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At the core of Citrix cloud solutions are a set of open platform technologies: starting with Citrix XenServer, built on the Linux Foundation Xen Project™ hypervisor, for virtualization; and Citrix CloudPlatform, powered by Apache CloudStack, for cloud orchestration. Both of these platform offerings embrace open source development and delivery to provide the flexibility and choice customers require, while leveraging key components of their respective projects. XenServer and CloudPlatform combine to enable the provisioning of elastic, on-demand datacenter resources.

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Discover how, as a leader in application and desktop delivery, Citrix has been at the forefront of shifts in how organizations and their users are leveraging IT infrastructure to meet business goals.

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The third Citrix cloud platform technology is Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager, a cloud services delivery platform that enables cloud builders to manage and deliver any cloud or IT service through a single, self-service cloud catalog. It unifies and simplifies the commerce, user management, service provisioning and operational aspects of running a cloud into a single, comprehensive cloud business platform.

Citrix XenServer

Citrix XenServer is an industry leading, open source platform for cost-effective cloud, server and desktop virtualization infrastructures. XenServer enables organizations of any size or type to consolidate and transform compute resources into virtual workloads for today’s datacenter requirements, while ensuring a seamless pathway for moving workloads to the cloud.

Citrix has advanced its strategy around open source the availability of the Citrix XenServer 6.2 virtualization platform, which is the first XenServer offering to deliver a full featured, open-source, freely available software package. Furthermore, the community portal drives innovation, collaboration and discussions around XenServer amongst users, developers and enthusiasts.