CA Technologies and Citrix Aim to Increase Business Agility for Joint Customers
ISLANDIA, NY, May 17 /CNW/ - CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced it has certified its products as Citrix Ready(R) to enable CA Technologies and Citrix customers to leverage their virtualization and cloud environments to deliver flexible IT services.
"Customers are repeatedly asking for enterprise-wide management of their virtualization infrastructures and workloads," said Tom Kendra, executive vice president of CA Technologies' Enterprise Products and Solutions business line. "The combination of CA Technologies and Citrix solutions provides customers the insight and control required to optimize heterogeneous virtualization environments and support business agility."
CA ARCserve(R) Backup, CA ARCserve Replication and CA ARCserve High Availability are all Citrix Ready for XenServer and Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V. In addition, CA Virtual Performance Management and CA Spectrum(R) Automation Manager support XenServer. The desktop management functionality of CA IT Client Manager is part of the Citrix Ready Open Desktop Virtualization program.
The Citrix Ready certification of CA Technologies' products underscores the company's commitment to provide seamless integration among the CA Recovery Management, CA Virtualization Management, CA Business-Driven Automation, CA IT Client Manager, and Citrix XenDesktop(R), and Citrix XenServer(TM) solutions. The goal is to help customers meet critical requirements for protection, high availability, recovery, performance and availability, configuration management and compliance, self service reservation management, and automation of business-critical applications and data.
"Our customers need to ensure control and flexibility in deploying, managing and protecting their virtualization infrastructure, from the desktop to the data center," said Simon Crosby, CTO, Datacenter and Cloud Division, Citrix. "We are pleased to work closely with CA Technologies to help them achieve this goal."
About CA Technologies
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments - from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. CA Technologies' innovative products and services provide the insight and control essential for IT organizations to power business agility. The majority of the Global Fortune 500 relies on CA Technologies to manage evolving IT ecosystems. For additional information, visit CA Technologies at www.ca.com. Follow CA Technologies on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cainc.
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