NetApp Integrates Clustered Data ONTAP with Citrix

NetApp recently announced new integrated solutions between clustered Data ONTAP and Citrix technologies for desktop and application virtualization, mobile collaboration, and cloud services. NetApp and Citrix have collaborated on new technologies that enable nondisruptive operations and increase storage efficiency throughout a Citrix environment.

 

 

 

Highlights

  • NetApp introduced new validated designs and a management plug-in that enable customers to quickly deploy and scale a complete desktop virtualization solution.
  • Citrix XenDesktop 7 on NetApp FAS storage systems is a validated design providing configuration guidance, and storage sizing for a simplified and optimized storage solution.                                                   
  • Citrix XenDesktop 7 on FlexPod from Cisco and NetApp with clustered Data ONTAP allows faster infrastructure deployment, reduces design requirements, and provides end-to-end storage management software for the latest release of XenDesktop.
  • NetApp Virtual Storage Console 2.0 for Citrix XenServer is a new plug-in for XenCenter that enables self-service data management.
  • Citrix ShareFile enables IT to deliver a robust data sharing and sync service that meets the mobility and collaboration needs of users and the data security requirements of the enterprise. NetApp and Citrix have collaborated to deliver NetApp Recovery Manager for Citrix ShareFile .
  • Citrix CloudBridge with NetApp SnapMirror replication technology helps customers achieve faster data replication for NetApp storage solutions.

 

Availability
The NetApp Virtual Storage Console 2.0 for Citrix XenServer plug-in and NetApp Recovery Manager for Citrix ShareFile are available worldwide as free downloads. Citrix CloudBridge with NetApp SnapMirror is available worldwide. The joint solution for Citrix XenDesktop 7 with VMware vSphere will be available worldwide in August.