IBM Global Services

Citrix and IBM share a long history together, with over twenty years of close partnership. Together, our joint approach and reference architectures focus on the work load of each unique user community, to optimize their experience and enable true workshifting.

IBM Global Services provides desktop virtualization products and services—including assessments evaluating user workloads, solution design, implementation and hosting-management—to speed up the time-to-value, ensure tighter security, centralize control and optimize user experience.

Smart Business Desktop Cloud Computing Services: IBM Smart Business Desktop cloud computing services with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, formerly XenDesktop helps organizations quickly and easily overcome the challenges to securely and reliably deliver desktops and applications with the highest performance and user satisfaction at the lowest cost.

IBM Smart Desktop Cloud enables virtualized desktops and applications on demand

Application and Network Performance Optimization: Application and Network Performance Optimization, powered by Citrix ADC, formerly NetScaler, saves cost by reducing bandwidth, power and server expense

Application and network performance optimization saves cost, optimizes web apps

Simplified service offerings and consulting expertise: IBM’s decades of experience, complex project management discipline, and knowledge within the end user support environment provides an ideal foundation to help design your comprehensive desktop transformation strategy.

Proven service offerings, including assessments and planning, project based services, and managed services, are tailored to fit your business needs. Knowledgeable desktop virtualization professionals have first-hand experience and the tools to assess, design, and implement large-scale projects. The IBM best practices look at the whole of the enterprise, including the desktop, network, storage, and applications, to integrate hardware, software and services in a flexible and innovation customer solution.  This consultative approach to helping customers transform distributed IT architectures is well aligned with the Citrix Desktop Transformation Model.

Financial Services

IBM Smart Business Desktop cloud computing services helps you provide "anytime, anywhere" access to applications, information and resources. It uses an end-to-end, use-case based approach that is focused on optimizing the end user environment. Financial Services organizations can secure and monitor resources to maintain privacy, ensure data confidentiality and meet regulatory -- all while simplifying the user experience.

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