Nutanix has officially announced support for Citrix XenServer 7.1 to its list of supported hypervisors with the release of Nutanix Acropolis Operating System 5.1, taking the Citrix—Nutanix partnership to a new level.
Citrix customers running Nutanix Enterprise Cloud can now take advantage of all of the unique benefits of XenServer – including key functionality, such as new Provisioning Services (PVS) Accelerator technology that results in up to 25% faster desktop boot up times, up to 98% lower network bandwidth usage, and up to 93% reduced CPU usage – only available with XenServer. As a leader in hypervisor security, XenServer, together with Bitdefender, enabled the first-ever Hypervisor Introspection (HVI) solution that offers real-time memory scanning and monitoring to provide unparalleled protection against targeted threats. Best of all, XenServer is included – at no additional charge – with every XenApp and XenDesktop purchase.
With Nutanix extending support to XenServer, Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop customers have even more choices for application and desktop delivery infrastructure within their enterprise cloud environments. In addition to XenServer, you can also choose to deliver XenApp and XenDesktop workloads on the Nutanix Acropolis (AHV) infrastructure platform, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware vSphere
Together, Citrix and Nutanix are redefining virtual workspace infrastructure by offering an integrated solution that delivers the security, scalability, and pay-as you grow economics IT demands for cost effective app and desktop delivery, while providing a predictable, high definition user experience that enables employees to work safely and securely from anywhere.