2-like infrastructure. The team has built the company in just a few years, boasting massive clients with demanding infrastructure needs like Zynga, Tata, and other huge undisclosed tech names. Read More

  • Citrix Makes Strategic Investments In Graymatics And Gizmox

    Citrix Makes Strategic Investments In Graymatics And Gizmox

    Citrix today announced two investments. The company is backing Graymatics, a stealth startup that is building a cloud platform for content-based analysis of video and other digital media, and Gizmox, the developer of the Visual WebGui web, cloud and mobile delivery platform. The Graymatics investment marks the fourth funding commitment for the Citrix Startup Accelerator, the… Read More

  • Citrix Backs Mobile Cloud Technology Startup

    Citrix Backs Mobile Cloud Technology Startup

    Citrix this morning announced an investment in mobile technology company Core Mobile Networks, marking the third funding commitment for the company’s Startup Accelerator, its Silicon Valley-based seed investment initiative which debuted in December 2010. Core Mobile Networks correlates information from enterprise IT systems with content in the cloud, and delivers it to mobile devices such… Read More

  • Cloud Technology Startup Cotendo Raises $17 Million From Citrix, Juniper, VCs

    Cloud Technology Startup Cotendo Raises $17 Million From Citrix, Juniper, VCs

    Cotendo, which specializes in cloud-based acceleration technologies, this morning announced that it has raised $17 million in funding from strategic partners Citrix and Juniper Networks (through its Junos Innovation Fund) and previous backers Sequoia, Benchmark and Tenaya Capital. The company says the proceeds will be used to support its growth (particularly in Asia-Pacific and Latin America)… Read More